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Cover Story: Tarantino, I'm Waiting

What's Tarantino's next move?

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 17, 2003
Now that Kill Bill: Vol. 1 is out and Vol. 2 is in the can, Hollywood attention has turned to filmmaker Quentin Tarantino's next project. After waiting six years between Jackie Brown and Kill B  

Film: Family Business

New slate of kid-friendly films reaches out to other audiences

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2003
Take an actor whose most recent film credit had him funneling beer and streaking butt-naked across campus. Take a director whose only behind-camera credit heretofore involved organized crime. Ta  

Film: We Love the '70s

Fall films recall New Hollywood but they're no substitute

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2003
As the title of the hit VH-1 show proclaims, we do love the '70s. Just enough time has elapsed for us to look past the questionable fashions and other punch lines of the time and see what the dis  

Film: The Angel Giggled

Cheerful Drew Barrymore says life was great on the Full Throttle set

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 25, 2003
Drew Barrymore looks down the long banquet table. Seated to her right -- but several feet away -- are Lucy Liu and Cameron Diaz. The stars of Charlie's Angels are in an ocean-front hotel in Sant  

Film: Contrasting Styles

Stars of Hollywood Homicide differ on and off screen

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 11, 2003
One wears a crisp designer dress shirt and a sport coat. The other looks like he shops at second-hand thrift stores. One stares blankly out the window when he's talking to you. The other looks   

Cover Story: Babe in Arms

Monica Bellucci leads the pack of New Action Heroines

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2003
Monica Bellucci says she's had it with action films. The Italian actress spent most of the last two years working on The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions and Tears of the Sun. She sweated,  

Film: Blockbuster with Heart

Director Bryan Singer strived to make a thoughtful comic book movie

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 30, 2003
Bryan Singer, director of the 2001 blockbuster X-Men as well as its hotly anticipated sequel, climbs the stairs of a swanky Los Angeles hotel and surveys the scene. Sitting around him are a few d  

Film: Anatomy of the Mind-Screw

Identity and the tradition of the Hollywood twist

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 23, 2003
There's a difference between knowing that things on screen aren't always as they seem and being flat-out manipulated. Moviegoers usually appreciate the former. A little twist, like Darth Vader r  

Film: Professor Travolta

Basic star discusses the physics and chemistry of moviemaking

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 26, 2003
Meet John Travolta, high school science teacher. This isn't the next role for the Hollywood fixture. And it's not his newest pastime, supplanting his renowned love of flying. It's just that T  

Film: Hunting for Del Toro

Oscar-winner plays hard to get in The Hunted and in his career

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 12, 2003
Benicio Del Toro has a way of blending into his characters. The chameleon-like actor hit the scene as the mumbling, bumbling Fred Fenster in The Usual Suspects (1995). He next dove headfirst into