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  • Who will be Oscar's winning man?

    "HE who is guilty is the one that has much to say," goes the West African proverb. OVER THE weekend I decided I'd give the 1942 Bette Davis/Monty Woolley/Ann Sheridan movie version of "The Man Who Came to Dinner" another chance. It had been a great stage...
  • SAG Awards 2015: Five things to expect at the nominations

    SAG Awards 2015: Five things to expect at the nominations
    No offense to the venerable Hollywood Film Awards, but awards season doesn't actually heat up until Wednesday morning. That's when the Screen Actors Guild will announce its nominations for the best film performances of the year.  This is a big week...
  • Time's person of the year: The Ebola Fighters?

    Time's person of the year: The Ebola Fighters?
    Expect a lot of publicity about Time magazine’s choice of “The Ebola Fighters” as person of the year. That’s right, “person,” not “persons.” That seems odd because in 2005 Bill and Melinda Gates and Bono...
  • Oscars: Paula Pell writes for Neil Patrick Harris

    Oscars: Paula Pell writes for Neil Patrick Harris
    Paula Pell, the "Saturday Night Live" writer who grew up in Central Florida, is on the team supplying material for the Oscars and host Neil Patrick Harris. Harris will lead the special material writing team with head writer Dave Boone, who won Emmys for...
  • Kirk Douglas proves a sublime master of rhyme on page and in person

    Kirk Douglas proves a sublime master of rhyme on page and in person
    Kirk Douglas may be one of the biggest actors of his era, with starring roles in 1960's "Spartacus," 1949's "Champion" and 1951's "Ace in the Hole." But on a recent crisp morning, he was having a grand time simply reciting his poetry by heart for an...
  • The 'Boyhood' awards season campaign comes of age, delicately

    The 'Boyhood' awards season campaign comes of age, delicately
    — Hanging on the wall of IFC Films' President Jonathan Sehring's office is a huge banner showing a tableau at a county fair. The cloth creation is a tribute to the executive's childhood in small-town Ohio, where such gatherings were common....
  • Man shot and killed by police in Hollywood had knife, officers say

    Man shot and killed by police in Hollywood had knife, officers say
    The man shot and killed by police Friday night at a crowded intersection in Hollywood was carrying a 3- to 4-inch folding knife, authorities said. Officers opened fire at the man at Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue about 7 p.m. while responding...
  • 'Birdman,' 'Nightcrawler,' 'Selma' lead indie Spirit Award nominations

    Alejándro G. Iñárritu’s “Birdman” dominated the nominations Tuesday for the 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards, earning six -- for best film, director, lead actor for Michael Keaton, supporting actor for Edward Norton and supporting...
  • At Cinema Paradiso, the redheaded stepchild grows up

    At Cinema Paradiso, the redheaded stepchild grows up
    In a little more than four years, the smart and ambitious programming at Coral Gables Art Cinema won it a national reputation. This week, the guy who created that buzz begins curating films at the Cinema Paradiso theaters in Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood....
  • Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones sell in New York

    Move-up buyers Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have sold their rural estate in Bedford, N.Y., for $7.5 million.  A long driveway leads to the Colonial-style painted-brick two-story, which sits on 5.7 acres and is surrounded on three sides by...
  • Malloy Overlooked 'Permanent Fiscal Crisis'

    Malloy Overlooked 'Permanent Fiscal Crisis'
    That didn't take long. Only two weeks after winning a second term, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his chief budgetmeister acknowledged that Connecticut's finances are not what months of 30-second campaign ads claimed they are. This suggests some hard going...