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Fri Mar 21 17:15:27 2014 UTClccn-n880589160.00Brooks, James L0.170.32Romantic comedy85116948James_L._Brooksn 880589162301425Brooks, J. 1940-Brooks, James Hell 1940-Brooks, Jim.Brooks, Jim, 1940-lccn-no98065024Gracie Filmslccn-n82247239Nicholson, Jackothnrtprfactlccn-n78089065Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporationprolccn-no96013286Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inclccn-no94034365Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)lccn-n87921590Brooks, Albert1947-prfdrtctbactlccn-no96042209Gooding, CubaJr1968-actlccn-n85376875DeVito, Dannyprfdrtactlccn-n81075524Leachman, Clorisactlccn-no96009636Hunt, Helen1963-othprfactBrooks, James L.DramaFilm adaptationsTelevision programsComedy filmsTelevision comediesFictionMotion picturesRomantic comedy filmsMan-woman relationshipsMothers and daughtersFamiliesNew York (State)--New YorkObsessive-compulsive disorderSports agentsTriangles (Interpersonal relations)Simpsons (Fictitious characters)Television journalistsSpringfield (Imaginary place)Minnesota--MinneapolisTelevision broadcasting of newsCalifornia--Los AngelesWomen household employeesOffenses against the environmentHazardous wastesWishesManners and customsMcMurtry, LarryUnited StatesBaseball playersWomen softball playersAlaskaWomen journalistsBroadcast journalismSimpson, Homer (Fictitious character)Washington (D.C.)Women television producers and directorsAdulthoodFortune-tellingSingle womenSimpson, Bart (Fictitious character)Connecticut--WallingfordYoung womenDivorceMarriageAngerInterpersonal conflictWomen television journalistsTaxicab driversToy industry--EmployeesChangeTaxicabsTeenage boysMary Tyler Moore show (Television program)Television comediesToy industryMothers and sonsTelevision news anchorsBoys1940196119621964196919711972197319741975197619771978197919801981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014257235991276791.4372PN1995.9.C55ocn039151090ocn695560643ocn039138962ocn694630186ocn084851215ocn062794084ocn030867545ocn039179493ocn731423985ocn039234678ocn039151090ocn695560643ocn039138962ocn694630186ocn084851215ocn030867545ocn039179493ocn731423985ocn039234678ocn224864442ocn039151090ocn039138962ocn030867545ocn039179493ocn039234678ocn222606884ocn179914112ocn222678554ocn695560643ocn019461709ocn694630186ocn084851215ocn062794084ocn262341015ocn731423985ocn869744467ocn045616424ocn869330151ocn062794084ocn309365935ocn723603873ocn759610122ocn796997116ocn796997158ocn780963579ocn419263601ocn419263598ocn676651243ocn690396923ocn693917740ocn690506790ocn690513155ocn420842559ocn674161780ocn800020865ocn781131503ocn868338079ocn767256108ocn691884797ocn690902901ocn692027439ocn674486031ocn801777352ocn692027538ocn754080351ocn754080353ocn753855112ocn781037798ocn753855111ocn754080355ocn834380368ocn299981661ocn753148069ocn834380343ocn742885509ocn742928235ocn742917810ocn801777352ocn743055333ocn406459349ocn742871615ocn743139850ocn658275992ocn822611735ocn868564435319185ocn039151090visu19960.20Brooks, James LAs good as it getsDramaComedy filmsMelvin Udall is an obsessive-compulsive novelist with Manhattan's meanest mouth. But when his neighbor Simon is hospitalized, Melvin is forced to babysit Simon's dog. And that unexpected act of kindness--along with waitress Carol Connelly--helps put Melvin back in the human race+-+7626632125324280873ocn046852006visu19830.19Brooks, James LTerms of endearmentDramaFilm adaptationsA comedy-drama about the evolving 30+ year relationship between a mother and daughter188227ocn057491001visu20040.18Brooks, James LSpanglishDramaWhen Flor and her daughter, Christina come to the United States, Flor gets a job as a maid at the home of a successful chef John Clasky, his insecure wife Deborah, their two children, and Deborah's mother. Despite Flor's lack of any English, she does the best she can to assist the Clasky family in more than just house cleaning matters. However, when Flor is forced to live with the family over the summer, she has no choice but to bring Christina along. Deborah, much to Flor's disliking, treats Christina much like her own and at the same time she hurts the feelings of her own daughter, Bernice. When John's dreams begin to unravel, he begins to feel like his whole world is coming down around him. Told through Christina's college letter to Princeton University, Christina learns that things come and go in life, but family is the most important thing a person can have+-+1449049596186820ocn085767222visu19880.17Marshall, PennyBigDramaComedy filmsJosh is a 12-year-old who makes a wish from an old machine to be big. Not really believing it will work, Josh is very surprised to find himself BIG the next morning. Now he looks like a 30 years old guy, but he still behaves like a boy. He decide to go with his best friend to New York and try to find the machine that can fix his wish. In New York he gets a job in a toy company and develops a romantic crush on a beautiful woman. Now Josh must learn to get used to the adults world he always wanted to be part of+-+3562348425324185129ocn173319618visu20070.08Brooks, James LThe Simpsons movieDramaLisa convinces the locals to clean up the polluted Lake Springfield after a crowd of fans sink the Green Day concert stage. Meanwhile, Homer saves a pig from being killed in Krusty Burger and adopts it, calling the animal Spider Pig. After two days, Spider Pig fills up a silo with its excrement and not knowing what else to do, Homer dumps the silo in the lake, polluting it. The angry population forces the Simpsons to move to Alaska. Meanwhile the president is induced by his adviser from the EPA to put a dome over Springfield to hold in the population and destroy the city. When Marge sees the news on television, she tells Homer that they must return to Springfield to save their town and friends, but Homer is not convinced that the people of Springfield deserve their support182951ocn042956443visu19870.22Brooks, James LBroadcast newsFictionDramaRomantic triangle set in the world of television news. Tom Grunick is the perfect modern anchorman. He's got the smooth charm and handsome good looks that America loves. Jane Craig is the brilliant hot-shot producer, committed to fighting the trend toward flashy, style-over-substance "personality" news, whose job it now is to make Tom look like a newsman. Aaron Altman is the dedicated reporter, utterly devoid of on-camera charisma, who's jealous and resentful of Tom's instant success both on camera with the public and off camera with Jane+-+7901648425324142321ocn695560643visu20100.15Brooks, James LHow do you knowFictionDramaRomantic comedy filmsA professional softball player discovers she is in the middle of a love triangle after she falls for two different men and wonders when it comes to love, how do you know?115510ocn049317931visu20010.15Riding in cars with boysFictionDramaThe story of a young woman who, despite bad luck and poor decisions, never loses sight of her dreams. Set in Wallingford, Connecticut beginning in the 1960s+-+9352132125112329ocn039609600visu19850.18Crowe, CameronJerry MaguireFictionDramaComedy filmsA sports agent suddenly discovers his scruples and loses his job. But with the help of one loyal collegue and one outrageous client, Jerry Maguire learns that loving well is the best revenge+-+6926965535108916ocn048635396visu19890.19DeVito, DannyThe war of the RosesDramaFilm adaptationsMotion picturesA perfect 18-year marriage suddenly becomes unglued and the gleefully evil Barbara and Oliver Rose single-mindedly inflict as much misery as possible on each other6159ocn050697639visu20020.19Mary Tyler MooreDramaTelevision comediesMary Richards moves to Minneapolis after a bad relationship where she get a job as an associate producer at WJM, the lowest rated evening news show in the city3962ocn061103060visu20050.18The Mary Tyler Moore showDramaTelevision comediesNo longer the new girl in town, Mary has come to think of the newsroom staff as family. But along with the good times and close friendships come the often trying and ultimately hilarious situations every family faces. From Mary explaining the facts of life to Phyllis' daughter to going on a blind date to attending her disastrous high school reunion, Mary has to cope with every situation thrown at her3642ocn055985075visu20040.17TaxiDramaLouie De Palma is a cantankerous taxi dispatcher for a New York City taxi company. He tries to maintain order over the varied collection of strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his "cage," they form a special bond among themselves, becoming friends and supporting each other through the inevitable trials and tribulations of life3303ocn422770249visu20090.18The SimpsonsDramaEveryone's favorite animated family is back for another season. Includes all 21 episodes of Season 123091ocn070106259visu20060.18The Mary Tyler Moore showDramaJoin Mary and the rest of the crew from the WJM-TV newsroom for another season of the classic sitcom. This time around Mary deals with more adventures, both in the newsroom and with her romantic life2856ocn056891491visu20040.13The Simpsons Christmas 2DramaA collection of 4 holiday-themed episodes from the Simpsons2792ocn062794084visu20050.18The Mary Tyler Moore showDramaJoin Mary and the rest of the crew from the WJM-TV newsroom as this groundbreaking comedy explores topics previously taboo on network television. Deftly woven in with the hilarity of the busy newsroom and repeated outrageous attempts by Mary's friends to set her up with Mr. Right come episodes dealing with divorce, meddling parents, self-esteem, and the inevitable mid-life crisis when one fears that life has somehow passed them by2785ocn057206268visu20050.16TaxiDramaTelevision comediesLouie De Palma is a cantankerous, acerbic taxi dispatcher in New York City. He is still trying to maintain order over his off-the-wall collection of varied and strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his "cage," they continue to form a special bond among themselves, becoming friends and supporting each other through the inevitable trials and tribulations of life2674ocn049210292visu20010.20The Simpsons the complete first seasonDramaTelevision programsThe entire first season of the animated television show, The Simpsons2471ocn440707701visu20090.17The Mary Tyler Moore showDramaJoin Mary and the rest of the crew from the WJM-TV newsroom for another season of the classic sitcom. This time around Mary deals with more adventures, both in the newsroom and with her romantic life. Season 5 features: Will Mary Richards Go to Jail?, The Outsider; Not a Christmas Story, An Affair to Forget, What Are Friends For?, The System, Phyllis Whips Inflation, The Shame of the Cities, Marriage Minneapolis Style; and more61ocn159981448com19940.32Romantic comedyHistoryCriticism, interpretation, etcInterviewsExplores how romantic comedies indirectly reveal truths about the nature of male-female relationships in each generation. Discusses the development of screwball comedies in the 1930s, which were largely shaped by the motion picture censorship code. Examines the empowered roles of women and the portrayal of sexuality in romantic comedies. Directors James L. Brooks, Amy Heckerling, and Nora Ephron take a close look at some of the best-loved romantic comedies and discuss how their own films keep the genre alive11ocn760226110visu19880.10Directors Guild of America eventMembers of the Directors Guild of America seen during an event. From left to right are: an unidentified DGA official, John Badham, George Sidney, Peter Bogdanovich, Penny Marshall, Sydney Pollack (at podium), Jim Brooks, Rhonda Haynes, John Carpenter, and Michael Mayer. Photograph dated August 12, 198811ocn045950290art1998Brooks, James L11ocn429367044visu19840.10Knudsen, AnneDirector James Brooks with OscarsDirector James L. Brooks holds up two Oscars ( Best Director and Best Picture), for his film "Terms of Endearment" after the 56th Academy Awards held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on April 9, 198411ocn430113474visu19840.10Knudsen, AnneThree wins for "Terms of Endearment"Jack Nicholson, recipient of the Best Supporting Actor award, attempts kiss fellow "Terms of Endearment" cast member Shirley MacLaine, who won the Best Actress award. Standing with the actors after the 56th Academy Awards on April 9, 1984 is director James L. Brooks, who is holding up two Oscars, one for Best Director, and one for Best Picture+-+1449049596+-+1449049596Fri Mar 21 15:24:33 EDT 2014batch39753