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Special to The TimesJane Wyman, the Academy Award-winning actress whose long and distinguished film and television career was nearly overshadowed by her real-life role as the first wife of actor-turned-politician Ronald Reagan, died this morning. She was 90. Wyman died at...
Steven Spielberg's "Minority Report," with Tom Cruise as a cop on the run in 2054 Washington, D.C., is a film that can get you high on the sheer magic and exhilaration of making movies. The film, based on a Philip K. Dick pulp science-fiction story about...
If this year's line-up of Academy Award contenders fails to capture your fancy, never fear. Pick up a batch of new DVD releases of Oscar winners of the past, all supplemented by special features shedding light on their place in movie history. Jack...
denotes winner Performance by an actor in a leading role Bing Crosby as Father O'Malley in THE BELLS OF ST. MARY'S Rainbow Productions; RKO Radio Gene Kelly as Joseph Brady in ANCHORS AWEIGH MGM Ray Milland as Don Birnam in THE LOST WEEKEND...
- See where these movies are playing. ++++++++++++++++++++ || Make a night of it. Find: - Recommended dining - Recommended bars || ++++++++++++++++++++ Death robbed us this year of one of Hollywood's greatest treasures, writer-director...
1. THE LAST TYCOON (Elia Kazan; 1976) 3 1/2 stars Kazan and writer Harold Pinter make a curiously cool but intelligent movie of F. Scott Fitzgerald's last, uncompleted novel -- about sophisticated Hollywood studio boss Monroe Stahr (played by Robert De...
Tags: James Woods, Crimes, John Savage, Jack Nicholson, Jeanne Moreau
Chicago Tribune Movie Critic3-1/2 stars (out of 4) After "Training Day" and "Devil in a Blue Dress," Denzel Washington may not be the king of modern movie noir, but he acts as if he'd like to try the job - maybe become the modern equivalent of a Humphrey Bogart or Robert Mitchum....
Tags: Crimes, Jim Belushi, Gene Wilder, Eva Mendes, Kevin Costner
Times Staff WriterOne of the great things about Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler once wrote, was that he had taken murder out of the parlor and dropped it into the alley back where it belonged. Like his predecessor, Chandler wrote the kind of pulp fiction in which men...
Tribune movie critic3 1/2 stars (out of 4) Some moviemakers reveal the real world to us; others retreat into private dreamscapes. But a few of the best, like Woody Allen, can do both at once. As he's done before in delicious period pieces like "The Purple Rose of Cairo"...
Tribune senior criticIf this year's lineup of Academy Award contenders fails to capture your fancy, never fear. Pick up a batch of new DVD releases of Oscar winners of the past, all supplemented by special features shedding light on their place in movie history. Jack...
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