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  • Book Review: 'Lips Unsealed' by Belinda Carlisle

    Book Review: 'Lips Unsealed' by Belinda Carlisle
    The rise and fall of the Go-Go's is well known — and well televised. One month after the single "Our Lips Are Sealed" came out in 1981, MTV was launched and songs from the double-platinum "Beauty and the Beat" were soon in constant video rotation....
  • Director Greg Mosher's view from a new 'Bridge' is clear

    Director Greg Mosher's view from a new 'Bridge' is clear
    Scarlett Johansson is set to step before a Broadway audience for the first time Monday night in Arthur Miller's waterfront tragedy, "A View From the Bridge," in the role of the 17-year-old niece of a tough New York longshoreman whose feelings for her...
  • Domestic drama: Lee Strasberg's family continues the legacy of instruction, despite some friction

    Domestic drama: Lee Strasberg's family continues the legacy of instruction, despite some friction
    The Method is dead. Long live the Method. ΒΆ Spend an afternoon with David Lee Strasberg, the ambitious 38-year-old son of legendary acting guru Lee Strasberg, and you just might walk away with the idea that something revolutionary is going on at the...
  • Al Pacino returns to Shakespeare's 'Merchant of Venice'

    Al Pacino returns to Shakespeare's 'Merchant of Venice'
  • Aced the screen test

    Aced the screen test
    WHEN a hit play is made into a film, the cast is invariably switched out for more famous film counterparts. Thus Mary Louise Parker is traded for Gwyneth Paltrow ("Proof") or Meg Ryan ("Prelude to a Kiss"), Kathy Bates and F. Murray Abraham for Michelle...
  • Directors take their best shots

    Directors take their best shots
    FROM the early silent era to Martin Scorsese's "The Departed," gangster films have captivated audiences around the world. "Gangsters & Crime in the Big City," a weeklong retrospective at the American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre, offers an...
  • This town is rated noir

    NOIR is the indigenous Los Angeles form: It was created here, it grew up here and from here it spread, not only as a genre but as a way of looking at life, character and fate. As a framing lens, it's now so powerful that it seems not only to be a strategy...
  • Paul Benedict dies at 70; actor from 'The Jeffersons' and 'Sesame Street'

    Paul Benedict, the actor who played the eccentric English neighbor Harry Bentley on the sitcom "The Jeffersons," was found dead Monday at his home on Martha's Vineyard, Mass. He was 70. Authorities were investigating the cause of death, said his brother,...
  • Don Hewitt dies at 86; creator of '60 Minutes'

    Don Hewitt dies at 86; creator of '60 Minutes'
    It began at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 1968. "Good evening. This is '60 Minutes,' " Harry Reasoner said into the camera. With fellow correspondent Mike Wallace seated next to him, Reasoner explained the concept of the new show -- one that had the...
  • Trying to get to the heart of Jack Kevorkian

    Trying to get to the heart of Jack Kevorkian
    At the crux of the lingering debate over Dr. Jack Kevorkian is an unresolved question of character: What kind of guy would devote his life to helping other people die? Was he a compassionate visionary, fighting to end the suffering of the ill, or was...
  • Hollywood's gay forays

    Hollywood's gay forays
    Much already has been said, written and blogged about the merits of Sean Penn's performance as Harvey Milk. About his uncanny channeling of Milk's nasally eloquence, his skill in replicating Milk's puckish intelligence and his striking physical...
  • High school softball | 4A state semifinal: Sandburg channels Pacino in 4-1 win over Moline

    High school softball | 4A state semifinal: Sandburg channels Pacino in 4-1 win over Moline
    The inspirational speech given by Al Pacino in the movie "Any Given Sunday" has been the pre-playoff game ritual for Sandburg. The Eagles will listen to it one more time before the Class 4A state title game against Fremd at 7 p.m. Saturday. The message...