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    Look First, Chat First

    Dear Jack: Can one break into TV and film with a theatre background? I have very little TV and film experience.

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    Schwarzenegger Signs Calif Anti-Paparazzi Law

    California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a law on Friday tripling damages celebrities can win from paparazzi if they are assaulted during a shoot and denying the photographers profits from any pictures taken during an altercation. The new law comes as Los Angeles authorities try to crack down on aggressive photographers ...

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    If Hollywood decided to remake one of those

    If Hollywood decided to remake one of those wonderful old Perils of Pauline silent films—poor Pauline being helplessly affixed to the tracks—the era of female empowerment would dictate that Pauline extricate herself somehow from the situation, not be rescued by some he-man hero. And if any actor seems ...

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    AFI Honors Year's Best Film & TV

    The American Film Institute has announced its official selections for the best 10 films and 10 TV programs of 2005, including "Brokeback Mountain" and "24."

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    Center Acquires Stella Adler Archive

    The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center has acquired the complete archive of Stella Adler, founder of the Stella Adler Conservatory of Acting, the center announced Monday.

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    IU Drops Plans to Move Carmichael Display

    Indiana University has dropped plans to move a collection of Hoagy Carmichael memorabilia to make room for a biology teaching lab.

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    Ex-Waitress' Outsize Talent Wins UK 'Pop Idol'

    Michelle McManus, a former waitress from Scotland who has attracted as much attention for her weight as for her voice, won the final of Britain's "Pop Idol" TV talent show on Saturday.

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    Cinematographers Give Award to 'Perdition,' Hall

    The ASC has given their annual award for the best film photography to Conrad L. Hall, who died in January at age 76, for his work last year on drama "Road to Perdition."

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    Dourdan, Ribisi Added to 'Stranger'

    Giovanni Ribisi and Gary Dourdan are joining the cast of the Revolution Studios' psychological thriller "Perfect Stranger."

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    Annual Howl! Festival Celebrates Bohemian Past and Present

    To what extent there is a bohemian world today is arguable; if there is indeed one, defining it is even more problematic.