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  • William Peter Blatty reflects on 40th anniversary of 'The Exorcist'

    William Peter Blatty reflects on 40th anniversary of 'The Exorcist'
    For the last four decades, William Peter Blatty's demonic possession thriller, "The Exorcist," has ranked as the ultimate in scare fare. His 1971 novel sat atop the New York Times bestseller list for more than four months, and director William Friedkin'...
  • Alfonso Cuarón and son Jonás bound by words in 'Gravity'

    Alfonso Cuarón and son Jonás bound by words in 'Gravity'
    Being the son of an obsessive filmmaker means your life already has a destiny, whether intended or not. That was certainly the case for Jonás Cuarón, the eldest son of Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón. Young Jonás spent weeks on his father's first...
  • Review: John Williams aims for the stars at the Hollywood Bowl

    Review: John Williams aims for the stars at the Hollywood Bowl
    If you listened carefully in the hills and canyons around the Hollywood Bowl on Friday evening, you could almost hear a simple ostinato built around two bass notes that evoked the ominous feeling of an imminent attack by a predatory shark. Da-dum. Da-...
  • David C. Anderson, Assistant Director on Blockbusters, Dies

    David C. Anderson, an assistant director, unit production manager, producer and production executive who worked on James Bond films "Dr. No" and "From Russia With Love" and pictures including "The Deer Hunter," "Quadrophenia" and "Tequila Sunrise," died...
  • 'Peter Gunn: The Complete Series'

    'Peter Gunn: The Complete Series'
    Before he established himself in movies by making the likes of "The Pink Panther" and "10," Blake Edwards created and produced one of television's first private-detective classics. Craig Stevens plays Gunn, as smooth with the ladies - especially...
  • Herbert Lom dies at 95; played Chief Inspector Dreyfus in 'Pink Panther' movies

    Herbert Lom dies at 95; played Chief Inspector Dreyfus in 'Pink Panther' movies
    Herbert Lom, the actor who played Chief Inspector Dreyfus in the Pink Panther movies and was memorably reduced to eye-twitching madness dealing with Peter Sellers' imbecilic Inspector Clouseau, has died. He was 95. Lom died Thursday in his sleep at his...
  • Steve Franken dies at 80; portrayed rich pal of 'Dobie Gillis'

    Steve Franken dies at 80; portrayed rich pal of 'Dobie Gillis'
    Steve Franken, a veteran character actor whose long career included playing the spoiled young millionaire Chatsworth Osborne Jr. on the popular situation comedy "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" in the early 1960s, has died. He was 80. Franken died of...
  • Warren Beatty and Annette Bening list Beverly Crest home

    Warren Beatty and Annette Bening list Beverly Crest home
    Whether it's as sellers or landlords, actor-director Warren Beatty and his wife, actress Annette Bening, are up for new roles. They have listed their ivy-clad home in Beverly Crest for $6.995 million. The house, built in 1992, had been for rent last year...
  • Singer-actress Julie Andrews sells Brentwood home

    Singer-actress Julie Andrews sells Brentwood home
    Singer and actress Julie Andrews has sold her house in Brentwood for $2.705 million — more than she was asking. Andrews owned the traditional-style home with her late husband, director and screenwriter Blake Edwards. Less than a month after...
  • LACMA film series celebrates California noir

     
    Starting Friday at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Bing Theater in conjunction will the museum’s “California Design, 1930-1965” exhibition, “California Noir” features a superb selection of 10 little-seen films...
  • Julie Andrews' Brentwood house isn't going for a song

    Julie Andrews' Brentwood house isn't going for a song
    Singer and actress Julie Andrews has listed the Brentwood house she owned with her late husband, director and screenwriter Blake Edwards, for $2.649 million. Less than a month after coming on the market, the tidy white home with gray shutters is already...
  • Stacey Sher and Kerry Brown list in Beverly Crest

    Stacey Sher and Kerry Brown list in Beverly Crest
    Film producer Stacey Sher and musician Kerry Brown have listed their house in the Beverly Crest area at $5.795 million. Originally designed by Wallace Neff, the 1948 house was once the home of actress Julie Andrews and director Blake Edwards and later...