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Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of May 2 - 8 in PDF format This week's TV Movies THEY'RE OFF! Dublin trains for the 136th Run for the Roses. Coverage begins with a special at 11 a.m.......
The Big PictureWhen I read the obituaries earlier this week paying tribute to Dede Allen, who died Saturday at 86 after pretty much revolutionizing the art of film editing, I got to wondering -- how many Oscars did she win in her......
Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 1 - 7 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here COLLARED: Richard Denison, left, and Gregory Smith in the new episode......
Talking to Girls About Duran Duran One Young Man's Quest for True Love and a Cooler Haircut Rob Sheffield Dutton: 274 pp., $25.95 I hate the '80s. I'm not saying I hate the days of my youth, but I hate burnished nostalgia for an era in which I just...
Tags: Bars and Clubs, Music, Culture, Dining and Drinking, Teen-agers
John Hughes' film message is simple: The kids are all right. His young heroes were certainly confused, frustrated and angry, but they ultimately proved steely enough to triumph over the often cruel peer pressure and stifling confinement of suburban life....
Film CriticFilmmaker John Hughes burned brightest in the '80s, when he defined teen angst in terms of the caste system of the suburban high school experience, a thread that others would pick up again and again. His films were talky, in a good way. Like the kids...
Times Television CriticA comedy about kids that was not made for kids but was not not made for kids, "Square Pegs" premiered on CBS in the fall of 1982; a quarter of a century later, it has come to DVD in its surprisingly modest, 19-episode entirety. But 9 1/2 hours is time...
SHE TURNED 16 the other day, and I can hardly spit out the words. Sixteen. As in 16 candles. As in sweet (and sour) 16. As in the .416 (or so) batting average she racked up for her school softball team. As in the 16 bucks I gave her for the movies. As...
Tags: MySpace, Sports, Katharine Hepburn, Softball
Ned Tanen, a highly regarded former president of Universal Pictures and Paramount Pictures in the 1970s and '80s who presided over hits such as "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" and "Top Gun," has died. He was 77. Tanen, whose credits as an independent...
To some, it might seem a bit of a stretch for the director of an odd and obscure documentary about the '80s arcade game Donkey Kong to become the man in charge of the big-budget holiday-season comedy " Four Christmases," starring Vince Vaughn and Reese...
A former student at Claremont High has a word for what Jeremy Iversen did to his classmates: "Creepy." It's an interesting word to keep in mind as Iversen makes the TV talk show rounds this week in an effort to sell America on the notion that his book,...
Tags: Social Issues, Students, People, Books, Religion and Belief
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