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After the coffee. Before going through five days of mail. The Skinny: I caught up with the "Homeland" finale and while it certainly was a blast, I am still disappointed with where the show went this season. Also, I see no chemistry between Brody and...
Participant Media, the film company behind "An Inconvenient Truth" and "Charlie Wilson's War," has acquired two cable channels and plans to combine them to form a new network featuring programming with social themes. The channel, which does not yet have...
Charlie Wilson, the fun-loving Texas congressman whose 1980s campaign to rid Afghanistan of Soviet influence was memorably captured in a Hollywood film that bore his name, died Wednesday. He was 76. Wilson died of cardiopulmonary arrest at Memorial...
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Gold DerbyThis year, 19 of the 20 SAG acting nominees are contending at the Academy Awards. The only one not to make the cut was SAG supporting actress contender Diane Kruger ("Inglourious Basterds"), who was replaced on the Oscars ballot by Maggie Gyllenhaal ("...
SUPPORTING ACTOR JOSH BROLIN "Milk" The son of actor James Brolin receives his first Oscar nomination for his role as conservative San Francisco Supervisor Dan White, who assassinated gay Supervisor Harvey Milk and the city's mayor, George Moscone, in...
THIS year has huge drama in the cinematography race, where the legendary Roger Deakins has triple the average chance to finally win the Oscar that he's been due for a long time. This year, he shot three distinctive films: "The Assassination of Jesse James...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMaybe it's because neighbors didn't exactly roll out the welcome wagon when she began filming her new reality TV show at home, or maybe it's because, as she says, she wants to be closer to her kids' school. Whatever the reason, expect the moving van to...
Tribune Media ServicesBIRTHDAY GUY: Actor John Slattery was born in Boston on this date in 1962. This birthday guy has starred as Roger Sterling on the acclaimed series "Mad Men" since 2007. He's also played recurring roles on "Desperate Housewives" and "Judging Amy," as...
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On May 31, right on the heels of a four-year extension of the Bush-era Patriot Act, the Pentagon declared that they were not ruling out military response in its efforts to deter cyberattacks. Cyberattacks are now officially considered by the Pentagon...
Zap2ItThe sum is less than the parts in Tom Hanks' first feature directing project since "That Thing You Do!" but since the parts involve Hanks and Julia Roberts as the film's stars, benefits can be found. Also the picture's co-writer (with Nia Vardalos), Hanks...
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Tribune Media ServicesBIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Faran Tahir was born in Los Angeles on this day in 1963. This birthday guy is a prolific TV actor, most notably with recurring roles on"Warehouse 13,""24" and "JAG." On the big screen, he's appeared in "Star Trek," "Iron Man" and...
Tribune Media ServicesBIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Shiri Appleby was born in Los Angeles on this date in 1978. This birthday gal made her biggest splash to date as Liz Parker on the series "Roswell." She also played a recurring role on "ER" and starred in the short-lived series "Life...
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