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Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning
Dakota Fanning has an impressive resume as a child actress. She's worked with Sean Penn, Tom Cruise, Robert De Niro, Denzel Washington and Queen Latifah, among many others. Fanning first impressed audiences and critics with her portrayal of the daughter of a mentally retarded man in "I Am Sam." She's also starred in "War of the Worlds," "The Cat in the Hat," "Charlotte's Web" and "The Secret Life of Bees." Her younger sister, Elle Fanning, is also an actress.
Dakota Fanning has an impressive resume as a child actress. She's worked with Sean Penn, Tom Cruise, Robert De Niro, Denzel Washington and Queen Latifah, among many others. Fanning first impressed audiences and critics with her portrayal of the daughter of a mentally retarded man in "I Am Sam." She's also starred in "War of the Worlds," "The Cat in the Hat," "Charlotte's Web" and "The Secret Life of Bees." Her younger sister, Elle Fanning, is also an actress. « Show less

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  • Reel Critics: Devil music without the edge

    The lyrics of Don McLean's "American Pie" ask, "Do you believe in rock and roll? Can music save your mortal soul?" The faith-based producers of "The Identical" try to answer that question in the schmaltzy affirmative. The screenplay cooks up a main...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    AND SO IT GOES 1 1/2 stars. Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton team for the first time in a wincingly sappy three-quarter-life rom-com about a Scrooge-like widower and a wifty lounge-singing widow and the unexpected appearance of a cute-as-a-button...
  • Nevada's Tesla tax package could slash funds for state's film program

    Nevada's Tesla tax package could slash funds for state's film program
    Tesla Motors may put the skids on Nevada's fledgling film program. At least that's the fear among film industry supporters who are unhappy about a plan to finance a generous tax package for Tesla, partly at the expense of funds for film and TV...
  • Prince William and wife Kate expecting second child

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second child, Clarence House announced. The baby is due next spring. [Los Angeles Times] Hundreds of people gathered outside Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan on Sunday while comedian Joan Rivers' funeral...
  • Review: 'The Last of Robin Hood' ★★

    Review: 'The Last of Robin Hood' ★★
    "The Last of Robin Hood" is the latest film starring the dashing Kevin Kline. It's also the latest of Kline's period pictures that wastes no time in dashing your expectations. Now 66, the actor has always had that delicious old-school panache, even back...
  • Specialized box office: Late summer hits and misses

    As the eye-popping blockbusters of summer gradually give way to the prestige pictures and awards-season hopefuls of fall and winter, there comes an annual fallow period at the multiplex. Last week saw only two new movies in wide release ("As Above, So...
  • Film Review: Kevin Kline captures Errol Flynn's waning years

    Film Review: Kevin Kline captures Errol Flynn's waning years
    In the wonderful comedy “My Favorite Year,” Peter O'Toole played Alan Swann, a character plainly based on screen icon Errol Flynn. Confronted with the realization that his upcoming TV appearance is going out live — ergo, no retakes...
  • 'Last of Robin Hood' is pointless and creepy

    'Last of Robin Hood' is pointless and creepy
    * (out of four) All swash and no buckle, “The Last of Robin Hood” has not one clearly defined character or relationship. That’s a problem in any movie, but it’s especially troubling when chronicling a real-life union between a...
  • Dakota Fanning channels real life starlet in 'The Last of Robin Hood'

    Dakota Fanning is getting real again. In "The Last of Robin Hood," out Friday, she portrays teen actress/singer/dancer Beverly Aadland, who embarked on a scandalous affair with notorious lothario Errol Flynn ( Kevin Kline). Aadland and the famed...
  • Fall movie season is here

    As far as Hollywood is concerned, summer is in the rearview mirror. Fall movie season arrived Tuesday and will stretch into November when it gives way to holiday films including "Into the Woods" from director Rob Marshall. As always, dates are subject to...
  • Kevin Kline takes on Errol Flynn and 'My Old Lady'

    Kevin Kline takes on Errol Flynn and 'My Old Lady'
    Veteran playwright Israel Horovitz believes no actor is capable of doing it all. Except for perhaps Kevin Kline, who, Horovitz observed, "can do really a lot more than most actors can do." Kline has won an Oscar for supporting actor for his comedic turn...