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  • 'Away We Go'

    'Away We Go'
    John Krasinski ("The Office") and "Saturday Night Live" alumna Maya Rudolph make a delightful duo in this on-the-road comedy from director Sam Mendes, making a big thematic turn after the emotional demands of " Revolutionary Road." The stars play a...
  • Will Robert Downey Jr. play Sam Mendes' Wizard of Oz?

     
    Sam Mendes has his eye on Robert Downey Jr. to play the man behind the curtain....
  • Brand X Files: Glenn Beck has a dream. Woman sentenced for incest with son. John Stamos trial begins

     
    John Stamos' alleged adventures in underage sex and cocaine: This should be a heckuva trial! (Gawker) Glenn Beck challenges Black Panthers: The man who gets into one-sided fights with the Internet or words like "social justice" declares his upcoming...
  • Night Shyamalan's Rotten Tomatoes scores are going in one direction: Straight down

     
    How bad are things going for Night Shyamalan, who was once such a celebrated young filmmaker that Time magazine put him on the cover, knighting him as the next Steven Spielberg? If you made a graph of the Rotten Tomatoes......
  • Monster Mash: New York approves new skyscraper to rival Empire State; Kevin Spacey to play 'Richard III'

     
    -- Changing skyline: New York's City Council has approved a new skyscraper by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects that will rival the Empire State Building. (New York Daily News) -- Prestige project: Sam Mendes will direct Kevin Spacey in a stage......
  • Sandra Bullock and Kate Winslet: Victims of Oscar curse?

     
    Just days after last year's Oscar winner Kate Winslet announced her split with hubby Sam Mendes comes news that the marriage of the newest champ, Sandra Bullock, may be on the rocks. In Touch Weekly reports that Bullock's hubby, Jesse James, had an affair...
  • Bill Cosby on Robert Culp: 'We almost had our own language'

     
    Los Angeles Times staff writer Greg Braxton spoke to Bill Cosby about his old friend Robert Culp and their shared life adventure with "I, Spy." Robert Culp and Bill Cosby knew they were taking a risk in the mid-1960s when......
  • Monster Mash: Kate Moss' Shakespearean debut; the $1.5-million comic book; no Tony gig for Conan

     
    --Free spirit: Supermodel Kate Moss reportedly will make her stage debut doing Shakespeare this summer, portraying a nymph in a Sam Mendes production of "The Tempest" at Kevin Spacey's Old Vic theater in London. (Daily Mirror) --Au revoir: The Broadway......
  • Christopher Nolan's 'Inception' -- Hollywood's first existential heist film

     
    This is a longer version of my Los Angeles Times Sunday Calendar cover story on "Inception," the most ambitious film to date from director Christopher Nolan. Most of the interviews in the story were conducted last year on the set......
  • Shaken 007 producers put James Bond on ice

     
    Not surprisingly, the producers of the James Bond franchise have put the brakes on developing and producing the next installment of the 007 spy series because of the ongoing drama plaguing the franchise's home studio, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. "Due to the....
  • Bailing out Bond? MGM’s troubles are delaying 007

     
    The ongoing struggles at MGM–the studio is for sale, again, and not finding any buyers , the bottom line wasn't helped by Hot Tub Time Machine – has put pre-production work on the next James Bond film on hold, according to The Hollywood...
  • Mendes, Downey, an Oz prequel

     
    Sam Mendes was slated to direct Bond 23. So as the news of MGM's “indefinate” postponement of the next James Bond film  sinks in, perhaps there's another big deal project with his name on it. Oz, the Great and Powerful, appears to be on his...