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  • Review: 'Nebraska' offers a rich reward along its journey

    It's the letter everyone's received. The one that gets your attention by saying you've won a million dollars but is actually all about selling magazine subscriptions. But what if someone truly believed they'd won that million? And what if that...
  • Oscar-Winning Producer Saul Zaentz Dies at 92

    Producer Saul Zaentz, who won best picture Oscars for "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Amadeus" and "The English Patient," died Friday in the San Francisco Bay Area. He was 92 and had been suffering from Alzheimer's. The entrepreneurial and famously...
  • Saul Zaentz, three-time Oscar-winning producer, dies at 92

    Saul Zaentz, three-time Oscar-winning producer, dies at 92
    Saul Zaentz, the fiesty music industry executive turned independent movie producer who won three best-picture Academy Awards in three different decadesĀ  has died. He was 92. Zaentz died Friday at his home San Francisco from complications of Alzheimer'...
  • Put 'make a check-it list' on your bucket list

     
    Wednesday's print column The term "bucket list" gained currency six years ago with the release of a movie by that name. Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson starred as terminally ill men out to check items off an aspirational list of......
  • DVD Review: 'Postman' delivers a substantial extra

    DVD Review: 'Postman' delivers a substantial extra
    James M. Cain's 1934 novel of passion, murder, and (just maybe) love — one of the progenitors of the noir attitude — has been filmed roughly a dozen times, often without attribution, in France, Italy, Japan, Germany, Hungary, and — I kid...
  • Gene Hackman's road trip not taken

    Gene Hackman's road trip not taken
    Let us now praise two actors, one who stars in "Nebraska," one who didn't. Now 77, Bruce Dern deserves every accolade and honor coming his way thanks to "Nebraska," director Alexander Payne's rueful comedy about a fogged-in career alcoholic, living in...
  • The view from above Los Angeles

    The view from above Los Angeles
    When I tell people I live in California, they almost always ask where. But when they hear Los Angeles, all too often their faces fall. They were hoping, I suspect, for Sausalito or Pebble Beach. To them Los Angeles is a place of flat, seemingly...
  • Golden Globes 2014: For awards shows, it has become the gold standard

    Golden Globes 2014: For awards shows, it has become the gold standard
    Amy Poehler landed a joke about slavery, Bono paid moving tribute to Nelson Mandela, Leonardo DiCaprio launched the term "Philomania," and Jacqueline Bisset, well, one doesn't like to conjecture but, in the end, she did leave the stage under her own...
  • Reel Critics: No corn in this 'Nebraska'

    Director Alexander Payne knows his way around Oscar-worthy films and great actors. He proved it in "Sideways" with Paul Giamatti, "The Descendants" with George Clooney and "About Schmidt" with Jack Nicholson. Payne takes the time to develop his characters...
  • Bruce Dern to George Clooney: Q&A Blitz Helps Carry This Year's Oscar Onslaught

    Wherever you go in town this time of year you're likely to run into a filmmaker. Or an actor. Or at least a producer. It's not that normally inaccessible movie stars are suddenly becoming pedestrian friendly. It's just that in this corridor of time known...
  • Alexander Payne's extraordinary 'Nebraska'

    Filmmaker Alexander Payne has a subtle gift of infusing the most fraught of relationships with a quiet humanity. He's particularly astute at catching the crosscurrents when it comes to men: George Clooney's grieving but betrayed spouse in "The...