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  • Ben Keith dies at 73; steel guitarist known for work with Neil Young

    Ben Keith dies at 73; steel guitarist known for work with Neil Young
    Ben Keith, a veteran steel guitarist who played on Patsy Cline's 1961 hit "I Fall to Pieces" before befriending Neil Young and going on to play on more than a dozen of the Canadian rocker's albums, has died. He was 73. -------------------- FOR THE...
  • There could be Oscar gold in 'The Garden'

    There could be Oscar gold in 'The Garden'
    Documentary maker Scott Hamilton Kennedy has earned critics' paeans and an Oscar nomination by training his camera on two intensely local, only-in-L.A. subjects: a play at a Compton high school and the rise and fall of a South Los Angeles community...
  • Album reviews: 'Slumdog,' 'Yes Man' and other recent soundtrack releases

    Album reviews: 'Slumdog,' 'Yes Man' and other recent soundtrack releases
  • Toronto touts prestige pics

    Toronto touts prestige pics
    The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled a lineup of prestigious films on Wednesday bound to attract awards and critical attention. The festival's 32nd annual slate includes 349 films from 55 countries. Among the highlights is the world premiere...
  • That dishwasher scene in 'Rachel Getting Married'? Inspired by real life

    That dishwasher scene in 'Rachel Getting Married'? Inspired by real life
    "RACHEL Getting Married," a new movie from director Jonathan Demme and starring Anne Hathaway, opened this month and quickly became a surprise hit. In the film, Hathaway plays a recovering drug addict who's released from rehab to join her sister's raucous...
  • Rosemarie DeWitt on 'Rachel Getting Married'

    Rosemarie DeWitt on 'Rachel Getting Married'
    "THE VIBE was like a good poetry slam or something," said Rosemarie DeWitt of working on the set of Jonathan Demme's "Rachel Getting Married" with its upscale-bohemian, groovy, multicultural backyard wedding. Although the cast includes DeWitt as Rachel,...
  • Review: 'Rachel Getting Married'

    Review: 'Rachel Getting Married'
    The Internet Movie Database, the mighty monarch of cinema sites, lists more than 600 films with the word "wedding" in the title. And no wonder. Where else can the passions of the moment, and recriminations born of unresolved family issues, mix to create...
  • Movie review: Rachel Getting Married -- 5 out of 5 stars

    Rachel Getting Married is a magical wallow in excess, a too-happy, too-sad, too-indulgent plunge into an over-planned wedding. Jonathan Demme's gorgeously messy movie is shot and acted like real life -- real life that's over the top in its emotions, its...
  • Anne Hathaway gets serious

    Anne Hathaway gets serious
    Anne Hathaway seemed immensely proud of herself but also reluctant, initially, to make too big a deal of her experience filming the family dramedy " Rachel Getting Married." The loosely staged movie -- which follows a New England family over the course of...
  • Will Spielberg take a walk on the wild side?

    Will Spielberg take a walk on the wild side?
    Steven Spielberg, who at 22 was hired by Universal to a long-term contract, started out his career as the teacher's pet of the Movie Brat generation. With the unveiling of his first Indiana Jones escapade in 19 years today at Cannes, he's proffering yet...
  • Hollywood takes a backseat at Venice film festival

    Hollywood takes a backseat at Venice film festival
    Big Hollywood studios will take a back seat at this year's Venice film festival, with the competition lineup highlighting independent U.S. cinema, Italian productions and Japanese animation movies. Festival director Marco Mueller said the lighter...
  • No time for cigars for director Denzel

    No time for cigars for director Denzel
    DENZEL WASHINGTON has the slightly dazed look of a man in the home stretch. "It's all good," he says, flashing that $20-million grin in a postproduction suite on the Sony lot. "I'm not tired. Well, I'm tired, but I'm happy." The two-time Oscar winner is...