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  • 'Easy Rider's' 'Captain America' motorcycle headed to auction

    'Easy Rider's' 'Captain America' motorcycle headed to auction
    Born to be wild, and designed for the 1969 motorcycle road movie "Easy Rider," the famous "Captain America" Harley-Davidson chopper will be on the auction block next month. The auction house expects bidding for the red-white-and-blue-painted...
  • Cinematographers Guild Names Special Awards Recipients

    D.p.'s Michael Goi, John Bailey and Judy Irola are among the special award recipients who will be honored in conjunction with the International Cinematographers Guild's Emerging Cinematographer Awards. The awards will be presented during the ECA...
  • Rudy Giuliani Joins Activision Team Fighting Manuel Noriega's 'Call of Duty' Lawsuit

    "Call of Duty" publisher Activision Blizzard has brought in former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to help fight former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's right of publicity lawsuit over his depiction in its "Black Ops II" game. Giuliani's role in the...
  • Joan Rivers film on PBS

    Joan Rivers film on PBS
    If you missed "Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work," you can catch the 2010 documentary on PBS. The telecast, at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on WUCF-Channel 24, will serve as a tribute to Rivers, who died Sept. 4 at age 81. The Rivers documentary will air right after...
  • Billy Connolly, Robin Williams shared a diagnosis and perhaps a goodbye

    Billy Connolly and Robin Williams discussed their shared Parkinson's disease diagnoses shortly before the latter comic's suicide, and Connolly believes Williams was trying to say goodbye to him in a call days before his death. "He was diagnosed after me...
  • Robin Williams on NBC's 'Homicide' -- Here's my 1994 Sun review

    Robin Williams on NBC's 'Homicide' -- Here's my 1994 Sun review
    In my Monday-night appreciation of Robin Williams, I wrote about a 1994 episode of NBC's "Homicide: Life on the Street" in which the comedian delivered an outstanding dramatic performance. (Read that here.) Sun librarian Paul McCardell, to whom anyone...
  • Robin Williams had Parkinson's disease, according to wife

    Robin Williams had Parkinson's disease, according to wife
    Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson's disease along with severe depression at the time of his apparent suicide, his widow said on Thursday, drawing public attention to the correlation between the diseases. Although the...
  • Robin Williams was sober, in early stages of Parkinson's, wife says

    Robin Williams was sober, in early stages of Parkinson's, wife says
    Robin Williams, who was found dead from an apparent suicide earlier this week, was battling the "early stages" of Parkinson’s disease at the time, his wife said in statement Thursday. Susan Schneider also said Williams' sobriety was intact as...
  • Emmy Bashes Like the Governors Ball Are a Labor of Love

    For Governors Ball committee chair Russ Patrick, the most emotional moment from last year's Emmys fete was watching awe-struck guests snap cell phone photos as they entered the party. "It literally gives me chills as I think about it," Patrick says....
  • Pre-Broadway Review: 'Finding Neverland'

    The new play that J.M. Barrie is struggling to write -- which would eventually become "Peter Pan" -- in the Broadway-bound tuner "Finding Neverland" doesn't come alive until he finds his villain in Captain Hook. The same can be said for the sometimes...
  • How 'Warcraft' Will Fight to Stay Relevant Before Legendary's Film Storms into Theaters in 2016

    When legendary Entertainment in 2006 announced plans to produce a movie based on Blizzard Entertainment's "Warcraft," the fantasy videogame franchise had completed a successful platform shift to the massively multiplayer online "World of Warcraft,"...