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Cuts are more like scratches

We're not buying that $85 billion in cuts in a $3 trillion-plus budget will be a disaster.
2 movies about serial killers are at opposite on quality spectrum

An interesting treatise in what can go right and wrong while bringing a movie to life, two movies covering the theme of serial killers approach the material in wildly different but unique ways. Where Zodiac proves successful, though, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer is little more than an interesting miss.
New on DVD

Here's a look at what's new in home DVD and video releases, and a calendar of what's coming:
Robert Redford looks back on 'All the President's Men'

NEW YORK - "All the President's Men," the classic 1976 film about Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein's unraveling of Watergate, opens with hammering typewriter keystrokes that sound like gunshots.
Redford and Newman together again

NEW YORK - Robert Redford recently did something not so unusual for him. He hung out with his pal Paul Newman.
I wouldn't be where I am without Deep Throat

...Watergate investigation might not have advanced far enough for Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein to have written All the President's Men, and without that book, I would have given up long ago. When I was a young reporter, I reread that book every...
Glynn Moore
'Friday Night Lights' will shine on the big screen

DALLAS - Before Peter Berg started writing the eighth attempt at turning the best-selling book Friday Night Lights into a movie, he got some advice from his cousin, Buzz Bissinger, who happened to be the book's author.
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People in the News

NEW YORK -- Victoria Gotti is going to be busy. American Media Inc., publisher of Star magazine, has named Gotti editor in chief of its new publication, Red Carpet.
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Ned Beatty tackles Big Daddy in 'Cat' on Broadway

NEW YORK -- Throughout his career, Ned Beatty has made a name for himself as one of the pre-eminent character actors in Hollywood, embracing secondary roles and making them memorable.
'76 was a revolutionary year in film

Nothing against the founding fathers, but when I think Spirit of '76, I conjure up images of taxi drivers, not tea tax, of Rocky, not revolution.
Steven Uhles