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  • 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...
  • A documentary on obesity, brought to you by Big Pharma

     
    We love a good documentary as much as the next person and were intrigued when we got a news release touting a soon-to-be-made film exploring obesity helmed by none other than respected director-writer-producer Barry Levinson, who won an Oscar for......
  • Dr. Jack Kevorkian talks to CNN’s Anderson Cooper; Susan Sarandon, Barry Levinson to join conversation

     
     Dr. Jack Kevorkian — who gained headlines as Dr. Death — will talk to Anderson Cooper on Thursday. CNN says Kevorkian will discuss his acknowledgment that he helped in at least 130 assisted suicides and ta...
  • The Morning Fix: No laments from Leno. After Comcast gets NBC U, will it sell off NBC? Summit's new moon.

     
    After the coffee. Before the extra mile on the bike to lose the Halloween weight. No laments from Leno. In his first extensive interview since moving his show to prime time, Jay Leno tells Broadcasting & Cable he takes '95%......
  • ESPN prepares to offer 30 documentaries in 15 months

     
    On Friday I attended a panel discussion on the making of sports documentaries that featured four filmmaking luminaries: Albert Maysles ("Gimme Shelter," "Grey Gardens"), Barry Levinson ("Diner," "The Natural," "Rain Man"), Barbara Kopple ("Harlan County...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'So You Think You Can Dance' in Vegas

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies CALLBACKS: Tyce Diorio, left, Mia Michaels, Debbie Allen, Adam Shankman, Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe judge contestants in the......
  • Mike Nichols adds AFI Life Achievement Award to crowded mantle

     
    Director Mike Nichols will be feted by the American Film Institute next summer with a life achievement award. Nichols is the only one of the 10 winners of the entertainment awards grand slam -- Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy -- to be honored by the AFI....
  • Atocha record cabinet: A modern solution for old vinyl

     
    Designed by Jennifer Levin Atocha out of necessity -- she could not find a good-looking cabinet to house her vinyl records -- the midcentury-inspired record cabinet will please the most obsessive of music collectors. (Think Daniel Stern's character...
  • Monday's Highlights: Kate Gosselin is interviewed by Natalie Morales

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 1 - 7 in PDF format This week's TV Movies TV MOM: Kate Gosselin, above, discusses the end of her marriage and her TV show in an interview with......
  • Tobacco that melts in your mouth

    After years of being under fire, the new road for tobacco is smokeless. The R.J. Reynolds company is now test marketing a new product called Camel Orbs. The Orbs are placed between the lip and gum, and in about fifteen minutes the finely milled tobacco...
  • Review: 'What Just Happened'

    It's not until the last few minutes of "What Just Happened" that the film's title is posed as a question, not by the protagonist but by his ex-wife. She doesn't get a straight answer, as, presumably, she never has. Her former husband is a Hollywood...
  • 'Homicide' Team Resurrects 'The Saint'

    A new version of the 1960s series "The Saint" could be on its way to a network near you, thanks in part to "Homicide" and "Oz" producers Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson. British actor James Purefoy ("Rome") is in talks to star in the show as Simon...