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  • Leaps of faith and appetites for work attract Tom Hanks

    Leaps of faith and appetites for work attract Tom Hanks
    In 1979, when Tom Hanks was just another struggling New York actor, he withdrew a biography of Walt Disney from the public library and found himself fascinated by the animator's story, in particular his tenaciousness in the face of early professional...
  • National Society of Film Critics Offers a More Civil Awards-Season Alternative

    No one came to blows, suffered a heart attack or stormed out of the room: In other words, it was an unusually mellow year at the National Society of Film Critics' annual voting meeting, where the Coen brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis" rebounded from its WGA...
  • International Star You Should Know: Andrew Scott

    CLAIM TO FAME Dublin-born Scott has been living and working in London for more than 10 years, racking up stage, TV and film credits, but it was his turn as Sherlock Holmes' bete noire Moriarty in BBC's "Sherlock" that brought him to international...
  • 2013 a good year for films, a hard one for critics doing their 'best'

     2013 a good year for films, a hard one for critics doing their 'best'
    Every December, 50-odd members of the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. meet and vote on a collective "best" of the movie year. Arguments are made, voices occasionally raised, but mostly there's a prevailing tedium to the day as members systematically move...
  • Something south of cheese in the state of Illinois

    Something south of cheese in the state of Illinois
    Watching Illinois politicians brag about how they reformed the state pension mess — actually pretending they cured the same deadly infection that they caused years ago — I had an odd thought. Does Illinois smell south of cheese? It...
  • Dennis Farina dies at 69; Chicago police officer turned actor

    Dennis Farina dies at 69; Chicago police officer turned actor
    Dennis Farina, a Chicago police officer turned character actor who cemented his second career playing gangsters, cops and other tough guys in film and TV, died Monday. He was 69. The actor, perhaps best known in recent years for his stint on the TV...
  • Tom Hanks lists Pacific Palisades villa at $5.2 million

    Actor-producer-director Tom Hanks has listed a house for sale in Pacific Palisades for $5.225 million. The Spanish-style villa, built in 1929, features archways, frescoed ceilings, a library, a loggia, a sky-lit kitchen, a sun room, a beauty salon, four...
  • Tom Hanks, Paul Greengrass navigate challenges of 'Captain Phillips'

    Tom Hanks, Paul Greengrass navigate challenges of 'Captain Phillips'
    Aboard the USS Truxtun last spring, Tom Hanks and director Paul Greengrass were about to shoot what they hoped would be a powerful scene in their new movie, "Captain Phillips," when a Navy captain intervened. "He said, 'You know that would never happen,...
  • Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' opening: Where does it rate?

    Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' opening: Where does it rate?
    The results this weekend for Tom Hanks’ hijacking drama “Captain Phillips” — which took in $26 million in U.S. ticket sales from just more than 3,000 theaters -- are a tricky beast to size up. On the one hand, the movie beat...
  • Chicago cop-turned-actor Dennis Farina dies at 69

    Chicago cop-turned-actor Dennis Farina dies at 69
    Dennis Farina, the former Chicago cop who went on to star in "Law & Order," "Luck" and numerous films, has died. He was 69. Farina died Monday morning in Scottsdale, Ariz., after suffering a blood clot in his lung, his publicist Lori De Waal said Monday....
  • 'Law & Order' star Dennis Farina dead at 69

    'Law & Order' star Dennis Farina dead at 69
    Dennis Farina, the character actor best remembered for "Get Shorty" and "Law & Order," is dead at age 69, a publicist announced. He died Monday morning in a Scottsdale, Ariz., hospital, after suffering a blood clot in a lung, the actor's rep, Lori De...
  • Vin Diesel Draws From Indie Past With 'Riddick' and Upcoming 'Hannibal'

    Just over a decade ago, Vin Diesel shot from near-obscurity to earning a $10 million payday in what seemed like record time, racing from an ensemble role in "Saving Private Ryan" to headlining "XXX" in nearly four years. But those who think of Diesel as...