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  • Gold Derby nuggets: '30 Rock' goes live | 'I Love Lucy' engineering Emmy honoree | 'The Closer' among TNT renewals

     
    • Reigning Emmy champ "30 Rock" will be live from New York for one episode in October. Peacock exec Angela Bromstad made the announcement at the TCA on Friday. Via the press release, Bromstad said, "We’ve had great success with live episodes in the...
  • Colin, the “$75 zombie movie,” earns US theatrical release

     
    I understand that our local Zombietoberfest (early Oct.) is trying to book Colin, a British zombie movie that could change zombie movies forever. It was just announced that Walking Shadows would put the Brit-film into theaters in Oct., briefly, and then...
  • Libraries: a bigger source of DVDs than Netflix

     
    Once upon a time, libraries were a place for books. A Netflix representative said just that -- "I think of libraries as places for books" -- but that, apparently, is now a minority perspective. According to a survey by the......
  • Florida’s second Powerball winner claims prize

     
      Florida’s second Powerball jackpot winner has stepped forward to claim her $73.8 million prize.  Elizabeth Choras-Hanna, 35, of Hollywood, opted to receive a one-time, lump-sum payment of $38,929,055.11 for the July 10 jackpot.  Flor...
  • Kim Novak makes a rare appearance at the Egyptian Theatre Friday night

     
    Kim Novak may be winning at life. One of the most iconic film actresses of her era, Novak enchanted generations of cinemagoers in films including “Vertigo” and “Picnic.” Then she left Hollywood to paint and raise llamas on a ranch i...
  • DVD REVIEW: 'Crack in the World' is a bit of 1960s disaster relief

     
    It’s a wonder that baby boomers don’t have constant nightmares after growing up in the 1960s. Every day, you didn’t know whether the world was coming to an end. Growing up in Miami during the Cuban missile crisis, I lived......
  • ON DVD today–Diary of a Wimpy Kid, a kids’ movie that works

     
    I, for one, was not surprised when it was announced recently that there will be a sequel to Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Reviews overall were indifferent, and it wasn't a big hit at the box office. But as a smart, sensitive and sassy movie for tweens, it worked....
  • 'Inception' wake-up call -- 'X-Men: First Class' director jettisons similar dream-time scenes

     
    Director Matthew Vaughn is hard at work on "X-Men: First Class" in London but he took some time out Sunday to catch a screening of "Inception." He enjoyed the Christopher Nolan epic immensely -- even though it prompted him to......
  • DVD REVIEW: 'Piranha' was a film with wit...and a big appetite

     
    Dennis Lim recently revisited a 1979 classic to see if it still has bite. Here's an excerpt from his Los Angeles Times article: Steven Spielberg's "Jaws," which opened 35 years ago this summer, is often credited — or blamed —......
  • DVD Review: Operation: Endgame

     
    Oh to know the back story behind Operation: Endgame. Was Zach Galifianakis an utter unknown when it was filmed?Did he owe the director a favor, take the job to hang out with friends (Rob Corddry co-stars, with Ving Rhames and Ellen Barkin)? Was the payday...
  • Will 'Kick-Ass' be a 'Fight Club'-style knockout on home video?

     
    Will 'Kick-Ass' claw out a 'Fight Club'-style success on home video?...