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Robert Altman

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  • 'Rachel Getting Married,' 'The Wrestler' get Indie Spirit noms

    'Rachel Getting Married,' 'The Wrestler' get Indie Spirit noms
    "Ballast," an austere drama about a grieving man who forms a bond with a woman and her young son, "Frozen River," a somber tale about the relationship between two poverty-stricken women, and "Rachel Getting Married," an intimate drama about a young...
  • Filling in the once-bawdy blank

    Decades before "The Osbournes" gave the American public a peek into the family life of a rock legend, before "Chaotic" detailed pop princess Britney Spears' unraveling, before "Being Bobby Brown" captured celebrity dysfunction in its fullest flower, one...
  • More misadventure in the screen trade

    It might be heresy for a theater critic to admit, but Hollywood has done a better job of skewering the theater than the theater has done skewering Hollywood. Give me "All About Eve" over "Once in a Lifetime" any day. Of course, theater people make far...
  • James Frey rises from the ashes

    James Frey rises from the ashes
    JAMES FREY was back in his old neighborhood, strolling happily along the Venice boardwalk, enjoying a sunny day in a T-shirt and aviator shades as he passed tattoo shops and a man who was selling what he claimed to be "philosophy." It doesn't get any...
  • Review: 'A Wedding' at the Lobero Theatre

    Review: 'A Wedding' at the Lobero Theatre
    SANTA BARBARA -- Every wedding he ever attended was, in some way, a disaster, the late filmmaker Robert Altman claims in a featurette that accompanies the DVD of his 1978 comedy, "A Wedding." The more wealth involved, of course, the greater the...
  • Sam Cohn dies at 79; New York talent agent

    Sam Cohn dies at 79; New York talent agent
    Sam Cohn, a powerful talent agent who dominated New York's talent business during his heyday, has died. He was 79. Cohn, who was at International Creative Management since its inception in 1975 and headed the New York office for nearly 25 years, died...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • David 'Fathead' Newman dies at 75; jazz saxophonist

    David "Fathead" Newman, a jazz saxophonist who was a key member of Ray Charles' band for a dozen years and later became a high-profile session player, has died. He was 75. Newman died Tuesday of pancreatic cancer at a hospital in Kingston, N.Y.,...