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  • Gold Derby nuggets: Oscars countdown | James Cameron OK with 'Avatar' Oscars spoof | Oscar gold equals box office green

     
    • Sandy Cohen reports, "Oscar producers Adam Shankman and Bill Mechanic are bridging stage and screen with an advanced, automated set at the Kodak Theatre and a super high-tech program planned for TV viewers. After days of technical tests on their stage...
  • Ray Charles musical heading to Broadway after run at Pasadena Playhouse

     
    While the venerated Pasadena Playhouse closed its main stage in February due to budgetary pressures, some of the company's recent productions are finding life beyond Southern California. On Thursday, producers announced that "Unchain My Heart, The Ray...
  • Hackford-Mirren 'Love Ranch' film and the old-new debate over legal prostitution

     
    When I was invited to a screening of "Love Ranch," the new Helen Mirren film directed by her husband, Taylor Hackford, I wasn't exactly sure what to expect -- maybe something sentimental and charming, like "Calendar Girl"? Something gritty under a gilding...
  • Helen Mirren in Taylor Hackford's 'Love Ranch': Unfit for a queen

     
    Twenty-five years after director Taylor Hackford (“Ray,” “An Officer and a Gentleman”) and future wife Helen Mirren met while making “White Nights,” the two have finally reunited professionally with the period drama &#...
  • Latest Oscar predictions: Lead actor

     
    Right now it looks like Colin Firth is far ahead in the Academy Award race for lead actor. All Oscarologists know that voters are suckers for actors who portray real-life characters (Forest Whittaker in "Last King of Scotland," Philip Seymour Hoffman in...
  • Ray Charles musical appears stuck in limbo following producer's lawsuit

     
    A Broadway-bound stage musical inspired by the life and career of Ray Charles appears stuck in legal limbo, with its chances of opening in New York in the near future looking unlikely. "Unchain My Heart," which was scheduled to open......
  • Taylor Hackford reelected president of the Directors Guild of America

     
    Taylor Hackford was reelected president of the Directors Guild of America on Saturday at the union's biennial convention in Los Angeles. Hackford was first elected president in 2009 and ran unopposed. The director of such films as "An Officer and......
  • What happened to all the fun?

    What happened to all the fun?
    After 62 years — 43 years since it was first telecast — the Golden Globe Awards have been around long enough, in the narrow range of human memory, to seem to have existed forever. And if Hollywood still means anything in a thousand years...
  • A Golden flight

    A Golden flight
    "The Aviator" soared — sort of. "Million Dollar Baby" decked the competition — but wasn't a knockout. "Sideways" uncorked a couple winners — although it wasn't drunk with success. And "Closer," a dark film about love and betrayal,...
  • As filming leaves, so do benefits for taxpayers

    California loses more than $10 million in tax revenue when a larger-budget movie costing about $70 million is made elsewhere. A mid-size film, costing about $32 million, shot out of state means about $4 million in lost taxes. For a 12-episode drama,...
  • Pioneering and volatile -- the stage was his world

    Pioneering and volatile -- the stage was his world
    Last month, on a frosty night in Zagreb, Croatia, they draped the shimmering cape on the shoulders of James Brown for the last time. As the crowd cheered, the "Hardest Working Man in Show Business," whose career had begun six decades and a world away as a...