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  • Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' opening: Where does it rate?

    The results this weekend for Tom Hanks’ hijacking drama “Captain Phillips” — which took in $26 million in U.S. ticket sales from just more than 3,000 theaters -- are a tricky beast to size up. On the one hand, the movie beat...
  • Oscar nominations 2014: Is the academy over Tom Hanks?

    Oscar nominations 2014: Is the academy over Tom Hanks?
    Tom Hanks is one of the most popular, most decorated actors in Hollywood, and this year he delivered well-regarded performances in two films that were considered Academy Award contenders: "Captain Phillips" and "Saving Mr. Banks." However, when Oscar...
  • Mike Nichols on Broadway, success and learning from failure

    Mike Nichols on Broadway, success and learning from failure
    In 2012, The Times published the following profile of Mike Nichols as he set about to direct a Broadway revival of "Death of a Saleman." Nichols died Wednesday night after suffering a cardiac arrest at his New York home. Mike Nichols is running scared....
  • 'Larry Crowne'

    'Larry Crowne'
    The sum is less than the parts in Tom Hanks' first feature directing project since "That Thing You Do!" but since the parts involve Hanks and Julia Roberts as the film's stars, benefits can be found. Also the picture's co-writer (with Nia Vardalos), Hanks...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast August 13, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor John Slattery was born in Boston on this date in 1962. This birthday guy has starred as Roger Sterling on the acclaimed series "Mad Men" since 2007. He's also played recurring roles on "Desperate Housewives" and "Judging Amy," as...
  • Sunshine Cleaning's Emily Blunt making a career of being American

    Sunshine Cleaning's Emily Blunt making a career of being American
    Emily Blunt is British to the core, London-born, a veteran of the West End stage and many a BBC production. But in spite of break-out work in her native accent in films such as The Devil Wears Prada, Blunt is finding her greatest fame on the big screen...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast February 16, 2012

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Faran Tahir was born in Los Angeles on this day in 1963. This birthday guy is a prolific TV actor, most notably with recurring roles on"Warehouse 13,""24" and "JAG." On the big screen, he's appeared in "Star Trek," "Iron Man" and...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast for December 7, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Shiri Appleby was born in Los Angeles on this date in 1978. This birthday gal made her biggest splash to date as Liz Parker on the series "Roswell." She also played a recurring role on "ER" and starred in the short-lived series "Life...
  • Oscars guided by guild awards in nominations

     
    This year, 19 of the 20 SAG acting nominees are contending at the Academy Awards. The only one not to make the cut was SAG supporting actress contender Diane Kruger ("Inglourious Basterds"), who was replaced on the Oscars ballot by Maggie Gyllenhaal ("...