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Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski
A Polish film director. Polanski's career highlights include Rosemary's Baby (1968) and Chinatown (1974). In 1977 he was arrested in Los Angeles and pleaded guilty to "unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor." Fleeing to Europe following his U.S. conviction Polanski has been a fugitive in the U.S. for decades.
A Polish film director. Polanski's career highlights include Rosemary's Baby (1968) and Chinatown (1974). In 1977 he was arrested in Los Angeles and pleaded guilty to "unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor." Fleeing to Europe following his U.S. conviction Polanski has been a fugitive in the U.S. for decades. « Show less

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  • Roman Polanski to direct movie about the Dreyfus affair

     
    Roman Polanski, a director who has had extensive personal experience with a justice system he and supporters believe wronged him, will make a movie about another exceptionally high-profile trial: the Dreyfus affair. Polanski will direct “D,” a...
  • Charles Manson likely to die in prison, prosecutor says

     
    Mass killer Charles Manson, who lost his bid for parole Wednesday, will probably die in prison, a Los Angeles prosecutor said. The 77-year-old Manson will be eligible for another hearing in 15 years. "When you think a person will be......
  • New photo shows an aging Charles Manson

     
    California prison officials have released a new photo of serial killer Charles Manson. The photos show Manson, 77, with long, gray hair and a beard. It released at the request of CNN in advance of an April 11 parole hearing.......
  • Charles Manson says he won't attend his own parole hearing

     
    Charles Manson is not expected to attend his parole hearing next week, officials said. A parole board will consider whether Manson should be released from Corcoran State Prison on Wednesday, though the chances of that happening are pretty slim. The......
  • DSK case vindicates American system of justice

    The Dominique Strauss-Kahn drama will no doubt give many in France immense pleasure that the American legal system has met its comeuppance with a case that has completely unraveled against their French lothario. It appears all charges against Mr. Strauss-...
  • Michael Sragow's 13 great haunted house movies

    Michael Sragow's 13 great haunted house movies
    From the blog Michael Sragow Gets Reel: It hasn't been a great era for haunted-house movies. The third version of "House of Wax," in 2005, was awful enough to kill off the form, at least as far as big American studios were concerned. The day my review...
  • 2010 in review: Attack of the movies!

    Like everybody else right now, I could write a top 10 list of the best films of 2010, and if I did, it would be filled with a bunch of pretentious art-house films nobody saw, ’cause that’s how I roll. But for this feature, I’d much...
  • Reel Critics: The year on the silver screen

    Reel Critics: The year on the silver screen
    Suzanne Perez's picks for best and worst movies of 2010: Favorite Films 1. "The Social Network" — A real-life geek inherits the Earth. Aaron Sorkin's quicksilver dialogue and Jesse Eisenberg's acting delivery are superb. 2. "The Kids Are...
  • The awards season gets into full swing

    We have sped right into the award-and-benefit season so our community is buzzing with activity. Our very fashionable ladies are coordinating their elegant party clothes, while their escorts are updating their tuxedos in order to attend the many upcoming...
  • Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1

    Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1
    Director Bill Condon has done a few of the Twilight films. He wrote and directed Dreamgirls, Kinsey, Gods and Monsters – all receiving critical acclaim. He wrote Chicago. Now, he’s a major player in Hollywood. It’s a shame writing...
  • A King's suspense greets Brosnan's return to TV in 'Bag of Bones'

    Before he was James Bond, he was Remington Steele and he's also a Stephen King fan, a boon to Pierce Brosnan in his return to television. In recent years a star of such movies as "Mamma Mia!" and the Roman Polanski-directed "The Ghost Writer," the...