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  • Mike Nichols -- at home in Hollywood and in the theater

     
    Director Mike Nichols, who will receive the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award on Thursday, also has enjoyed a rich life in the theater. In a conversation with our colleague, Susan King, the 78-year-old Oscar winner traces the start of......
  • This weekend: ‘True Blood’ boils; ‘Entourage’ returns; ‘American Bandstand,’ Dick Clark and director Mike Nichols honored

     
    It's a good weekend for show-biz institutions. Dick Clark and “American Bandstand” will be saluted at the Daytime Emmys at 9 p.m. Sunday on CBS. Regis Philbin, another TV legend, will host from Las Vegas. Honoring Clark and “Bandstand&#...
  • Playbills speak to history

    I went to the theater Sunday afternoon, and, as is my custom, took the Playbill to my office afterward and added it to a shelf in my bookcase that has been housing a steadily growing family of Playbills for the past 50-some years. They pretty much chart...
  • Many movies travel 'Rocky' road by including iconic songs

    A boxer in training races up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and holds his arms aloft in triumph when he reaches the top. And the soundtrack swells with the song "Gonna Fly Now." The tune is legendary now, but at the time -- 1976 -- it served...
  • A bit less of John Goodman is a good thing

    "Treme" actor John Goodman made a splash on the red carpet for the AFI Lifetime Achievement tribute to director Mike Nichols on Thursday (June 10) night, weighing significantly less than he has in years. While an exact number of pounds dropped is not...
  • Which film director originally directed the Neil Simon play 'Barefoot in the Park'? a) Woody Allen b) Mike Nichols c) Mel Brooks

    ANSWER: b) Mike Nichols
  • Idle Motivation

    Idle Motivation
    I’m at Radio City Music Hall for the 2005 Tony Awards, billed as Broadway’s biggest night, though I always thought that was Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. I have never even seen a Tony show before. When God was doling out showbiz DNA, I must have missed out...
  • State health officials say Acreage cancer investigation is near the end, with no cause found

    After more than a year of investigation and a promise from Gov. Charlie Crist to spare no energy at finding answers, state health officials said on Monday that they have neared the end of searching for whatever caused the cancer cluster in The Acreage....
  • 'Faces of America'

    'Faces of America'
    Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. - who was in the headlines last year when he was arrested for trying to get into his own house - helps a number of familiar faces, from Meryl Streep and director Mike Nichols to Eva Longoria and figure-skating...
  • King of the world of adaptation

    King of the world of adaptation
    Scriptland is a new weekly feature on the work and professional lives of screenwriters. Indiana Jones, meet Jack Sparrow. Jim Uhls, who successfully adapted the "unadaptable" Chuck Palahniuk novel "Fight Club," has been hired to turn "Rex Mundi," a...
  • Once You're in the Club, Mr. Dogg Is Simply Snoop

    I am not a club guy. Never had a clubhouse. Wasn't in the glee club, chess club or math club. Never joined a frat, lodge or brotherhood. No country club, no Rotary club, no Kiwanis club. I've never held a golf club and, to my knowledge, I have never...