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March 24, 1989 | Jane Applegate
Olivia Newton-John, Mickey Rourke and Vince Di Meglio all turned their longing for familiar things into thriving small businesses ranging from an Australian milk bar to a New York-style cheesecake bakery. All three figured that if they were homesick for the sights, tastes and smells of their hometowns, then others in Los Angeles and elsewhere must miss those old favorites as well.
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March 24, 1989 | Jane Applegate
Olivia Newton-John, Mickey Rourke and Vince Di Meglio all turned their longing for familiar things into thriving small businesses ranging from an Australian milk bar to a New York-style cheesecake bakery. All three figured that if they were homesick for the sights, tastes and smells of their hometowns, then others in Los Angeles and elsewhere must miss those old favorites as well.
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March 13, 2004 | From a Times staff writer
Barring any last-minute snags, Barbra Streisand is set to play Ben Stiller's mom opposite Dustin Hoffman as his father in "Meet the Fockers," the sequel to the comedy "Meet the Parents," Universal Pictures said Friday. Streisand and the previously announced Hoffman join Stiller and cast members from the original film: Teri Polo, who played his fiance the first time out, with Robert De Niro and Blythe Danner as her parents.
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September 29, 2008 | Mark Olsen; Robert Abele; Gary Goldstein
"Smother," a fairly standard story of a young man (Dax Shepard) and his overbearing mother (Diane Keaton), treads a lot of the same ground as Albert Brooks' "Mother" and even such recent Keaton vehicles as "The Family Stone," "Because I Said So" and "Mama's Boy. " Why a performer as gleefully game and wittily wise as Keaton must now be subjected to such self-same material is a question perhaps only she, her agent and the cruel fates of Hollywood can...
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July 3, 2007 | Kevin Crust, Times Staff Writer
Robin Williams' career appears to have come full circle. As a breakout comedy star 30 years ago, he and his uniquely mercurial talent were a tough fit for filmmakers looking for appropriate projects. Now, in his mid-50s, the actor is once again being miscast on a regular basis.
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March 13, 1992 | JANE APPLEGATE
You didn't see it on Cable News Network, but Vince DiMeglio's N.Y. Cheesecake bakery in El Toro was a casualty of the Persian Gulf War. Overly dependent on customers in the military, sales plummeted when the war broke out. DiMeglio closed the store and retreated to his 15-year-old Costa Mesa location. "In these times, we had to find a way to lower our costs without affecting the quality of our cheesecake and cheesecake-on-a-stick," DiMeglio said.
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November 14, 2004 | Capsules by Kevin Crust
Nov. 19 Bear Cub Drama TLA Releasing With: Jose Luis Garcia-Perez, David Castillo, Arno Chevrier, Mario Arias, Empar Ferrer The idea: A gay dentist scales back his lifestyle when he finds himself raising his 9-year-old nephew. Writers: Miguel Albaladejo, Salvador Garcia Director: Miguel Albaladejo * So? Papa bear's got a brand new charge.
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June 8, 2010
Critics' Choices Babies In this joyous and buoyant new documentary, the filmmakers keep the baby — and the bathwater — and everything else about infants that makes them so appealing that the rest of us keep making more of them. Squalls are few, colic doesn't exist, neither does disease, diaper rash, or diapers at all for that matter as director Thomas Balmes traces the first year in the lives of four infants from four corners of the world. The sweet-smelling "Babies" is a very huggable movie experience, just not a primer on parenthood.
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May 2, 2010
Compiled by Liesl Bradner, these release dates and other details are subject to change. May 7 Babies A look at one year in the life of four babies, one each from Japan, Mongolia, Nambia and San Francisco. Directed by Thomas Balm├Ęs. Badmaash Company Four young friends start a business in '90s Mumbai. With Shahid Kapoor. Written and directed by Parmeet Sethi. In Hindi with English subtitles. Behind the Burly Q A look inside the art of burlesque during its golden age. Directed by Leslie Zemeckis.
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September 7, 2008
Friday Alice Neel A documentary about one of the great portrait painters of the 20th century, exploring the struggles she faced as a female artist, a single mother and a painter who defied convention. Directed by Andrew Neel, the painter's grandson. Laemmle Theatres and Arthouse Films Burn After Reading Two gym employees stumble upon the memoir of an ousted CIA official and attempt to exploit their find. With George Clooney, John Malkovich, Frances McDormand, Brad Pitt, Tilda Swinton.
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January 14, 2007
Alien vs. Predator 2 Round one went to the Predators. Who will win this rematch in a small Colorado town? With Reiko Aylesworth, Steven Pasquale, John Ortiz, Shareeka Epps, Johnny Lewis and Sam Trammell. Written by Shane Salerno. Directed by the Brothers Strause. 20th Century Fox, Dec.
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