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The TV ZoneJust go the official word from FX on the return of "Damages" and "Nip/Tuck," and here that word is: Fifth season launch of "N/T" is Tuesday, January 6 at 10, for eight weeks, while..second season launch of "Damages" goes......
Zap2It.comVeteran character actor Tim Blake Nelson is the latest quirky thespian to join the cast of Marvel's "Incredible Hulk." According to The Hollywood Reporter, Nelson will play Samuel Sterns in "The Incredible Hulk," which will be directed by Louis...
Tags: Edward Norton, Movies, Film Festivals, Entertainment, Liv Tyler
Of the five lead actress Academy Award nominees, Melissa Leo is probably the most bohemian, the least likely to live in a luxury hotel or employ a personal assistant or spend weeks worrying over her Oscar gown. Leo tidies her own house, cooks her own...
Times Staff Writer"A History of Violence" is a ticking time bomb of a movie, a gripping, incendiary, casually subversive piece of work that marries pulp watchability with larger concerns without skipping a beat. It's a tightly controlled film about an out-of-control...
Tags: Ed Harris, Maria Bello, Sex, Cinema Industry, David Cronenberg
Zap2It.com"Mr. Brooks" is cleverly conceived and professionally executed and to hell with that. It's a serial killer movie in the dime-a-dozen era of serial killer movies, with the selling point being that the murderer is played by a movie star. This way you'll...
Message movies 'Brokeback Mountain' and 'Crash' lead a slate of issue-oriented films.This time, the medium was the message — and Oscar voters couldn't have put it more clearly. Even as the big studios increasingly eliminate thoughtful dramas from...
The EnvelopeSean Penn will be honored as Director of the Year at the 19th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival for "Into The Wild." Previous winners of the festival's director award include Alejandro González Iñárritu for "Babel," Anthony Minghella for...
Tribune movie criticThere's an old cliche of movie history that really fits this year's movies: The films of 2005 -- especially the best ones -- kept shifting between the two great movie extremes of realism and fantasy. Sometimes, they plunged us into harsh truth, as with...
Times Staff WriterEarl Brooks is no ordinary serial killer. He's got a secret closet where identical serial-killer outfits hang above a row of matching black boots, and he has all the latest in serial-killer gadgets. He's the Batman of serial killers. As played by Kevin...
Sure looks as if HBO again will dominate the TV movie categories (it's won 12 times in 15 years), with four strong entries: "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee," an adaptation of the bestseller about the defeat of the Sioux after their victory at Custer's...
Times Staff WriterIt's not only actors that get typecast. Director David Cronenberg has received the best reviews of his career for "A History of Violence." But he's still regarded by some as the King of Venereal Horror because of his more graphic films, such as "They...
Tags: Maria Bello, Alan Ladd, Literature, Thriller (genre), Family
Metromix StaffAfter college, Christopher McCandless (Emile Hirsch) gives all his money to charity and hits the road—not telling his parents (William Hurt and Marcia Gay Harden) what he's doing—in hopes of living on his own in Alaska. The film is narrated by...
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