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  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Dec. 4, 1941: Is Warners casting Errol Flynn in John Huston’s “Moby Dick?” Perhaps not. You may have to wait for a while on this one....
  • Scott Cooper: The body and soul behind 'Crazy Heart'

     
    The critics have been raving nonstop, and rightfully so, over Jeff Bridges' peerless performance in "Crazy Heart" as Bad Blake, the burned-out country music star who finds himself running on empty, reduced to playing bowling alleys as he tries to......
  • Peter Bart on critic snobbery: 'I got more fun out of "Pirate Radio" than "Invictus" '

     
    It's no secret that when Peter Bart was running Variety he was especially unpopular with some of his own critics, since he had so little respect for their craft. Now that Bart is a Variety blogger, well, not much has......
  • Governors Awards presenters to include trio of Oscar winners

     
    Oscar champs Jonathan Demme ("The Silence of the Lambs"), Anjelica Huston ("Prizzi's Honor") and Quentin Tarantino ("Pulp Fiction") as well as honorary Oscar winner Kirk Douglas are the first presenters announced for the inaugural Governors Awards on Nov....
  • 'Love Child' memoir writer Allegra Huston talks about her two families

    'Love Child' memoir writer Allegra Huston talks about her two families
    For years, Allegra Huston was encouraged to write her memoirs. But the magazine journalist and screenwriter turned a deaf ear to all requests. "I was not interested in 'poor me,' " says the 44-year-old Huston, relaxing in the living room of a friend's...
  • The Truman show

    The Truman show
    "Dearest Cecil," wrote Truman Capote from Brooklyn on April 19, 1965, addressing his friend, the English photographer and bon vivant Cecil Beaton. The letter is among those collected in "Too Brief a Treat: The Letters of Truman Capote" (Vintage: 512 pp.,...
  • Puerto Vallarta's not just for tourists, it's for artists too

    PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico -- Strollers passing along the river that flows through downtown here were startled last week to encounter a pair of "Towel Swans" gliding atop the murky water. Crafted out of plastic foam by Chilean artist Cristián Silva, they...
  • 'There Will Be Blood'

    'There Will Be Blood'
    "THERE Will Be Blood," the joint venture between actor Daniel Day-Lewis and director Paul Thomas Anderson, might be the most incendiary combination since the Molotov cocktail. Though it can be over the top and excessive, this morality play set in the...
  • Hugh Hefner helps present a Humphrey Bogart retrospective

    Hugh Hefner helps present a Humphrey Bogart retrospective
    Hugh Hefner has a confession. "I think I opened the first Playboy Club because of 'Casablanca.' I wanted to have a place where people came to hang out as they did at Rick's," admits the pajama-clad founder of the Playboy empire. The Oscar-winning 1942...
  • 'Mr. America,' by Mark Adams

    'Mr. America,' by Mark Adams
    Mr. America How Muscular Millionaire Bernarr Macfadden Transformed the Nation Through Sex, Salad, and the Ultimate Starvation Diet Mark Adams Harper: 292 pp., $25.99 Before Jack LaLanne and Jane Fonda, an odd man with an odd name reigned as America's...
  • Composer Maurice Jarre spun screen magic

    Composer Maurice Jarre spun screen magic
    From the mystical overtones of "Ghost" to the primitive sounds of "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome," to the Russian balalaikas in "Doctor Zhivago," composer Maurice Jarre always seemed to find the right signature for every film he scored. And unlike so many of...