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The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelThe London Olympics present the new media crashing into the old media. For once, the old media won. Big old broadcast television has reasserted its muscle during the Summer Games. And you'll want to watch NBC Tuesday night because of the major news out of...
Jacket CopyElmore Leonard will receive PEN USA's lifetime achievement award at a December ceremony, the organization announced today. Leonard is the author of 43 novels; his most recent, "Road Dogs," was an L.A. Times bestseller. His fiction -- with swift prose........
The Big PictureOf all the many spellbindingly jaw-droppingly dishy anecdotes in Peter Biskind's new Warren Beatty biography, "Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America," I was found myself especially astounded--in a "what would a therapist make of this" kind of way--by...
The bigger the fight between a screenwriter and a director, the better the picture. It's an arrant generalization but not necessarily an errant one. Look at Budd Schulberg's battles with "On the Waterfront," or Robert Towne's over the ending of...
Richard Collins, a screenwriter during the McCarthy era who was blacklisted for several years before he cooperated with the Communist-hunting House Un-American Activities Committee, died Thursday in Ventura. The onetime Communist Party member was 98...
"Chinatown" writer Robert Towne has listed his estate on the Westside at $12.995 million. Built in 1926 and designed for grand entertaining, the restored English country-style mansion and guesthouse have seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms and 10,000 square...
The price that first-time homeowner Justin Bieber paid for his new digs in Calabasas has wended its way into the public record: $6.5 million. Set on 1.3 acres in a gated community, the 10,000-square-foot main house is described as "transitional French"...
EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE (2011) * *1/2 (B-) Directed by Stephen Daldry Starring Tom Hanks, Thomas Horn, Sandra Bullock, Max von Sydow, John Goodman, Viola Davis Warner//Rated PG-13//Drama//129 minutes Available on: DVD, Blu-ray and digital...
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Tribune staff reporterThe Writers Guild of America went on strike last week, idling wordsmiths for both the small and big screens. Just think of the fun that W.C. Fields, who wrote scripts under such pseudonyms as Mahatma Kane Jeeves and Otis Criblecoblis, might have had...
AFI Dallas celebrates its third year with a whopping 170+ movies! What's a confessed film buff to do? How does the saying go: so many movies, so little time? Okay, probably not, but AFI Dallas's film slate this year is jam packed with LOTS of goodies....
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIn an often spirited display of protest playing out on both sides of the country, more than 1,000 screenwriters -- representing "Lost," "The Young and the Restless," "Chinatown" and everything in between -- hoisted picket signs and chanted labor songs...
Sydney Pollack, the Academy Award-winning director of "Out of Africa" who achieved acclaim making popular, mainstream movies with A-list stars, including "The Way We Were" and "Tootsie," died Monday. He was 73. Pollack, who also was a producer and actor,...
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