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  • Robby Benson opens up about his heart in many ways in iBook

    Robby Benson opens up about his heart in many ways in iBook
    "I have eclectic fans because I've had a very eclectic career. When someone comes up to me, they may be from the days of 'The Chosen'; it may be completely from Broadway," says actor Robby Benson. "So I'm never sure what might surprise them the most....
  • Classic Hollywood: The movies at work

     Classic Hollywood: The movies at work
    As far back as Louis Lumière's 1895 "Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory in Lyon" 46-second short, work has been a central theme in motion pictures.¶There have been stark dramas about officer workers as drones (King Vidor's 1928 "The Crowd"), satires...
  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...
  • Father and son, heart-rendingly on the road

    Father and son, heart-rendingly on the road
    Dan LeFranc's penchant for playing with time and memory within the confines of family life first got a local airing last year in "The Big Meal," which won raves in its world premiere with American Theater Company (a New York production at Playwrights...
  • Around Town: Films, screenings and more in L.A. this week

     
    With Gary Oldman getting strong reviews and Oscar buzz for his performance as spy George Smiley in “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”, the Arclight in Hollywood is offering a six-film retrospective of the British actor’s career beginning...
  • Around Town: Max von Sydow plays chess with death again

     
    One of international cinema’s most acclaimed actors, Max von Sydow, best known for his iconic work for director Ingmar Bergman, visits the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre on Monday evening....
  • TCM Classic Film Fest: Stanley Donen on Hepburn, censors and more

     
    Director-producer Stanley Donen, who turns 88 on Friday, is appearing three times at the Turner Classic Movies Festival in Hollywood this weekend for screenings of “Funny Face,” “Charade” and “Two for the Road.” We...
  • Around Town: The Stooges ride back to town

     
    The Three Stooges, a Gary Cooper double bill and a tribute to Japan’s Studio Ghibli are among the Thanksgiving week film offerings....
  • Eli Wallach gets an Oscar: The Good, the Bad and The Ugly of it all

     
    I love feature stories about veteran actors, and The New York Times has a doozy today on Eli Wallach. The story by A.O. Scott is lovely, heartfelt and surprising. And I don't want to spoil it for you....
  • Not just the Coens: Directing teams past and present

    Not just the Coens: Directing teams past and present
    Joel and Ethan Coen just made Academy Award history with their tandem nomination for best director for "No Country for Old Men." The siblings are the first brother directing team to be nominated in that category. And if they win, they will become the...
  • Ken Levine on Larry Gelbart: Nice guys don't finish last

     
    Wherever he is up in Showbiz Valhalla -- no doubt helping out some hapless previous arrival on a rewrite -- Larry Gelbart has to be secretly delighted, reading all the good notices he's received since his death late last week......
  • 'Knight and Day'

    Why is everyone giving Tom Cruise such a hard time? Can't we just forget about what happened on Oprah's couch? Is that asking too much? Is the movie business so flush with charismatic stars who can carry a picture that it can afford to eat its young? I...