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  • Meryl Streep sets new record with 16th Oscar nomination

     
    Meryl Streep's nomination for "Julie & Julia" increases her Oscar record to 16, putting her even further ahead of Katharine Hepburn and Jack Nicholson (both at 12). Though Hepburn won four lead-actress Oscars and Nicholson a pair of lead-actor Academy...
  • Quiz: Who won two consecutive Oscars?

     
    If Penelope Cruz ("Nine") wins supporting actress one year after prevailing for "Vicky Cristina Barcelona," she'll join an elite group of stars who pulled off two consecutive Oscar victories. Some famous examples: Luise Rainer ("The Great Ziegfeld," 1936;...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: Surgeons recall pivotal cases from their past on 'Grey's Anatomy'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 14 - 20 in PDF format This week's TV Movies LECTURE: Bailey (Chandra Wilson) presents a case from her past to the staff on 'Grey's Anatomy' at 9 p.m.......
  • Quiz: What Oscars champ also won the Nobel Prize?

     
    Can you name the one person who won both the Nobel Prize and the Oscar? No, it's not Al Gore. The Oscar for "An Inconvenient Truth" as best documentary of 2006 was given to its executive producer/ director/ cinematographer Davis Guggenheim, not to the...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, April 26, 1940

     
    Nuestro Pueblo artist Charles Owens draws a full-page map on the war in Norway. April 26, 1940: On the set of "Boomtown," Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy and Frank Morgan "filmed a drinking scene this morning with each demanding his own pet liquor substitute....
  • Tuesday’s TV highlights: 'NCIS' on CBS

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 9 - 15 in PDF format This week's TV Movies NCIS: Tony and Ziva (Michael Weatherly, Cote de Pablo) track a serial killer on a new episode at 8......
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, May 11, 1940

     
    May 11, 1940: “Spencer Tracy jaunts to Wisconsin on completion of 'Boom Town' to accept that honorary degree from Ripon College,” Jimmie Fidler’s staff says....
  • Will playing 'Iron Lady' Margaret Thatcher finally win Oscar gold once more for Meryl Streep?

     
    As reported by Borys Kit in the Hollywood Reporter, "Meryl Streep is in talks to reteam with her 'Mamma Mia!' director Phyllida Lloyd for 'Thatcher,' a biopic of the controversial and long-governing former British prime minister. Jim Broadbent is in talks...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Last Lion of Liuwa' on Animal Planet

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here LADY: The new special “The Last Lion of Liuwa” tracks a......
  • 'Traitor': Cheadle anchors twisty tale

    'Traitor': Cheadle anchors twisty tale
    " Traitor" asks a question that can only be answered by that cruel mistress, the marketplace: How much moral ambiguity and narrative intricacy will an audience handle in the realm of a terrorism-themed contemporary thriller? Enough, I hope, to respond...
  • The Truman show

    The Truman show
    "Dearest Cecil," wrote Truman Capote from Brooklyn on April 19, 1965, addressing his friend, the English photographer and bon vivant Cecil Beaton. The letter is among those collected in "Too Brief a Treat: The Letters of Truman Capote" (Vintage: 512 pp.,...
  • Crusaders in the underworld: The LAPD takes on organized crime

    Crusaders in the underworld: The LAPD takes on organized crime
    Sgt. Willie Burns had a Tommy gun on the bench in front of him when his 18 handpicked candidates arrived at the 77th Street station on the edge of Watts. It was a cool evening in November 1946, and the men came in topcoats and hats. Burns wore his low,...