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  • Quiz: Who won the most Oscars for directing?

     
    To see the answer, click on the "Continue reading" link underneath the photos below. ANSWER: John Ford won the most Oscars for directing (four): "The Quiet Man," 1952; "How Green Was My Valley," 1941; "The Grapes of Wrath," 1940; "The Informer," 1935....
  • Jeff Dowd on Jeff Bridges: A unique American icon

     
    Jeff Dowd is an indie film producer and promoter who is known to one and all as the Dude, having served in large part as the inspiration for Jeff Bridges' immortal Dude character in the Coen brothers' "The Big Lebowski."......
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: Andy Samberg guest stars as the Head Ranger on 'Parks and Recreation'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 14 - 20 in PDF format This week's TV Movies HEAD RANGER: Andy Samberg guest stars in a new episode of 'Parks and Recreation' at 8:30 p.m. on NBC.......
  • Hedda Hopper, March 23, 1946

     
    March 23, 1946: John Ford is at work on “My Darling Clementine,” Hedda Hopper says. LEFT...
  • Music review: Hanns Eisler, a Marxist for our time?

     
    Hanns Eisler is not, yet, a recovered voice. A two-time Oscar nominee for best score, the German composer, who fled the Nazis in 1933, was the first in motion pictures to be called up by the House Committee on Un-American......
  • 'Fables' writer Bill Willingham finds a happy ending despite 'that damned Shrek'

     
    BILL WILLINGHAM INTERVIEW: PART 1 Over the last decade, one of the most consistently compelling comic-book runs has been writer Bill Willingham's "Fables," an intricate tapestry that weaves together familiar characters from fables, fairy tables,...
  • The Art of the Swine Flu: The strange aesthetic of being sick as a dog

     
    I've been sick with the swine flu for the past few days, hence the sparse number of postings on the blog. At least I assume it's the swine flu, since I got a regular flu shot and I still came......
  • 100% approval with BFCA not enough for 'Me and Orson Welles'

     
    With just a single nod today for supporting-actor Christian McKay, you wouldn't know "Me & Orson Welles" was one of only two mainstream films to rate 100% approval from the Broadcast Film Critics Assn. this year. The other movie with a perfect score --...
  • Clint Eastwood shines up his 'Gran Torino'

    Clint Eastwood shines up his 'Gran Torino'
    In the afternoons, there's a hush and warm amber glow in Clint Eastwood's office, which, unlike other bungalows at the Warner Bros. studio lot, has a rustic feel and furniture that manages to be just as practical as it is stylish. All of that suits the...
  • 'X Films' by Alex Cox

    'X Films' by Alex Cox
    ATRUE "radical" filmmaker is not satisfied to merely bloviate from the red carpet or screening room. One must turn art into action. Alex Cox is ready with a personal manifesto: He calls feature filmmaking a dying art form in the Digital Age, has open...
  • 'Tobacco Road' at La Jolla Playhouse

    'Tobacco Road' at La Jolla Playhouse
    WHEN "Tobacco Road" premiered on Broadway in 1933, it pushed the envelope with its unsavory depiction of rural poverty. Would theatergoers looking for a fun night out want to have their noses rubbed in the degrading conditions of destitute Georgia...