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  • Film critics on 'Morning Glory': Hollywood has a bad case of Knock Off Fever

     
    When my 12-year-old asked me last week if he could see "Due Date," I told him I'd be happy to take him one night, but only after he'd prepped himself for the experience by watching "Planes, Trains and Automobiles." As......
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: “Rookie Blue” on ABC.

     
    Click 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......
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: The Kentucky Derby on NBC

     
    Click 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.......
  • Book review: 'Talking to Girls About Duran Duran' by Rob Sheffield

    Book review: 'Talking to Girls About Duran Duran' by Rob Sheffield
    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...
  • Gen X women, young for their age

    Gen X women, young for their age
    Much has been made this year about the behemoth baby boom generation reaching retirement age. But another significant milestone is slipping past a bit more quietly yet with noticeable impact. The first wave of Gen-Xers has rounded 40, and they are...
  • Hot Property outtakes: 'Under the Tuscan Sun,' 'Home Alone' houses

    Hot Property outtakes: 'Under the Tuscan Sun,' 'Home Alone' houses
    A couple of homes that have a place in cinematic history have been on the market lately. The Italian estate featured in the 2003 film "Under the Tuscan Sun" is for sale at about $12.531 million U.S. Newly renovated and furnished, the gated and walled...
  • She's sweet 16 and smart as a whip. Ouch.

    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...
  • Ned Tanen dies at 77; former president of Universal, Paramount

    Ned Tanen dies at 77; former president of Universal, Paramount
    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...
  • John Hughes dies at 59; writer-director of '80s teen films

    John Hughes dies at 59; writer-director of '80s teen films
    John Hughes, the influential writer-director who captured the humor and angst of the teen experience, 1980s style, in hit movies such as "Sixteen Candles," "The Breakfast Club" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," died Thursday. He was 59. Hughes, who...
  • Why did 'Date Night's' Tina Fey and Steve Carell go from great TV to a bad movie?

     
    Going to the movies always involves a little disappointment, since what is promised is rarely what is delivered. But in terms of depressing experiences, it would be hard to top going to see Tina Fey and Steve Carell, the stars......
  • Imagine that: Dede Allen, Hollywood's greatest film editor, died Oscarless

     
    When 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......