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  • Christopher Walken, Sam Rockwell to star in Broadway's 'Behanding'

     
    Broadway audiences can look forward to a lot of artful pauses during Martin McDonagh's new play, "A Behanding in Spokane." That's because Christopher Walken -- master of the unpredictable dramatic delivery -- is set to star in the dark stage......
  • Tina Fey outs herself as an awards nut like us on '30 Rock'

     
    Don't miss last week's episode of "30 Rock" titled "Dealbreakers Talk Show #0001" (still posted at the show's website here and Hulu here) in which this show's creator-producer-star-writer Tina Fey shares the height (depth?) of her awards mania. She...
  • 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......
  • Hollywood liberals under fire: The Polanski debate gets political

     
    It was surely only a matter of time. The noisy partisan divide that seems to infect everything in America today -- from what health care plan you want to what car you drive -- has surfaced again. As soon as......
  • Is Hollywood really a hotbed of support for Roman Polanski?

     
    With all the studio hirings and firings in the last 24 hours, I've been too busy to revisit until now one of the most wonderfully bizarre twists in the Roman Polanski case. For days on end, I've been reading stories......
  • Mike Nichols adds AFI Life Achievement Award to crowded mantle

     
    Director Mike Nichols will be feted by the American Film Institute next summer with a life achievement award. Nichols is the only one of the 10 winners of the entertainment awards grand slam -- Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy -- to be honored by the AFI....
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'The Road' rises up; expanded best pic race: pros & cons; Vulture feasts on 'Avatar' trailer

     
    • Hitting the web this week is the new trailer for "The Road." Though the post-apocalyptic parable saw its Oscar hopes take a detour following a pan by Variety, a shot at a top 10 slot now seems firmly back on track. Ryan Adams deftly sums up his...
  • Former 'Friend' David Schwimmer tries deeper waters

    Former 'Friend' David Schwimmer tries deeper waters
    AFTER the insane fame and wealth of "Friends," David Schwimmer is back to what he considers to be his essence -- trying to make it as a working actor-writer-director, albeit one who never again has to worry about making it. It's a nice life, if also an...
  • Sam Cohn dies at 79; New York talent agent

    Sam Cohn dies at 79; New York talent agent
    Sam Cohn, a powerful talent agent who dominated New York's talent business during his heyday, has died. He was 79. Cohn, who was at International Creative Management since its inception in 1975 and headed the New York office for nearly 25 years, died...
  • 'Backing Into Forward: A Memoir' by Jules Feiffer

    'Backing Into Forward: A Memoir' by Jules Feiffer
    Backing Into Forward A Memoir Jules Feiffer Nan A. Talese/Doubleday: 450 pp., $30 Whether newspapers live or die, the prognosis for the comic strip doesn't look promising. The extinction of the form not much more than a century after its birth would...
  • Did the show change, or did I?

    Did the show change, or did I?
    In these cash-strapped days, people are lucky to get to see a show once, never mind a second or third time. But with "Spamalot" now playing at the Ahmanson Theatre more than four years after it opened on Broadway and a couple of years after it premiered...