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  • Michael Tucker draws on family cancer crisis for new novel

    Michael Tucker draws on family cancer crisis for new novel
    A man in a media dream-team marriage supports his wife during her breast cancer, then nearly buckles after her death. That's the reality-saturated plot of Michael Tucker's novel, "After Annie." Tucker and his wife, Jill Eikenberry, became advocates for...
  • Bert Schneider dies at 78; 'Easy Rider' producer

    Bert Schneider dies at 78; 'Easy Rider' producer
    Bert Schneider, the iconoclastic producer behind a trio of influential movies — "Easy Rider," "Five Easy Pieces" and "The Last Picture Show" — that captured the rootlessness and discontent of the late 1960s and '70s and became symbols of a new...
  • Martin Davidson, Sandy Davidson hope to sell home in West Hollywood Hills

    Martin Davidson, Sandy Davidson hope to sell home in West Hollywood Hills
    Director-writer Martin Davidson and his wife, residential and restaurant designer Sandy Davidson, have put their West Hollywood Hills home on the market at $1,995,000. The 1940 house was designed for a sculptor, and the two-story living room served as...
  • Book calendar events for the week of August 14, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Georgia Jones-Davis and Hilda Weiss: The poets will read and sign their respective new collections, "Blue Poodle" and "Optimism About Trees." Diesel Bookstore, 225 26th St., L.A. 3 p.m. Free. (310)...
  • An appreciation: Jill Clayburgh

    An appreciation: Jill Clayburgh
    There is a classic Jill Clayburgh scene in Paul Mazursky's "An Unmarried Woman," the 1978 film the actress will be remembered for most in a career that kept her busy with work nearly until her death on Friday. She's walking down a crowded New York City...
  • An early look at Julie Taymor's film version of 'The Tempest,' starring Helen Mirren

     
    Shakespeare's final play, "The Tempest," gets a big-budget makeover -- plus a feminist twist -- in Julie Taymor's film version starring Helen Mirren that is set to open in the U.S. in December. Mirren plays the role of Prospera, a......
  • Bullock locks down her “Proposal” director for a drama

     
    The Variety story about Sandra Bullock's untitled drama with her “Proposal” director Anne Fletcher suggests a touch of Paul Mazursky's watershed 1978 film “An Unmarried Woman.” With a hint of “Saturday Night Fever?”...
  • L.A. Film Critics honor Paul Mazursky

     
    Oscar-nominated writer-director Paul Mazursky is this year's recipient of the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn.'s Career Achievement Award for his collective work and contribution to film. The announcement was made early Sunday evening. “It’s...
  • L.A. Film Critics pick a winner: Paul Mazursky gets career achievement award

     
    I'd been worried that Paul Mazursky had fallen out of favor with critics in recent years, since you rarely see references to a young director as Mazursky-esque, even though Mazursky had the hipster vibe of today's indie filmmakers long before......
  • UCF’s Barry Sandler remembers Jill Clayburgh

     
    Barry Sandler is a screenwriter and teacher of screenwriting who counts, as one of his earlier credits, the movie “Gable and Lombard,” which paired James Brolin and Jill Clayburgh as Hollywood's First Couple, circa 1940 — “The...
  • Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett: The highlights

     
    Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett shared anecdotes of Old Hollywood in Beverly Hills for an audience of nearly 2,000....
  • Film review: 'The Tempest'

     
    Director Julie Taymor made a memorable feature debut with 1999's “Titus,” adapted from “Titus Andronicus,” widely considered Shakespeare's worst play. If she could make a silk purse out of that Elizabethan sow's ear, what could she...