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  • J.G. Ballard dies at 78; British science fiction writer

    J.G. Ballard dies at 78; British science fiction writer
    J.G. Ballard, one of the most inventive of the new wave of British science fiction writers to emerge in the 1960s who was best known for the autobiographical novel "Empire of the Sun," died Sunday, his agent said. He was 78. He had been ill "for...
  • Marilyn Chambers dies at 56; '70s porn star and Ivory Snow model

    Marilyn Chambers, the legendary adult movie queen who was the wholesome model on Ivory Snow detergent boxes in the early 1970s when she made her adult movie debut in the X-rated classic "Behind the Green Door," has died. She was 56. Chambers was found...
  • L.A. Opera's 'The Fly' is a monster mash

    L.A. Opera's 'The Fly' is a monster mash
    Two years ago, a bass-baritone covered in gook stalked the stage of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. That was the medieval monster in Elliot Goldenthal's "Grendel," commissioned by Los Angeles Opera. Sunday afternoon, a baritone covered in gook again...
  • 'My Blueberry Nights' to open Cannes Film Festival

    'My Blueberry Nights' to open Cannes Film Festival
    PARIS — A road movie set in the U.S., directed by a Chinese auteur, financed by a French company and starring a mix of British and American actors, Wong Kar Wai's "My Blueberry Nights" will open this year's Cannes Film Festival in competition....
  • Visionary with a sharp edge

    Visionary with a sharp edge
    If J.G. Ballard -- the visionary British novelist who died Sunday of prostate cancer at age 78 -- ends up being remembered, it will likely be as a science fiction writer who aspired to use genre as a vehicle for art. That's true enough, in a certain...
  • Tom Cruise Will Join 'The Matarese Circle'

    Tom Cruise couldn't kill Hitler, but now he'll be taking on another evil conspiracy. Cruise will join Denzel Washington for the David Cronenberg thriller "The Matarese Circle," according to Variety. The plot follows the two as rival secret agents who...
  • David Cronenberg Circles Denzel Washington Thriller

    David Cronenberg is in negotiations to direct "The Matarese Circle," a thriller set to star Denzel Washington. The MGM production is based on a 1979 spy novel by Robert Ludlum and would mark the latest zig (or zag) in Cronenberg's zig-zagging directorial...
  • Steve Allen Theater (of the absurd)

    Steve Allen Theater (of the absurd)
    ALOVE scene between logophiles: "I want to put my words in your mouth," the woman says. "I want to put my words all over your face." The man is silent. Woman: "Could you just say something?" Pause. "Anything." Man: "I voted absentee last year?" Woman:...
  • Jay Leno, Conan O'Brien to return to the air Jan. 2

    Jay Leno, Conan O'Brien to return to the air Jan. 2
    On a day when NBC's Jay Leno and Conan O'Brien dealt a blow to striking film and television writers by announcing that they would cross the picket line to go back on the air -- and ABC's Jimmy Kimmel prepared to do the same -- the Writers Guild of America...
  • DVD Review: 'Eastern Promises'

    DVD Review: 'Eastern Promises'
    "I seem to be drawn to kind of enclosed, hermetically sealed subcultures," David Cronenberg explains on one of the bonus features accompanying the DVD release of "Eastern Promises." In "Eastern Promises," Cronenberg uses the ever-reliable Anna as his...
  • 'Cloverfield's' Monster Concept

    'Cloverfield's' Monster Concept
    When the unusual teaser trailer for "Cloverfield" first appeared unexpectedly before last summer's blockbuster "Transformers," it set off a wave of interest verging on hysteria. The clip featured what looked like home-video footage of a New York City...
  • Starz Align for 'Crash' Series

    The movie "Crash" -- no, not the David Cronenberg one -- is set to become a small screen series. The Oscar-winning best picture will be Starz' first original drama series, returning much of the film's behind-the-scenes talent, including director, co-...