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  • Around Town: 'Last Picture Show' and Duncan Jones

     
    A 40th anniversary reunion screening of “The Last Picture Show,” a tribute to the vintage TV series “Insight” and a personal appearance by filmmaker Duncan Jones with screenings of his two films, “Moon” and “...
  • Ray Bradbury's close encounters with W.C. Fields, George Burns and ... Bo Derek?

     
    Susan King writes about classic Hollywood for the Los Angeles Times (and now for Hero Complex) and has interviewed many of the giants of cinema and pop culture over the decades. She says one of the more memorable encounters was......
  • Honorary Oscars going to four 'extraordinary' men

     
    On Wednesday, the motion picture academy announced the four honorees to be feted at the second annual Governors Awards on Nov. 14. Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola is to receive the Thalberg Award while film historian Kevin Brownlow, French auteur Jean-...
  • Johnny Depp as “The Thin Man?”

     
    He's plotting a remake, The Hollywood Reporter says. The original films were a 1930s smash, and later became a not-so-smash Broadway musical. William Powell, Myrna Loy, a cute dog, and dapper detective work -- a great Depression Era formula for fun. Is...
  • From the Vaults: 'After the Thin Man' (1936)

     
    Are there detectives anywhere in pop culture more fun than Nick and Nora Charles? Oh, Inspector Clouseau may be amusing, but you'd never want to have dinner at his house: at best, he'd spill the soup in your lap. At......
  • Oscar nominations: the greatest snubs; will there be another this year?

     
    A huge snub could come Tuesday morning if Oscar nominators go with Annette Bening and leave out Julianne Moore for "The Kids Are All Right." This comedy-drama underscores a fact ignored at most award shows: All great performances are the product of...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, April 17, 1941

     
    SANTA FE CHIEF, April 16 -- NOTHING MAKES YOU feel more remote from the toil, trouble and strife of the war world than a powerful train. It's a moving island from which all disturbing influences are censored. It floats through......
  • Depp, Marshall make it official — ‘The Thin Man’ remake is on

     
    Johnny Depp has been attached to the remake of the 1930s classic, “The Thin Man,” for a bit. And now the film has a director. It's Depp's “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” Mr. “Chicago” (and “...
  • Lassie or not? There's quite a dog's tale behind this correction

     
    Lassie, the collie featured in many movies and television shows, was at the center of a correction that ran in Tuesday's Times....
  • This weekend: turmoil on ‘True Blood,’ ‘Breaking Bad’; Bill Clinton in CNN’s ‘Last Heart Attack’

     
    The sublime that is timeless: You'll get a feast of Hollywood classics Sunday, which is Cary Grant day on TCM. Prepare for five classics in a row: "The Phladelphia Story" at 3:30 p.m., "North by Northwest" at 5:30 p.m., "Gunga Din" at 8 p.m., "Only Angels...
  • Depp’s ‘Thin Man’ remake lands a big name scripter

     
    David Koepp will try to wrestle together a script for a Johnny Depp/Rob Marshall remake of “The Thin Man.” With no “Lone Ranger” in his sights, Depp has a spot to fill on his dance card. This may be it, the remake of the tipsy/...
  • Mesa Musings: Last 40 years are the best

    Thursday is Veterans Day. I celebrated it early by watching one of my all-time favorite films the other night. William Wyler's 1946 classic, "The Best Years of Our Lives," which won seven Academy Awards, features an all-star cast, including Myrna Loy,...