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  • Sidney Lumet, Oscar winning director: 1924-2011

     
    The great director Sidney Lumet has died. An Oscar winner specializing in movies for grown-ups, smart pictures with meaty,weighty themes and ideas and great performances — from “12 Angry Men” to “Before the Devil Knows You're...
  • ‘Network’: TCM salutes Sidney Lumet, the actors’ director

     
    TCM will salute Sidney Lumet with four of his films on Thursday and a "Private Screenings" interview that Robert Osborne conducted with the director in 2005. The schedule: "12 Angry Men" at 8 p.m. "Private Screenings: Sidney Lumet" at 10 p.m. "The Hill"...
  • McQueen’s ‘Le Mans’ now on BluRay

     
    It arrived by Fed Ex Friday, and by Friday night it was in my BluRay player, the long-awaited BluRay of that ultimate old school racing drama, “Le Mans,” Steve McQueen's vanity project about the 24 hour French multi-class car race. Whatever...
  • Donald Trump decides not to drive pace car at Indianapolis 500

     
    While starring in a weekly reality TV show may be appropriate for a potential presidential candidate, driving the pace car in the Indianapolis 500 apparently is not. In a move that is sure to please the more than 17,500 fans......
  • A day at the Indianapolis 500

     
    Well, here we are. After what seems like a couple of years of buildup, the day of the centennial Indianapolis 500 is finally at hand. A lot of the people areound this place can hardly wait for the day to......
  • USC art exhibition raises a question: Has any strong visual artist also been an accomplished athlete?

     
    Has a reasonably accomplished athlete –- someone who had at least a pretty good run as a team member or solo competitor in intercollegiate or professional sports –- ever gone on to be a reasonably acclaimed visual artist? The question......
  • For Christmas, TCM gives you Elizabeth Taylor — twice

     
    The programmers at TCM have a sense of humor. For Christmas night, they're turning to bickering families -- some of the best-known unhappy families in movie history....
  • Russell Crowe in eclipse: How Hollywood celebrity has changed

     
    Russell Crowe’s new film, “The Next Three Days,” is a box-office stinker. A thriller released by Lionsgate, the movie did a paltry $6.8 million over the weekend, accompanied by a raft of mediocre reviews — one of the worst starts......
  • 'Jews and Baseball': Ron Howard's a-ha moment with Sandy Koufax

     
    As a Jew who has been a baseball fan his entire life, I guess I'm the perfect target audience for "Jews and Baseball: An American Love Story," which opens Friday at the Music Hall Theater in Beverly Hills and the......
  • An all-star 'shadowcast' brings 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' to life in L.A.

     
    "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" is, of course, a movie best seen not in the privacy of your own home on DVD but rather screened in a theater with an accompanying live "shadowcast" of devotees who know what they're doing.......
  • Stevie Wonder jams with the kids as stars raise $3M for Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Camps

     
    Paul Newman passed away more than two years ago, but his spirit was going strong last week in New York as stars of music and screen turned out to help raise more than $3 million to send sick kids to......
  • Florida State + potential caning = Cool Hand Luke Singapore style

     
    Go ahead. Be upset. Tout the benefits of caning as a crime deterrent, but being sentenced to "three strokes of the cane" is nothing short of cruel and unusual punishment. Who is writing these laws in Singapore anyway? Carr the floor walker?...