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James Ivory

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  • Columbia Pictures' 'Corned Beef and Cabbage' salad days

    It's all in the name. Columbia Pictures, which celebrates its 90th anniversary on Jan. 10, began life in 1920 as the C.B.C. Sales Film Corp. Founded by Harry and Jack Cohn and Joe Brandt, the company churned out low-budget shorts, westerns and comedies....
  • Emma Thompson Entertains BAFTA Audience

    LONDON -- Emma Thompson told an audience at BAFTA in London Sunday how much she disliked the star system. "The star system is not a good system. It's all hierarchical. I think that's just revolting. It is revolting for actors to become grand," said...
  • Alexander Payne Aiming At 'The Judge's Will'

    "Nebraska" director Alexander Payne has acquired feature rights to Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's story "The Judge's Will" through his Ad Hominem production banner along with Conde Nast Entertainment. Fox Searchlight is in talks to distribute. "The Judge's...
  • Richard Robbins dies at 71; film composer had 2 Oscar nods

    Richard Robbins dies at 71; film composer had 2 Oscar nods
    Richard Robbins, the composer who created memorable scores for such films as "A Room With a View," "Howards End" and "The Remains of the Day" during a quarter-century collaboration with director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant, has died. He was...
  • Ruth Prawer Jhabvala dies at 85; Oscar-winning screenwriter

    Ruth Prawer Jhabvala dies at 85; Oscar-winning screenwriter
    For years, people who read Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's novels assumed she was born in India. She wrote about swamis, social climbers, duplicitous landlords and other characters from the Indian bourgeoisie who inevitably found themselves colliding with...
  • Theater review: 'A Room With a View' at the Old Globe

     
    "A Room With a View," a musical adaptation of E.M. Forster's 1908 novel, has its world premiere at the Old Globe....
  • L.A. Times launches free Indie Focus film series at Laemmle NoHo

    L.A. Times launches free Indie Focus film series at Laemmle NoHo
    The L.A. Times is expanding its events for movie lovers with a new, free Indie Focus Screening Series at the Laemmle NoHo 7 theaters starting Aug. 22 with “Robot & Frank.” Starring Oscar nominee Frank Langella as an aging jewel thief who...
  • Paul Newman's Top 15 Movies

    Paul Newman's Top 15 Movies
    Paul Newman may be a beloved movie icon to those of us older than, say, 40. But many of the nation's younger moviegoers may have seen only one Newman movie in their lives: "Cars," in which he provides the voice to the old racer Doc Hudson. They don't...
  • 'Lost': Hiroyuki Sanada reveals what he was thinking when Dogen kicked Sayid's butt

     
    Let’s get it out of the way quickly. The answer to the question we all want to ask is: “I can’t. I’m sorry about that. This is ‘Lost.’ I would tell you, but I can’t.” Is Dogen really dead? Of......
  • Disney geeks out, plots 'theater domination' for 'Prince of Persia'

     
    Producer Jerry Bruckheimer had never been to a fan boy convention before. But, suddenly last month he found himself the center of attention at Wonder-Con in San Franciso's Moscone Center, where nearly 5,000 comic book aficionados waited in long lines........
  • DVD Review: The City of Your Final Destination

     
    That label “Merchant/Ivory” still has some cachet, years after the death of  the producer third of the team of director James Ivory, screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and producer Ismail Merchant. Ivory, the director, is 82, and writer...