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  • Dennis Quaid: 'At Any Price' star puts experiences to use

    Dennis Quaid: 'At Any Price' star puts experiences to use
    There was a time, in the late 1980s, when each new film starring Dennis Quaid was The One. The one destined to make him not just an actor, not just an actor with guts and a wily, toothy joker's grin, but a huge box-office-reliable star. In the summer of 1987, The One was the adventure fantasy “Innerspace,” which turned out to be a medium hit. Two summers later it was the Jerry Lee Lewis biopic “Great Balls of Fire!” in which Quaid whooped it up to yahoo Himalayan heights. Again, not a disaster. But not The One.
  • Around Town: Steve McQueen, the King of Cool, rides again

     
    A tribute to King of Cool action star Steve McQueen and a look inside the film projectionist's world sponsored by the Motion Picture Academy are among this week's highlights.

    Peter Yates dies at 81; director of 'Bullitt'

    Peter Yates dies at 81; director of 'Bullitt'
    Peter Yates, the British director of "Breaking Away," "The Dresser" and "Bullitt," the 1968 Steve McQueen movie whose landmark car chase sequence over the hilly streets of San Francisco was a career-defining moment for both director and star, has died. He...

    Looking back at 'Diner,' 30 years later

    Looking back at 'Diner,' 30 years later
    Few films in movie history — and maybe no other film by a first-time writer-director — proved to be the breakthrough moment for as many talents as a made-in-Baltimore comedy-drama called "Diner." Viewers still respond to all the people in it,...

    Robert Relyea dies at 82; film producer and MGM/UA executive

    Robert E. Relyea, who began producing films with actor Steve McQueen in the 1960s and rose to president of production for MGM/UA in the late 1990s, has died. He was 82. The Hollywood veteran, who also worked with such actors as Elvis Presley and John...