March 29, 1992 |
Bruce Davison was in a friendly, talkative mood. At first. It was last summer and Davison was filming Fox's "Live! From Death Row," at a small studio near downtown Los Angeles. Davison, a best supporting Oscar nominee a year ago for the AIDS drama "Longtime Companion," was relaxing in his small, air-conditioned dressing room during a break. In "Live!
November 10, 1994 |
A few hours before the premiere of "To Kill a Mockingbird," now on the boards at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, the star of the show got a telegram from Gregory Peck. "Dear Bruce," it said, "With every good wish and a trace of envy that this time you will be playing Atticus. He's such a great character. Good but not too good to be true . . ."
February 28, 1991 |
Bruce Davison is starring in the television series "Harry and the Hendersons" at Universal. He also has an Academy-Award nomination to add to his Golden Globe and New York Film Critics award as best supporting actor for his role as a kind of father figure to a group of gay friends in "Longtime Companion." It suggests an acting career that even by prevailing norms has taken him to wide extremes.
December 15, 2001
Santa Claus takes two weeks off to recharge his batteries in Showtime's "Off Season," the first feature directed by actor Bruce Davison, who cast 90-year-old Hume Cronyn opposite 11-year-old Rory Culkin. In TV Times. Also, see review, F22.
HOME & GARDEN
May 29, 2010 |
Reality show star and motorcycle manufacturer Jesse James, the estranged husband of Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock, has listed his Orange County home of eight years for $6.75 million. The beachfront Mediterranean sits along the sand in Sunset Beach on a gated corner lot with views of the ocean, Catalina, the Long Beach skyline and the Palos Verdes Peninsula. A stone path leads past a fountain to the double-door entry of the two-story villa. The great room features stone floors, coved ceilings and an oversized fireplace with a stone surround and mantel.
January 18, 2012 |
Frank Perry's "Last Summer" was one of a handful of high-profile X-rated movies that were released in 1969 along with the Oscar-winning best picture "Midnight Cowboy" and Haskell Wexler's docudrama, "Medium Cool. " Unlike "Cowboy" and "Cool," though, "Last Summer" has fallen off the radar. It was briefly released on VHS in the early days of home video but has had no DVD release. There haven't been any recent screenings because there were no available prints in the U.S. But Thursday evening, the American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theatre is showing a 16-millimeter print that was found in Australia.