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  • Summer camps aren't just kids' stuff

    Summer camps aren't just kids' stuff
    In my youth, nothing spelled summer more than my box of stationery, stashed in a trunk next to my insect repellent, shorts, towels and bathing suit. Summer camp was the pinnacle of the illusion of freedom, albeit in a controlled environment. There I...
  • Costume design

    Costume design
    Michael O'Connor "The Duchess" The costume design nominations spanned many locations and time periods, including San Francisco in the '70s, 18th century England, the Jazz Age in New Orleans, suburban America in the '50s and Australia before World War...
  • New on DVD: 'Australia,' 'Ashes of Time Redux'

    New on DVD: 'Australia,' 'Ashes of Time Redux'
    Australia 20th Century Fox, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99 Baz Luhrmann's epic "Australia" is at once a western, a war film, a Harlequin romance, a magical-realist fable and a tongue-clucking piece of social history, wrapped up in a decidedly Luhrmann-esque...
  • Portia de Rossi on 'Ted,' Ellen and babies

    Portia de Rossi on 'Ted,' Ellen and babies
    As half of the most famous gay couple in the country, Portia de Rossi is still working to decipher the mixed messages American culture is sending her way right now. On the one hand, the actress' marriage to talk-show queen Ellen DeGeneres has won...
  • Susan Sarandon valiantly enters 'Exit the King'

    Susan Sarandon valiantly enters 'Exit the King'
    For someone in the midst of a professional crisis, Susan Sarandon is the picture of calm as she sips tea in a private Greenwich Village club. A head of curls is tucked under a newsboy cap, and her delicate porcelain features are remarkably ageless. You...
  • Hans Fallada is resurrected in the U.S.

    Hans Fallada is resurrected in the U.S.
    The early years, before he was old enough to understand the extent of the destruction unfurling around him -- these are the ones Ulrich Ditzen likes to remember. He was just a kid at the time, no more than 4 or 5, and his family lived in a farmhouse in...
  • Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation

    Peter Wier and Bruce Beresford were making the Australian films that put Australia on the international movie-making map in the 1970s. But in Oz itself, their grindhouse peers were churning out Benny Hill-ish sex farces, horror and car-crazy action films,...
  • Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz may team for romantic comedy

    Could Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz be a couple? The stars are circling a new romantic comedy that would pair Cruise's mysterious, handsome stranger (natch) with unlucky-in-love Diaz, according to Variety. Height difference be damned, Cruise and Diaz were...
  • Patrick White's cruel visionaries

    Patrick White's cruel visionaries
    Patrick White, the first great novelist to come out of Australia, was born in 1912, won the Nobel Prize in 1973, died in 1990 and his work promptly dropped from fashion. His style of narrative-driven psychological modernism seemed outmoded, perhaps,...
  • 'Gimmick!,' Volumes 1-6

    'Gimmick!,' Volumes 1-6
    In America, comic books have often presented a conservative political message. From the combat missions of World War II GIs to the vigilantism of "The Dark Knight," even anti-heroes have generally fought to preserve the established order. There have...
  • Stations of the Cross, with a youthful cast

    Stations of the Cross, with a youthful cast
    In a Holy Week ritual hearking back to medieval Spain, teenagers from seven East Los Angeles parishes donned costumes Sunday to reenact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Several dozen youths, garbed in the vivid red cloaks and brass helmets of Roman...