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  • Robert Evans -- the kid's still in the picture!

    "Don't even try to put it down!" wrote New York Times critic Janet Maslin when movie wunderkind Robert Evans produced a memoir that Entertainment Weekly called "One of the greatest Hollywood Tell-alls!" If you've been keeping up, you know that this hit...
  • The Seven Most Tiresome Media Trends of 2013

    In preparing to ring in the new year, let's bid a not-so-fond farewell to seven media trends that remained inordinately prominent - and especially tiresome - during 2013. Granted, this farewell is, at best, temporary. Media folk are, after all, creatures...
  • What's on your 'check-it' list?

     
    The term "bucket list" gained currency in 2008 with the release (at the very end of 2007) of a movie by that name in which Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. played terminally ill men out to check items off a......
  • Put 'make a check-it list' on your bucket list

     
    Wednesday's print column The term "bucket list" gained currency six years ago with the release of a movie by that name. Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson starred as terminally ill men out to check items off an aspirational list of......
  • Reel Critics: No corn in this 'Nebraska'

    Reel Critics: No corn in this 'Nebraska'
    Director Alexander Payne knows his way around Oscar-worthy films and great actors. He proved it in "Sideways" with Paul Giamatti, "The Descendants" with George Clooney and "About Schmidt" with Jack Nicholson. Payne takes the time to develop his characters...
  • Bruce Dern to George Clooney: Q&A Blitz Helps Carry This Year's Oscar Onslaught

    Wherever you go in town this time of year you're likely to run into a filmmaker. Or an actor. Or at least a producer. It's not that normally inaccessible movie stars are suddenly becoming pedestrian friendly. It's just that in this corridor of time known...
  • Alexander Payne's extraordinary 'Nebraska'

     Alexander Payne's extraordinary 'Nebraska'
    Filmmaker Alexander Payne has a subtle gift of infusing the most fraught of relationships with a quiet humanity. He's particularly astute at catching the crosscurrents when it comes to men: George Clooney's grieving but betrayed spouse in "The...
  • Shaky rationale behind Brown tunnel plan

    Shaky rationale behind Brown tunnel plan
    SACRAMENTO — Maybe I've watched the movie "Chinatown" too many times, but a major justification for digging Gov. Jerry Brown's massive water tunnels just seems suspicious. Brown's not creating a drought by dumping water in the ocean and...
  • Jennifer Lawrence: Jack Nicholson sent me gifts after the Oscars

     
    One of the best awards show moments in 2013 came when Jack Nicholson hit on Best Actress Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence. Though that hilarious moment has been obsessed over since, it turns out the story didn't end there....
  • Jack Nicholson retiring from acting because of memory loss?

     
    New rumors have surfaced about Jack Nicholson retiring, but a report has already been released to shoot them down....
  • Movie Quote Quiz

     
    I suspect today’s Movie Quote Quiz will be one of my toughest yet. The themes – three classic character actors, at least one of whom appears in each of these movies, all in supporting roles – arose from a conversation......
  • Stars Strive to Shine Just Right in Awards Season Spotlight

    So is Robert Redford really a "fun guy"? And does Joseph Gordon-Levitt truly project "a mellow, laid-back vibe?" I pondered these earth-shaking questions as I read recent examples of that dubious literary genre, the "celebrity interview," wherein...