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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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  • Wednesday’s interview — Ewan McGregor

     
    Yeah, I talked with Ewan McGregor earlier this year for “Ghost Writer,” and he got a little defensive talking about Roman Polanski. But he's just terrific in “I Love You Philip Morris,” the caper comedy/gay romance he co-stars in...
  • “Ghost Writer,” Polanski honored at Euro Film Awards

     
    Half a dozen major prizes were tossed at Roman Polanski's “The Ghost Writer,” a scandalous thriller by a scandal-tarred filmmaker whose tar gets deeper by the month. Ewan McGregor won the top acting honor at the European Film Awards. A...
  • British indie film honors go to “The King’s Speech”

     
    It had Oscar buzz in November, has seemed to cool off since Thanksgiving. But while the rest of Europe is all agog over Roman Polanski's “The Ghost Writer,” the folks who honor British indie films have put some juice back into “The King'...
  • ABT dancers offer their perspectives on 'Black Swan,' starring Natalie Portman

     
    “Black Swan,” the new psycho-sexual thriller set in the world of ballet, follows the downward emotional spiral of a young dancer whose inability to separate art and life leads to horrific and bloody consequences. The movie, directed by Darren...
  • Is “King’s Speech” still the Oscar favorite?

     
    Maybe. The consensus with these wild-arsed guessers is that this very fine film with its Colin Firth's best shot at an Oscar performance, its wit and sheer entertaining, heart-tugging nature, still is the film to beat. “The King's Speech” is...
  • Movie Moments — 2010

     
    Best one-liner — Morgan Freeman in “RED” — “We're getting the band back together.” Best acted one-word line — Brian Dennehy, “The Next Three Days” — “Good-bye.” Best comeback in...
  • Original Broadway cast of 'God of Carnage' coming to Ahmanson Theatre

     
    The original Broadway cast of "God of Carnage" — Jeff Daniels, Hope Davis, James Gandolfini and Marcia Gay Harden — will reprise their roles when the Tony-winning play opens at the Ahmanson Theatre in downtown Los Angeles in April. "God......
  • Gervais: He went too far, then again, not far enough

     
    The silence in the room gave away that Ricky Gervais was going a little too far, hitting a little too close to home in swinging for the fences at last night's Golden Globes. Nervous titters over his rehab and jail jokes to introducer Robert Downey Jr.,...
  • Manson follower Patricia Krenwinkel denied parole

     
    Patricia Krenwinkel, who joined Charles Manson's clan in a string of grisly killings more than 40 years ago, was denied parole Thursday. Krenwinkel, 63, was convicted on seven counts of first-degree murder for her role in the Tate-LaBianca murders that......
  • Brushing up on hair history: "Vidal Sassoon: The Movie"

     
    There's no doubting how Michael Gordon, founder of hair company Bumble & Bumble and producer of the upcoming documentary "Vidal Sassoon: The Movie," feels about his subject. In the first few moments of the film, Sassoon is described as the......
  • Foster and Gibson’s ‘The Beaver’ pushed back to May

     
    You could see this as a sign of confidence in the movie, shoving the oft-delayed Mel Gibson-starring/Jodie Foster co-starring and directing satire “The Beaver” from mid-March to early May. When The Hollywood Reporter says that it could be...