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David O. Russell's dramatic comedy "Silver Linings Playbook" took home the best feature prize at the Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday afternoon at a raucous ceremony hosted by Andy Samberg on the beach in Santa Monica. It was a big afternoon for...
Los Angeles Times Film CriticHorror films do not thrill me, but more elegant efforts sometimes offer an irresistible chill. Such is the case with two films decades apart in time but similarly atmospheric. The older of the two is 1932's "White Zombie," an early stab at zombie-themed...
Not that long ago, premiering a star-driven Sundance Film Festival movie on a video-on-demand channel was an admission of failure. But last year's festival produced two huge on-demand hits, Richard Gere's crime drama "Arbitrage" and Kirsten Dunst's...
A lovely film about a Detroit singer-songwriter robbed of musical fame but rewarded with a second chance decades later, at age 70, "Searching for Sugar Man" tells a story of serendipity and just deserts. If it were fiction, it'd be improbable fiction. But...
John Finnegan Character actor appeared regularly on 'Columbo' John Finnegan, 85, a character actor who portrayed a scout in the 1984 baseball film "The Natural" and regularly appeared on television's "Columbo," died Sunday at his Palm Desert home from...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelThe late, great Ernest Borgnine will receive a 24-hour marathon salute from TCM on July 26. Borgnine died Sunday at age 95. He may be best remembered for the sitcom “McHale's Navy.” Starting at 7 a.m. ET Sunday, Antenna TV will offer the ...
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Los Angeles TimesBen Gazzara, who died Friday in New York at the age of 81, was an actor with a gruff voice and intense demeanor. His acting legacy, which included the films of John Cassavetes and originating the role of Brick in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" on Broadway, was a...
Chicago Tribune ReporterLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Ben Gazzara, known for his brooding tough-guy presence in dozens of films, television shows and stage productions over his long career, died of pancreatic cancer on Friday at a Manhattan hospital, his lawyer said. He was 81....
Just before noon on a clear fall day, the Newman stage on the 20th Century Fox lot is alive with bright lights, hovering microphones and a full 105-piece orchestra. It's one of the final scoring sessions for "Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol,"...
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A New York native of Sicilian heritage, Ben Gazzara was a strongly masculine, subtly menacing screen presence with a gravelly voice that one writer described as "saloon-cured" and another said could strip paint at 50 paces. The veteran actor, who died...
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