September 20, 2004 |
Matthew Broderick has gone from playing a hapless Broadway producer in the hit musical "The Producers" to a hapless movie writer-director in the new comedy "The Last Shot," which opens Friday. The two-time Tony Award winner and husband of Sarah Jessica Parker plays Steven Schatz, an aspiring screenwriter who has lived in Hollywood for several years trying to pitch a morbid script about the death of his sister to anybody who will listen. But nobody will.
November 16, 2003
Here's a sampling of entertainment industry donations to presidential campaigns during the first nine months of 2003: President Bush $2,000 Chuck Norris, actor Dino De Laurentiis, producer Terry Semel, Yahoo CEO Richard Zanuck, producer Lili Zanuck, producer-director Amy Grant, musician Jami Gertz, actress Jeff Shaara, writer $1,000 Ben Stein, writer-actor * Former Illinois Sen.
February 16, 2013 |
William Goldenberg won the American Cinema Editors 63rd ACE Eddie Award for best edited dramatic feature film Saturday evening for the Oscar frontrunner "Argo. " Ben Affleck's drama about the rescue of six Americans hiding in Tehran during the Iranian Revolution has already won the Golden Globe, the BAFTA, the Screen Actors Guild Award, the Producers Guild Award, the Directors Guild of America Award and the Scripter Award. Meanwhile, Jay Cassidy and Crispin Struthers won best edited comedy/musical feature film for the quirky romantic comedy "Silver Linings Playbook," which is up for eight Academy Awards.
September 23, 2005 |
In early August, a radio broadcaster was fired for on-air comments he made about the San Francisco Giants' Latino players and their 70-year-old manager, Felipe Alou. Larry Krueger, formerly the host of a talk show on the Giants' flagship station KNBR, attributed the team's poor performance this season to "brain-dead Caribbean hitters hacking at slop nightly" and said that Alou's "mind has turned to Cream of Wheat."
March 8, 2002 |
At the outset of the absorbing and pertinent "Maryam," the Armins of suburban New Jersey seem a typical affluent American family, to themselves and to their neighbors. That Dr. Armin (Shaun Toub), while loving and good-humored, is stricter than other fathers is the only apparent trace of his Iranian heritage. His daughter, Mary (Mariam Parris), born in Iran as Maryam and brought to the U.S.
November 9, 2001 |
"Maze" is an intelligent and appealing portrait of a young man afflicted with Tourette syndrome who has become a successful painter and sculptor but has told himself to forget about love and to focus on sheer survival. Writer-producer-director-star Rob Morrow doesn't pull punches: A woman who goes on a date with Morrow's Lyle Maze is in danger of his inadvertently knocking a glass of wine all over her while in the grip of an especially strong seizure.