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  • River Phoenix's final film to get U.S. release after 21-year limbo

    River Phoenix's final film to get U.S. release after 21-year limbo
    After 21 years, "Dark Blood" will finally see the light of day. River Phoenix's final film, which suspended production in 1993 when the actor died of an overdose but was improbably salvaged by its director years later, has been acquired for U.S....
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman, otra estrella apagada prematuramente por las drogas

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, otra estrella apagada prematuramente por las drogas
    El actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, fallecido hoy aparentemente víctima de una sobredosis, ha añadido su nombre a la extensa lista de estrellas del cine estadounidense muertas por abusar de las drogas. Hoffman, de 46 años, fue encontrado sin vida en el...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: From West Hollywood to Wilshire

    Southern California Close-Ups: From West Hollywood to Wilshire
    Set an out-of-towner loose to roam the Los Angeles area between West Hollywood and Koreatown and what can you expect? A food-truck overdose, perhaps. Or the bold suggestion that we extend our subway system westward. (Hey, we're working on it.) Or maybe...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: West Hollywood, Fairfax, Wilshire, Koreatown

    Southern California Close-Ups: West Hollywood, Fairfax, Wilshire, Koreatown
      First published on Oct. 30, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. Set an out-of-towner loose to roam the Los Angeles area between West Hollywood and Koreatown, and what can you expect? A food-truck overdose, perhaps. Or the bold suggestion that...
  • Advantage: Miami International Film Festival

    Advantage: Miami International Film Festival
    As they filmed a certain pair of Palm Beach Gardens tennis champions for their documentary "Venus and Serena," co-directors Maiken Baird and Michelle Major were granted unfettered access to the sisters' private and often-chaotic lives, which included no...
  • ‘Stand By Me’ turns 25 today

     
    So, where were you when you saw “Stand By Me”? It was a watershed movie, in a lot of ways. People remember seeing it, remember what place in life they were in when they caught Rob Reiner's breakthrough adaptation of a Stephen King story,...
  • River Phoenix makes his comeback? ‘Dark Blood’ to be finished, released

     
    The apocalyptic thriller “Dark Blood,” the film River Phoenix was working on when he died, suddenly, from a drug-induced seizure/heart attack in front of The Viper Room, was never finished. But now, the director, George Sluizer, has...
  • River Phoenix' final film 'Dark Blood' to be released after 19 years

     
    When River Phoenix overdosed outside a West Hollywood nightclub in 1993, he was in the middle of working on a film titled "Dark Blood." They had 11 days left to film when Phoenix was pronounced dead from a combination of cocaine and heroin....
  • 100 Greatest Kid Stars of the last 20 years

     
    100 Greatest Kid Stars on VH1 Nov. 29-Dec. 2 counts down the the biggest names in TV, music and entertainment who burst onto the scene as kids from the past two decades. Child stars in pop culture are like pet alligators. They’re cute when young,...
  • River Phoenix's final film 'Dark Blood' to premiere at Miami Film Festival

     
    River Phoenix was 11 days away from completing his role in 'Dark Blood' when he died of a drug overdose in 1993. Now the film that has been through legal battles and a footage heist will make its U.S. debut....
  • River Phoenix's final film 'Dark Blood' premieres in Berlin

     
    "I'm missing about 25 percent of it, and we lack a number of scenes, but having shown it to a few people after I salvaged it, who raved about the performances, I felt safe enough to continue," director George Sluizer says of "Dark Blood."...