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  • James Franco: versatilidad artística y académica

    James Franco se ha convertido en uno de los actores más promisorios de Hollywood. A los 33 años, el artista ya tiene a su favor una nominación al Oscar, un Globo de Oro y un Independent Spirit Award, premios codiciados por la gente del espectáculo....
  • En Cartelera: "The Rise of the Planet of the Apes" y "Life Above All"

    <b>En Cartelera:</b> "The Rise of the Planet of the Apes" y "Life Above All"
    The Rise of the Planet of the Apes **1/2 Algunas veces los animales son más inteligentes que los humanos, parece ser la moraleja que vende The Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Esta premisa se vuelve muy inquietante cuando descubrimos que también sirve...
  • 'Ben-Hur: 50th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition'

    'Ben-Hur: 50th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition'
    One of the top Oscar winners in movie history, director William Wyler's classic - boasting the most famous chariot race ever filmed - gets a major home-video relaunch. Charlton Heston (who earned his own Academy Award for the epic) has the title role,...
  • The Rise of the Planet of the Apes

    The Rise of the Planet of the Apes
    As burned out as we all are with the reboots and prequels -- and we wish Hollywood would just come up with some original ideas -- if a movie is great we forgive all that. It’s always weird when you have a film that has cameos from a few of the...
  • Concert review: Orlando Philharmonic's 'Night at the Oscars'

    Concert review: Orlando Philharmonic's 'Night at the Oscars'
    It seems counterintuitive to say the most successful portions of the Orlando Philharmonic's tribute to great movies came when I forgot the orchestra was there. But in this case, that's a compliment. In the season-opening pops performance, the...
  • Alex Film Society ready to crack its 'Jaws'

    Alex Film Society ready to crack its 'Jaws'
    On a November night in 1994, the Alex Film Society was about to screen “Gone With the Wind” when the sound system failed. The screen had only been propped up two days before, and there had been no time to test the sound before the society's...
  • Gore Vidal's spat with Charlton Heston over gay 'Ben-Hur' subtext

    Gore Vidal's spat with Charlton Heston over gay 'Ben-Hur' subtext
    Back in the Jurassic Age before Twitter, celebrities used to settle scores in public by writing letters to newspapers. One of the liveliest dust-ups in memory took place in the pages of the L.A. Times between actor Charlton Heston and Gore Vidal, the...
  • Ernie Barnes dies at 70; pro football player, successful painter

    Ernie Barnes dies at 70; pro football player, successful painter
    Ernie Barnes, a former professional football player who became a successful figurative painter, known for depictions of athletes and ordinary people whose muscled, elongated forms express physical and spiritual struggles, died Monday at Cedars-Sinai...
  • Peter Dennis dies at 75; actor made a career of one-man 'Pooh' readings

    Peter Dennis dies at 75; actor made a career of one-man 'Pooh' readings
    Peter Dennis, a British actor who toured for decades in his one-man show of readings from “Winnie-the-Pooh” and other A.A. Milne classics, died April 18 of cancer at his Shadow Hills home, said his wife, Diane. He was 75. Dennis was 36 before...
  • The creation of R. Crumb's 'Genesis'

    The creation of R. Crumb's 'Genesis'
    The artist who gave the comic-book world Mr. Natural, Angelfood McSpade and Fritz the Cat has a new cast of characters: Adam, Eve, Noah, Abraham and, well, You Know Who. R. Crumb, the Albrecht Dürer of the urban demimonde, has just published “The...
  • Charlton Heston, 84; actor, Oscar winner, played grand figures

    Charlton Heston, 84; actor, Oscar winner, played grand figures
    Charlton Heston, the Oscar-winning actor who achieved stardom playing larger-than-life figures including Moses, Michelangelo and Andrew Jackson and went on to become an unapologetic gun advocate and darling of conservative causes, has died. He was 84....
  • Frank C. Ashby Jr. dies at 76; real estate appraiser to the stars

    Frank C. Ashby Jr., who cultivated a niche as a real estate appraiser to the stars, died Monday of Alzheimer's disease at a Las Vegas nursing home, said his daughter, Pamela Romano. He was 76. Soon after Ashby established his Los Angeles appraisal...