Jones tapped for S.B. kudos


Tommy Lee Jones, who is appearing on screen in back-to-back starring roles in “In the Valley of Elah” and “No Country for Old Men,” will be honored at the 23rd annual Santa Barbara Film Festival with the fest’s American Riviera Award, which recognizes an actor who has had a strong influence on American cinema. The tribute, which will include a multimedia presentation produced by Paul Fagen, will take place at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara on Feb. 1.