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  • In this Tuesday, Sept, 28, 2010 photo, Hong Kong movie producer Run Run Shaw poses for a photograph during the Run Run Shaw prize presentation ceremony in Hong Kong. Pioneering Hong Kong movie producer Run Run Shaw has died at the age of 107. No cause of death was given in a statement from Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB), which Shaw helped found in 1967.  (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

    Hong Kong movie mogul Run Run Shaw dies

    HONG KONG (AP) — Run Run Shaw built a Hong Kong movie and TV empire that nurtured rising talents like actor Chow Yun-fat and director John Woo, inspired Hollywood filmmakers such as Quentin Tarantino and produced the 1982 sci-fi classic "Blade Runner."


  • In this 2010 photo, author Elmore Leonard works on a manuscript at his home in Bloomfield Township, Mich. Leonard, one of America's foremost crime writers, has died. He was 87. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    Best-selling author Elmore Leonard dies at 87

    Elmore Leonard, who died Tuesday morning at age 87, helped achieve for crime writing what Stephen King did for horror and Ray Bradbury for science fiction. He made it hip, and he made it respectable.


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    (UPDATE) Tarantino's 'Django Unchained': China spiking, none speaking (and we called it here)

    Baffled industry observers are at a loss to explain why the Chinese authorities would rescind approval for a film that had already met the exacting demands of state censors. In the absence of a better explanation, I can’t help wondering if — don’t laugh — my own speculations about “Django’s” potential cultural impact in China — posted here on the eve of “Django’s” Chinese release — somehow tripped an alarm, triggering last minute jitters somewhere in the upper echelons of the state film bureaucracy.


  • Blood sacrifice: Quentin Tarantino declaws 'Django Unchained' in bow to Chinese censors

    On his best behavior for his Chinese distributors, Hollywood bad boy Quentin Tarantino has consented to attenuate his opulent jets of onscreen blood in “Django Unchained” for the sake of his slave revolt tale's Chinese release.


  • `Argo' wins best picture on scattered Oscar night

    Just as Oscar host Seth MacFarlane set his sights on a variety of targets with a mixture of hits and misses, the motion picture academy spread the gold around to a varied slate of films. "Argo" won best picture as expected, along with two other prizes. But "Life of Pi" won the most awards with four, including a surprise win for director Ang Lee.


  • Waltz wins supporting-actor prize for 'Django'

    Christoph Waltz really owes Quentin Tarantino. Waltz won his second supporting-actor Academy Award on Sunday for a Tarantino film, this time as a genteel bounty hunter in the slave-revenge saga "Django Unchained."


  • Workers prepare the red carpet for the 85th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. The Oscars will be presented on Sunday. (Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

    'Argo' wins best picture on scattered Oscar night

    Just as Oscar host Seth MacFarlane set his sights on a variety of targets with a mixture of hits and misses, the motion picture academy spread the gold around to a varied slate of films. "Argo" won best picture as expected, along with two other prizes. But "Life of Pi" won the most awards with four, including a surprise win for director Ang Lee.


  • Waltz wins supporting-actor prize for 'Lincoln'

    Christoph Waltz really owes Quentin Tarantino. Waltz won his second supporting-actor Academy Award on Sunday for a Tarantino film, this time as a genteel bounty hunter in the slave-revenge saga "Django Unchained."


  • For 'Django' producer, an unexpected Oscar ride

    Reginald Hudlin, director of films like "Boomerang" and "House Party," never expected to be going to the Oscars as a best-picture-nominated producer of a slavery-era spaghetti Western by Quentin Tarantino.


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