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  1. George Clooney, Jeffrey Katzenberg and the Fight for the Future of the MPTF Country House

    9:00 am 4/23/2015

    Hollywood's veritable Soho House for senior citizens is where Bud Yorkin still "felt like he was on the lot," Liz Taylor and Sybil Burton made up, and a 104-year-old lied and said she was 102. Now, on the eve of its annual fundraiser, the beloved retirement home for actors and the industry faces escalating medical costs and a future where entertainment doesn't generate benefactors like it used to: "The moguls who make a billion, they exist today, but they're in Menlo Park."Read more

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  2. When Charlie Chaplin Triumphantly Returned to Hollywood After McCarthyism

    12:29 pm 4/2/2015

    After Charlie Chaplin was labeled a communist by Sen. Joseph McCarthy in 1952, the Hollywood icon, who had been traveling abroad in Europe, was not allowed to return to the United States. Chaplin settled in Switzerland and was eventually permitted to come back home on April 2, 1972, to receive an honorary Oscar. Read more

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  3. 'Escaping Riga': Riga Review

    5:14 pm 12/27/2014

    This Latvian drama-documentary weaves together the life stories of two Riga-born legends, revolutionary filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein and influential thinker Isaiah BerlinRead more

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  4. Charlie Chaplin's 'City Lights' Screens at Tokyo's Historic Kabukiza Theater

    4:29 am 10/29/2014

    The great-grandson of a legendary kabuki artist who befriended Chaplin during the 1930s gave a performance and talk before the screeningRead more

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  5. Norman Lloyd at 100: THR's Todd McCarthy on a Legend's Staying Power

    5:27 pm 10/20/2014

    THR's chief film critic pays tribute to the Hollywood legend, who turns 100 in November and has collaborated with everyone from Chaplin to ApatowRead more

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  6. Fake Fiction (Mo Deng Nian Dai): Film Review

    12:39 am 8/30/2013

    The director-star of China’s highest-grossing homegrown release returns, playing a small-time trickster who regains his conscience in the company of a young girl.conscience in the company of a young girl.Read more

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  7. 'Chaplin' Makes Early Exit From Broadway

    9:04 am 12/3/2012

    Despite its disappointing New York run, the bio-musical based on the life and career of silent screen legend Charlie Chaplin has announced plans for a U.S. national tour.Read more

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  8. Chaplin: Theater Review

    1:13 pm 9/10/2012

    The ambitious new Broadway bio-musical depicts the life and career of the legendary screen star. Read more

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  9. For Sale: George Clooney's Tesla Roadster, 'Muppets' Memorabilia, 'Legend of Zelda' Prototype

    3:40 pm 7/31/2012

    These rare collectibles and more are expected to sell from $35,000 to $150 million.Read more

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  10. Influential Film Critic Andrew Sarris Dies at 83

    1:38 pm 6/20/2012

    A longtime contributor to The Village Voice, he popularized the auteur theory that argued for the importance of the film director.Read more

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