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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013.
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'Life of Pi' to open New York Film Fest

'Life of Pi' to open New York Film Fest

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Ang Lee's big-screen adaptation of Yann Martel's best-selling novel "Life of Pi" is to open the New York Film Festival next month, organizers said Monday.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 29, 2012.
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Robert Altman documentary in the works

Robert Altman documentary in the works

CANNES, France, May 17 (UPI) -- Ron Mann is to direct and produce a feature-length documentary about late American filmmaker Robert Altman, Sphinx Productions announced.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 20, 2012.
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AMC orders reality show 'JJK Security'

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- AMC says it has green-lit "JJK Security," a reality series about a small, family-owned private security company in rural Georgia.
Lynda Carter confesses to alcoholism

Lynda Carter confesses to alcoholism

WASHINGTON, July 5 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Lynda Carter of "Wonder Woman" fame has publicly admitted she is an alcoholic.

'I'm Not There' director honors Ledger

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Todd Haynes paid tribute to Heath Ledger, the late star of his film "I'm Not There," at the 2008 Film Independent Spirit Awards Saturday in Santa Monica, Calif.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008.
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'I'm Not There' to get Altman Award

'I'm Not There' to get Altman Award

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Patricia Clarkson and Dennis Quaid are to present a prize to the team behind the film "I'm Not There" at the Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif.
Anderson dedicates new film to Altman

Anderson dedicates new film to Altman

NEW YORK, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. director Paul Thomas Anderson said he dedicated his new movie to Robert Altman because the late filmmaker was a friend and one of his biggest influences.

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UPI almanac for Sunday, July 29, 2007.

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UPI almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007.
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Helen Mirren among AFI honorees

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Helen Mirren, Clint Eastwood and "Little Miss Sunshine" continued to roll up accolades at the American Film Institute Awards in Los Angeles.

IFC Center to honor Altman's film career

NEW YORK, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- New York's IFC Center plans to celebrate the film career of director Robert Altman by airing all 27 of his films.

Eastwood's Iwo epics top AFI's 'moments'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Clint Eastwood's World War II films and O.J. Simpson's scrubbed book and TV deal are among the American Film Institute's "most significant" moments of 2006.

Director Robert Altman dead at 81

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Movie director Robert Altman has died at a Los Angeles hospital at the age of 81.

Hollywood Film Festival to honor Affleck

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The Hollywood Film Festival is set to honor Ben Affleck with its annual supporting actor of the year award. Daily Variety said that in addition to recognizing Affleck's performance in the film "Hollywoodland," the annual film festival will bestow its film

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Today is Saturday, July 29, the 210th day of 2006 with 155 to follow.
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Producer Ingo Preminger dead at 95

LOS ANGELES, June 12 (UPI) -- The producer of the Hollywood blockbuster, "MASH," Ingo Preminger, has died at his home in Pacific Palisades, Calif., at age 95.

Keillor never dreamed of 'Prairie' film

NEW YORK, June 11 (UPI) -- Garrison Keillor says he was surprised when Robert Altman told him he wanted to make a film based on "A Prairie Home Companion."

Stars sing on 'Prairie Home Companion'

LOS ANGELES, March 24 (UPI) -- Lindsay Lohan, Meryl Streep, Woody Harrelson, John C. Reilly and Lily Tomlin will all sing on the soundtrack to the movie "A Prairie Home Companion."

Robert Altman finally gets his Oscar

LOS ANGELES, March 5 (UPI) -- Meryl Streep and Lily Tomlin Sunday night presented an honorary Academy Award to writer, director and producer Robert Altman.

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Today is Monday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2006 with 314 to follow.
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