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  • Gil Cates: the Wizard of Oscars

    Gil Cates: the Wizard of Oscars
    Seven years ago, I was asked to cover the Academy Awards from backstage. To get the necessary credentials, I had to be personally vetted by producer Gil Cates. As I made my way along the shiny floor of the Oscar production offices, I was prepared for Oz, the great and terrible — at this point, having produced the show 11 times, Cates was the Oscars. Instead, I met a man who wore blue jeans and cowboy boots, who twinkled when he smiled and even when he swore.
  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...

    Billy and Oscar, together again: Crystal hosts Academy Awards

    No introduction is necessary: Billy Crystal and Oscar already know each other quite well. The actor-filmmaker-comedian has hosted the Academy Awards eight times, and he's now on deck for his ninth. He'll preside over the movie industry's 84th annual...

    Dude ranches: Roping, riding and karaoke

    Dude ranches: Roping, riding and karaoke
    Nearly two decades have passed since tough-as- nails trail boss Curly Washburn hurled insults at the three "City Slickers" who invaded his turf, a Colorado cattle ranch, in search of a Wild West adventure. The 1991 movie, which earned Jack Palance a...

    'The Golden Age of Television'

    'The Golden Age of Television'
    Several of the most classic plays staged live on the home screen in the 1950s – most of which became feature films later – are compiled in this Criterion Collection set. Rod Steiger stars as a butcher looking for love in "Marty"; Andy Griffith plays a...