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Marlon Brando's private audiotapes tell his story in 'Listen to Me Marlon'

latimes.com — " Listen to me, Marlon... This is one part of yourself speaking to another part of yourself. Listen to the sound of my voice and trust me. You know I have your interests at heart." - Excerpt from a self-hypnosis tape recorded in 1996 by Marlon Brando By any measure, Marlon Brando was one of the most influential actors in the history of cinema.
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Reese Witherspoon is recipient of American Cinematheque Award

chicagotribune.com — The American Cinematheque announced Thursday that Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon ("Walk the Line") is the recipient of the 29th American Cinematheque Award. The 39-year-old actress/producer ("Gone Girl") is to receive the honor at a gala at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on Oct.

Reese Witherspoon is recipient of American Cinematheque Award

orlandosentinel.com — The American Cinematheque announced Thursday that Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon ("Walk the Line") is the recipient of the 29th American Cinematheque Award. The 39-year-old actress/producer ("Gone Girl") is to receive the honor at a gala at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on Oct.

Omar Sy, Hollywood-hot post-'Intouchables,' returns to France for 'Samba'

latimes.com — French actor Omar Sy decided to take a "step back" after the international success of the 2011 comedy-drama "The Intouchables." Sy became the first actor of African descent to win the César Award, France's equivalent of the Oscar, for best actor for his charming performance in the film as Driss, a fun-loving young man from the Parisian projects who is hired to care for a wealthy quadriplegic.

Classic Hollywood: Memories of Bob Hope, 'Animal House' and Marlon Brando

latimes.com — Subscribe to the newsletter This is L.A. Times movie writer Susan King. Welcome to the latest edition of my Classic Hollywood newsletter, where I talk about my passion for all things vintage Hollywood. Every Friday I discuss such topics as movie and TV milestones, notable births of the week, fun...

Reese Witherspoon is recipient of American Cinematheque Award

latimes.com — The American Cinematheque announced Thursday that Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon ("Walk the Line") is the recipient of the 29th American Cinematheque Award. The 39-year-old actress/producer ("Gone Girl") is to receive the honor at a gala at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on Oct.

Patrick McGoohan: The spy who started it all

latimes.com — There's never been a TV series quite like "The Prisoner," which premiered in England in 1967 and debuted in the U.S. the summer of 1968 on CBS. Best described as James Bond meets George Orwell filtered through Franz Kafka, the cult series revolved around a British secret agent (Patrick McGoohan) who wants to resign from the service.

'Boulevard' filmmaker and cast remember Robin Williams in his final starring role

orlandosentinel.com — Sometimes during long night shoots on the indie drama "Boulevard," Robin Williams would want to go on walks with the film's director, Dito Montiel. It was the late actor's final starring role, and it clearly meant a lot to him.

'Boulevard' filmmaker and cast remember Robin Williams in his final starring role

latimes.com — Sometimes during long night shoots on the indie drama "Boulevard," Robin Williams would want to go on walks with the film's director, Dito Montiel. It was the late actor's final starring role, and it clearly meant a lot to him.
Jul 20, 2015

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'Inside Out' composer Michael Giacchino is on a roll

latimes.com — It's been quite a summer for Michael Giacchino. The award-winning composer worked on the scores for three big films: Disney/Pixar's animated "Inside Out," the blockbuster "Jurassic World" and the action-adventure "Tomorrowland." The 47-year-old New Jersey native won an Oscar for his emotionally resonant score of the 2009 Disney/Pixar film "Up," and his John Barry-esque jazz stylings for the studio's 2004 hit "The Incredibles" earned rave reviews.
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