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  • Patricia Neal, from Tony-winning stage actress to Oscar-winning movie star

     
    Patricia Neal, who died Sunday at age 84, is best known for her role in the movie "Hud," for which she won an Oscar for lead actress in 1964. But the star won another important award early in her career......
  • Today's showbiz puzzler: Why are so many old folks still so cool?

     
    Showbiz is supposed to be a young person's game, even though the shelf-life for every new Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga grows shorter and shorter every year. But if you look around, you start to notice that our favorite geezers......
  • Los Angeles film and TV locations take on many starring roles

    It's only a matter of time before local film and TV buffs experience a sense of déjà vu around Los Angeles. That place looks familiar. Did you see it on the way home from work, or when you checked in with your favorite characters? Could be both. Most...
  • Oscar trivia

    Oscar trivia
    Economies around the globe are melting down. The U.S. is embroiled in multiple armed conflicts with no easy exits. So who cares what five Oscar winners have played superheroes in their careers? Chances are, you do. That's why you're reading this. Test...
  • 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...
  • New show thumbs its nose at quality criticism

    This weekend, when Roger Ebert severs ties with the nationally syndicated movie review show that had been his broadcast pulpit for most of its 33 years, when jumpy Richard Roeper (who replaced lanky Gene Siskel in 2000) bids adieu to the sacred cultural...
  • Julianne Moore knows how to make them suffer

    Julianne Moore knows how to make them suffer
    JULIANNE MOORE has made a specialty of suffering in silence, her pale skin pulling tight across her cheekbones to form a flawless mask, a shell of perfect beauty concealing a soul in deepest turmoil. Only in private moments, when no one but the audience...
  • Anna Biller brings free sex back to a sex-free nation

    Anna Biller's first feature-length film "Viva," an eerily authentic recreation of early 1970s soft-core sex comedies, opened Friday at Laemmle's Sunset 5 in West Hollywood. But Biller has been making highly mannered, beautifully realized short movies...
  • Directors step up to take their shot at Oscar

    Directors step up to take their shot at Oscar
    THE six nominees for this year's best director Academy Award have made a total of 23 feature films. To put that meager number into perspective, consider this: "The Departed," which finally won Martin Scorsese his directing Oscar last year (on his sixth...
  • 'Juno' scores at Spirit Awards

    'Juno' scores at Spirit Awards
    The quirky coming-of-age comedy "Juno" cleaned up at the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday afternoon as it continues its Cinderella season going into Sunday night's Academy Awards. And Ellen Page and stripper-turned-screenwriter Diablo Cody...
  • 'Juno' Tops the Independent Spirit Awards

    The pregnancy comedy "Juno" was chosen as the year's best independent film and won two other honors Saturday at the Spirit Awards, including best actress for Ellen Page. The ceremony was a warmup for Hollywood's big show, Sunday's Academy Awards, where...