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  • Do newspapers have a future? Here's one half-baked idea

     
    Domino's has its artisan pizza. Why can't journalists be artisans too?...
  • David O. Selznick's life, via Ben Stiller and 'The Messenger'

     
    EXCLUSIVE: Few personalities dominated Hollywood with such larger-than-life brashness as David O. Selznick. A son of a high-flying silent-film producer, Selznick produced some of the biggest hits of Tinseltown's golden era -- most notably, of course,...
  • Norman Corwin: 1910-2011

     
    He only wrote a few big screen scripts, most famously, “Lust for Life,” about Van Gogh. His TV work spanned the early decades of the medium, teleplays, mostly, one-offs that were acting and writing showcases. But in radio, Norman Corwin was...
  • Drew Barrymore to co-host ‘The Essentials’ at TCM

     
    Barrymore will make her debut beside Robert Osborne on March 3. "The Essentials" is a Saturday evening staple that salutes a classic film. The choices this season will include "Dinner at Eight," which features Drew's grandfather, John, and great-uncle...
  • Emergency warning test coming to every radio and TV in the nation

     
    Emergency warning: Federal officials are planning the first nationwide test of the emergency alert system for Wednesday -- and they're issuing a warning in advance....
  • Nationwide emergency warning test needs fine-tuning

     
    There was no panic in the streets from the first nationwide test of the government’s emergency warning system, but there might have been among federal officials after Wednesday’s test didn’t come off smoothly....
  • Movie Review: J. Edgar

     
    Clint Eastwood's “J. Edgar” is a lumbering miscalculation, a slow and clumsy re-think of the late F.B.I. founder J. Edgar Hoover's life and career that views him through the lens of his alleged homosexuality. While the screenwriter of “...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Aug. 9, 1940

     
    Tom Treanor, who was killed covering World War II for The Times, decides that four weeks in Lisbon is enough and manages to get on a plane for Rome. Aug. 9, 1940: "Orson Welles is far ahead of shooting schedule on his first pic; if he keeps it up a lot of...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Aug. 31, 1940

     
    Aug. 31, 1940: Paulette Goddard, who couldn't afford the loss, dropped seven pounds during her "Second Chorus" dances with Fred Astaire, Jimmie Fidler says. And Hedda Hopper (I know you have been missing her!) says Orson Welles filmed every scene in “...
  • Terry Gilliam’s bad luck with “Don Quixote” continues

     
    The unluckiest filmmaker of them all, Terry Gilliam, has run into financing problems that have stopped his re-started film “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” in its tracks. Considering the disasters that have befallen this project over the...
  • Wednesday's Highlights: 'Psych' on USA

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 5 – 11 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here MYSTERY WOMAN: Franka Potente (“The Bourne Identity”) guest stars on the......