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Robert Altman

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  • 'Downton Abbey' a classy, addictive soap opera

    "Downton Abbey," a four-part, six-hour miniseries premiering Sunday, Jan. 9, on PBS' "Masterpiece Classic" (check local listings), is a fascinating hybrid, an instantly addictive, don't-bogart-the-popcorn soap opera draped in all the deluxe trappings of...
  • Dr Steve Talks With Lynda Carter

    Dr Steve Talks With Lynda Carter
    For info about Lynda, click HERE. To purchase her CD, click HERE.   About Lynda: Performed in a band during high school called 'Just Us', which consisted of a marimba, a congo drum, an acoustic guitar, and a stand-up bass played by another girl....
  • DVD Review: One of Stanley Kubrick's best gets better

    Stanley Kubrick's third feature was his first great film and remains to this day my favorite Kubrick movie (with the possible exception of “Dr. Strangelove”). It also captures the very essence of the film noir worldview, with only “...
  • Police story charts a slide downhill for a rogue cop in 'Rampart' ✭✭✭ 1/2

    Police story charts a slide downhill for a rogue cop in 'Rampart' ✭✭✭ 1/2
    "Rampart" patrols some familiar streets, but this jarringly intimate study of a dirty Los Angeles cop sliding, crazily, down the drain has a distinctive new-cliche smell, pungent and alive. The story, which is more about observation than propulsion, suits...
  • 'Life Itself': Ebert autobiography a charming remembrance

    'Life Itself': Ebert autobiography a charming remembrance
    In his easygoing, candid and altogether charming autobiography, or, as he calls it, "Life Itself: A Memoir," Roger Ebert fails to mention me: The nights he and I had many drinks on the porch of his house on Dickens Street and elsewhere, the favorable in-...
  • Closing Comments: Dome Sweet Dome

    Closing Comments: Dome Sweet Dome
    It's nothing but open space, and we should use it!! What I propose is a Texas size, world class indoor zip line park. I envision different lines at different heights that go from one side to the other and take you to different looking foliage..maybe even...
  • Paul Newman: A Legend Dies At 83

    Paul Newman was a stage actor who became a movie star. A sex symbol who celebrated 50 years of marriage with his second wife. A grieving father who turned to philanthropy after the death of his only son. A citizen activist who campaigned for liberal...
  • Guy Peellaert dies at 74; Belgian pop artist worked with rock stars

    Belgian pop artist Guy Peellaert, whose surreal pictures for the 1972 cult book "Rock Dreams" brought him worldwide attention and led him to design album covers for the Rolling Stones and David Bowie, has died. He was 74. -------------------- FOR THE...
  • Sydney Pollack, 73; Oscar-winning director and producer

    Sydney Pollack, 73; Oscar-winning director and producer
    Sydney Pollack, the Academy Award-winning director of "Out of Africa" who achieved acclaim making popular, mainstream movies with A-list stars, including "The Way We Were" and "Tootsie," died Monday. He was 73. Pollack, who also was a producer and actor,...
  • John Daly dies at 71; producer of 13 Oscar-winning films

    John Daly, the British-born producer of 13 Oscar-winning movies including "Platoon" and "The Last Emperor," has died. He was 71. Daly, who was chairman of Film and Music Entertainment Inc., died of cancer Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los...
  • Men's style with a swagger

    Men's style with a swagger
    GOODBYE waxed eyebrows, hello mustache wax? On the runways of the fashion capitals and on the streets of Silver Lake, Venice and Brooklyn, designers and young guns alike are staking out a new frontier: a post-metrosexual ruggedness that's all about...