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  • David Milch aims for 'visceral experience' with HBO's 'Luck'

     
    HBO hit the trifecta with the creative team for the upcoming series "Luck" — writer David Milch, director Michael Mann and star Dustin Hoffman bring a lot of Hollywood horsepower to a series about racetrack culture and the dark deals......
  • Arthur Penn: With 'Bonnie and Clyde,' he changed movies forever

     
    It's hard to think of a director who changed the course of Hollywood films as much with one movie as Arthur Penn, who died this week at 88. The film, of course, was 1967's "Bonnie and Clyde," which ushered in......
  • Movie business hitmen rule the roost: Why is Hollywood still married to the mob?

     
    For the over-60 crowd, making gangster movies is like Viagra. It just keeps the creative juices flowing. The younger generation of moviegoers has only the spottiest of interest in mob stories, since the last actual gangster to even remotely capture......
  • Go see Mogwai's 'Burning' at Echoplex on Sunday

     
    Most rock concert films are victory laps for a successful band or weird hyper-dramatizations of the live-show experience. Mogwai's "Burning" is something else entirely. This recording of the instrumental Scottish band's 2009 shows at Brooklyn's Music Hall...
  • “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"...
  • Screenwriter duo hits it big with this summer's two Bruckheimer films

     
    Everyone knows that screenwriters get no respect in Hollywood. But that goes double -- or maybe triple -- for the screenwriters who work on Jerry Bruckheimer movies. Whenever you read a batch of reviews about the latest Bruckheimer picture, as......
  • Otis Taylor: Blues misfit and visionary

     
    Otis Taylor calls the music he plays “trance blues,” which is one way of describing a sound that doesn’t really have a home in traditional blues circles. “I’m a blues artist not a blues musician,” he says. “I’m not a......
  • Nicole Kidman signs on to another boho bio with HBO's 'Hemingway & Gellhorn'

     
    Further confirming a strange propensity toward artsy biopics, Nicole Kidman is slated to play Martha Gellhorn, the great early 20th century war correspondent and third wife to Ernest Hemingway, in a just-green-lighted HBO original movie, "Hemingway &...
  • Robert Downey Jr. accepts award in Chicago, talks 'Wizard of Oz' prequel

     
    Robert Downey Jr. holds the Renaissance Award at the Gene Siskel Film Center's annual benefit at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago (Simon Brubaker, Chicago Tribune / June 19, 2010) Robert Downey Jr. has been a Hollywood star for more than two decades and...
  • Pilot season: Michael Mann, David Milch team up at HBO

     
    Mann will direct a pilot Milch wrote called "Luck" that's about the world of horse racing....
  • TV This Week: July 4th – 10th

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here SUNDAY Patriotic meets pyrotechnic in the specials “A Capitol Fourth (2010),”......