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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterUniversal Pictures' "Leatherheads," the George Clooney-Renee Zellweger movie about the nascent days of professional football, tries to re-create the madcap flair of 1930s-era screwball comedies. Walden Media and 20th Century Fox's "Nim's Island,"...
Los Angeles Times Staff Writer"Leatherheads," last weekend's release starring George Clooney and Renee Zellweger, was the kind of quirky movie that needed help from critics despite its prominent cast. Instead, Universal Pictures' screwball-football comedy, a period piece aimed at...
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When using visual effects to give a movie like "Leatherheads" a period feel, one fumble and it's all over. We're not talking alien robots, explosions or otherworldly creatures here; these effects have to take audiences back to a real time and place. So...
Dorothy Gaspar does not make gloves for meek women. Her long, sinuous leather creations -- imagine Louboutin stilettos for your hands -- are better suited for martini-swilling minxes who smirk through apologies. Same goes for the chic two-tone driving...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterTwo high-profile stars -- Ryan Gosling and George Clooney -- walked away from their latest projects this weekend. Peter Jackson was said to be quite surprised that Gosling had showed up to start work on "The Lovely Bones" looking like he'd donned a fat...
Omarr's Astrological ForecastBIRTHDAY GUY: Actor, producer and screenwriter Grant Heslov was born in Los Angeles on this date in 1963. This birthday guy co-produced the 2012 Best Picture Oscar winner "Argo" and was nominated for a 2005 Oscar for his screenwriting on "Good Night,...
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Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsInterim and former deputy Fire Chief Ray Carter has officially been named Boynton Beach's fire chief this week. Ray Carter, 61, replaced former Fire Chief William Bingham, who retired in April 2011. Carter has formerly served as West Palm......
RedEyeWhen Tim Griffin first auditioned for a role in NBC's "Prime Suspect," he read for a completely different part than that of NYPD Det. Augie Blando. But after meeting the veteran character actor, producers Peter Berg and Alexandra Cunningham asked him...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando Sentinel“This girl is in trouble,” Renee Zellweger's character declares in “Case 39,” her first horror movie in 16 years. “I can FEEL it.” As can we all. Zellweger, at 41 is not really someone we'd call “girl”...
Sentinel School ZoneÂ» Orlando Sentinel â Sentinel School ZoneWinter Park's Full Sail University, the local school that educates students for the entertainment, media and arts industry, has announced this year's inductees into its Hall of Fame. The graduatesÂ Â selected have been recognized for more than a dec...
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