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Directors Guild finds TV diversity hiring stalled
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A new guild study says women and minorities were largely shut out of the ranks of TV directors again last season....

Washington and Fuqua ride again in 'The Equalizer'
TORONTO (AP) -- It's been a dozen years since Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua rode the corrupt Det. Alonzo Harris and their Los Angeles crime odyssey "Training Day" to Oscar glory (for Washington) and a Hollywood breakthrough (for Fuqua)....

Review: 'Tracks' leaves a mark
The movies, it seems, are increasingly headed down paths in the woods, out to open water and, in the case of John Curran's excellent new film "Tracks," into the deepest reaches of the Australian desert....

Mayor offers to help McGraw find Portland, Maine
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Portland, Maine? Tim McGraw doesn't know where it is. And he doesn't want to know, either....

Review: 'Leave You' _ A-list cast, B-grade result
Somebody dies. Family gathers to mourn. Everybody's stuck in one house, with all their quirks and foibles and enough emotional baggage to fill an aircraft carrier. What could go wrong? Ha ha. What couldn't?...

Liza Minnelli recovering after surgery, sends love
NEW YORK (AP) -- Liza Minnelli is said to be resting comfortably in a California hospital after undergoing back surgery earlier this week and she's thanking fans for their well wishes....

Q&A: Barbra Streisand, the feminist, sings on
NEW YORK (AP) -- Barbra Streisand's new album of duets only includes male singers, but it wasn't a conscious effort to exclude females....

Actress Mia Farrow reveals her motto: 'I'm trying'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Acting on Broadway is hardly a vacation, but if you're Mia Farrow, it just might be. Her day job these days, after all, is speaking out about genocide and atrocities....

Venezuela threatens citizenship of actress Alonso
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuela's leftist government says it is moving to revoke the citizenship of actress Maria Conchita Alonso, a bitter critic of the government....

Ben McKenzie primed to lead Fox's Batman prequel
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Ben McKenzie expects viewers to tune into the premiere episode of Fox's Batman prequel series, "Gotham," on Monday....

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