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  • Alan Ladd's Los Feliz property sells for $2.55 million

    Alan Ladd's Los Feliz property sells for $2.55 million
    What could be more perfect on New Year's Eve than to be writing about -- what else? -- a bar. And not just any old bar -- a famous pub where Bette Davis, Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, Ginger Rogers and hundreds of others carved their names in the bar top....
  • Movie review: Appaloosa -- 4 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: Appaloosa -- 4 out of 5 stars
    Appaloosa is the sort of solid, simple Western that Hollywood used to crank out 20 times a year. Ed Harris, working from a Robert Parker novel, has crafted a meticulously detailed, newfangled old-fashioned morality tale of hard men who go soft when a...
  • David Ladd, Dey Young list home at $5,995,000

    David Ladd, Dey Young list home at $5,995,000
    The Beverly Hills Post Office area home of producer David Ladd and his wife, actress Dey Young, is coming on the market at $5,995,000. The gated house, which looks more East Coast than West, sits on wooded 1.1 acres with a swimming pool, a lighted tennis...
  • Dancer Cheryl Burke buys Hollywood Hills home for $1,295,000

    Dancer Cheryl Burke buys Hollywood Hills home for $1,295,000
    Professional ballroom dancer Cheryl Burke of "Dancing With the Stars" has purchased a midcentury modern post-and-beam house in the Hollywood Hills for $1,295,000. The three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,494-square-foot home, built in 1957, has 180-degree...
  • Writers, studios break off talks

    Writers, studios break off talks
    Talks between Hollywood writers and studios collapsed Friday, dashing hopes of an imminent resolution to a 5-week-old strike that has upended the entertainment industry. The breakdown is the latest turn in what has become one of the nastiest labor...
  • Jonathan Veitch inaugurated as Occidental College president

     
    Jonathan Veitch was inaugurated in a ceremony this morning as president of Occidental College, a 1,900-student liberal arts school in Eagle Rock. The hiring of the former dean of the New School???s Eugene Lang College in New York City came......
  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Feb. 14, 1952: Hedda Hopper says, "Jean Arthur has collected nearly $500,000 from Paramount since 1947, yet has made only two pictures for that company. Now by mutual consent her contract has been canceled, with a large hunk of cash going to Miss Arthur....
  • Quentin Tarantino on his movie influences: From 'Operation Amsterdam' to 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly'

     
    Most writers, musicians and filmmakers are delighted to talk about the biggest influences on their work. After all, for artists, the influences from their youth are usually the subconscious fuel that drives their imagination. And when it comes to...
  • Monday's TV highlights: National Geographic imagines a nonturning world

     
    Download 4-04-10-2v2 Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 4 - April 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies STANDSTILL: The special 'Aftermath: When the Earth Stops Spinning' airs at 6 and 9 p.m. on......
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald on film and television

    F. Scott Fitzgerald's magical short story "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" was a hard sell during the early days of the Roaring '20s, when magazines were hungering for one of the author's more down-to-earth flapper stories. "Benjamin Button" was a...
  • Bruce Campbell's spoof hits home

    No one can criticize Bruce Campbell for taking himself too seriously -- at least not after seeing his latest film. In the independently financed horror-comedy spoof "My Name Is Bruce," the actor is recruited to save a small Oregon town from an angry...
  • Weaving through the Southwest

    CHINLE, Ariz. -- An 800-foot pillar of red sandstone looms at the east end of Canyon de Chelly in the heart of the Navajo Nation. It is called Spider Rock, for Spider Woman, who taught the Navajo to weave, thereby helping to bring about one of the most...