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Three Is the Magic Number

Nicholas Weinstock | Posted 09.24.2013 | Arts
Nicholas Weinstock

The Three Things is just my conviction that every one of those writers should always be working on at least three things at once.

Oscars 2012: The Day of Many Movies

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 04.09.2012 | Entertainment
Robert J. Elisberg

I enjoyed the documentaries the most. All were quite good, though if you need a tie breaker, Saving Face stood out. It got the best audience reaction and was my favorite, as well.n(And my always-savvy Academy friend voted for it.)

Some Memories of Hollywood Great Hal Kanter

Michael Russnow | Posted 01.08.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

The great writer/director/bon vivant wit Hal Kanter died on Sunday at the ripe old age of 92. And it got me to remembering, and I decided to share the thoughts with you.

A New Star: Plans For A Major LA Movie Museum

latimes.com | Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts

Los Angeles has museums dedicated to art, science, automobiles and even the Grammy Awards. But the city known as the epicenter of the move industry ha...

Culture Zohn Off the C(H)uff: Roger Corman and His Oscar

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2009-11-12-cormanoutside.jpg He is the unbearable lightness of being a director, producer, actor, mentor. He is the most effervescent of gentlemen, one who has that gene for making it all look easy.

Tea and Sympathy's Robert Anderson Was a Class Act: The Great Playwright Lured Deborah Kerr to Broadway

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Tea and Sympathy will be remembered eternally for its final line, "Years from now when you talk about this -- and you will -- be kind" -- one of the tenderest moments in Broadway history.