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  • Ben Gazzara, 81, leaves a rich, gruff legacy in theater and film

     
    Ben Gazzara, who died Friday in New York at the age of 81, was an actor with a gruff voice and intense demeanor. His acting legacy, which included the films of John Cassavetes and originating the role of Brick in......
  • Spirit Awards: Christopher Plummer, Jean Dujardin among early acting winners

     
    Christopher Plummer, Will Reiser, Shailene Woodley, Jean Dujardin among the early winners at the Film Independent Spirit Awards Saturday...
  • Friday’s Highlights: 'Goat Rodeo Live' on KOCE

     
    Friday’s Highlights: 'Goat Rodeo Live' on KOCE...
  • Ernest Borgnine: TCM, Antenna TV to salute him

     
    The late, great Ernest Borgnine will receive a 24-hour marathon salute from TCM on July 26. Borgnine died Sunday at age 95. He may be best remembered for the sitcom “McHale's Navy.” Starting at 7 a.m. ET Sunday, Antenna TV will offer the &#...
  • Cannes 2012: Turkey's Nuri Bilge Ceylan to be given Golden Coach

     
    The Cannes Film Festival announced Tuesday that it will award this year's Carrosse d'Or to Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan....
  • 'Johnny Staccato'

    'Johnny Staccato'
    He would become one of the top filmmakers in independent American movies, but John Cassavetes ("Faces," "A Woman Under the Influence") first had a season as a television star in this unique 1959-60 drama, of which he directed several episodes. The...
  • Actor Ben Gazzara dies at age of 81

    Actor Ben Gazzara dies at age of 81
    Ben Gazzara, who died Friday in New York at the age of 81, was an actor with a gruff voice and intense demeanor. His acting legacy, which included the films of John Cassavetes and originating the role of Brick in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" on Broadway, was a...
  • Actor Ben Gazzara Dead At 81

    Actor Ben Gazzara Dead At 81
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Ben Gazzara, known for his brooding tough-guy presence in dozens of films, television shows and stage productions over his long career, died of pancreatic cancer on Friday at a Manhattan hospital, his lawyer said. He was 81....
  • An improbably happy ending for Rodriguez

    An improbably happy ending for Rodriguez
    A lovely film about a Detroit singer-songwriter robbed of musical fame but rewarded with a second chance decades later, at age 70, "Searching for Sugar Man" tells a story of serendipity and just deserts. If it were fiction, it'd be improbable fiction. But...
  • Dick Berg dies at 87; television and film writer and producer

    Dick Berg dies at 87; television and film writer and producer
    Dick Berg, a longtime television and motion picture writer and producer, died Tuesday from a fall at his home in Los Angeles. He was 87. A pioneer of the made-for-television movie format that revolutionized network programming in the 1970s, Berg helped...
  • More misadventure in the screen trade

    It might be heresy for a theater critic to admit, but Hollywood has done a better job of skewering the theater than the theater has done skewering Hollywood. Give me "All About Eve" over "Once in a Lifetime" any day. Of course, theater people make far...
  • 'The Wrestler' wins at Film Independent's Spirit Awards

    'The Wrestler' wins at Film Independent's Spirit Awards
    " The Wrestler," the poignant drama about an aging grappler who refuses to give up the ring, pinned its competition Saturday afternoon at Film Independent's Spirit Awards, winning honors for best feature, best male lead for star Mickey Rourke, and best...