Curtis Hanson, Director of ‘L.A. Confidential,’ Dies at 71 — Variety

Curtis Hanson, director of “L.A Confidential” and winner with Brian Helgeland of an Oscar for adapting James Ellroy’s novel, was found dead in his Hollywood Hills home on Tuesday afternoon, a spokesperson with the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed. He was 71. The official said paramedics responded to a call of an unconscious man at……

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Emmy Awards: 2016’s Biggest Snubs and Surprises — Variety

While the Emmy voters stood by favorites like “Veep,” “Game of Thrones,” and “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” there were quite a few surprises and snubs in store this year as well. SURPRISE: Tatiana Maslany Going all the way from the top of everyone’s “snub” lists to an Emmy winner, the Canadian……

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Game of Thrones Now Has the Most Emmy Wins Ever — TIME

Game of Thrones torched an Emmys record on Sunday night. With 38 wins, the HBO fantasy series overtook Frasier as the winningest scripted show in the award show’s history. Game of Thrones won awards for Best Writing, Best Directing and Best Drama on Sunday night, first tying Frasier with 37 wins then taking the title…

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TV Review: ‘68th Primetime Emmy Awards’ — Variety

This year’s Emmy ceremony did not need dragons to dazzle. Sure, as expected, “Game of Thrones” won as best drama. But aside from the awards for “Thrones” and “Veep,” very few of the other wins felt inevitable, though so many throughout the night were admirable or even heartening. Part of the reason the show felt so……

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Andrew Dominik and Nick Cave Map the Dimensions of Grief in One More Time with Feeling — TIME

Although the Venice Film Festival ends on September 10, my time here is drawing to a close. The Festival has made several physical additions this year, chief among them a new theater structure, the Sala Giardino, which is open to the public—and better yet, all screenings held there are either free or cost only 3…

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