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  • PST, A to Z: ‘L.A. Rebellion’ at UCLA Film & Television Archive

     
    Pacific Standard Time will explore the origins of the Los Angeles art world through museum exhibitions throughout Southern California over the next six months. Times art reviewer Sharon Mizota has set the goal of seeing all of them. This is......
  • Practical and fun cooling tips for all ages

    Practical and fun cooling tips for all ages
    Summer's just about to launch but hot weather made an early start this year. For most, it's an inconvenience, but for others it can be deadly. Here are some practical and fun ways to beat the heat — for children, adults, the elderly and pets....
  • Marilyn Monroe "subway" dress sells for $4.6 million

    Marilyn Monroe "subway" dress sells for $4.6 million
    BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - The pleated ivory dress that blew around Marilyn Monroe in an iconic scene from "The Seven Year Itch" sold for $4.6 million at a weekend auction of Hollywood costumes -- far exceeding its estimate. The so-called...
  • Young filmmakers dealt a challenge

    Lights, camera, action! "All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up." Gloria Swanson uttered those words 60 years ago in Billy Wilder's film noir — "Sunset Boulevard." The movie was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, winning three, and is...
  • The Reading Life: Happy birthday to me — and Raymond Chandler

    The Reading Life: Happy birthday to me — and Raymond Chandler
    Watching the video clip, my heart raced. I'd seen the movie before, of course, but never realized what I was looking at: there, in the background of "Double Indemnity," was Raymond Chandler. His appearance in the movie he'd help script had gone...
  • Mystery author gives lecture, signs books

    As part of the Glendale Public Library citywide reading program, One Book/One Glendale, a series of events sponsored by Glendale Community College are being held on campus throughout the month highlighted by a keynote address and book signing from...
  • Talking Before, During, and After the Movie

    Talking Before, During, and After the Movie
    I’ll never forget the day I stopped talking in movie theatres. I was 12 or 13, and thrilled to be in the theatre in Mira Mesa awaiting the latest Billy Wilder film Buddy Buddy. This is the guy that gave us Double Indemity, Ocean’s Eleven, and...
  • DVD Review: Billy Wilder's 'The Apartment'

    Another great black-and-white classic gets the Blu-ray treatment, and the visual difference between this and the older DVD release is pretty obvious. (The sound, however, is just adequate; maybe it couldn't be upgraded.) Billy Wilder's “The...
  • World View: The French connection

    I couldn't help myself on Oscar night. The spectacle of Hollywood congratulating itself for another year of films tilting toward the lackluster tends to nauseate me. Whenever Tinseltown's big night swings around, I reach for the remote to turn off the...
  • Hovering Parents Impede Kids' Activity?

    Hovering Parents Impede Kids' Activity?
    Back Off, Mom. Parents Who Hover Impede Kids' Activity (Source: Time.com) Parents, if you want your kids to get more exercise, you'd be wise to get out of their way. In a new study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, researchers...
  • TMI: Antoinette LaVecchia, Actress

    TMI: Antoinette LaVecchia, Actress
    Name:  Antoinette LaVecchia Found at: TheaterWorks (Hartford) Occupation: Performer   What is the one thing that has defined your life so far? My father's decision to bring us to the United States has been the greatest thing to define my life so far. At...
  • Best Commercials with Matt Miller

    The 2012 AICP SHOW & NEXT AWARDS AT THE HAMMER MUSEUM In Los Angeles July 25th, 2012 Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90024 Doors open at 6:30pm Screening: 7:00pm, Billy Wilder Theater Seating for the screenings will be available on...