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  • Publicist Murray Weissman, Oscar's best pal

    Publicist Murray Weissman, Oscar's best pal
    "This is my baby. This is when it all started. This is my pride and joy, my first Oscar win in 1974." Meet Murray Weissman, one of the earliest Oscar consultants, who on this day is proudly showing off a blow-up photo on the wall of his North...
  • Artful cons in 'Blue Jasmine,' 'Wolf of Wall Street,' 'American Hustle'

    Artful cons in 'Blue Jasmine,' 'Wolf of Wall Street,' 'American Hustle'
    American moviegoers love a good con man. Burt Lancaster won an Academy Award for playing one in 1960's "Elmer Gantry." Michael Douglas took home an Oscar in 1988 as master "Wall Street" manipulator Gordon Gekko. And Robert Redford got nominated for his...
  • Oscars 1974: It was a very good year

    Oscars 1974: It was a very good year
    In the long history of Oscar ceremonies, few matched the craziness, drama and poignancy of the 46th Academy Awards, which took place almost 40 years ago on April 2, 1974, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. That ceremony, hosted by writer-director John...
  • On Theater: 'Company' goes plenty fast

    On Theater: 'Company' goes plenty fast
    The family that cons together stays together? Well, not necessarily. What happens when they attempt to pull the grift on one another? That's the big question raised by Carla Ching's "Fast Company," a new dramatic comedy currently being showcased in...
  • Review: Robert Redford shows why he's a star in 'All Is Lost'

    "All Is Lost" begins in darkness. There is a voice, though. Weary, almost apologetic, our man speaks of struggle, of trying and failing against an unforgiving sea. But soon the words stop and other languages — sight, sound, silence — pick up...
  • Eileen Brennan dies at 80; Oscar-nominated 'Private Benjamin' star

    Eileen Brennan dies at 80; Oscar-nominated 'Private Benjamin' star
    Eileen Brennan, a veteran actress best known for an Oscar-nominated turn in the 1980 comedy "Private Benjamin," one of her many tough-talking, soft-hearted roles, has died. She was 80. Brennan died of bladder cancer Sunday at her home in Burbank,...
  • HBO casts a look at Marion Dougherty, pioneer casting director

    Marion Dougherty came to New York from Pennsylvania in 1944 with dreams of becoming a theater set designer. While waiting for her big break, she worked for $45 a week designing windows at Bergdorf Goodman. But Dougherty's break came in a different form...
  • Santa Monica Pier film series to screen 'The Sting,' 'Snoopy' and more

    The Santa Monica Pier's Front Porch Cinema series kicks off a second year of free films over four Fridays starting Sept. 27. This year, Front Porch is collaborating on the series with Film Independent. Doug Jones, the nonprofit arts organization's...
  • Connecticut's Musical Heroes -- Natives And Adoptees

    Are we a musical state? We are indeed. But our performances and organizations tell only part of the story. In some ways, the vitality and range of Connecticut's musical history is best indicated by the large and ever-lengthening roster of notable music...
  • Marvin Hamlisch, musical multi-tasker, is remembered in a documentary

    Marvin Hamlisch, musical multi-tasker, is remembered in a documentary
    Marvin Hamlisch was a 6-year-old prodigy when he was accepted into the Juilliard School of Music. He went on to train intensively with the goal of becoming the next great classical pianist. But Hamlisch ultimately decided to play a different tune, a...
  • Oscars 2014: Buzzmeter panel considers 'Wolf,' 'Slave,' Redford, Dern

    Oscars 2014: Buzzmeter panel considers 'Wolf,' 'Slave,' Redford, Dern
    With Oscar nominations coming Thursday morning, we gathered The Envelope's Buzzmeter panelists -- Entertainment Weekly's Anthony Breznican, Fandango's Dave Karger, Anne Thompson from Thompson on Hollywood, the Los Angeles Times' Betsy Sharkey and Glenn...