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  • Apodaca: Academic competition partly to blame for cheating

    Are we raising a generation of cheaters? By many indications, it would appear so. We hear stories, seemingly on a daily basis, about kids displaying varying levels of academic dishonesty. Just last week, three students at Palos Verdes High School made...
  • In Contention: TV Movie, Miniseries, Reality & Variety

    In Contention: TV Movie, Miniseries, Reality & Variety
    Sure looks as if HBO again will dominate the TV movie categories (it's won 12 times in 15 years), with four strong entries: "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee," an adaptation of the bestseller about the defeat of the Sioux after their victory at Custer's...
  • Showing their serious side

    Showing their serious side
    Actor Unlike in the series categories, the Emmys don't force voters to view DVDs in the movie and miniseries categories. Nominees are chosen by a popular vote of industry actors, which favors name recognition. It's the same process used in the Academy...
  • Daniel Melnick dies at 77; film and TV producer helped launch 'Get Smart,' 'Network,' 'Kramer vs. Kramer'

    Daniel Melnick dies at 77; film and TV producer helped launch 'Get Smart,' 'Network,' 'Kramer vs. Kramer'
    Daniel Melnick, a producer and former head of production at MGM and Columbia studios who was known for making bold, literate and carefully crafted films that included "Network," "All That Jazz" and "Roxanne," has died. He was 77. Melnick, who had...
  • Melissa Leo, Oscar nominee and 'Nana'

    Melissa Leo, Oscar nominee and 'Nana'
    Of the five lead actress Academy Award nominees, Melissa Leo is probably the most bohemian, the least likely to live in a luxury hotel or employ a personal assistant or spend weeks worrying over her Oscar gown. Leo tidies her own house, cooks her own...
  • Review: 'The Yellow Handkerchief'

    Review: 'The Yellow Handkerchief'
    Pete Hamill's Reader's Digest story "The Yellow Handkerchief" inspired Yôji Yamada's appealing 1977 film of the same name, and now it has become the basis for a new movie, also of the same name but not really a remake. Screenplay writer Erin Dignam and...
  • FULL LIST: 67th Annual Golden Globe Award Nominees

    FULL LIST:  67th Annual Golden Globe Award Nominees
    BEVERLY HILLS -- Nominees for the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills, Calif.: MOTION PICTURES -Picture, Drama: "Avatar," "The Hurt Locker," "Inglorious Basterds," "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire," "Up in...
  • Monster Mash: Gap co-founder Donald Fisher dies; MoMA's surprise gift; Hugh Jackman, Daniel Craig keep their cool

     
    -- Arts patron: Donald Fisher, the co-founder of Gap Inc. and an important art collector, has passed away at age 81, just days after agreeing to leave his collection to SFMOMA. -- Big earners: Glenn Lowry of the Museum of......
  • 'As good as it gets': Gordon Davidson reminisces about 'Children of a Lesser God''

     
    Deaf West Theatre has just extended its 30th anniversary production of Mark Medoff's Tony Award-winning play "Children of a Lesser God" through Nov. 1 (read Charlotte Stoudt's review here). And guess who's going to Deaf West's NoHo theater to see......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Golden Globes analysis | Rock and Roll HOF inductees | 'Dexter' producer cuts loose

     
    • In his first forecast of the Golden Globes, Scott Feinberg predicts "Up in the Air" to win best drama, director (Jason Reitman) and actor (George Clooney) though Mo'Nique ("Precious") will best the "Air" supporting actresses -- Vera Farmiga and Anna...
  • Experts predict Golden Globe winners: 'Avatar,' 'Up in the Air,' Meryl Streep and ...

     
    The race for best drama picture at the Golden Globes is a close contest between "Avatar" and "Up in the Air," according to the predictions of these pundits: Thelma Adams (Us Weekly), Scott Bowles (USA Today), Lane Brown (Vulture, New York Magazine),...
  • Our own experts -- the forum moderators -- predict Golden Globe winners: Sandra Bullock, Meryl Streep & Robert Downey Jr.

     
    Unlike the 19 pro pundits who weighed in with Golden Globe predictions, 7 of our forum moderators think that the main competition for "Up in the Air" as best drama picture is "Inglourious Basterds" rather than "Avatar." While the pros were almost evenly...