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  • ‘Ben-Hur’ Best Film of the Year

     
    Buster Keaton, who received an honorary award, poses as a waiter for a wary Walter Brennan, who probably expects Keaton to pull some prank. April 5, 1960: Despite the sweltering heat, a crowd gathers in bleachers outside the Pantages Theatre for the...
  • Doug Liman to direct D’Artagnan?

     
    Might the director of the first of the Bournes and Jumper and Fair Game be the perfect choice to reboot the new Warners version of The Three Musketeers? Variety says Doug Limon is in talks to do just that. And before you start griping, the last full-on...
  • Film Strike Ends

     
    Aug. 5, 1981, President Reagan fires striking air traffic controllers. April 9, 1960: Screen Actors Guild President Ronald Reagan and actor Charlton Heston shake hands with Charles S. Boren and Columbia Vice President B.B. Kahane on a tentative...
  • 'Planet of the Apes,' 'T2' and 'Back to the Future' turn back time this weekend

     
    The great thing about time-travel movies is you can always go back and do it all over again. This weekend, the American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theatre does just that with a series of time-jumping double-features -- "Planet of the Apes" with......
  • The new Musketeers–Percy Jackson, Robin Hood players, Inglourious villain

     
    Matthew McFadyen, Ray Stevenson, Luke Evans, and young Logan Lerman (Percy Jackson and the Olympians) are setting up to play the title roles — plus one, in Paul W. S. Anderson's remake of The Three Musketeers. Villains? How about Mads Mikkelsen as...
  • Universal Studios: A walk among the stars, dead or alive

     
    Several months ago, I was at Universal Studios and thought, “One day I'm going to be bored enough to come out here and survey the stars in the sidewalk.” That day was yesterday, when I went to the Hollywood area of the theme park and took...
  • Movieland Mystery Photo

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo Just a reminder on how this works: I post the mystery photo on Monday and reveal the answer on Friday ... or on Saturday if I have a hard time picking only five pictures; sometimes it's difficult to choose. To keep the mystery...
  • Men-only meetings and Greer’s thirst for power

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Yet another “What was he thinking?” moment in the state's case against ousted RPOF Chairman Jim Greer: men-only gatherings and retreats to the Bahamas. In her interview with investigators, former party fundraiser Meredith...
  • Batman to Bacchus: Val Kilmer Set to be Grand Marshal

    The actor who once played Batman will soon be sporting a different kind of costume. Val Kilmer, star of 1995's "Batman Forever," has been named this year's King of Bacchus. His reign will include Kilmer, decked out in royal apparel, riding through New...
  • Se apaga otra estrella de Hollywood

    Se apaga otra estrella de Hollywood
    La voz profunda y el rostro sobrio de Charlton Heston, fallecido ayer en los ngeles, permiti al Hollywood de los aos 50 revivir personajes histricos como Moiss o El Cid. "Tengo una cara de otro siglo", lleg a decir el actor. El legendario...
  • Remembering Heston the maverick

    Remembering Heston the maverick
    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...
  • AFI program honors Newman, Heston, Ledger and more

    AFI program honors Newman, Heston, Ledger and more
    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...