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  • Budd Schulberg dies at 95; author of 'What Makes Sammy Run?'

    Budd Schulberg dies at 95; author of 'What Makes Sammy Run?'
    Budd Schulberg, who exposed the dark side of American ambition in his acclaimed Hollywood novel "What Makes Sammy Run?" and won an Academy Award for his screenplay depicting the mob-controlled longshoremen's union in the film classic "On the Waterfront,"...
  • '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...
  • 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,...
  • James Stewart: Celebrating his 100th birthday

    James Stewart: Celebrating his 100th birthday
    TO MILLIONS, James Stewart was Everyman. To Kelly Stewart, he was just Dad. "Dad was a very private person," she says, adding that her father never brought his work home with him. But she got her first inkling of his tremendous popularity at age 6,...
  • 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...
  • Oscar short-lists eight short docs

    Oscar short-lists eight short docs
    Eight short nonfiction films have been selected from a pool of 31 eligible contenders by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for consideration for the 81st Academy Awards. Three to five of the shorts are eligible to earn Oscar nominations....
  • Movie review: Battle in Seattle -- 2 out of 5 stars

    Battle in Seattle is a docudrama that chokes to death on its good intentions. An all-star cast of socially committed actors chew through cheesy melodramatics, all in an effort to send a message. And all I could think about was that famous quote by...
  • Rediscovering Douglas Fairbanks

    Rediscovering Douglas Fairbanks
    Decades before Errol Flynn, Tyrone Power and Johnny Depp became swashbuckling cinematic heroes, Douglas Fairbanks dashed across the screen with the greatest of athletic ease in such extravaganzas as "The Mark of Zorro," "The Iron Mask" and "The Black...
  • Indecision reigns on Oscar circuit

    Indecision reigns on Oscar circuit
    Uncertainty is in the air as the race of all races heats up to the boiling point. Candidates are not leaving anything to chance, some still running frantically from one public forum to another, trying to reach voters with that personal touch, even as the...
  • Oscar unveils nine foreign language films

    Oscar unveils nine foreign language films
    From the 63 foreign language films considered, the following nine films will advance to the next round of voting. Listed in alphabetical order by country: Austria, "The Counterfeiters," Stefan Ruzowitzky, director Brazil, "The Year My Parents Went on...