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Samuel Goldwyn

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  • 'The Descendants': George Clooney is a 'jerkface' (in a good way)

     
    George Clooney lived up to his prankster reputation on the set of "The Descendants." Shailene Woodley, Nick Krause and Amara Miller tell the Los Angeles Times about the practical jokes George Clooney pulled while filming "The Descendants."...
  • Pierre Etaix's legendary comedies come to Los Angeles

     
    Films by the great but little known French comic director Pierre Etaix are being shown in Los Angeles in newly restored form. Etaix himself will be in town....
  • Memorial celebration to be held for late comedy writer Larry Gelbart

    Memorial celebration to be held for late comedy writer Larry Gelbart
    A celebration of the life of award-winning comedy writer Larry Gelbart, who died Sept. 11 at age 81, will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, 8949 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills.
  • 'Sunnyside: A Novel' by Glen David Gold

    'Sunnyside: A Novel' by Glen David Gold
    Sunnyside A Novel Glen David Gold Alfred A. Knopf: 576 pp., $26.95 Glen David Gold's massive new novel begins with a trick, a coup, the literary equivalent of sleight of hand. For a writer whose first book, "Carter Beats the Devil" (2001), concerned...
  • Classic and rare films at Cinecon

    Classic and rare films at Cinecon
    Movie buffs, prepare to feast upon a banquet of classic and rare films, celebrity guests and memorabilia marts at the 45th annual Cinecon film festival, which kicks off tonight and runs through Monday at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Among the...
  • The Oscars: Best picture is best bellwether

    The Oscars: Best picture is best bellwether
    Tonight's Oscar ceremony will be the 81st in the award's venerable history, and like people who've reached an advanced age, the institution has had a hard time getting respect in a contemporary culture that cares mightily about being up to the minute...
  • Douglas Fairbanks' 'Thief of Bagdad,' 'Iron Mask' to screen at Samuel Goldwyn Theater

    Douglas Fairbanks' 'Thief of Bagdad,' 'Iron Mask' to screen at Samuel Goldwyn Theater
    Eight decades ago, audiences around the world flocked to see the remarkable stunts, supreme athleticism, swarthy good looks and boundless charm of Douglas Fairbanks in a series of lavish swashbuckling adventures including "The Mark of Zorro," " Robin...
  • Summer movies: Releases through August 2009

    Please note! All dates subject to change without notice. "Limited" means limited release on that date. 5/01/09 Battle for Terra 3D (Roadside Attractions) This animated war movie is an ecological allegory about humans invading a peace-loving alien planet...
  • Classic Hollywood: Film academy marks centenary of composer Alex North

    Classic Hollywood: Film academy marks centenary of composer Alex North
    Though Alex North ushered in a completely new sound in American film music, he wasn't a Young Turk when he arrived in Hollywood 60 years ago to pen the groundbreaking jazz-influenced score for "A Streetcar Named Desire." He was nearly 40 at the time,...
  • Indie Focus: Bill Plympton and animation for grown-ups

    Indie Focus: Bill Plympton and animation for grown-ups
    Animated features have long been the favored medium for telling kid-friendly stories about princesses and cuddly creatures. But if New York-based animator Bill Plympton were to have his way, moviegoers would also see more hand-drawn offerings depicting...
  • Christopher Plummer salutes studio moguls in new TCM miniseries

    Warner Bros. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer are movie studio names, but they also reflect the names of colorful individuals who helped get them started. Those legends are saluted by the most appropriate network for that, as Turner Classic Movies launches the...