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  • Gold Derby nuggets: David Fincher opens up to Mark Harris | Mel Gibson comeback? | 'Friends' reunited on 'Cougar Town'

     
    • Mark Harris landed an interview with "The Social Network" director David Fincher for a New York magazine cover story. As there wasn't enough room in the print edition for the whole conversation, he has posted it online. In his intro to the transcript,...
  • Quiz: Who won Oscars for foreign-lingo roles?

     
    Seven actors have won Academy Awards for performances in non-English-language roles. Four of them are Marion Cotillard ("La Vie en Rose") speaking French, Roberto Benigni ("Life Is Beautiful") and Sophia Loren ("Two Women") speaking Italian and Penelope...
  • Monster Mash: Eli Broad among richest Americans; Roman Polanski casts 'God of Carnage'

     
    -- Money, money, money: Eli Broad is ranked No. 44 in the annual Forbes list of the richest Americans. (Forbes) -- Big stars: Roman Polanski's film version of the play "God of Carnage" will star Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph......
  • Oscars quiz: Who's the youngest person ever nominated for acting?

     
    To see the answer, click the "Continue Reading" link below. ANSWER: Justin Henry was only 8 years old when nominated for his performance as a child devastated by the divorce of his parents in best picture of 1979, "Kramer vs. Kramer." Photo: Justin...
  • Quiz: Which two actors won Oscars for playing the same role?

     
    If Jeff Bridges wins an Academy Award for portraying Rooster Cogburn in "True Grit" 41 years after John Wayne, they will not be the first actors to triumph for the same role. Who did so earlier? Hint, they prevailed in 1972 and 1974 for portraying the...
  • Quiz: Who directed themselves to an Oscar win for acting?

     
    Only two stars directed the films that earned them Academy Awards for acting. One was Laurence Olivier ("Hamlet, 1948). Who was the other? To see the answer, click the "Continue Reading" link below. ANSWER: Roberto Benigni, "Life Is Beautiful" (best...
  • Quiz: What won the Pulitzer for best play and Oscar for best picture?

     
    Now that "Rabbit Hole" has a formidable distributor (Lionsgate), there's talk of the screen adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway play being nominated for best picture. So far only two plays that won the Pulitzer were adapted into movies...
  • Quiz: Who won consecutive Academy Awards?

     
    If last year's Academy Award champ Jeff Bridges ("Crazy Heart") triumphs next February for starring, just like John Wayne, in "True Grit," he'll become one of the few stars to nab consecutive Oscars. Some famous past examples: Luise Rainer ("The Great...
  • Wednesday's Highlights: 'Psych' on USA

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 5 – 11 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here MYSTERY WOMAN: Franka Potente (“The Bourne Identity”) guest stars on the......
  • TV This Week for Sept. 5th – 11th

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 5 – 11 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here SUNDAY With the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks......
  • Did 'Star Wars' become a toy story? Producer Gary Kurtz looks back [Updated]

     
    Here is a longer version of my story on Gary Kurtz that appears in Thursday's Calendar section. “Star Wars” was born a long time ago, but not all that far, far away. In 1972, filmmakers George Lucas and Gary Kurtz......