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  • Christopher Plummer Finally Has Oscar Within Reach

    Christopher Plummer Finally Has Oscar Within Reach
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It's been a long hike from the Austrian Alps to the Hollywood Hills for Christopher Plummer, but the actor best known for playing the steely captain with seven children in "The Sound of Music" looks set to finally win his first...
  • San Diego Film Critics Society Nominations for 2011

    San Diego Film Critics Society Nominations for 2011
    Last year when I wasn’t a party of the San Diego Film Critics Society, I cringed when I saw how many awards they gave to 44 Inch Chest, a movie with a great cast, but lame screenplay. This year as part of the group, I enjoyed the fun as we sent...
  • Smart moves, sad omissions from Golden Globe 2011 movie noms

    Smart moves, sad omissions from Golden Globe 2011 movie noms
    Allow me to begin my take on this morning's Golden Globe nominations with a sigh of relief: the extremely shallow, incredibly exploitative assumed Oscar contender "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close," one of the worst movies of the year, received zero...
  • Film review: It's worth getting a second 'Tattoo'

    Film review: It's worth getting a second 'Tattoo'
    As a general rule, roughly 99% of remakes fall somewhere between the awful and the utterly redundant — particularly when there was nothing wrong with the original. But, in Hollywood terms, there was one thing fatally wrong about the original “...
  • 'The Exorcist' play to star Richard Chamberlain, Brooke Shields

    'The Exorcist' play to star Richard Chamberlain, Brooke Shields
    The power of Christ has compelled Richard Chamberlain and Brooke Shields to take two of the lead roles in a new stage version of William Peter Blatty's "The Exorcist," which is scheduled to open at the Geffen Playhouse on July 11. Chamberlain will play...
  • 'Rush Hour 3'

    'Rush Hour 3'
    In terms of creative content, "Rush Hour 3" may be one of the most conservation-minded movies ever made. Hardly a joke, stunt, musical interlude or special effect is deployed that doesn't seem to directly reference one or both of the earlier "Rush Hour"...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: James Earl Jones on 'House'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies AILING: James Earl Jones guest stars as a visiting African dignitary with a serious medical condition on a new......
  • Let Richard Dreyfuss' people go

     
    A new audio-book version of the Bible, jam-packed with stars, has made it to shelves in time for the holidays. Richard Dreyfuss does Moses, Max Von Sydow does Noah and Gary Sinise is David, but they're just the beginning. The......
  • Michael Hiltzik: PG&E buys itself a ballot initiative

     
    The characteristic campaign photograph of Hiram W. Johnson, who served two terms as California governor and five as its U.S. senator early in the last century, depicted him in a three-piece suit and high collar, with his dukes up. It......
  • William Peter Blatty: writing in the shadows of the Exorcist

     
    Now 82, William Peter Blatty has just published his eleventh novel, "Dimiter." He's best-known for "The Exorcist," his tale of demonic possession, made into the famous film by William Friedkin. He even co-wrote the screenplay. After 13 million books sold....
  • From The Vaults: 'The Virgin Spring' (1960)

     
    This continues to be the only Ingmar Bergman movie I have seen... I have a slew of them in my Netflix queue, but this one got prioritized mainly because it was the basis for Wes Craven's 1972 classic, “Last House on the Left.” Bergman's film, in turn,...
  • Ridley Scott's 'Robin Hood' remake: More poor than rich

     
    Ridley Scott has probably done more period films than any other current Hollywood director. His new “Robin Hood” is his fifth … or even his seventh if you want to count “Alien” and “Blade Runner” as “peri...