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  • Michelle Williams Sails to 'Shutter Island'

    Michelle Williams has landed one of the major female roles in Martin Scorsese's "Shutter Island." Based on Dennis Lehane's 2004 novel, the '50s tale focuses on a pair of U.S. marshals (Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo) who go to an island off the coast...
  • College football commitments

    Today is the first day football players can sign letters of intent with colleges. Many of the Southland's top players have already made verbal agreements with schools, while others are still weighing their options. Here are some of the top commits:...
  • 'Where the Wild Things Are': It's nothing to go wild about

     
    Is my tepid reaction to 'Where the Wild Things Are' the result of impossibly high expectations? Spike Jonze's 1999 'Being John Malkovich' was one of the most distinctive directorial debuts in American cinema. Taking the notion of 'quirky' to new levels,...
  • 'Where the Wild Things Are' tames most critics

     
    "Where the Wild Things Are" is only the third feature film from helmer Spike Jonze. A darling of the critics, Jonze was lauded by many of them today for his decade-long commitment to bringing the beloved children's book by Maurice Sendak to the screen....
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman at the Goodman: 'Long Red Road' is a LAByrinth export

     
    Since its founding in 1992, the 100-strong collective that is New York's LAByrinth Theater Company has fully produced more than 100 new American plays and, at its famous summer retreats, read and workshopped several thousand scripts. Many of these works.....
  • When artists and photographers 'borrow'

     
    It seems like something out of a Charlie Kaufman film. Last month, the New York-based photographer Sze Tsung Leong was on location in La Paz, Bolivia, when he received a phone message from his New York gallerist, Yossi Milo. It......
  • Winners of Gold Derby Film Decade Awards announced

     
    Our forum posters are not content merely to bestow annual awards for the best film and TV. Now they look back over many years to declare the best of 2000-09. Yesterday they unveiled the winners of their Gold Derby Film Decade Awards. See reactions in this...
  • With HBO's 'Special Relationship,' Peter Morgan gets top billing

     
    Writers have never gotten any respect in Hollywood, whether it was from the legendary producer Sam Goldwyn, who airily dismissed them as "schmucks with Underwoods," to the studio chiefs of today, who often hire competing teams of writers to work......
  • Delphic's overdue disco at the Echo tonight

     
    On the eve of Manchester disco-rock trio Delphic's debut California show at this year's Coachella in April, the dreaded Eyjafjallajokull eruption thwarted their flight and forced a cancellation. When they finally made it back to our fair shores Thursday...
  • Movie review: Synecdoche, New York -- 3 out of 5 stars

    With Synecdoche, New York, the writer of the trippy Being John Malkovich takes us not inside the body of the eccentric actor but inside his own head for a couple of hours. But even fans of the cerebral Charlie Kaufman may find this falls under the general...
  • Contender Q & A: Michelle Williams

    Contender Q & A: Michelle Williams
    In "Wendy and Lucy," director Kelly Reichardt's quietly compelling look at life in transition, Michelle Williams plays one half of the title pair, a young woman who with her dog Lucy finds herself stranded in the Pacific Northwest while trying to make her...
  • 'Pianist,' Polanski win BAFTA honors

    The Holocaust drama "The Pianist" was named best picture and Roman Polanski best director Sunday at England's version of the Academy Awards. The honor came as a surprise, because "Chicago" and "Gangs of New York" shared a dozen nominations each, and...