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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterDelbert Mann, who directed the acclaimed live TV production of "Marty," Paddy Chayefsky's classic tale of a lonely Bronx butcher, and then won an Academy Award directing the 1955 movie version, has died. He was 87. Mann, a former president of the...
Tribune criticThe director Peyton Reed is used to working in italics. His "Down With Love" (2003) was an entirely italicized movie, reworking the plot mechanics and arch visual strategies of the Doris Day/Rock Hudson sex comedies of the late 1950s and early '60s, along...
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Special to the Chicago TribuneBlockbuster season may be winding down, but the soundtrack for one of this summer's movies has scaled the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart as it ends. The never-going-to-let-you-go " Mamma Mia!" is the first soundtrack to claim the top spot since...
Tribune NewspapersSteve Carell doesn't have a copyright on playing the 40-year-old virgin. That's a role Doris Day, at age 40, was still playing on-screen when she made "That Touch of Mink" with Cary Grant in 1962. In that sex farce, Day was the unsullied working-class...
By Robin Blaetz Fairly early in her new book about the manufacture of movie stars in Hollywood's classical period, Jeanine Basinger confesses she was an usher in a movie theater for a decade after World War II. This fact, rather than the knowledge...
Variety Entertainment News Service Warner Bros. has decided to take a pass on releasing "The Dark Knight" in China. The studio, which has seen foreign grosses top $465 million for "Knight," made the disclosure in a statement Tuesday. "Based on a...
Adam Lambert isn't the first contestant to have a back story that doesn't fit perfectly inside the homogenous whole the show tries to present. This week, the lucky 13 contestants in the latest top tier of "American Idol" begin the serious phase of...
Wednesday/26 AIA lecture series--The Williamsburg Society of the Archaeological Institute of America in conjunction with the Department of Classical Studies at William & Mary sponsor a lecture by Professor Linda Gigante of the University of Louisville,...
Metromix StaffApril 24 Movies "Night at the Museum" "The Queen" "Deja Vu" "Thr3e" "Code Name - The Cleaner" "10 Items or Less" Television "NCIS - The Complete Third Season" "The Odd Couple - The First Season" "WKRP in Cincinnati: The Complete...
May 1, 2003 |Column| Baltimoresun.comAlthough I've had only a short time to experiment with Apple Computer Inc.'s new online music service, one thing rapidly became clear: you don't need to be under CEO Steve Jobs' spell to see that this service trumps everything else out there, and is...Dec 5, 2001 |Story| Metromix4 stars In David Lynch's masterfully bizarre "Mulholland Drive," we're plunged into a Hollywood nightmare, a mad miasma of recycled noir archetypes and fractured dream logic. Lynch is at his most characteristic -- weird, macabre, superbly unsettling --...
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