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  • The Second City's first show

    The Second City's first show
    They were still tacking down the hall carpet when the doors opened on this evening for the first performance at The Second City. It all seemed so new and so tentative, even when the audience started applauding the fresh, smart comedy of the cabaret. As...
  • Screening Room

    Screening Room
    The Jets and the Sharks are getting ready to rumble again, in a new 70-millimeter print of the 1961 Oscar-winning musical "West Side Story," right with Richard Beymer and Natalie Wood, on Friday. The occasion? The UCLA Film & Television Archive's "An...
  • 'Get Smart' 86s box-office rivals

    'Get Smart' 86s box-office rivals
    Would you believe . . . $39.2 million? The old espionage spoof trick worked to push Steve Carell's "Get Smart," the big screen update of the 1960s spy sitcom, to the top of the box office over the weekend. Although reviews were mixed, the Warner Bros....
  • Second City's first-rate legacy

    Second City's first-rate legacy
    It was born of University of Chicago nerds at the end of McCarthyism, back when cutting-edge comedy meant jokes about your mother-in-law. It fed on the slow Chicago burn of 1960s counterculture, even though the demons of drugs and alcohol took down more...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Fish Tank' leads BIFA noms | 'Up in the Air' no more: Vera Farmiga supporting | Keira Knightley is new 'Fair Lady'

     
    • "Fish Tank" leads at the 12th annual British Independent Film Awards with eight bids including a best picture nod. For that top prize, the film -- set to be released stateside in January -- faces off against "Moon," which has seven noms in all, as...
  • 'Gossip Girl' Blake Lively, 22, gets naked with Alan Arkin, 75? Only in Hollywood

     
    “Gossip Girl” star Blake Lively talks sleeping with a much older man – Alan Arkin – in her new Oscar-buzzed film, “The Private Lives of Pippa Lee.” At the L.A. junket, she admitted it seemed weird when she first read......
  • Inside track on the Oscars' supporting actor race

     
    At this point on the derby track, with many films like "Invictus" and "The Lovely Bones" still unseen, it appears that there are three Oscar front-runners for best supporting actor: Christoph Waltz ("Inglourious Basterds"), Christopher Plummer ("The...
  • SAG Awards nominations could herald Oscars glory

     
    Last year four of the five SAG-nominated ensembles appeared in films that went on to earn best picture Oscar nominations -- SAG contender "Doubt" was replaced by "The Reader" -- and "Slumdog Millionaire" won both prizes. Two years ago, only one SAG...
  • DVDs play secret starring role in who wins SAG Awards

     
    Many Oscarologists believe that one of the key reasons "Crash" pulled off an Oscar upset for best picture was because Lionsgate tried a sneaky new ploy: The studio sent DVD screeners to nearly 100,000 SAG members who vote on the guild awards. "Crash"...
  • Is Sandra Bullock an inevitable Oscar champ?

     
    Attention, Jeff Bridges ("Crazy Heart") and Sandra Bullock ("The Blind Side"): You don't automatically have the Oscar in the bag just because you won both the Golden Globe and SAG Award. Several lead stars pulled off the same coup and lost at the...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Details of Oscars telecast emerge | Taylor Swift and Rihanna dish Grammys

     
    • Sandy Cohen dishes the Oscarcast with first-time producers Bill Mechanic and Adam Shankman."The two men say they're a well-matched team. Mechanic is 'the true film historian and the insane fan,' Shankman says, 'and I'm a little bit more of the P.T....