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  • Richard Robbins dies at 71; film composer had 2 Oscar nods

    Richard Robbins dies at 71; film composer had 2 Oscar nods
    Richard Robbins, the composer who created memorable scores for such films as "A Room With a View," "Howards End" and "The Remains of the Day" during a quarter-century collaboration with director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant, has died. He was...
  • U.K.-Based MediCinema Uses Showbiz Connections to Build Movie Theaters in Hospitals

    Laughter may be the best medicine, but movies run a close second. At least that's what MediCinema has found. The U.K. charity builds movie theaters in hospitals, and screens the latest film releases for patients and their families for free. It recently...
  • Film Review: 'The Love Punch'

    Building on the commercial proposition suggested five years ago in the late-middle-age romance "Last Chance Harvey," writer-director Joel Hopkins once again attempts to woo the more mature cinemagoer with "The Love Punch," a creaky heist-caper comedy that...
  • Jim Broadbent joins the 'Harry Potter' honor roll

    Jim Broadbent joins the 'Harry Potter' honor roll
    The real honor roll at Hogwarts Academy in the " Harry Potter" films has nothing to do with child wizards and their magical aptitude: It's the list of esteemed British thespians who have been brought in to cast their spells as the colorful supporting...
  • Jimmy Fallon takes 'Tonight Show' into terrific new territory

     Jimmy Fallon takes 'Tonight Show' into terrific new territory
    Turns out you can teach an old time slot new tricks. The recent passing of "The Tonight Show" torch from Jay Leno to Jimmy Fallon sparked the inevitable state-of-the-genre conversation. In a world ruled by tweets and memes, Netflix and YouTube, is there...
  • New releases: Disney's Oscar-winning heartwarmer 'Frozen'

    Frozen Disney/Buena Vista, $29.99; Blu-ray, $44.99 Available on VOD beginning March 18 Disney's clever, heartwarming Rapunzel riff "Tangled" was a surprise smash back in 2010, setting the stage for last year's billon-dollar-grossing, multi-Oscar-...
  • An early look at Oscar best picture contenders

    We can all agree that it's been a pretty great year for movies. But when it comes to this year's best picture Oscar race, that's probably where our accord ends. At the moment, the critically lauded historical drama "12 Years a Slave" and the equally...
  • Leaps of faith and appetites for work attract Tom Hanks

    Leaps of faith and appetites for work attract Tom Hanks
    In 1979, when Tom Hanks was just another struggling New York actor, he withdrew a biography of Walt Disney from the public library and found himself fascinated by the animator's story, in particular his tenaciousness in the face of early professional...
  • Are Oscar contenders over-exposed?

    Are Oscar contenders over-exposed?
    If "Slumdog Millionaire" doesn't snag the Oscar for best picture, then the academy might consider creating a new award for it this year: the only Oscar-buzzed film you didn't feel like you had already seen before you actually saw it. Seriously, after...
  • During award season it pays to be Kate -- or Cate

    During award season it pays to be Kate -- or Cate
    If you're an actress, keep in mind that when it comes to getting nominated for an Oscar it doesn't hurt if your name is Kate. Kate Hepburn managed to do it 12 times, winning a record four as leading actress, more than any other actor. By age 32, Kate...
  • SAG Awards 2014: Robert Redford, 'Saving Mr. Banks' among snubs

    SAG Awards 2014: Robert Redford, 'Saving Mr. Banks' among snubs
    A little bit of vintage Hollywood was left off the list of Screen Actors Guild nominations Wednesday morning. Robert Redford was snubbed from the best actor list for his turn as a laconic sailor in “All Is Lost,” while “Saving Mr....