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A ’60s defining moment


Where were you when you heard JFK had been shot? For seasoned TV and film producers Chuck Fries and Irv Wilson, the idea to collaborate on a book addressing that oft-asked question was in the works…

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Globes to honor Hopkins


Anthony Hopkins will be feted with the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at the Golden Globes. Geena Davis was on hand to make the announcement Wednesday at the Beverly Hilton, but a…

‘Geisha’ girls


"Memoirs of a Geisha" scribe Robin Swicord has been friends with Sony Pictures' topper Amy Pascal since they were 22 years old, but that doesn't mean she has full faith in her judgment.

Still fond of blonde icon


To those who rummaged through Marilyn Monroe's possessions Thursday at the unveiling of "Marilyn Monroe: The Exhibit" aboard the Queen Mary, it appeared as though diamonds were, in fact, among the…

AMPAS taps two scholars


Stuart Liebman and Emily Thompson have been tapped as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' sixth pair of Academy film scholars. Profs, who were selected on the basis of their proposals for…

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