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Charlie Chaplin

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  • L.A. federal courthouse named national landmark

     
    The federal courthouse on Spring Street downtown--site of the first ruling that public school segregation was unconstitutional--was declared a national landmark Wednesday by the Interior secretary....
  • Il Volo shows star quality at State Theatre

     
    By Dave Howell Special to The Morning Call Three Italian teenagers performing old fashioned pop standards in an operatic style are not your typical stars. But Il Volo has rocketed to success in the last few years, with appearances on......
  • Cannes 2012: Actor Norman Lloyd remembers Hitchcock, Renoir

     
    At a recent event at the Cannes Film Festival, actor Norman Lloyd reflected on his life's work and his famous collaborators, including Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock and Jean Renoir....
  • 'The Dictator' offers iron-fisted, ham-handed laughs, critics say

     
    In "The Dictator," Sacha Baron Cohen combines his knack for absurd characters with the grand comedic tradition of skewering despotism on the big screen. Critics agree that the film is funny and vulgar; whether the combination truly works depends on whom...
  • City Beat: Chaplin hat among Hollywood treasures on auction block

     
    City Beat: Chaplin hat among Hollywood treasures on auction block...
  • Best Movies About Poverty

     
    In tribute to Mitt Romney and the 47 percent of Americans who are hopeless freeloaders, I decided to put together a movie list of the 10 Best Movies About Poverty. This is a hard one, because there are poor people......
  • 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,...
  • Classic Hollywood: The movies at work

     Classic Hollywood: The movies at work
    As far back as Louis Lumière's 1895 "Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory in Lyon" 46-second short, work has been a central theme in motion pictures.¶There have been stark dramas about officer workers as drones (King Vidor's 1928 "The Crowd"), satires...
  • Quisling redux

    Ever since quisling became a common noun, a synonym for traitor, Norway has produced its share of low scoundrels with high political ambitions. But at least Vidkun Quisling, head of the Nazis' puppet regime in his country, was executed for his various...
  • 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...
  • Shopping: Beach-town boutiques from Venice to Laguna

    Shopping: Beach-town boutiques from Venice to Laguna
    With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping. There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...