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  • Governors Awards presenters to include trio of Oscar winners

     
    Oscar champs Jonathan Demme ("The Silence of the Lambs"), Anjelica Huston ("Prizzi's Honor") and Quentin Tarantino ("Pulp Fiction") as well as honorary Oscar winner Kirk Douglas are the first presenters announced for the inaugural Governors Awards on Nov....
  • Shocking DGA Award win for 'The Hurt Locker's' Kathryn Bigelow

     
    "The Hurt Locker" helmer Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman ever to win the top award from the Directors Guild of America. It was a major victory over James Cameron, Bigelow's ex-husband, whose "Avatar" recently became the highest-grossing film in...
  • Oscars quiz: Who turned down Jodie Foster's role in 'Silence of the Lambs'?

     
    If Sandra Bullock ends up winning the Oscar for "The Blind Side," Julia Roberts will probably be miffed since she turned down the role. That won't be the first time a star pooh-poohed a role that went on to Oscar glory. Check out the quz below. To see the...
  • Monster mash: Rethinking the international art fair; Jonathan Demme's first play; vermin in the West End

     
    -- Bigger picture: Lorenzo Rudolf, the man behind Art Basel and other international art fairs, is trying to push the boundaries of what is shown and who shows it with ArtParis -- now re-branded ArtParis+Guests. (New York Times) -- Stage......
  • Neil Young out on acoustic tour, but it’ll take a road trip to see it

     
    It's called the Twist Road Tour, a solo trek by Neil Young at some classic theaters. British folk icon Bert Jansch will be the opening act. Complete information about the Twisted Road tour's Southern dates is available at www.concertwire.com. In other...
  • Monster Mash: 'Fela!,' 'La Cage' top Tony nominees; remembering Redgrave; Turner Prize finalists named

     
    -- Tony nods: The musicals "Fela!" and "La Cage aux Folles" have each received 11 nominations to lead the field for the 2010 Tony Awards. (Los Angeles Times) -- On the edge: A painter who specializes in scenes of tragedies,......
  • John Adams lends his music to 'I Am Love,' starring Tilda Swinton

     
    From its pianissimo opening sequence to the thundering crescendo of its final moments, "I Am Love" is a movie awash in the music of John Adams. The celebrated American composer lent the filmmakers selections from some of his best-known pieces......
  • Ben Keith, Neil Young's steel guitarist: 1937-2010

     
    Ben Keith, the 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......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Emmys present and future | Natalie Portman Oscar-bound? | Tonys still without a date | 'Gone With the Wind' costumes saved

     
    • In a provocative piece, Joel Keller wonders "when does a comedy stop being a comedy?" As a starting point, he uses this frank admission by "Nurse Jackie" star Edie Falco as she picked up the best comedy series actress Emmy: "Oh, this is the most...
  • Piranha

    Piranha
    PIRANHA 
 Shout Factory / 1978 / 93 min. / R 
 In the summer of 1975, Steven Spielberg's JAWS not only changed the way Hollywood does business, it spawned a sharp-toothed array of cinematic imitators. From ORCA: THE KILLER WHALE to ALLIGATOR...
  • Greer's OC: Fashion's Night Out

    Fashion's Night Out Fashion Island is celebrating Fashion's Night Out on Friday. Shop at your favorite stores from 5 to 9 p.m. and enjoy an array of specials, sweet stations and live DJs throughout the center. Enter to win a styling session with Lo...
  • 'LOTR' symphony sets Elvish to music

    The members of the World Festival Symphony Orchestra are accustomed to performing on strings, brass, woodwinds and percussion. It's just the specific forms of these instruments that might feel a little foreign to the musicians as they rehearse this week:...