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  • Richard Linklater on Living With Bernie Tiede

    Less than two months ago, a judge in Panola County, Texas, ordered the early release of Bernie Tiede, the now-55-year-old convicted murderer played by Jack Black in Richard Linklater's 2012 dark comedy, "Bernie." One of the conditions: that Tiede live...
  • Los Angeles Film Festival looking to get in on the action

    In the hopes of finding the next indie film breakout, Hollywood heavyweights annually weather the bitter cold of Park City, Utah, and fly thousands of miles to the South of France. But persuading those same movie executives to brave traffic from the...
  • Emmys 2014: The 'McConaissance' loses steam, thanks to Bryan Cranston

    Emmys 2014: The 'McConaissance' loses steam, thanks to Bryan Cranston
    Going into Monday night's Emmys, most pundits predicted that Matthew McConaughey would clinch the prize for lead actor in a drama series for his portrayal of haunted Louisiana cop Rust Cohle in HBO's brooding murder mystery "True Detective." The win...
  • 'Boyhood's' Sandra Adair Lets Her Edits Subtly Suggest 12-Year Passage of Time

    When director Richard Linklater tapped Sandra Adair to collaborate on "Boyhood," he asked his longtime editor what she planned to be doing for the next decade or so. That expansive query kicked off one of the most daring experiments in film history: a...
  • Remembering Bernie Yvon, 50, a gloriously gifted song-and-dance man

    Remembering Bernie Yvon, 50, a gloriously gifted song-and-dance man
    Bernie Yvon was a song-and-dance man of the old school. Since he also was a disarmingly sophisticated actor — one need only have seen his Max last year in "Cabaret" or watched his younger self explore Harry Houdini in the first national tour of...
  • Matthew McConaughey to receive Desert Palm prize at Palm Springs Fest

    Matthew McConaughey to receive Desert Palm prize at Palm Springs Fest
    The revival of Matthew McConaughey's career continues apace with the announcement he will be receiving the Desert Palm Achievement Award at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film festival. The awards gala will be Jan. 4, during the festival...
  • 'Fruitvale Station' arrives, and thoughts turn to Oscar

    You may have missed it for the racket produced by the majority of movies currently going boom-boom — or, in the case of "The Lone Ranger," bust-bust — at the multiplex. But with the arrival of Sundance Film Festival sensation "Fruitvale...
  • Matthew McConaughey's advice for a career McConaissance

    Matthew McConaughey's advice for a career McConaissance
    Matthew McConaughey likes to turn things over in his mind. And since we've just uncorked a good bottle of Pinot Noir at a corner table in the Beverly Hills Four Seasons bar ("We'll give that just a little air and we're good," he says in that musical Texas...
  • Matthew McConaughey maps his route to stardom

     Matthew McConaughey maps his route to stardom
    We could, on our own, diagram the ups and downs of Matthew McConaughey's acting career. But, to borrow a line from "Dazed and Confused," it'd be a lot cooler if he did. He obliges. 'Dazed and Confused' " 'All right, all right, all right!' First...
  • Oscars 2014: Matthew McConaughey wins for 'Dallas Buyers Club'

    Oscars 2014: Matthew McConaughey wins for 'Dallas Buyers Club'
    Matthew McConaughey has won the lead actor Oscar for his performance in the drama "Dallas Buyers Club."  It was the first Oscar nomination and win for the 44-year-old actor, who lost more than 40 pounds for the movie directed by Jean-Marc Vallée....
  • Bernard 'Bernie' Sahlins dies at 90; co-founder of Second City

    Bernard 'Bernie' Sahlins dies at 90; co-founder of Second City
    Bernard "Bernie" Sahlins, co-founder and former owner of The Second City, the influential Chicago comedy venue that pioneered rapid-fire comedy sketches using ideas plucked from the audience, died Sunday at his home in Chicago. He was 90. His wife, Jane...