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  • Showing their serious side

    Showing their serious side
    Actor Unlike in the series categories, the Emmys don't force voters to view DVDs in the movie and miniseries categories. Nominees are chosen by a popular vote of industry actors, which favors name recognition. It's the same process used in the Academy...
  • Sam Bottoms dies at 53; actor appeared in 'Apocalypse Now,' 'Last Picture Show'

    Sam Bottoms, a film and television actor who played the role of California surfer-turned-GI Lance Johnson in Francis Ford Coppola's 1979 Vietnam War epic "Apocalypse Now," has died. He was 53. Bottoms died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles of...
  • Horton Foote dies at 92; playwright, screenwriter chronicled small-town Southern life

    Horton Foote dies at 92; playwright, screenwriter chronicled small-town Southern life
    Horton Foote, whose bittersweet stories of heartbreak and regret set in small Southern towns earned him wide popular acclaim as well as two Academy Awards and a Pulitzer Prize, died Wednesday. He was 92. Foote died in his sleep at his apartment in...
  • Farrah Fawcett dies at 62; actress soared with, then went beyond, 'Charlie's Angels'

    Farrah Fawcett dies at 62; actress soared with, then went beyond, 'Charlie's Angels'
    Farrah Fawcett, who soared to fame as a national sex symbol in the late 1970s on television's campy "Charlie's Angels" and in a swimsuit poster that showcased her feathery mane and made her a generation's favorite pinup, died Thursday. She was 62....
  • Joe Bowman dies at 84; sharpshooter was known as 'Master of Triggernometry'

    Joe Bowman dies at 84; sharpshooter was known as 'Master of Triggernometry'
    Joe Bowman, a nationally known Texas sharpshooter who could blast an aspirin to powder at 30 paces and split a playing card edgewise at 20, has died. He was 84. He had been in Albuquerque, where he had staged a fast-draw and sharpshooting exhibition...
  • '10,000 Hours' book a hit with Hollywood

    '10,000 Hours' book a hit with Hollywood
    Why is everyone in Hollywood talking about 10,000 hours? That's the amount of time that author Malcolm Gladwell says it takes for a talented person to master a cognitively complex skill -- like becoming a world-class pianist or an Olympic athlete -- in...
  • Clint Eastwood shines up his 'Gran Torino'

    Clint Eastwood shines up his 'Gran Torino'
    In the afternoons, there's a hush and warm amber glow in Clint Eastwood's office, which, unlike other bungalows at the Warner Bros. studio lot, has a rustic feel and furniture that manages to be just as practical as it is stylish. All of that suits the...
  • CineVegas Film Festival

    THERE'S A rich irony in the fact that James Caan is being feted this month with the CineVegas Film Festival's inaugural Vegas Icon Award: Caan hates almost all the acting he's ever done that has anything to do with the city. The four years he spent as...
  • 'Four Christmases'

    'Four Christmases'
    The jig is up for a family-avoiding couple ( Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon, also producers of the movie) whose usual holiday getaway is foiled by fog in an amusing tale helped greatly by a strong cast. A spontaneous television interview reveals they...
  • 'The Road'

    It's a miracle "The Road" works at all, given the harsh, murmuring severity of its source, the 2006 Cormac McCarthy novel full of minimally punctuated dialogue, taking place in a world ravaged by an event -- human-made? climatological? -- unspecified by...
  • Farrah Fawcett Dies After Long Battle With Cancer

    Farrah Fawcett Dies After Long Battle With Cancer
    Farrah Fawcett, who soared to fame as a national sex symbol in the late 1970s on television's campy "Charlie's Angels" and in a swimsuit poster that showcased her feathery mane and made her a generation's favorite pinup, died today. She was 62. Fawcett,...