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  • From the Vaults: 'The Wolf Man' (1941)

     
    Well, I am fudging on the year again this week, mostly because I had 1941's "The Wolf Man" in my queue and felt like watching it. And here at From the Vaults, that means I felt like writing about it! Let's go! Starring lovable lummox Lon Chaney Jr.,...
  • From the Vaults: 'The Howling' (1981)

     
    Well, Joe Dante's horror classic "The Howling" was not at all what I expected! Every werewolf movie is necessarily idiosyncratic, of course -- it's not like "Dracula" or "Frankenstein," with an established storyline and characters to follow or riff on.......
  • System gives advertisers plausible deniability in controversy over MTV's 'Skins'

     
    MTV's racy teen drama "Skins" has lost some advertisers in the last few days including Taco Bell and General Motors in the wake of negative publicity the program has gotten over its sex- and drug-filled plots. In a few cases,......
  • Gloria Stuart, 'Titanic' actress, dies at 100

    Gloria Stuart, 'Titanic' actress, dies at 100
    Gloria Stuart, a 1930s Hollywood leading lady who earned an Academy Award nomination for her first significant role in nearly 60 years — as Old Rose, the centenarian survivor of the Titanic in James Cameron's 1997 Oscar-winning film — has...
  • 'Titanic' Actress Gloria Stuart Dies at 100

    'Titanic' Actress Gloria Stuart Dies at 100
    LOS ANGELES -- Academy Award-nominated actress Gloria Stuart, who played Old Rose in the 1997 Oscar-winning film "Titanic," has died at the age of 100. Stuart died Sunday night at her West Los Angeles home, her daughter, writer Sylvia Thompson, told...
  • Marilyn Monroe "subway" dress sells for $4.6 million

    Marilyn Monroe "subway" dress sells for $4.6 million
    BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - The pleated ivory dress that blew around Marilyn Monroe in an iconic scene from "The Seven Year Itch" sold for $4.6 million at a weekend auction of Hollywood costumes -- far exceeding its estimate. The so-called...
  • The Invisible Man (with Claude Rains) on DVD

    The Invisible Man (with Claude Rains) on DVD
  • 'Casablanca: 70th Anniversary Edition'

    'Casablanca: 70th Anniversary Edition'
    The enduringly popular movie gets another lavish home-video rendering in a new edition including both DVD and Blu-ray copies of the film, plus new special features in two documentaries, one a profile of director Michael Curtiz. Humphrey Bogart and...
  • Lieberman might back 3rd party candidate - and that's news?

    Lieberman might back 3rd party candidate - and that's news?
    Joe Lieberman is telling Politico that he could see himself backing a third-party centrist candidate for president. A stunning revelation. Somehow that reminds me of Claude Rains line from"Casablanca," when his Vichy French police captain character is...
  • 'Shocked, shocked,' at city's troubles

    If you love drama, there is no better place than the Glendale City Council meetings or budget study sessions. The shock that some council members expressed about the budget situation which may lead to layoffs (“Glendale faces mass layoffs,”...
  • Small Wonders: The puppy chronicles

    It's not that I didn't want a puppy. Just that I was reluctant, concerned about the responsibility and nightly barking. And available space in our ever-shrinking house. And the mess. And what would happen if it ever got out the front door and into the...
  • Susanna Foster dies at 84; costarred in 1943 version of 'Phantom'

    Susanna Foster dies at 84; costarred in 1943 version of 'Phantom'
    Susanna Foster, a singer and 1940s leading lady whose most famous role was the terrorized prima donna in the first talking version of "Phantom of the Opera," died Saturday of heart failure at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, N.J., according...