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Minghella-Pollack pic set for Oscar race

Minghella-Pollack pic set for Oscar race

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- The Weinstein Co. reportedly plans to release its Kate Winslet-Ralph Fiennes film "The Reader" in December, the heart of Hollywood's Oscar season.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 1, 2008.
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TCM to honor filmmaker Pollack

TCM to honor filmmaker Pollack

LOS ANGELES, May 29 (UPI) -- Turner Classic Movies said it plans to pay tribute to Hollywood filmmaker Sydney Pollack, who died this week, by presenting a marathon of his movies.
Minghella, Pollack shared film company

Minghella, Pollack shared film company

LOS ANGELES, May 28 (UPI) -- The deaths of Sydney Pollack and Anthony Minghella have left the future of their production company, with offices in Los Angeles and London, in question.
Director Sydney Pollack dies

Director Sydney Pollack dies

LOS ANGELES, May 27 (UPI) -- Sydney Pollack, 73, known for directing such movies as "Tootsie" and "Out of Africa," died of cancer Monday at his Los Angeles home, a family spokeswoman said.

Kidman, Fiennes sign on for 'The Reader'

LOS ANGELES , Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Actors Nicole Kidman and Ralph Fiennes have signed on to star in "The Reader," the big-screen adaptation of Bernhard Schlink's best-seller.

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UPI almanac for Sunday, July 1, 2007.

HBO plans film on Florida 'Recount'

LOS ANGELES, April 2 (UPI) -- Sydney Pollack will direct "Recount," a film for HBO based on the chaotic presidential vote count in Florida in 2000.

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

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2006 with 183 to follow.
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Sydney Pollack does his first commercial

NEW YORK, June 30 (UPI) -- Director Sydney Pollack is coming to a theater near you -- with his in-theater commercial for Cingular reminding people to turn off their cell phones.

Cinematographers to honor Pollack

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Oscar and Emmy winner Sydney Pollack was named Monday as winner of the 2006 American Society of Cinematographers Board of Governors Award.

Zimbabwe leader blasts Hollywood film

HARARE, Zimbabwe, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- A Zimbabwean government official charges the CIA created the Hollywood movie "The Interpreter" to discredit President Robert Mugabe.

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Today is Friday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2005 with 183 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, July 1, the 183rd day of 2004 with 183 to follow.
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Nichols will do the honors for Streep

LOS ANGELES, May 25 (UPI) -- The American Film Institute announced Tuesday Mike Nichols will present Meryl Streep with the AFI's 32nd Life Achievement Award in Hollywood.

United Nations open for Pollack filming

NEW YORK, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The United Nations will open its doors to Sydney Pollack to shoot his upcoming film, "The Interpreter."

Miramax takes first look at Mirage

LONDON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Miramax Pictures announced Dec. 14 a three-year, first-look deal with Sydney Pollack and Anthony Minghella's London and L.A.-based Mirage Enterprises.

Big buck to preserve low-budget flicks

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- A half-century after George and Mike Kuchar were forced to take their low-budget movies underground, some big names are putting up the cash to preserve them.

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Today is Tuesday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2003 with 183 to follow.
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NBC and DreamWorks Television have announced plans for the first computer-generated-imaging prime time series on a major broadcast network.
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