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'Lincoln,' 'Django,' 'Argo' lead Golden Globe nods

'Lincoln,' 'Django,' 'Argo' lead Golden Globe nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Steven Spielberg's historical drama "Lincoln" was nominated for a leading seven Golden Globe Awards, including Best Drama, in Los Angeles Thursday morning.
'Marigold,' 'Playbook,' 'Les Miz' snag key SAG nominations

'Marigold,' 'Playbook,' 'Les Miz' snag key SAG nominations

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Screen Actors Guild nominated "Argo," "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," "Les Miserables," "Lincoln" and "Silver Linings Playbook" for Best Ensemble.
'Lincoln,' 'Les Miserables' lead Critics' Choice Award nods

'Lincoln,' 'Les Miserables' lead Critics' Choice Award nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Director Steven Spielberg's historical drama "Lincoln" was nominated for a record 13 Critics' Choice Awards in Los Angeles Tuesday.
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New York Web critics honor 'Zero Dark Thirty'

New York Web critics honor 'Zero Dark Thirty'

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The New York Film Critics Online voted director Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" the Best Film of 2012 Sunday.
Steve Carell plays it straight in marriage dramedy 'Hope Springs'

Steve Carell plays it straight in marriage dramedy 'Hope Springs'

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- People who know Steve Carell mainly for his seven-season stint as the inept, self-absorbed, but lovable boss Michael Scott on the American television workplace comedy "The Office" might be pleasantly surprised to see how wonderfully he portrays a warm, sensitive and intelligent marriage counselor in the relationship dramedy "Hope Springs."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012.
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'Sex Tips' play headed off-Broadway

'Sex Tips' play headed off-Broadway

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- "Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man," a stage adaptation of the popular self-help guide, is to have its world premiere off-Broadway, producers said.
'Lincoln' to close AFI festival

'Lincoln' to close AFI festival

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," starring Daniel Day-Lewis, will have its world premiere as the closing night film of AFI Fest 2012 in Hollywood.

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Meryl Streep on the drama of marriage in 'Hope Springs'

Meryl Streep on the drama of marriage in 'Hope Springs'

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress and three-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep says her new relationship movie, "Hope Springs," is "drama pared down."
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De Niro, Pfeiffer to star in Besson's mob comedy

De Niro, Pfeiffer to star in Besson's mob comedy

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 18 (UPI) -- Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Tommy Lee Jones have signed on for roles in French filmmaker Luc Besson's "Malavita," the action comedy's producers said.

MIB3 to top Memorial weekend box office

HOLLYWOOD, May 26 (UPI) -- "Men in Black III" is expected to dethrone superhero flick "Avengers" during the Memorial Day weekend, taking in $75 million to $80 million, projections show.
Pitbull writes, records 'MIB3' theme

Pitbull writes, records 'MIB3' theme

CULVER CITY, Calif., March 23 (UPI) -- U.S. recording artist Pitbull has written and recorded "Back in Time," the theme song to "Men in Black 3," said Sony Pictures Entertainment.
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Tommy Lee Jones arrives for the world premiere of "The Company Menr" at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival on January 22, 2010 in Park City, Utah. UPI/Gary C. Caskey..
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Tommy Lee Jones (born September 15, 1946) is an American actor and director.

His film roles include federal marshal Samuel Gerard in The Fugitive and U.S. Marshals, the villain "Two-Face" in Batman Forever, terrorist William Strannix in Under Siege, Agent K in the Men in Black films, Texas Ranger and Rancher Woodrow F. Call in Lonesome Dove, Ed Tom Bell in No Country for Old Men, a Texas_Ranger in Man of the House and Pete Perkins in The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada. Jones has also portrayed real-life figures such as businessman Howard Hughes, executed murderer Gary Gilmore, Doolittle Lynn in Coal Miner's Daughter and baseball great Ty Cobb.

Jones was born in San Saba, Texas, the son of Lucille Marie (née Scott), a police officer, school teacher, and beauty shop owner, and Clyde C. Jones, an oil field worker; the two were married and divorced twice. Jones, an eighth-generation Texan, had a Cherokee grandparent. He was a resident of Midland, Texas and attended Robert E. Lee High School.

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