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When I started writing this item, I kept humming Garland Jeffreys' famous song, "Don't Call Me Buckwheat." Believe it or not, there's a casting...
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Al Freeman, Jr., the great actor who scored breakthroughs with his performances in the TV movie "To Be Young, Gifted, and Black" on "One...
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"The Dark Knight Rises" has fallen. With $376 million in the bank domestically, the Chris Nolan caped crusader finale made just $5 million on...
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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association made a big announcement yesterday: they gave $1.2 million away this year to film-related charities. What they didn't say:...
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Bob Hoskins, the gruff and lovable character actor who starred in a series of terrific movies including "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?," is retiring from...
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Before he died Marvin Hamlisch completed his final full project. Producer Jerry Weintraub confirmed for me tonight that Hamlisch completed all the music for...
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Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master"-- said to be based on the story of L. Ron Hubbard inventing Scientology--got a surprise screening the other night...
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Yes, it's August 6th, and the Oscars are a million weeks away. But still, things are starting to rumble as films line up. It's...
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This is not Oscar season, and no movie released on August 8th is supposed to be award worthy. This is the month of action...
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from the Academy: Howard Koch, Jr., a popular producer of commercial films, has been named the new prez of AMPAS. He has a long...