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  • Mike Nichols: TCM plans 'Graduate' tribute

    Mike Nichols: TCM plans 'Graduate' tribute
    "Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me. Aren't you?" The quote from "The Graduate," one of the most famous in movie history, is accompanied by one of the most famous poses in movie history. There sits Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft), using her legs...
  • Mike Nichols, dead at 83, was 'best of America'

    Mike Nichols, dead at 83, was 'best of America'
    Mike Nichols' life was a study in endurance. The celebrated director, who died Wednesday at 83, started off his Hollywood career with two groundbreaking works. "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" in 1966 shook up the prim film industry with itsĀ  frank,...
  • Disappointing Raw illustrates a problem with power in wrestling

    Disappointing Raw illustrates a problem with power in wrestling
    With The Authority dispatched at Survivor Series, Raw dealt with the sudden vacuum in power -- and in doing so, showed us why the prominent authority figure is no longer needed in wrestling. For years, the authority role in wrestling consisted of...
  • Ben Affleck gets the manipulated man's every twist and turn right

    Ben Affleck gets the manipulated man's every twist and turn right
    Ben Affleck has played virtually every style of loser lug on-screen, each lug better than the last. Even when his character appears to be in charge, like his CIA agent in "Argo," you're not surprised that the Americans he's supposed to be saving in Iran...
  • Don Bachardy puts honest face on fame in 'Hollywood'

    Don Bachardy puts honest face on fame in 'Hollywood'
    He might be the only man with an opportunity to see Angelina Jolie in the nude who told her to please keep her clothes on. Portrait artist Don Bachardy had been commissioned in 2005 by Jolie's mother, Marcheline Bertrand, to document the actress'...
  • Now showing: 'Suffering for their art' films like 'Birdman' and 'Whiplash'

    "The chief enemy of creativity," Pablo Picasso once said, "is good sense." He might have added that it doesn't get on so well with healthy living or emotional well-being either. The birth pangs of art have been a staple of the examined life since humans...
  • Bill Murray on 'St. Vincent,' Fame and the 'Virus' of Oscars Season

    For Bill Murray, the idea of attending Bill Murray Day sounded like punishment. So at last month's Toronto Film Festival, the comedian was having serious trepidation about the special day designated to showing his classic films "Ghostbusters," "Stripes"...
  • America's most trusted news source not so trustworthy

    America's most trusted news source not so trustworthy
    You can't handle the truth. There is a temptation to take that line from Jack NicholsonĀ -- snarled at Tom Cruise in "A Few Good Men" -- as the moral of the story, the lesson to be learned from a new study on trustworthiness and the news media. The...
  • The high art of ‘The Shining’: A guest essay by ‘Horns’ director Alexandre Aja

     
    In the spirit of Halloween, Hero Complex reached out to select filmmakers to solicit their fondest memories of classic horror. […]...
  • Review: 'Watch Me' by Anjelica Huston

    Review: 'Watch Me' by Anjelica Huston
    In an age when it seems every actor on a TV show that more than 10 people watch can get a book deal, it is refreshing to read the prose of an actress who can actually write; especially when, as in this instance, the actress in question has a prose style...
  • NBC Eyes Live Staging of Aaron Sorkin's 'A Few Good Men' (EXCLUSIVE)

    In its pursuit of audience-grabbing event programming, NBC is said to be eyeing a live staging of Aaron Sorkin's play "A Few Good Men." The Peacock is in the early stages of working out an agreement with Sorkin to mount a live telecast of the play that...