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  1. Greg Eichelberger reviews 'The Disaster Artist'Read the original story

    Sunday | Morning News

    ... Room" (known to its many fans as the greatest bad movie of all time, maybe no one saw Tim Burton's 1994 classic, "Ed Wood," an homage to one of the worst directors of all-time), while also playing the movie's eccentric creator and star, Tommy ...

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  2. Review: Martin Landau and Paul Sorvino in 'Abe and Phil's Last Poker Game'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The New York Times

    Reviewing a film after its lead actor's death is grim even when the movie is good. The best that might be said about "Abe and Phil's Last Poker Game," starring Martin Landau, who died in July, is that it might lead viewers to "North by Northwest" or "Ed Wood."

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  3. Conrad Brooks, Last of the Ed Wood Actors, Dies at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 21 | LA Weekly

    Character actor Conrad Brooks, who attained film immortality by appearing as a bumbling cop in "worst director" Ed Wood's legendarily inept sci-fi-horror mashup Plan 9 From Outer Space , has died. He was 86. Brooks was the last surviving member of Ed Wood's 1950s-era "stock company" of on-screen eccentrics, a group that included TV horror-hostess Vampira, pop psychic Criswell and a then-down-on-his-luck Bela Lugosi.

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  4. A Film About a Bad Film Is a Good Film - Appraising The Disaster ArtistRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Free Times

    ... alluded to, and ridiculed since its appearance in 1959, perpetrated by the baddest of bad directors, the notorious Ed Wood. The saga of Wood's obsession and his friendship with star Bela Lugosi was dramatized in Tim Burton's 1994 Ed Wood , which ...

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  5. Patricia Arquette's Early Life on a Virginia CommuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Wall Street Journal

    Patricia Arquette, 50, is an Oscar-winning actress who has appeared in 39 movies, including "True Romance," "Ed Wood," "Lost Highway" and "Boyhood." Her latest film is 'Permanent" .

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  6. 'Hilarious, bitter-sweet paean to the dreams that make Hollywood tick': review of The Disaster ArtistRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum. ONE of Tim Burton and Johnny Depp's greatest collaborations, Ed Wood, was a fond, funny, but brutally honest celebration of a man once voted the worst director of all time. Now actor and ...

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  7. Baltimore-born actor Conrad Brooks dies at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... son in Fells Point, Brooks first met Wood, whose life was dramatized by director Tim Burton in the 1994 film "Ed Wood," in 1948, after moving from Baltimore to Los Angeles. Four years later, after returning to Baltimore briefly before moving back to ...

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  8. James Franco's 'The Disaster Artist': The funny story of a bomb that blew upRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Philly.com

    ... for years had been Plan Nine of Outer Space , itself the subject of another amusing "making of" movie, Tim Burton's Ed Wood , starring Johnny Depp as Plan Nine 's oddball director. But Franco's film (he directs) is a different beast, and its ...

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  9. 'The Disaster Artist' and Tim Burton's 'Ed Wood' Are Perfectly Imperfect Companion PiecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | /film

    Ed Wood and the Tim Burton film that bears his name were years before their time. The director who's known now as one of the worst filmmakers ever only gained that dubious status via the truly esteemed Golden Turkey Awards, two years after his death in 1978.

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  10. The Disaster Artist review: Hollywood hotshots craft a comedy of humiliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... of those every decade and Hollywood sometimes makes a movie about the dodos who did it, as with Johnny Depp playing Ed Wood for Tim Burton in 1994. The Disaster Artist is that movie for the new century, with Dave Franco (brother of James) playing a ...

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  11. The Disaster Artist: A hilarious celebration of cult cinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | Stuff.co.nz

    Tim Burton successfully managed to strike the perfect balance between schadenfreude and loving homage in 1994's Ed Wood . But while that Johnny Depp-starrer was about a man already dead for more than a decade-and-a-half and featured films most viewers had only heard stories about, James Franco faces some very different challenges in bringing this tale of an artist and his tortured vanity project to life.

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  12. See Martin Landau's final role in exclusive trailer for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | USA Today

    ... Game,' a comedy/drama that teams him with Paul Sorvino as friends at a nursing home. The Oscar-winning Landau ( Ed Wood ), who died in July at age 89, stars alongside Paul Sorvino as a pair of friends at a nursing home in the comedy/drama Abe & ...

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  13. Top five films to watch in Hong Kong this week: November 9-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    Top five films to watch in Hong Kong this week , from Loving Vincent to The Empty Hands A portrait of a Dutch master in oils, tennis star Billie Jean King takes on older champion and sexist Bobby Riggs, a Hong Kong karate drama, Tim Burton's bio of director Ed Wood, and a Japanese youth romcom are this week's picks An aesthetic experiment packaged as a detective story set in 19th century France, this trailblazing animation, which claims to be the " world's first fully-painted feature film ", pays homage to the Dutch master Vincent van Gogh - astonishingly it was completely made with oil paints, rather than computer graphics.

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  14. Ed Wood (1994) - " Tim Burton's ode to the worst film director everRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    ... by the wonderful misfit in Edward Scissorhands (1990), so it's easy to see what appealed to him about Wood's story. Ed Wood failed to break even at the box office, but critical acclaim has kept the film alive. The movie didn't begin with Burton, as ...

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  15. Martin Landau Memorial Fills The Screen Writers Guild Theatre As...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... Landau, a three-time Academy Award nominee who won the honor for his performance as Bela Lugosi in Tim Burton's "Ed Wood," had directed the Actors Studio West since its founding with the late Sidney Pollack and Mark Rydell who was among the ...

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  16. His occupation is murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The News-Review

    ... military officers, Santa Claus - and a workman named "Mr. Zipper" in the original "Twin Peaks." In the movie "Ed Wood," he played the landlord of the title character (portrayed by Johnny Depp), who winds up producing the famed talent-deprived ...

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  17. Why Tim Burton's 'Sleepy Hollow' Is an Underrated GemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Collider

    ... produce the aforementioned The Nightmare Before Christmas and then embarked on a passion project of sorts, 1994's Ed Wood . The critically acclaimed drama stretched Burton as a storyteller and netted a pair of Academy Award wins, but Burton's ...

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  18. The doctor is in... the director's chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    ... and Landau had never worked together before, but Landau, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood in 1995, presented Sorvino's daughter, Mira, with a Supporting Actress Oscar for Mighty Aphrodite in 1996. Landau died not long ...

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  19. Stan Lee, Sean Maher Q&A's Head Programming At Wizard World Comic Con Madison This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | PR Log

    ... 18, 2017 - PRLog -- Q&A sessions with standout celebrities Stan Lee (Marvel Comics CEO Emeritus), Juliet Landau (Ed Wood, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), Sean Maher ("Firefly," Serenity), WWEA Superstar Becky Lyncha , Emma Caulfield ("Buffy the Vampire ...

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  20. Movie picks: 'Logan Lucky,' 'Ed Wood,' and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | The Oregonian

    Channing Tatum stars as Jimmy Logan, Riley Keough as Mellie Logan and Adam Driver as Clyde Logan in Steven Soderbergh's LOGAN LUCKY, a Fingerprint Releasing and Bleecker Street release. Credit: Michael Tacket / Fingerprint Releasing This isn't the first documentary to capture the street-level chaos and rage of the protests that rocked Ferguson, Missouri, in the days and weeks following the shooting of black teenager Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson in August 2014.

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