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2009-04-07 12:46:41

Diane Keaton and Jeff Goldblum have been cast in the big-screen comedy Morning Glory, which is set to start shooting in New York next month. Variety.com said the J.J. Abrams-produced film will feature Rachel McAdams as an aspiring news producer who tries to revive a morning program by getting control of its sparring anchors, who will be played by Keaton and Harrison Ford. Goldblum has signed on to play the McAdams' character's boss. Notting Hill and Venus director Roger Michell is heading up...

2008-08-19 00:00:22

By Richard Nilsen For 40 years, Woody Allen has been making movies. Some are among the best ever made, bringing him 21 Oscar nominations, three wins for himself and six wins for his actors. "Annie Hall" is on the American Film Institute's list of the top 100 films of all time, and he has more films on AFI's list of the top 100 comedies than anyone else. Unfortunately, the Wood-Man also has made more than his share of clunkers: more of the latter the later in his career you drift. His...

2006-07-24 10:38:14

By Christopher Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - There's an undercurrent of deja vu coursing through Woody Allen's new comedy "Scoop," starting with its London setting. But perhaps most significantly, Scarlett Johansson, the leading lady of Allen's last film, "Match Point," once again plays a displaced American woman -- though in "Scoop" she's more damsel in distress than femme fatale. So is Johansson, 21, poised to become the director's next muse, succeeding Diane Keaton and Mia...

2006-04-24 00:32:04

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Fresh off a successful turn in "Scary Movie 4," Anna Faris is joining "Napoleon Dynamite" star Jon Heder in the comedy "Mama's Boy." Heder plays the title character, a thirtysomething slacker who still lives with his mom (Diane Keaton). When she falls for a motivational speaker (Jeff Daniels), the slacker's way of life is threatened. Faris plays Heder's love interest, a singer-songwriter. Shooting is scheduled to start in mid-June in...

2005-12-15 06:01:35

By Sheri Linden LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Writer-director Thomas Bezucha puts a fresh slant on the dynamics of family-reunion Christmas movies with his observations about the clash between a tightly wound Manhattan careerist and her boyfriend's loose-limbed New England clan. But "The Family Stone" spends too much time on unconvincing romantic-comedy contrivances to be consistently engaging. Throughout the uneven film and its mixed bag of performances, the compelling point...

2005-09-07 23:48:11

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Claire Danes, who returns to theaters next month in Steve Martin's "Shopgirl," is in final talks to join Richard Gere in "The Flock." The thriller follows a hypervigilant federal agent (Gere) who is training his young female replacement (Danes). The two must track down a missing girl who might be connected to a paroled sex offender under investigation. The film, budgeted at about $35 million, marks the English-language debut of Hong...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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