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  • Martin Scorsese to Be Feted by Art Directors Guild

    Martin Scorsese will receive the Cinematic Imagery Award at the 18th annual Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards on Feb. 8, the org announced on Thursday. The kudofest, set to take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, will be hosted...
  • William Peter Blatty reflects on 40th anniversary of 'The Exorcist'

    William Peter Blatty reflects on 40th anniversary of 'The Exorcist'
    For the last four decades, William Peter Blatty's demonic possession thriller, "The Exorcist," has ranked as the ultimate in scare fare. His 1971 novel sat atop the New York Times bestseller list for more than four months, and director William Friedkin'...
  • Alfonso Cuarón and son Jonás bound by words in 'Gravity'

    Alfonso Cuarón and son Jonás bound by words in 'Gravity'
    Being the son of an obsessive filmmaker means your life already has a destiny, whether intended or not. That was certainly the case for Jonás Cuarón, the eldest son of Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón. Young Jonás spent weeks on his father's first...
  • Review: 'Fosse' by Sam Wasson

    Review: 'Fosse' by Sam Wasson
    "Bob Fosse was the best thing ever to come out of burlesque, and he would pay for it forever," Sam Wasson writes in his punchy, vital new biography, "Fosse." That's a big, bold statement, and it holds. What the teenaged Fosse learned while working as...
  • Review: John Williams aims for the stars at the Hollywood Bowl

    Review: John Williams aims for the stars at the Hollywood Bowl
    If you listened carefully in the hills and canyons around the Hollywood Bowl on Friday evening, you could almost hear a simple ostinato built around two bass notes that evoked the ominous feeling of an imminent attack by a predatory shark. Da-dum. Da-...
  • Gavin MacLeod captains a memoir

    Gavin MacLeod captains a memoir
    This post has been corrected. Please see note at bottom for details. Gavin MacLeod was a fixture on television for years. From 1970 to 1977, he played sweet-natured news writer Murray Slaughter on CBS' "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." No sooner did "MTM"...
  • Books on Film: Jonathan Lethem, Sam Wasson, Blake Edwards and Mark Harris

    Who would have thought that one of the cleverest, most accessibly in-depth film books released this year would be a smart-ass novelist exploring a cheesy-cheeky ‘80s sci-fi flick wherein a former wrestler combats an alien occupation via magic...
  • 25 movies added to National Film Registry

    25 movies added to National Film Registry
    From the MIchael Sragow Gets Reel blog: Today the Library of Congress announced 25 more selections for the National Film Registry. The Registry is designed to highlight the American cinema's broad social-cultural significance as well as mark its key...
  • Harold Berkowitz's beach house in Malibu is listed

    Harold Berkowitz's beach house in Malibu is listed
    A beach house owned by the late entertainment lawyer Harold Berkowitz is on the market in Malibu at $13.9 million. The Mediterranean house has 40 feet of beachfront and a raised deck for taking in the ocean views. The master bedroom suite includes a...
  • Celebrity homes: John Mayer sells Pacific Palisades home

    Celebrity homes: John Mayer sells Pacific Palisades home
    Singer-songwriter John Mayer has sold his Pacific Palisades wonderland for slightly less than $1.3 million. The gated, two-story contemporary has an atrium entry and a great room with a media area. Floor-to-ceiling windows flank the fireplace in the...
  • Herbert Lom dies at 95; played Chief Inspector Dreyfus in 'Pink Panther' movies

    Herbert Lom dies at 95; played Chief Inspector Dreyfus in 'Pink Panther' movies
    Herbert Lom, the actor who played Chief Inspector Dreyfus in the Pink Panther movies and was memorably reduced to eye-twitching madness dealing with Peter Sellers' imbecilic Inspector Clouseau, has died. He was 95. Lom died Thursday in his sleep at his...