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For years, people who read Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's novels assumed she was born in India. She wrote about swamis, social climbers, duplicitous landlords and other characters from the Indian bourgeoisie who inevitably found themselves colliding with...
FrameworkBubbles, a three ton, 14-year-old elephant is towed on pontoon water skies through Marina del Rey to promote the movie "Honky Tonk Freeway" in which she performs the stunt....
This post has been corrected, as detailed below.The Golden Globes aren't the only awards being presented Sunday: The 24th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival announced its winners on Sunday afternoon. Wayne Blair's "The Sapphires," an Australian musical-drama about an all-female...
24 FramesThe week's lineup includes Golden Globe foreign language nominees, a comedian's film festival and a sneak preview of the new action thriller "The Grey."...
Idon't know about you, but I'm proud of the fact that the most celebrated symbol of our city isn't a statue that was a gift from the French. I also think it's fitting that it isn't burdened with heavy ideology, profound symbolism or deep meaning. Nobody...
24 FramesMovie stars are shuttled to so many glamorous red-carpet events during awards season it can be a challenge to remember the significance of each boozy get-together. Just ask Ben Stiller. On Wednesday night in Beverly Hills, the actor was honored by the...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelBetty White enjoys another bawdy moment at another awards show. This time, she picks up a comedy award named for Charlie Chaplin. The prizes are the 19th annual British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles -- BAFTA Los Angeles -- Britannia...
Michael Sarrazin, a tall, dark-eyed Canadian actor who starred opposite Jane Fonda in Sydney Pollack's 1969 film "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?", died of cancer Sunday at a Montreal hospital, said his agent, Michael Oscars. He was 70. ------------------...
by Patrick GoldsteinIt's a wonder anyone in Hollywood even bothers making movies about social issues anymore, considering the abuse filmmakers have to endure from social activists after their film arrives in theaters. A perfect example would be " The Soloist," which most...
Sentinel movie criticIt's a film that still has the power to move, shock and disturb, 40 years after its release. Characters, situations and lines of dialogue entered the cultural consciousness, starting with the title. Even though it was rated X, seemingly everybody saw...
Much already has been said, written and blogged about the merits of Sean Penn's performance as Harvey Milk. About his uncanny channeling of Milk's nasally eloquence, his skill in replicating Milk's puckish intelligence and his striking physical...
Sentinel Staff WriterBack in the olden days, when "adult movie" meant movies for grownups, not "just" sexually explicit pictures, a major studio let a major director (John Schlesinger) and two rising stars make the most daring, provocative and "adult" movie of its day....
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