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Times Staff WriterIn 1966, Texas Western, a relatively small college of mining and metallurgy, stormed to the national collegiate men's basketball championship over Adolph Rupp's vaunted University of Kentucky Wildcats. It's a terrific story of a team of Davids with hoop...
Zap2It.com"Invincible" co-star Elizabeth Banks has scored the female lead in "Joe Claus," a holiday comedy from Warner Bros. One of the busiest actresses in the business, Banks will play the love interest for Vince Vaughn's character, Santa Claus' dead-beat...
Tom O'Neil, The EnvelopeOscar voters have lots of strange biases. They love dreary costume epics, laugh off comedies. But nothing's more peculiar than their passion for films based upon real people and events After all, voters work in a make-believe biz. They create movie...
Zap2It.comDerek Luke will soon be able to add "father" to his list of roles. The "Catch a Fire" actor and his wife, actress Sophia, are expecting a child in March, reports People. The two actors married in 1998. This will be their first child together. Luke, 32,...
Some Oscar rivals like "Volver" and "Venus" received such huge acclaim at the Toronto International Film Festival that they got a hefty push in the awards derby, suddenly becoming frontrunners. Others like "All the King's Men" tripped up. Here's the buzz...
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Zap2It.comDerek Luke is set to co-star with Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep and Robert Redford in the United Artists drama "Lions for Lambs." Redford is also directing the film, which will begin shooting later this month. The Matthew Michael Carnahan-scripted film...
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Times Staff WriterThe world has certainly seen a lot of calendars -- Julian and Gregorian, Aztec and Mayan, French Revolutionary and Christian ecclesiastical -- but there has never been a calendar quite like the Oscar calendar: It's apparently only two months long....
Newsday"Biker Boyz" is the kind of movie Howard Hawks would have made if he'd lived long enough to feel the heat of hip-hop's impact on the culture at large. He might have applied a bit more polish to the dialogue and been more circumspect with his camera...
Times Staff WriterWhen Leonidas, King of Sparta, was asked for military aid, or so David Mamet says the story goes, his regard for his own troops was such that he was prone to sending just one man. A man, no doubt, very much like Robert Scott, the protagonist of the...
The Hartford CourantDenzel Washington directs this autobiographical tale written by a movie studio security guard. Derek Luke plays the title character, a sailor seized by violent outbursts, treated by a naval psychiatrist, who draws out the memories of a terrible childhood...
Times Staff WriterThe nation's capital has always been crazy about its Redskins, but the year Vince Lombardi was head coach saw such deafening pandemonium that urbane TV commentator Heywood Hale Broun was impressed enough to remark, "To the eternal question, 'Who am I?,'...
Times Staff WriterLike the individual it's named after, a man who wrote the screenplay of the film based on his own life and then had to wait nearly a decade to see it arrive on screen, "Antwone Fisher" is the story of obstacles overcome. Not only is it unusual that...
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