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Baltimore Sun reporterFrom the blog Michael Sragow Gets Reel: It hasn't been a great era for haunted-house movies. The third version of "House of Wax," in 2005, was awful enough to kill off the form, at least as far as big American studios were concerned. The day my review...
Times Staff WriterOn a morning when news of the 74th Oscar nominations had to vie for air time with reports of a new terrorism alert, the films that had the most success with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences could be summed up in a single word: reassuring....
Los AngelesTimesI was around a gaggle of movie people the other night who were all talking about the Oscars. That wouldn't be such an odd thing at this time of year, except for one thing: The awards themselves were something of an after-thought. Everybody was talking...
LA Times Film CriticSherlock Holmes never tried his hand at Oscar prognosticating, but indications are he would have had a flair for it. "When you have eliminated the impossible," the great detective said, "whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." As it...
Times Staff WriterIn a move aimed at curtailing abuses that have marred recent Oscar races, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has mailed its members an eight-page code of ethics asking them to curb "manipulative and excessive" Oscar campaigns that encourage...
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VarietyMel Brooks will receive the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award at the org's gala June 6 at the Dolby Theatre. Martin Scorsese will present Brooks with the honor, in an event that will be televised June 15 on TNT and later, as part of an...
Robert E. Relyea, who began producing films with actor Steve McQueen in the 1960s and rose to president of production for MGM/UA in the late 1990s, has died. He was 82. The Hollywood veteran, who also worked with such actors as Elvis Presley and John...
Tags: Peter Yates, John Sturges, Celebrities, Obituaries, MGM Inc.
It's how a lot of us got hooked on movies in the first place. When I was 8 or 9 I saw "2001: A Space Odyssey" in 70 mm in Milwaukee with my mother. My memory's fuzzy on the particulars but I recall asking so many questions about the obelisk on the drive...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThere's nothing like a good scare to get your heart pumping. And what better time to celebrate things that go bump in the night better than Halloween? In celebration of Halloween, I have put together a list of some of my favorites for the season. Some...
VarietyThirty-three years after its initial release, composer Jerry Goldsmith's landmark score for "Star Trek: The Motion Picture" has been completely restored and is about to be released in a deluxe package designed to satisfy fans who have long clamored for...
"West Side Story" was credited with changing the course of American musical theater when the Sharks and the Jets burst onto Broadway 55 years ago. A national touring revival of the Broadway hit is coming to Orange County from Tuesday through Sept. 18...
Tags: Passover, Music Theater, Judaism, Theater, Rita Moreno
Zap2ItThe Jets and the Sharks face off again in the classic musical revision of "Romeo and Juliet," directed for the screen by Robert Wise ("The Sound of Music") and choreographer Jerome Robbins. Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer are Maria and Tony, whose...
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