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  • Karen Dotrice looks back fondly at 'Mary Poppins'

     Karen Dotrice looks back fondly at 'Mary Poppins'
    Though it's been nearly half a century since she played the winsome Jane Banks in the 1964 classic "Mary Poppins," Karen Dotrice still refers to Walt Disney as Uncle Walt. "He went out of his way to be solicitous," Dotrice, 58, said at her Brentwood...
  • Special 'Mary Poppins' discs add historical context

     Special 'Mary Poppins' discs add historical context
    New releases: "Mary Poppins," "Despicable Me 2," "Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special: The Day of the Doctor," "Fast & Furious 6" and more. Also reviewed: "Despicable Me 2," "Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special: The Day of the Doctor," "Fast & Furious...
  • That make-or-break scene

    That make-or-break scene
    There is usually one scene in the making of a film — either during shooting or sometimes later in the editing bay — that brings the story together, sets the tone or bonds the director with his crew. Sometimes that moment is the focal point...
  • 'Saving Mr. Banks' costume designer Daniel Orlandi digs deep

     'Saving Mr. Banks' costume designer Daniel Orlandi digs deep
    Long before Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" arrived in theaters in 1964, the studio chief was wooing the story's author, P.L. Travers, trying to nab the rights to the famed books that eventually became his blockbuster film. It was a bumpy ride, as we see...
  • An early look at Oscar best picture contenders

    An early look at Oscar best picture contenders
    We can all agree that it's been a pretty great year for movies. But when it comes to this year's best picture Oscar race, that's probably where our accord ends. At the moment, the critically lauded historical drama "12 Years a Slave" and the equally...
  • 'A Good Day to Die Hard' to rule Presidents Day box office

    'A Good Day to Die Hard' to rule Presidents Day box office
    "Safe Haven" will find no refuge at the box office the weekend, as the latest "Die Hard" movie is set to annihilate the competition.  "A Good Day to Die Hard," the fifth installment in the Bruce Willis action franchise, is expected to gross a robust $55...
  • Monster love: Filling the post-‘Twilight,’ pre-‘Hunger Games’ void

     
    Angsty teenage love may be as old as Shakespeare and the Bronte sisters, but with the star-crossed lover motif getting ......
  • Richard Robbins dies at 71; film composer had 2 Oscar nods

    Richard Robbins dies at 71; film composer had 2 Oscar nods
    Richard Robbins, the composer who created memorable scores for such films as "A Room With a View," "Howards End" and "The Remains of the Day" during a quarter-century collaboration with director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant, has died. He was...
  • Mark Andrews is up to the task for 'Brave'

    Mark Andrews is up to the task for 'Brave'
    EMERYVILLE, Calif. — It takes a fearless sort of man to wear a skirt to the office — even when the office is a den of art school grads, the boss is an avuncular guy with a Hawaiian shirt fetish and the skirt is a stylish plaid number...
  • Wednesday’s Talk Shows: Tommy Lee Jones; Dan Rather; Bill O’Reilly

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 20 - 26 in PDF format TV listings for the week of May 20 - 26 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies CBS This......
  • Pixar's 'Brave' to play at Dolby Theatre for L.A. Film Fest

     
    Pixar fans who want to get a jump on seeing "Brave" can check out the studio's new film at the L.A. Film Festival a few days before it hits theaters nationwide on June 22....