NY critics go with 'United 93'

The New York Film Critics Circle today voted United 93 their best film of the year. Martin Scorsese was deemed best director for The Departed. Anne Thompson has more at her Risky Biz blog.

Speaking of Hollywood: Peggy Archer is now Totally Unauthorized over at Word Press. Adjust your bookmarks accordingly. A recent post talks about how hard it is to wire lighting on a stage without your glasses — and the financial hazard of working on the Warner Bros lot with easy access to the studio store.

More by Kevin Roderick:
Ralph Lawler of the Clippers and the age of Aquarius
Riding the Expo Line to USC 'just magical'
Last bastion of free parking? Loyola Marymount to charge students
Matt Kemp, Dodgers and Kings start big weekend the right way
LA Times writers revisit their '92 riots observations
Recent Hollywood stories on LA Observed:
Hollywood Reporter gets political
Rejected Joe Eszterhas' Maccabees script is "a Jewish Braveheart'
Publicist Michael Sands dies after choking on sample at Gelson's
Moving day at KCET
Mel Gibson and Joe Eszterhas exchange words over Maccabee script *

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