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Reality CheckOK, everybody, this is it. Not the Finals IT, or the Top Twelve IT, but the First Live Show IT. Will Steven Tyler be as awesome when he’s not whittled down to sound bites? Can Jennifer Lopez still be sweet......
Pop2it"I'm missing about 25 percent of it, and we lack a number of scenes, but having shown it to a few people after I salvaged it, who raved about the performances, I felt safe enough to continue," director George Sluizer says of "Dark Blood."...
Pop2itRiver Phoenix was 11 days away from completing his role in 'Dark Blood' when he died of a drug overdose in 1993. Now the film that has been through legal battles and a footage heist will make its U.S. debut....
Pop2itWhen River Phoenix overdosed outside a West Hollywood nightclub in 1993, he was in the middle of working on a film titled "Dark Blood." They had 11 days left to film when Phoenix was pronounced dead from a combination of cocaine and heroin....
Channel Guide Magazine100 Greatest Kid Stars on VH1 Nov. 29-Dec. 2 counts down the the biggest names in TV, music and entertainment who burst onto the scene as kids from the past two decades. Child stars in pop culture are like pet alligators. They’re cute when young,...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelThe apocalyptic thriller “Dark Blood,” the film River Phoenix was working on when he died, suddenly, from a drug-induced seizure/heart attack in front of The Viper Room, was never finished. But now, the director, George Sluizer, has...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelSo, where were you when you saw “Stand By Me”? It was a watershed movie, in a lot of ways. People remember seeing it, remember what place in life they were in when they caught Rob Reiner's breakthrough adaptation of a Stephen King story,...
Culture MonsterJames Franco deconstructs Gus Van Sant's 'My Own Private Idaho'...
The Hero ComplexAmy Kaufman is back on the Hero Complex with an insightful piece about "Splice" star Sarah Polley. This is a longer version of Kaufman's story in today's edition of the Los Angeles Time Calendar section. Sarah Polley had just arrived......
As they filmed a certain pair of Palm Beach Gardens tennis champions for their documentary "Venus and Serena," co-directors Maiken Baird and Michelle Major were granted unfettered access to the sisters' private and often-chaotic lives, which included no...
Nearly 20 years after the death of River Phoenix, the actor's final film, "Dark Blood," screened before an international audience last week at the Berlin International Film Festival. Perhaps the only thing more surprising than the film's tumultuous two-...
First published on Oct. 30, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. Set an out-of-towner loose to roam the Los Angeles area between West Hollywood and Koreatown, and what can you expect? A food-truck overdose, perhaps. Or the bold suggestion that we...
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