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  • Hollywood sequels: Everything old is new again

    "HAS there ever been a summer of 23 sequels before?" asks The Hollywood Reporter's Todd McCarthy. (We here, writing for the older masses, are ever-grateful to the lush-looking Reporter for keeping us so ably up to date.) Reporter McCarthy goes on: "The...
  • Melissa McCarthy -- after 'Tammy,' time for a change?

    "SPLENDID MISERY." That was Thomas Jefferson's description of the job of the presidency. I would say for some occupants of the White House -- the current inhabitant, for instance -- it might just be "miserable misery." I CAME across the above quote re-...
  • Disney Developing Live Action 'Dumbo' Movie

    Disney is developing a live action "Dumbo," based on the animated classic of 1941. "Transformers: Age of Extinction" scribe Ehren Kruger is writing the script that will build a family tale around the circus elephant who is ridiculed for his enormous ears...
  • Rosemary Murphy, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Actress, Dies at 87

    Rosemary Murphy, who appeared as the neighbor Maudie Atkinson in the classic 1962 film adaptation of "To Kill a Mockingbird," starring Gregory Peck, died Saturday in New York City. She was 87 and had recently been diagnosed with esophageal cancer....
  • Penelope Cruz Joins Sacha Baron Cohen in Sony's 'Grimsby'

    Penelope Cruz is joining Sacha Baron Cohen in the Sony comedy "Grimsby." Pic also stars Rebel Wilson and Mark Strong. The film is directed by Louis Leterrier with a story by Baron Cohen and Phil Johnston and a screenplay by Baron Cohen, Johnston and...
  • Moviegoers will go bananas for 'Apes.' Aereo tries a Hail Mary.

    Moviegoers will go bananas for 'Apes.' Aereo tries a Hail Mary.
    After the coffee. Before accepting that I have to work this weekend. The Skinny: I've never been one to get excited by meeting famous people but I did get a little thrill out of chatting with Dave Grohl on Thursday about Washington, D.C., back in the...
  • 'Transformers' far from extinct! Inside Comcast's octopus.

    'Transformers' far from extinct! Inside Comcast's octopus.
    After the coffee. Before saying goodbye to June gloom. The Skinny: I was bummed to hear Bobby Womack died. I saw him open for the Rolling Stones back in 1981 and regret not taking the time to listen to more of his music. I did pick up his soundtrack...
  • Variety Wins More Awards Than All News Outlets at LA Press Club Event

    Variety took home more awards than any other news organization in any medium at the Los Angeles Press Club's SoCal Journalism Awards Sunday night at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. In its first year as a glossy weekly magazine, the publication won eight...
  • Jeffrey Ressner Dead: Entertainment Journalist at Time, US Weekly Dies at 56

    Journalist Jeffrey Ressner, who covered entertainment, politics, business and pop culture, died June 20 of heart arrhythmia at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 56. Ressner was Los Angeles correspondent for Time magazine from 1993-2007,...
  • The great Nona Hendryx -- jamming with Lady Marmalade

    "I WAS very lucky. I made most of the decisions about what I would sing. And I wrote. I wrote songs that I liked -- and still like -- to sing. I don't get bored. Even an old gal like 'Lady Marmalade." I mean, it's become an anthem, sort of like 'I Will...
  • Melissa McCarthy's 'Tammy' Is Just Not Funny, Say Critics

    Melissa McCarthy's "Tammy" kicked off its Independence Day weekend release with a solid $1.3 million at the Tuesday night box office, but critics are saying McCarthy and husband Ben Falcone's dream project is just not that funny. McCarthy plays the title...