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  • With ‘Luck,’ cable could come through big time

     
    The Emmy nominations reflected a happy fact: The broadcast networks delivered the goods with new fall series last season. ABC's “Modern Family,” Fox's “Glee” and CBS' “Good Wife” earned well-deserved recognition. The...
  • Dustin Hoffman stars in David Milch series for HBO

     
    HBO's “Luck” would seem to have a lot of it. The cable channel has just announced it has ordered the drama series about horse racing and the gaming industry. Let's talk pedigree: Two-time Oscar-winner Dustin Hoffman is the star. David M...
  • Why are critics blowing so hot and so cold over 'Inception'?

     
    I think I've figured out why the critics are so bitterly divided over Chris Nolan's "Inception," which won't be out until Friday, but already has aroused a huge ruckus in the critical community, with opinion about the film's bravura dream-within-a-...
  • Dustin Hoffman to star in new HBO drama series 'Luck'

     
    Dustin Hoffman is going to try his “Luck” in the TV arena. HBO announced it is picking up the new drama series “Luck,” starring “The Graduate” actor. The project, which comes from David Milch (“Deadwood,”...
  • “Director’s Cut” — just proof that a filmmaker can’t stop fiddling?

     
    The new Blu-Ray edition of Last of the Mohicans prompted this gripe from Salon.com about that bane of the movie loving purist, the phrase “director's cut.” Especially “definitive director's cut.” I was muttering about that over the...
  • 'Star Wars' producer rolls into horror with 'Panzer 88'

     
    "Star Wars" and "Empire" producer Gary Kurtz makes a return to feature films with director Peter Briggs and the supernatural wartime tale of "Panzer 88"...
  • L.A.: Life that art can't imitate

    So Reggie the alligator already has escaped once from his cell at the Los Angeles Zoo. Mark my words: No prison will hold him. He will escape again and steal a Ferrari Enzo. This is what makes writing wild fiction about Los Angeles so hard. L.A. just...
  • Syd Dutton puts Sunset Strip-area home on the market

    Syd Dutton puts Sunset Strip-area home on the market
    Emmy-winning visual effects creator Syd Dutton and his wife, Laura, have listed their Sunset Strip-area home at $1.68 million. Double doors open to a courtyard with a tiled goldfish pool and a Buddha statue, sited according to feng shui practices. The...
  • 'Vega$'

    'Vega$'
    Producer Aaron Spelling was one of the kings of television crime shows in the 1970s, and setting such a series in Las Vegas was a no-brainer for him. ABC gave a healthy run to the Michael Mann-created drama that established Robert Urich as a leading man,...
  • Penn State Will Investigate "Climategate"

    Penn State Will Investigate "Climategate"
    Among other things, the Watergate scandal of the 1970s gave us a great naming convention for future scandals. Take "Climategate" at Penn State. That's what people are calling the controversy surrounding leaked E-mails among climate change researchers that...
  • 'Public Enemies'

    'Public Enemies'
    Depression-era gangster John Dillinger lives again, through Johnny Depp, in writer-director Michael Mann's ("Heat") drama about the then-fledgling FBI's campaign to establish itself by targeting the top criminals of the time. Christian Bale also stars as...
  • Seattle Budgets More Money For Trees

    Seattle Budgets More Money For Trees
    "We have a goal to increase tree canopy to 30%," says Michael Mann, who is the acting director for Seattle's Office of Sustainability and the Environment. "They provide good shading, better drainage, better air quality." We spent an hour walking around...