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  • Orlando@50+, an AARP convention all about movies and entertainment

     
    Whoopi Goldberg will be here. And Rob Reiner, showing “Flipped” and talking to conventioneers about his 60s period piece. The Orlando@50+ AARP convention coming here at the end Sept. 30-Oct. 2 has lots of older music acts — B.B. King,...
  • Director George Hickenlooper dies suddenly

     
    Director George Hickenlooper came to fame thanks to his “Hearts of Darkness” doc on the making of “Apocalypse Now.” He directed that Edie Sedgewick bio-pic “Factory Girl” that made Sienna Miller something of a star. I...
  • George Hickenlooper, filmmaker, dead at 47

     
    George Hickenhooper, known for producing films such as the making-of documentary "Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse" about "Apocalypse Now," has died. He was 47.The......
  • The Morning Fix: Cablevision and Fox reach deal! Jon Stewart turns media into pinata. 'Saw 3D' cuts it up.

     
    After the coffee. Before deciding what to do with the leftover Halloween candy. The Skinny: Fox came back to 3 million Cablevision subscribers, but both companies are still bitter about their 2-week old dispute. Jon Stewart's rally turned the media......
  • Kevin Spacey, Jon Lovitz and more at the 'Casino Jack' premiere -- honest

     
    It seems kind of fitting that Jon Lovitz would be involved in "Casino Jack," the biographical film about corrupt lobbyist Jack Abramoff ("Yeah, that's the ticket" jokes anyone?). Obviously, shady dealing is only one facet of his character, as he......
  • Director George Hickenlooper died of an accidental overdose

     
    The director of the classic “Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse” documentary, also “Factory Girl” “Casino Jack” with Kevin Spacey, and “The Man from Elysian Fields,” George Hickenlooper, died of an...
  • Golden Globes reactions from the nominees

     
    They're “honored to be nominated.” We know, we know. But a few Golden Globe nominees have the pluck to say something clever in their official studio sanctioned “statements. Michael Dougla,s nominated for “Wall Street: Money Never...
  • Movie Review: Casino Jack

     
    There are two movies titled “Casino Jack,” and both are about the infamous lobbyist, DC double-dealer and scandal magnet Jack Abramoff. And truthfully, you don't need to see them both. If you saw Alex Gibney's “Casino Jack and the United...
  • 'Casino Jack'

    'Casino Jack'
    Director George Hickenlooper died shortly before the opening of his comedy-drama about Jack Abramoff, the real-life lobbyist whose efforts to influence major figures in the nation's capital took a questionable turn. Kevin Spacey expectedly offers a...
  • His rep got a bad rap

    IN the opening chapter of Jerry Heller's new memoir "Ruthless," the most pilloried music executive in hip-hop history acknowledges his controversial reputation by beating his detractors to the punch. He quotes various disses aimed at him by a who's who of...
  • From morning to night at the Edgemar Short Film Fest

     
    The lovable Edgemar Arts Center, tucked into a nook off Santa Monica's Main Street, kicks off its first-ever film festival with a program of shorts judged by luminaries like "Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton and actor Malcolm McDowell, of "A...
  • Spacey as “Casino” Jack Abramoff in “Bagman”

     
    George Hickenlooper's drama about the Jack Abramoff influence peddling scandal is an interesting election year release — one of the bigger recent political scandals and its central figure (tainted Republicans from the House to the White House). I...