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A New Leaf – Olive Signature

Filtered through her experience as an unequalled comic performer, writer-director Elaine May scores a bulls-eye with this grossly underappreciated gem, fashioned in a style that could be called ‘black comedy lite.’ And that’s the release version mangled by the producer. What might it have been if May had been allowed to finish her director’s cut?

A New Leaf Olive Signature

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Olive Films

1971 / Color / 1:85 widescreen / 102 min. / Street Date December 5, 2017 / available through the Olive Films website / 29.99

Starring: Walter Matthau, Elaine May, Jack Weston, George Rose, James Coco, Doris Roberts, Renée Taylor, William Redfield, David Doyle.

Cinematography: Gayne Rescher

Original Music: Neal Hefti

Written by Elaine May from a story by Jack Ritchie

Produced by Hilliard Elkins, Howard W. Koch, Joseph Manduke

Directed by Elaine May

Olive’s next title up for Signature Collection status is A New Leaf, the directing debut of comedienne-writer Elaine May. It’s certainly a worthy title.
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Everybody Loves Raymond: A Revival? Brad Garrett Says...

Could Everybody Loves Raymond be making a comeback? Recently, star Brad Garrett spoke with TVGuide about the possibility of bringing back the hit CBS TV show.Created by Philip Rosenthal, the comedy centered on Raymond Barone (Ray Romano), a sportswriter who lives across the street from his pestering parents and older brother (Garrett). The cast also included Doris Roberts, Peter Boyle, Patricia Heaton, and Madylin Sweeten. The show ran for nine seasons between 1996 and 2005.Read More…
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Chelsea Clinton Subtly Shades Ivanka Trump Amid Reports Her Old Friend Visited Putin’s Private Office

Chelsea Clinton Subtly Shades Ivanka Trump Amid Reports Her Old Friend Visited Putin’s Private Office
Chelsea Clinton and Ivanka Trump have a longstanding friendship despite their parents’ bitter political rivalry in the 2016 presidential election. But a new tweet sent by the former first daughter about the current first daughter have many calling “shade.”

It all started with The New York Times, which on Monday published a report about a 2015 email exchange between President Donald Trump‘s business associate Felix Sater and lawyer Michael Cohen that claimed Sater had made arrangements for Ivanka’s 2006 trip to Russia.

The trip, Sater alleges in his email, included a private stop at Vladimir Putin’s private office where he
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Brad Garrett reflects on deaths of ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ parents: ‘We learned a lot from Peter and Doris’

Brad Garrett reflects on deaths of ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ parents: ‘We learned a lot from Peter and Doris’
“We learned a lot from Peter and Doris,” reflects Brad Garrett about the deaths of his “Everybody Loves Raymond” parents, Peter Boyle and Doris Roberts. CNN’s Pamela Brown interviewed Garrett on Friday about the network’s upcoming docu-series “The Nineties,” and Garrett was soon rehashing memories about his TV dad and mom, who played the over-protective […]
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11 Things You Probably Never Knew About Disney Classic Lizzie McGuire

I have an incredible statement to make: it's been 16 years since Lizzie McGuire started airing on the Disney Channel. Feel old yet? The show's star, Hilary Duff, is turning 30 this year. Now do you feel old? Whether you do or don't, I'm still willing to bet that if you're a millennial, you watched a whole lot of classic Disney Channel back in the day. (Or maybe you watched Nickelodeon, in which case I have nothing to discuss with you.) I loved watching Lizzie McGuire because Lizzie was just sooo relatable. Remember that episode when she just wants to get a bra, but she had to awkwardly talk about it in front of her dad and brother? Been there, done that. I have a special place in my heart for the show and the character because I felt like I was going through life right along with Lizzie. So from one fan to another, I wanted to share these 11 fun facts about the show that you might not have known before. RelatedVery Important Question: Were You a Nickelodeon Kid or a Disney Channel Kid? Heartthrob Ethan Craft was almost portrayed as a bully. Lucky for us, the showrunners switched gears and had him be a lovable character instead. Speaking of Ethan, Clayton Snyder, who played Ethan, said as his hair got progressively longer throughout the show, he ended up taking more time in hair and makeup than the girls did. A lot of otherwise-famous people had cameos on Lizzie McGuire, including Zachary Quinto, Frankie Muniz, Steven Tyler, and Doris Roberts. Hilary Duff almost didn't get the role of Lizzie. In fact, actress Sara Paxton was considered for the role, as was Lindsay Lohan. Even though we feel like there have been years and years of episodes of Lizzie, there are actually only 65 of them. Only 65! Lizzie's bitmoji character almost didn't happen. Originally the show was just going to have Hilary doing voiceover, but the cartoon character ended up being added in with it. When Hilary got the call from Disney that they wanted her to come in to read for the role of Lizzie, she didn't want to go. She said in an interview in 2006 that she wanted her big break and didn't want to work for Disney. Hilary said she didn't do well on her first audition because she admittedly didn't know any of her lines. She only went out for the role so she could see her friends. Disney Channel execs weren't impressed with Hilary's acting in the beginning, so they demanded the showrunners hire an acting coach to work with the cast. There was almost a spinoff about Lizzie's best friend Miranda and her little sister, Stevie, called What's Stevie Thinking?, but it never happened. Selena Gomez was actually supposed to play Stevie! The show's creator, Terri Minsky, wants to bring everyone back together for a remake, but unfortunately Hilary's not interested.
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Doris Roberts' Hollywood Home Listed for $2.45 Million 1 Year After Death (Photo Gallery)

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The Hollywood Hills home of Doris Roberts -- the beloved mom on "Everybody Loves Raymond" -- is up for sale a year after her death. Doris' heirs are selling the classic 1927 pad for $2.45 million. The 3,700 sq. ft. house has 3 bedrooms and 4.5 baths, and sits on a promontory on a 11,600 sq. ft. double lot. The view of L.A. and the coastline's not too shabby. The home has a sun room, a huge master bedroom and an outdoor kitchen.
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Doris Roberts Died More Than a Year Ago and People Are Just Now Realizing

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#Breaking ... Doris Roberts died more than a year ago, but it seems some people are just now hearing the news ... and sending Super belated condolences. For some reason ... Doris was trending online Wednesday, and a lot of folks seemed to just now realize the actress had passed away ... linking back to TMZ's exclusive story as evidence. Doris' 1-year death anniversary was actually last Monday ... so we're not too sure how to explain the delayed reactions.
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Patricia Arquette Upset That Oscar In Memoriam Segment Left Out Trans Sister Alexis Arquette

Patricia Arquette Upset That Oscar In Memoriam Segment Left Out Trans Sister Alexis Arquette
Patricia Arquette may have won an Oscar for “Boyhood,” but she’s not pleased with the Academy for one snub.

The actress spoke out about her sister Alexis Arquette being left out of the In Memoriam segment, which honors those in the industry who have died in the past year.

Read More: Oscars In Memorium Snafu: Wrong Photo Used of Producer Who Is Still Alive

“Alexis was a great actor and had 70 credits and was really brave to live her truth as a trans woman, and they didn’t include her in the memorial,” Patricia Arquette told Et. “I think that was a real slight to the trans community, especially at this time when trans kids can’t even go to the bathroom in the United States of America at school. It says a lot about the lack of inclusion.”

She added, “Trans kids can really never look at anyone and see their heroes,
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Patricia Arquette Upset That Oscar In Memoriam Segment Left Out Trans Sister Alexis Arquette

Patricia Arquette Upset That Oscar In Memoriam Segment Left Out Trans Sister Alexis Arquette
Patricia Arquette may have won an Oscar for “Boyhood,” but she’s not pleased with the Academy for one snub.

The actress spoke out about her sister Alexis Arquette being left out of the In Memoriam segment, which honors those in the industry who have died in the past year.

Read More: Oscars In Memorium Snafu: Wrong Photo Used of Producer Who Is Still Alive

“Alexis was a great actor and had 70 credits and was really brave to live her truth as a trans woman, and they didn’t include her in the memorial,” Patricia Arquette told Et. “I think that was a real slight to the trans community, especially at this time when trans kids can’t even go to the bathroom in the United States of America at school. It says a lot about the lack of inclusion.”

She added, “Trans kids can really never look at anyone and see their heroes,
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Australian Producer Jan Chapman Mistakenly Shown During Oscars In Memoriam Segment: ‘I Am Alive and Well’

The Best Picture mix-up wasn’t the only mistake at Sunday’s Oscars.

More: Emma Stone Reacts to Oscars' 'La La Land' Best Picture Screw-Up

During the In Memoriam portion of the show, a photo was shown of Australian producer Jan Chapman with the name Janet Patterson written with it.

Patterson, a costume designer, did pass away in October 2016, but it was Chapman’s face that erroneously appeared with Patterson’s name.

"I was devastated by the use of my image in place of my great friend and longtime collaborator Janet Patterson," Chapman told Variety via email after the Academy Awards.

"I had urged her agency to check any photograph which might be used and understand that they were told that the Academy had it covered. Janet was a great beauty and four-time Oscar nominee and it is very disappointing that the error was not picked up. I am alive and well and an active
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9 Sets of Costars Who Competed Against One Another at the SAG Awards

9 Sets of Costars Who Competed Against One Another at the SAG Awards
The competition is always stiff at the Screen Actors Guild Awards — but when you’re going up against a costar for the coveted prize, it’s even more so.

These celebs experienced just that, minus any tension.

Winona Ryder and Millie Bobby Brown, Stranger Things

This year, we’ll see Ryder go up against her pint-sized castmate, Millie, who has gained tons of attention (and internet love) for her portrayal of Eleven in the smash hit Netflix series.

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, Grace and Frankie

These two first worked together back in 1980 on the movie 9 to 5. They reunited for
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SAG Awards 2017 Cheat Sheet: Everything You Need to Know!

SAG Awards 2017 Cheat Sheet: Everything You Need to Know!
The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards kick off from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday, and Et has everything you need to know about the star-studded event.

Et's Red Carpet Coverage: You can catch all of Et's coverage of the night right here at ETonline.com, on our official Facebook page, and on Twitter (@etnow) and Instagram (@entertainmenttonight). Plus, be sure to tune into Entertainment Tonight on Monday for our full post-show coverage.

Pics: The 2016 SAG Awards Red Carpet Arrivals

What Time Do the SAG Awards Start?: The show will begin airing live at 8 p.m. Et/ 5 p.m. Pt on TNT and TBS.

Who's Presenting?: Noteworthy presenters include Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, Common, Rashida Jones, Brie Larson, Mahershala Ali, Octavia Spencer, Viggo Mortensen, Casey Affleck and the stars of Stranger Things.

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Guest of Honor: Lily Tomlin will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the event, which will be
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Chelsea Clinton Says Barron Trump Deserves the Chance to Be a Kid

Chelsea Clinton Says Barron Trump Deserves the Chance to Be a Kid
Chelsea Clinton knows firsthand that growing up in the political spotlight can be tough, and now she’s standing up for President Donald Trump‘s 10-year-old son Barron.

Apparently in response to jokes people were making online about Barron after the inauguration Friday, the 36-year-old daughter of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton tweeted a powerful message on Sunday.

“Barron Trump deserves the chance every child does-to be a kid,” she wrote.

However, Clinton also implied that some of the 70-year-old president’s policies may harm children.

She said, “Standing up for every kid also means opposing @Potus policies that hurt kids.
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Ivanka Trump Says She and ‘Very Good Friend’ Chelsea Clinton Haven’t Spoken Since Blistering 2016 Campaign

Ivanka Trump Says She and ‘Very Good Friend’ Chelsea Clinton Haven’t Spoken Since Blistering 2016 Campaign
A Trump and a Clinton can be friends.

Despite their parents Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton‘s blistering 2016 presidential campaigns, future First Daughter Ivanka Trump and former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton remain on good terms.

In her interview with 20/20, which aired Thursday evening, 35-year-old Ivanka called 36-year-old Chelsea a “very good friend.”

“She’s been a friend of mine long before the campaign, of course will be a friend of mine after,” the mother of three told ABC NewsDoris Roberts. “I haven’t spoken about the specific challenges about this next chapter with her just yet but I intend to.
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Something Wild (1961)

Something Wild

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The Criterion Collection 850

1961 / B&W / 1:66 widescreen 1:37 flat Academy / 113 min. / available through The Criterion Collection / Street Date January 17, 2017 / 39.95

Starring: Carroll Baker, Ralph Meeker, Mildred Dunnock, Jean Stapleton, Martin Kosleck, Charles Watts, Clifton James, Doris Roberts, Anita Cooper, Tanya Lopert.

Cinematography: Eugen Schüfftan

Film Editor: Carl Lerner

Original Music: Aaron Copland

Written by Jack Garfein and Alex Karmel from his novel Mary Ann

Produced by George Justin

Directed by Jack Garfein

After writing up an earlier Mod disc release of the 1961 movie Something Wild, I received a brief but welcome email note from its director:

“Dear Glenn Erickson,

Thank you for your profound appreciation of Something Wild.

If possible, I would appreciate if you could send

me a copy of your review by email.

Sincerely yours, Jack Garfein

Somewhere back East (or in London), the Actors Studio legend Jack Garfein had found favor with the review. Although
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In Memoriam: Television Stars We Lost in 2016

In Memoriam: Television Stars We Lost in 2016
2016 saw the passing of many notable television actors, including a TV mom and dad that many grew up watching.

Florence Henderson, aka Carol Brady on “The Brady Bunch,” was the mother to the show’s six kids and by extension to multiple generations of TV viewers. The actress, who was also a talented stage performer and singer, died on November 24 at age 82. Earlier that week, she was seen cheering on her TV daughter Maureen McCormick – aka Marcia — on “Dancing With the Stars.” Active well into her golden years, Henderson even participated on the show in 2010. At the time of her death, she was developing another “Brady”-themed project for CBS. (Read her obituary here).

In December, Alan Thicke, the patriarch on “Growing Pains,” died at age 69. He died on December 13 after suffering a heart attack while playing hockey with his youngest son, Carter. A charismatic actor with a distinctive voice, Thicke
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2016 in Review: TV Stars We Said Goodbye to This Year

2016 in Review: TV Stars We Said Goodbye to This Year
As we look back on 2016, we can’t help but think of all the TV greats who left us.

Photos2016 in Review: Best/Worst Finales, Underrated Shows and Stars, Saddest Cancellation, Lol CGI and More

It’s been a tough year for celebrity deaths across the board — Rip, David Bowie, Prince and now George Michael — and the TV world was no exception, getting hit hard by the loss of a number of legendary performers. We said goodbye to a hilarious comedian in Garry Shandling. A ’60s icon in Patty Duke. A pair of all-time great sitcom parents in Florence Henderson and Alan Thicke.
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TCM Remembers 2016: A Look Back at Those We Lost This Year

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TCM Remembers 2016: A Look Back at Those We Lost This Year
2016 has seen more than its fair share of celebrity deaths, with every aspect of culture impacted: music (Prince, David Bowie), sports (Muhammad Ali), politics (John Glenn) and too many others to count. That includes movies, of course, and Turner Classic Movies has released its annual “TCM Remembers” video to commemorate the silver-screen stars who’ve left us this year. One sincerely hopes that no one else joins their ranks over the next two weeks.

Read More: How Criterion and Turner Classic Movies Hope to Crack the Streaming Business With FilmStruck

As classy and respectful as ever, the four-minute tribute features a bevy of talent: Abe Vigoda, Doris Roberts, Alan Rickman, Bill Henderson, Jacques Rivette, Abbas Kiarostami, Lita Baron, Andrzej Wajda, Michael Cimino, Bill Nunn, Gene Wilder and the gone-much-too-soon Anton Yelchin, among many others.

Read More: FilmStruck Outlines Launch Date, Pricing Structure and Criterion Collection Integration

Honoring Wilder in particular,
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Emotional Speeches and Tear-Jearking Tributes: All the Emmys Moments That Made Us Cry

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Emotional Speeches and Tear-Jearking Tributes: All the Emmys Moments That Made Us Cry
We tune into awards shows for one reason and one reason only: to get our cry on. The 2016 Emmy awards more than came through for the catharsis-loving television fans of the world on Sunday, providing a number of heartfelt moments that reduced us to blubbering puddles of emotion. Below, a handful of the most sniffle-inducing quotes of the evening. Julia Louis-Dreyfus' tribute to her fatherIt started out as a hilarious riff about the increasingly fading line between political comedy and reality, but by the end of Louis-Dreyfus' speech we were all wiping away our tears. While accepting her fifth consecutive lead actress statuette,
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Fans React to Christina Grimmie's Absence from Emmys 'In Memoriam' Tribute Segment

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Fans React to Christina Grimmie's Absence from Emmys 'In Memoriam' Tribute Segment
Christina Grimmie was noticeably left out of the Emmys "In Memoriam" segment, which honored late stars ranging from screen and television to sports and music. Following her absence from the emotional tribute, fans swiftly took to social media to express their disappointment. "You forgot the young and very talented Christina Grimmie on your "In memoriam" so sad," wrote one Twitter user. #Emmys you forgot the young and very talented Christina Grimmie on your "In memoriam" so sad— Katherine Sánchez M. (@KathySanchezM) September 19, 2016 "Sad and disappointed to see that the #Emmys left Christina Grimmie off of their memoriam special," wrote another.
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