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  • Ruth Prawer Jhabvala dies at 85; Oscar-winning screenwriter

    Ruth Prawer Jhabvala dies at 85; Oscar-winning screenwriter
    For years, people who read Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's novels assumed she was born in India. She wrote about swamis, social climbers, duplicitous landlords and other characters from the Indian bourgeoisie who inevitably found themselves colliding with...
  • Bubbles promotes a movie

     
    Bubbles, a three ton, 14-year-old elephant is towed on pontoon water skies through Marina del Rey to promote the movie "Honky Tonk Freeway" in which she performs the stunt....
  • Michael Sarrazin dies at 70; Canadian actor in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?"

    Michael Sarrazin dies at 70; Canadian actor in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?"
    Michael Sarrazin, a tall, dark-eyed Canadian actor who starred opposite Jane Fonda in Sydney Pollack's 1969 film "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?", died of cancer Sunday at a Montreal hospital, said his agent, Michael Oscars. He was 70. ------------------...
  • Betty White cuts up when getting a prize named for Charlie Chaplin

     
    Betty White enjoys another bawdy moment at another awards show. This time, she picks up a comedy award named for Charlie Chaplin. The prizes are the 19th annual British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles -- BAFTA Los Angeles -- Britannia...
  • Ben Stiller, Warren Beatty, others toasted at saucy, sincere Britannia Awards

     
    Movie stars are shuttled to so many glamorous red-carpet events during awards season it can be a challenge to remember the significance of each boozy get-together. Just ask Ben Stiller. On Wednesday night in Beverly Hills, the actor was honored by the...
  • Around Town: Foreign films and Spencer Tracy

     
    The week's lineup includes Golden Globe foreign language nominees, a comedian's film festival and a sneak preview of the new action thriller "The Grey."...
  • Hollywood's gay forays

    Hollywood's gay forays
    Much already has been said, written and blogged about the merits of Sean Penn's performance as Harvey Milk. About his uncanny channeling of Milk's nasally eloquence, his skill in replicating Milk's puckish intelligence and his striking physical...
  • Palm Springs Film Festival winners

    Palm Springs Film Festival winners
    The 20th annual Palm Springs Film Festival on Sunday selected Japan's "Departures," directed by Yojiro Takita, for the Mercedes-Benz audience award for best narrative. The film is also on the Oscar nomination short list for best foreign-language film....
  • A critical time of our sign

    Idon't know about you, but I'm proud of the fact that the most celebrated symbol of our city isn't a statue that was a gift from the French. I also think it's fitting that it isn't burdened with heavy ideology, profound symbolism or deep meaning. Nobody...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Rizzoli & Isles' on TNT

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 1 - 7 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here INVESTIGATION: Angie Harmon stars in a new episode of the detective......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Jimmy Fallon into 2010 Emmys | Bryan Cranston out of 2011 Emmys

     
    • Count singer John Legend among those who believe in the power of Twitter. He sent out a tweet that included a picture of his broken 2005 best R&B album Grammy and the explanation: "casualty of the nephews staying with me. I hope they send...
  • Midnight Cowboy: 5 of 5 stars

    Back in the olden days, when "adult movie" meant movies for grownups, not "just" sexually explicit pictures, a major studio let a major director (John Schlesinger) and two rising stars make the most daring, provocative and "adult" movie of its day....