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Entire epochs have passed since New York City could plausibly be called "the biggest rathole in the world," a charge made by the subway hijacker played by John Travolta in the shiny, gentrified remake (the second; there was a TV version late last century)...
KTLA NewsMALIBU -- Veteran comic character actor Henry Gibson, whose career included the 1960's hit "Laugh-In," and more recently " King of the Hill," died Monday. Gibson died at his home in Malibu after a brief battle with cancer. He was 73. Gibson was born...
The Baltimore SunJohn Travolta plays a brawny, brainy thug, chugging down New York streets with into the bowels of the city with a grim, directed bravado that's the opposite of his gleeful swagger 32 years ago in Saturday Night Fever. Denzel Washington plays the subdued,...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelBritish lighting cameraman Ronald Neame shot Noel Coward and David Lean's landmark WWII drama In Which We Serve, in the middle of the war in Britain. He came to greater fame as a director, and worked for decades on spy thrillers, dramas, comedies,...
TCM festival salutes Olivia de Havilland, Gene Tierney, Clint Eastwood, Katharine Hepburn, Paul Newman and â¦ Thelma Todd?The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelIt startsÂ Sunday with Basil Rathbone and ends Aug. 31 with Clint Eastwood. TCM unrolls another Summer of the Stars festival in August. Each day, the channel devotes a day to the films of one actor. Some are familiar: Steve McQueen on Tuesday, Ingrid...
This week: âSurvivorâ cast announced; âBachelor Padâ arrives; Teen Choice 2010, âSo You Think Can Danceâ name winnersThe TV Guy - Orlando SentinelThe reality format will be central this week: ***The three finalists perform on “So You Think You Can Dance” at 8 p.m. Wednesday on Fox.Â Those finalists are Kent Boyd, Lauren Froderman and Robert Roldan. The winner will be announced in a...
Summer is here, and with the help of the Newport Beach Public Library, you will never be bored! Escape the summer sun by enjoying one of the many available entertainments provided to you by the library for free. To start, be sure to pick up a good...
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Zap2It.comDenzel Washington is set to star in Columbia's remake of "The Taking of Pelham 1, 2, 3." The project will reteam Washington with frequent collaborator Tony Scott, set to direct the David Koepp adaptation of John Godey's novel. The story is most familiar...
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"The Tarzan Collection, Vol. 2" (Warner, $40): After a successful decade at MGM, the "Tarzan" franchise moved to RKO in 1943. Johnny Weissmuller, who played Tarzan, made the move to the new studio, as did Johnny Sheffield as his son Boy and their pet...
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Zap2It.comIt is the 15-minute doodle that has raked in billions. Matt Groening drew "The Simpsons" in a quarter of an hour for "The Tracey Ullman Show" on the then-fledgling FOX network. Twenty years later, after President George H.W. Bush vilified it, critics...
Zap2It.comFresh off the remake of "Hairspray," John Travolta is turning to the revamp of a more serious film. The Oscar-nominated actor is in negotiations to star in the Tony Scott-directed remake of "The Taking of Pelham 123," reports Variety. He'll join Oscar...
Tags: Tony Scott, Drama (genre), Movies, Entertainment, Film Festivals
Times Staff WriterThe remake of the 1976 kids' classic "The Bad News Bears" is directed by the talented and prolific Richard Linklater. Why? Good question. "It's the kind of film you couldn't get away with if it didn't have the successful lineage of the first film,"...
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