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Apocalypse Now (movie)

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  • Letters: The silver screen as a teaching tool

    Re "History lessons, with popcorn," Opinion, Feb. 12 Zach P. Messitte is spot-on regarding the influence that films with historical backgrounds have on today's college students. Since 1991 I've been teaching at USC's School of Cinematic Arts. I've...
  • An air of creative writing

    An air of creative writing
    How do you write Lin's Bin? Lin's Bin starts with a question. Is it OK to compliment a woman on her breasts? Where does the time go? Why are teenagers so cranky? The questions come from clueless frat boys, from wistful mothers, from grade school kids...
  • Film critic Peter Rainer reflects on a 30-year career

    Film critic Peter Rainer reflects on a 30-year career
    Peter Rainer, noted Christian Science Monitor film critic, Bloomberg News columnist and reviewer for NPR's FilmWeek, reflects upon his three-decade career in "Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Era." Rainer,...
  • Composer Richard Wagner's 200th birthday will be marked worldwide

    Composer Richard Wagner's 200th birthday will be marked worldwide
    Richard Wagner -- the 19th century composer whose epic operas are considered to be among the greatest ever written and whose anti-Semitic views still cause controversy -- was born 200 years ago Wednesday in Leipzig, Germany. The composer's...
  • 'Unmade in China': Making a movie turns into a comedy of errors ★★★ 1/2

    'Unmade in China': Making a movie turns into a comedy of errors ★★★ 1/2
    Movies about the difficulty of making movies shouldn't work at all, really. The potential for navel-gazing is immense. The narcissistic insularity of the topic is potentially galling. Yet the best of these films, especially in the documentary realm,...
  • Philip X. "Phil" Kaltenbach, English teacher

    Philip X. "Phil" Kaltenbach, English teacher
    Philip X. "Phil" Kaltenbach, a former high school English teacher who later became an expert in the field of collectible comic books, died Tuesday at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Fla., while recovering from foot surgery. He was 63. The son...
  • Joseph Farrell dies at 76; introduced market testing to Hollywood

    Joseph Farrell dies at 76; introduced market testing to Hollywood
    As founder, chairman and chief executive of National Research Group Inc. from 1978 to 2003, movie market researcher Joseph Farrell introduced the concept of market testing to Hollywood, originating now-standard industry practices such as audience tracking...
  • What's really wrong with Spider-Man musical

    What's really wrong with Spider-Man musical
    You may have heard about the new Spider-Man musical on Broadway. Apparently the production is suffering all sorts of problems. Aerialists are breaking wrists and feet, the budget has boiled over $65 million and a radioactive spider bites the main guy --...
  • Martin Sheen "nourished" by narrating Dalai Lama's book

    Martin Sheen "nourished" by narrating Dalai Lama's book
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For more than 40 years actor Martin Sheen has inhabited complex characters from the troubled Capt. Willard in the Vietnam film "Apocalypse Now" to U.S. President Josiah Bartlet on the hit TV drama "The West Wing." But for one of...
  • Inglenook winery reborn in Napa Valley

    Inglenook winery reborn in Napa Valley
    Film director Francis Ford Coppola ("The Godfather" films and "Apocalypse Now") has reassembled the historic Inglenook winery in Napa Valley and restored the name to the historic property, which is open to the public for tours and wine tasting. Gustave...
  • G.D. Spradlin dies at 90; veteran character actor

    G.D. Spradlin dies at 90; veteran character actor
    Gervase Duan "G.D." Spradlin, a character actor best known for playing authority figures in television and films, including "The Godfather: Part II" and "Apocalypse Now," has died. He was 90. Spradlin died of natural causes at his cattle ranch in San...