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Charlie Chaplin

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  • Silent movies are the talk of the future

    In Hollywood, any success brings a lot of imitators. So we can imagine this scene taking place right now at one of the big movie studios: The studio head summons his top flunky into his office. "Flunky," the studio head says, "suspend all our current...
  • Charlie Chaplin musical to open in September on Broadway

    Charlie Chaplin musical to open in September on Broadway
    A new biographical Charlie Chaplin musical that began in 2010 at the La Jolla Playhouse has set an opening day for Broadway. "Chaplin" is scheduled to open Sept. 10 at the Barrymore Theatre in New York, with preview performances starting Aug. 21. The...
  • The Dictator

    The Dictator
    You know you’re in for an offensive and funny film when it starts off stating “in loving memory of Kim Jong-il.” I think Socha Baron Cohen does funny work. I enjoyed Borat and Bruno, although this movie isn’t as funny as those,...
  • Yale Grad Bryce Pinkham Plays The Bad Guy In 'Ghost'

    Yale Grad Bryce Pinkham Plays The Bad Guy In 'Ghost'
    Da'Vine Joy Randolph isn't the only recent Yale School of Drama grad in the spotlight in the Broadway musical,"Ghost," based in the 1990 hit film. Bryce Pinkham, who graduated in 2008 just as Randolph was entering the three-year program, is cast in the...
  • Western Costume Company Halloween Costume Rentals

    Gayle Anderson was live in North Hollywood at the "WESTERN COSTUME COMPANY HALLOWEEN STORE." Western Costume is one of the oldest motion picture businesses in Hollywood, WESTERN COSTUME COMPANY was founded by L.L. Burns in 1912 as a source for costumes...
  • Celebrity Scoop: Eddie Kaye Thomas

    All is right with Eddie Kaye Thomas. Best known as Finch in the "American Pie" movies, Thomas also plays David Kaplan, the pal who's never quite cool enough, in HBO's "How to Make it in America" Sundays. And he's in an off-Broadway drama, "The...
  • Book review: West Coast photo icons developed in Glendale

    Book review: West Coast photo icons developed in Glendale
    One of the more hidebound notions about American art is that modern art photography was strictly an East Coast phenomenon, and that Los Angeles represented a cultural backwater. Last fall's publication of “Artful Lives,” Beth Gates Warren's...
  • Classically Trained: Making music to a silent film

    The university where he teaches once dubbed him the "man who found the rock in Bach." Organist Christoph Bull — the acclaimed UCLA music professor who says he's a fan of "organ music, rock music and rocking organ music" — will be performing...
  • Thursday, January 5, 2012

    5:30 - 9 a.m.   Jonathon Brandmeier   7:07 a.m.  The wrestler known as Apocalypto joins Johnny B in studio.  9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Mike McConnell 11:50 a.m.  The original Tiger Mom joins Mike McConnell to discuss her parenting techniques and why she...
  • They're carrying a torch for tiki

    They're carrying a torch for tiki
    If the words "tiki culture" conjure images of rum drinks the color of windshield wiper fluid, dusty tribal masks and low-rent bamboo-backed bars, hold on to your paper parasol because there's a new trade wind blowing. What was once dismissed as "tacky...
  • Land of reinvention

    Land of reinvention
    In 1510, a Spanish writer named Garci Ordóñez de Montalvo published a fantasist novel called "Las Sergas de Esplandian," about a golden island ruled by a dark-skinned Amazon queen called Califia. This book would end up giving California its name. About a...
  • What a money-gusher

    THE Julian Petroleum scandal stirs little recognition in Los Angeles today, but in the early years of the Great Depression, it was a matter of common knowledge, symbolizing not merely what President Franklin D. Roosevelt would later deplore as "a decade...