Film review: Rob Reiner's 'Alex & Emma'

LOS ANGELES, June 19 (UPI) -- The tepid romantic comedy "Alex & Emma" pairs Kate Hudson, the daughter of Goldie Hawn and quasi-stepdaughter of Kurt Russell, with Luke Wilson, the brother of
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Video of the Week: 'The Pianist'

LOS ANGELES, May 26 (UPI) -- Although "The Pianist" was the second biggest winner at the Academy Awards -- taking home Oscars for Best Director, Actor, and Adaptation -- Roman Polanski's Ho
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Film of the Week: Polanski's 'The Pianist'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Although it's one of the frontrunners in the scramble for Oscar nominations, Roman Polanski's Holocaust drama "The Pianist" is actually a movie of surprisingly
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Miramax honcho Harvey Weinstein is getting support from a surprising source -- DreamWorks co-head Walter Parkes. "Harvey and I have a strangely good relationship, personally," Parkes explained to reporters in New York. Weinstein, who is the boss of Drea
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Stoppard 's fate of Russian Utopianism

LONDON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Stoppard 's fate of Russian Utopianism

Review: Philip Pullman's secular faith

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- To the news that Tom Stoppard has signed on to adapt Philip Pullman's fantasy trilogy "His Dark Materials" for the screen, one might reasonably reply: Why would such an erudite playwright be interested in a children's book?

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LONDON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- A special UPI Life & Mind series -- First of three parts

While waiting for 'Godot'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Viewers will get an opportunity on Sunday to see something that you almost never see on American TV, when PBS presents "Stage on Screen: Beckett on Film" -- a c
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Film of the Week: Paltrow in 'Possession'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The denizens of the movie business are routinely derided as soulless philistines with no appreciation for great literature. Yet, judging by how many prestige no
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, July 3, the 184th day of 2002 with 181 to follow.
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Hollywood Digest

PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter
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