Roger Ebert Enlisting High-Powered Voice-Overs

By Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press CHICAGO – Roger Ebert has enlisted some high-powered stand-ins to do voice-overs for his new TV show while finishing touches are made to his customized electronic voice. Famed director Werner Herzog’s German-accented voice read the script for a review of the film “My Dog Tulip” while Ebert typed during the show’s debut […]

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Animal Planet Orders ‘Bear Whisperer’: Let The ‘Grizzly Man’ Comparisons Begin

Calling to mind Wener Herzog’s 2005 documentary ‘Grizzly Man,’ Animal Planet has announced a short-series order of ‘The Bear Whisperer,’ which will track wildlife specialist Steve Searles as he finds humane ways of controlling the bear population in Mammoth Lakes, Calif., reports The Hollywood Reporter. Searles, whom Time Magazine has described as an “intense, ponytailed […]

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Limited: Broken Embraces, Bad Lieutenant, Red Cliff & More

Here’s what’s opening in selected cities across the country, and as David Letterman always says, we just pray to God that your city has been selected. We’ve got some serious Oscar pedigrees floating around in this batch of films. There’s Academy Award winner Pedro Almodóvar’sreunion with Academy Award nominee Penélope Cruz in Broken Embraces, or […]

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