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24 FramesThe Weinstein Co. announced Friday morning that it had acquired the U.S. and Latin American rights to "Quartet," which marks the official feature directorial debut of two-time Oscar-winner Dustin Hoffman ("Kramer vs. Kramer," "Rain Man.")...
Gold DerbyOur forum posters are not content merely to bestow annual awards for the best film and TV. Now they look back over many years to declare the best of 2000-09. Yesterday they unveiled the winners of their Gold Derby Film Decade Awards. See reactions in this...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFive out of the six Directors Guild of America feature film nominees -- Joel and Ethan Coen, Paul Thomas Anderson, Sean Penn and Tony Gilroy -- were also nominated Thursday for Writers Guild of America awards for their screenplays. The Coen brothers...
Dustin Hoffman's directing bow at 75 finds a perfect match in the well-heeled subject of "Quartet," a charming tale of aging musicians whose passion for life continues undiminished in a stately English manor filled with humor, caring and of course...
Murder most foul is one thing. Murder most fair is another. The veteran hambones starring in "Quartet" get away with murder most fair, through eye-bugging delight in a double-entendre in close-up (Billy Connolly); charmingly distracted line readings...
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** (out of four) Obviously someone like Keith Richards would never check into a retirement home for musicians. He's lived like a rock star, and he'll die like a rock star. No, in Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut, “Quartet,” only...
VarietyAn ebullient encore not only for its central foursome -- Tom Courtenay, Pauline Collins, Billy Connolly and Maggie Smith -- but also for the distinguished musicians who comprise the rest of the ensemble, "Quartet" shows retirement hasn't diluted the drama...
VarietyMADRID -- Dustin Hoffman's "Quartet," the actor's directorial debut, will close the 60th San Sebastian Film Festival. The Spanish festival will also present Hoffman with a Special 60th Anniversary Donostia Award for lifetime achievement. Ironically,...
VarietyLONDON -- The British Academy of Film and Television Arts and the British Film Institute has announced the line-up for their third annual Screenwriter Lecture Series. The series will launch Sept. 27 with Oscar and Emmy winner Julian Fellowes ("Downton...
Hartford CourantAlexandru Mihail directs the Yale School of Drama production of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull" Jan. 24 to 28 at 8 p.m. at the University Theatre, 222 York St., New Haven. There is a 2 op.m. performance on Saturday, Jan. 28. The cast includes Josia...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelAs close to the mark as those who work with him say his role in “Tootsie” was — smart, “participating” in every film decision, arguing — Dustin Hoffman has never stepped behind the camera to direct his fellow actors....
'A Life in the Theatre' on Broadway: Entertaining 'Life' fails to show full toll of years on the stageThe Theater LoopT.R. Knight and Patrick Stewart at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on Broadway. BROADWAY REVIEW NEW YORK â Like those of plumbers or tax collectors, the working days of actors eventually string together into a life â âA Life in the......
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