| Oct 29, 2008
After the deaths last year of filmmakers Ingmar Bergman, Michelangelo Antonioni and Edward Yang, and cinematographer Laszlo Kovacs, organizers of the 2007 AFI Film Festival created a "Milestones" programming block to honor them.
"These were the people...
| Apr 6, 2008
Charlton Heston, the Oscar-winning actor who achieved stardom playing larger-than-life figures including Moses, Michelangelo and Andrew Jackson and went on to become an unapologetic gun advocate and darling of conservative causes, has died. He was 84....
| Apr 7, 2008
La voz profunda y el rostro sobrio de Charlton Heston, fallecido ayer en los Ángeles, permitió al Hollywood de los años 50 revivir personajes históricos como Moisés o El Cid. "Tengo una cara de otro siglo", llegó a decir el actor.
| Apr 9, 2008
CHARLTON Heston, who died Saturday, was a political individualist in a town that values conformity far more than it likes to admit.
This week, Hollywood activists across the political spectrum recalled the Academy Award-winning actor as an independent...
| May 15, 2008
Well, ladies (and Gus), the time is nigh. The time when the heavens open up, choirs of angels sing, a plume of white smoke rises and the voice of God -- you thought God would sound more like Charlton Heston than Tyra Banks? silly of you -- proclaims...
| May 21, 2008
Cuando Harrison Ford asistía al Ripon College de Wisconsin, derivó del departamento de filosofía al de teatro y se embutió una almohada debajo de la camisa para interpretar a Mr. Antrobus en "The Skin of Our Teeth de Thornton Wilder, una fantasía de...
| Jun 1, 2008
ON a recent afternoon at the Warner Bros. lot, Clint Eastwood took a break from a long day in the editing bay and strolled over to a hushed screening room. There, his armed-and-dangerous past was waiting for him, and the filmmaker winced when he looked it...
| Jun 1, 2008
If you're planning to visit Rome before you die, it pays to prepare for the experience. Here are 10 books and movies to help you understand what you see in the Roman Forum, at the Vatican and on the Piazza Navona.
1. "The Agony and the Ecstasy" (1961, by...
| Jun 21, 2008
A woman accused of embezzling more than $700,000 from Charlton Heston and television writer and producer Stephen J. Cannell pleaded no contest and was sentenced to more than five years in prison Friday.
Sharon M. Walker, 56, pleaded no contest to two...
| Oct 29, 2009
The artist who gave the comic-book world Mr. Natural, Angelfood McSpade and Fritz the Cat has a new cast of characters: Adam, Eve, Noah, Abraham and, well, You Know Who.
R. Crumb, the Albrecht Dürer of the urban demimonde, has just published “The...
| Jun 7, 2009
Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark herelived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
| Sep 3, 2009
Dick Berg, a longtime television and motion picture writer and producer, died Tuesday from a fall at his home in Los Angeles. He was 87.
A pioneer of the made-for-television movie format that revolutionized network programming in the 1970s, Berg helped...