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  • James Garner: Cowboy, soldier, detective, astronaut, race car driver

    James Garner, who died Saturday at the age of 86, was tall, handsome and athletic, all qualities that made for longevity as a leading man. Garner, a native Oklahoman, came to fame on television as the laid-back Bret Maverick in the 1950s western, went...
  • Eli Wallach dies at 98; actor best known for two classic westerns

    Eli Wallach dies at 98; actor best known for two classic westerns
    When Eli Wallach strolled down the mean streets of Manhattan, the tune followed him everywhere. People saw him coming and they started whistling the ominous opening bars of Ennio Morricone’s theme to “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.”...
  • Denzel Washington, Antoine Fuqua mulling 'Magnificent 7,' report says

    Denzel Washington, Antoine Fuqua mulling 'Magnificent 7,' report says
    Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua could be mounting up together again for a remake of the classic western "The Magnificent Seven." Having previously collaborated on "Training Day" and the upcoming "The Equalizer," Washington and Fuqua are...
  • Berlin: Content Drives Sales on Steve McQueen Docu 'The Man & Le Mans'

    LONDON -- Content is to steer worldwide rights to Steve McQueen docu "The Man & Le Mans," which will be revving up at the European Film Market in Berlin. Gabriel Clarke and Jon McKenna direct and produced the pic, which will be exec produced by Andrew...
  • 'Pulp Fiction,' 'Roger & Me,' 'Mary Poppins' Join National Film Registry

    "Pulp Fiction," "Roger & Me," "The Magnificent Seven," "Mary Poppins," "Judgment at Nuremberg" and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" are among 25 films selected by the Library of Congress this year to be added to its National Film Registry. The...
  • 'Mary Poppins' among 25 films added to National Film Registry

    'Mary Poppins' among 25 films added to National Film Registry
    A beloved musical about a magical nanny, an epic about the first astronauts, a silent film with a Native American cast and a sci-fi thriller loosely based on Shakespeare's "The Tempest" are among the 25 motion pictures to join the National Film Registry...
  • National Film Registry adds 'Mary Poppins,' 'Pulp Fiction,' 'Roger & Me'

    National Film Registry adds 'Mary Poppins,' 'Pulp Fiction,' 'Roger & Me'
    A beloved musical about a magical nanny, an epic about the first astronauts, a silent film with a Native American cast and a sci-fi thriller loosely based on Shakespeare's "The Tempest" are among the 25 motion pictures to join the National Film Registry...
  • Tarantino Titles Next Film 'The Hateful Eight'

    Quentin Tarantino has selected "The Hateful Eight" as the title for his next film, a Western that's not a sequel to "Django Unchained." The project has not been cast yet, but insiders say Tarantino's script includes a part for Christoph Waltz, who won...
  • Elmore Leonard's early film and TV work dominated by westerns

    Elmore Leonard's early film and TV work dominated by westerns
    Hollywood began to take interest in Elmore Leonard, who died Tuesday, nearly 60 years ago. But back then he wasn't writing the crime novels he became famous for; he focused on western short stories and novels. Here's a look at some of his earliest...
  • David C. Anderson, Assistant Director on Blockbusters, Dies

    David C. Anderson, an assistant director, unit production manager, producer and production executive who worked on James Bond films "Dr. No" and "From Russia With Love" and pictures including "The Deer Hunter," "Quadrophenia" and "Tequila Sunrise," died...
  • Film Review: 'Gravity' is a must-see 3D ride

    Film Review: 'Gravity' is a must-see 3D ride
    The trend toward exhibiting nearly everything in 3D on gigantic screens has created far more headaches than masterpieces. James Cameron's “Avatar” showed the value of the technique, despite the movie's so-so script. A few other films —...
  • Robert Relyea dies at 82; film producer and MGM/UA executive

    Robert Relyea dies at 82; film producer and MGM/UA executive
    Robert E. Relyea, who began producing films with actor Steve McQueen in the 1960s and rose to president of production for MGM/UA in the late 1990s, has died. He was 82. The Hollywood veteran, who also worked with such actors as Elvis Presley and John...