Panelists for the 14th annual Women in Focus Conference presented by Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts include Oscar-winning Juno screenwriter Diablo Cody, comedic actress Maya Rudolph, director/choreographer Anne Fletcher, Universal Pictures Co-Chairwoman
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The Irvine Co.'s revamped Island Cinema at Fashion Island in Newport Beach won't open to the public until Friday, but charity screening events tonight and Wednesday night give sneak peaks to guests who pony up $50 each.
And yes, I'm up prior to the crack of dawn to get them to you. The biggest surprise, if you can call it that, is the strong showing by MICHAEL CLAYTON, with six nominations. Not so surprisingly, THERE WILL BE BLOOD and NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN each have eight.
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Book Notes: Extended Family Edition
As leading anthropologists and Garrison Keillor will readily confirm, most Minnesotans don't like to draw attention to themselves– but the good folks at Minneapolis City Pages, our sister publication in the frozen tundra, are not most Minnesotans. And one of ... More >>