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  • Film review: The Hard Boiled Hong Kong festival's killer lineup

     
    The sudden popularity of Hong Kong cinema in the U.S. during the '90s had an unfortunate side effect: Several of H.K.'s greatest filmmakers and stars — most notably Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Chow Yun-fat, Sammo Hung and John Woo — began to work in Hol...
  • Pharrell Williams on N.E.R.D., touring and future collaborations with Beyonce, Kanye West and Pitbull

     
    Pharrell Williams insists his rock outfit, N.E.R.D., still isn't concerned with achieving blockbuster commercial success. As one-half of production duo the Neptunes, his outer-space aesthetics and genre-fusing beats have helped yield plenty of hits (and a...
  • My Dry Wet Mess tackles 'PieFace' by Flying Lotus in new remix

     
    Raised in Rome and relocated to Barcelona, the 27-year old born Giovanni Civitenga was tabbed by local luminary Daedelus to be the second artist to record for the producer's incipient Magical Properties imprint. But even if the imprimatur of the......
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Rookie Blue' on ABC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 29 - Sept. 4 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here SOBERING: Andy (Missy Peregrym) looks for proof of her father's......
  • 'Breaking Bad': Once upon a time in the West

     
    "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan grew up in a small Virginia town where he watched "Star Wars" and westerns and spent his summer vacations making backyard movies with a Super 8 video camera that he borrowed from a teacher. From......
  • Andy Klein on 'The Good, the Bad, the Weird'

     
    Though it may have roots in other countries' adventure traditions, the western is, by definition, the most American of all genres. Luckily, foreign filmmakers occasionally take a whack at it, infusing the frequently exhausted form with new angles. Most...
  • Akiva Goldsman on 'Lobo,' 'Jonah Hex' and the new 'Swamp Thing'

     
    The Oscar-winning screenwriter tries to shake off the bad memories (especially "Batman & Robin") as he joins the "Fringe" team and guide four DC Comics properties to the screen....
  • Sam Worthington searches for humanity in 'Avatar': 'I don't want to be a cartoon'

     
    There is no film this year that has been anticipated, discussed or debated as much as "Avatar," the sci-fi epic from director James Cameron that reaches theaters Dec. 18. We're going to start a monthlong countdown to the film here......
  • PASSINGS: Furio Scarpelli, M. Edgar Rosenblum, Milan Herzog, William G. Spitzer, Christie Stanley

    PASSINGS: Furio Scarpelli, M. Edgar Rosenblum, Milan Herzog, William G. Spitzer, Christie Stanley
    Furio Scarpelli Oscar-nominated screenwriter Furio Scarpelli, 90, an Oscar-nominated screenwriter who co-wrote some of the best Italian comedies of the post-war period and who ventured into the spaghetti-western genre with the "The Good, the Bad and the...
  • Stuart M. Kaminsky dies at 75; prolific mystery writer

    Stuart M. Kaminsky dies at 75; prolific mystery writer
    Stuart M. Kaminsky, a writer of impressive range who created four distinctive detectives for series set in Los Angeles, Chicago, Florida and Moscow, has died. He was 75. Kaminsky, who joined the elite of his craft in 2006 when the Mystery Writers of...
  • Clint Eastwood targets the legacy of Dirty Harry

    Clint Eastwood targets the legacy of Dirty Harry
    ON a recent afternoon at the Warner Bros. lot, Clint Eastwood took a break from a long day in the editing bay and strolled over to a hushed screening room. There, his armed-and-dangerous past was waiting for him, and the filmmaker winced when he looked it...