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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterJoel and Ethan Coen just made Academy Award history with their tandem nomination for best director for "No Country for Old Men." The siblings are the first brother directing team to be nominated in that category. And if they win, they will become the...
Zap2It.comThose list-crafting maniacs at the American Film Institute have put together a selection of the top 25 movie musicals of all time, a list lead by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen's 1952 classic "Singin' in the Rain." The AFI list, compiled by the vote of a...
Tribune movie criticWhen the Oscar nominations come out Tuesday, there are bound to be cries of injustice -- and in many cases, those charges will have merit. Can anyone really defend the exclusion from the Oscar nominee list in various years of movies such as "Some Like...
Times Staff WriterOn a morning when news of the 74th Oscar nominations had to vie for air time with reports of a new terrorism alert, the films that had the most success with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences could be summed up in a single word: reassuring....
Los AngelesTimesI was around a gaggle of movie people the other night who were all talking about the Oscars. That wouldn't be such an odd thing at this time of year, except for one thing: The awards themselves were something of an after-thought. Everybody was talking...
Tags: Elections, Documentary (genre), Voting, Referenda, News Media
LA Times Film CriticSherlock Holmes never tried his hand at Oscar prognosticating, but indications are he would have had a flair for it. "When you have eliminated the impossible," the great detective said, "whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." As it...
TIMES FILM CRITICFriday October 20, 2000 Selling your soul to the devil is not just a figure of speech, it happens in the movie business all the time. In fact, it seems to have happened with "Bedazzled," a film about just such a transaction. Inspired by the...
Tags: David Newman, Gaming, Movies, Dudley Moore, Sex
LMPWhile most banks supply their customers with free checking, drive-thru services or the occasional toaster oven, for the past 27 years LaSalle Bank at Irving Park Road and Cicero Avenue, on the Northwest Side, has been offering a far more esoteric premium:...
Roxie Hart, the dangerous dame played by Renee Zellweger in the movie "Chicago," is supposed to be a typical 1920s Chicago gal: a killer with the face of a cherub. But she's also a girl who wants to sing, dance and be a star-and the movie lets her fulfill...
Special to the TribuneBy Joshua Klein With filmmakers considering special edition material for DVDs long before their films ever hit the theaters, the digital format has grown into a fresh way to watch movies. Now, not only do DVDs supplement the theatrical run, they also...
- See where this movie is playing. ++++++++++++++++++++ || Make a night of it. Find: - Recommended dining - Recommended bars || ++++++++++++++++++++ "Singin' in the Rain" is a movie that can make you just about dizzy with happiness. Almost...
Tags: Arthur Freed, Gene Kelly, Rita Moreno, Adolph Green, Dancing
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