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  • The 15 words that brought them together

    The 15 words that brought them together
    Before Internet dating and after phone numbers on public bathroom walls (just kidding), there were personal ads in newspapers. It was 1999, and my best girlfriend bet me that I could meet the love of my life with a personal ad in LA Weekly. I said no....
  • NYFF 2013: Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska' begins to shed its husk

    NEW YORK — Since it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival last May, "Nebraska" has had a strange ride. The Alexander Payne father-son road-trip dramedy was greeted on the Croisette with an enthusiastic public screening but some mixed reviews....
  • A turn, a snap, a fall: Signatures of the stars

    A turn, a snap, a fall: Signatures of the stars
    Jack Nicholson called them "Dernsies." At least, he did when referring to Bruce Dern, the "Nebraska" star who appeared in the 1971 film "Drive, He Said," which Nicholson directed. So what are "Dernsies"? "It's not something I set out to do and not...
  • Oops! Jennifer Lawrence falls again, this time on Oscar red carpet

    Oops! Jennifer Lawrence falls again, this time on Oscar red carpet
    Jennifer Lawrence has taken another tumble at the Oscars, but this time it wasn't during the telecast. Last year, Lawrence's spill going up the stairs to accept her lead actress Oscar for "Silver Linings Playbook" (and an adorable run-in with Jack...
  • Academy Awards 2014: Best picture race is an Oscar tale of suspense

    Academy Awards 2014: Best picture race is an Oscar tale of suspense
    The last time Oscar voters surprised with a best picture winner came eight years ago when Jack Nicholson opened the evening's final envelope, arched those famous eyebrows and announced "Crash." He then mouthed the word "Whoa!" Most years, Hollywood...
  • Bruce Dern suddenly finds himself at the center of it all

    Bruce Dern suddenly finds himself at the center of it all
    Bruce Dern, shirt untucked, white hair mussed ("I have always been a fan of attractive disarray," he says, chuckling), is between bites of his grilled cheese sandwich, holding court inside Paramount Pictures' executive dining room. Everyone knows him...
  • Sundance 2014: 'Cold In July' jumps genre onto fest's main stage

    Sundance 2014: 'Cold In July' jumps genre onto fest's main stage
    Referring to a movie or filmmaker as “genre” is often a subtle way to undermine them, placing them in a specific, confined box and leaving them there. This, of course, overlooks the ways in which many of the greatest filmmakers, from Howard...
  • Cannes keeps being film industry's place to be

    Cannes keeps being film industry's place to be
    — It's been 42 years since I first covered the Cannes Film Festival. Arriving on the French Riviera this week, I was struck by how Cannes has remained the quintessential place for film, despite enormous changes in the cinema landscape. Cannes...
  • Samantha Geimer tells her side of story in Roman Polanski case

    Samantha Geimer tells her side of story in Roman Polanski case
    HENDERSON, Nev. — In 2009, Samantha Geimer was watching the daytime talk show "The View" from her then-home in Hawaii when the panel took up the topic of her encounter at age 13 with director Roman Polanski. Polanski had just been arrested in...
  • Roger Corman launches YouTube Channel, "Corman's Drive-In"

     Roger Corman launches YouTube Channel, "Corman's Drive-In"
    Legendary indie producer/director Roger Corman, who helmed such low-budget classics as 1960's "Little Shop of Horrors" and 1961's "The Pit and the Pendulum" and nurtured such Oscar-winning filmmakers as Ron Howard, Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola,...
  • Maria Menounos: Jack Nicholson got me booted from Lakers game

    Maria Menounos: Jack Nicholson got me booted from Lakers game
    Maria Menounos' sports affiliations keep getting her into trouble. The "Extra" host is a self-proclaimed "die-hard" Boston Celtics fan and has no problems trash-talking and taunting players. And on Wednesday, the 35-year-old explained on "Conan"...