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  • Ben Hecht more than 'Front Page' news

    Ben Hecht more than 'Front Page' news
    When one or more of the seven writers nominated for best original screenplay rises next Sunday to accept the Academy Award, he or she will thank a bunch of people, but not Ben Hecht. Hecht is mostly forgotten now, in Hollywood and Chicago, two very...
  • New documentary glorifies the great Elaine Stritch

    "OLD AGE ain't no place for sissies!" Elaine Stritch, the unmitigated queen of Broadway, evoked this Bette Davis quote more than once in her night at the Paley Center in the East 50s. Stritchie was back in town from her "retirement" in Birmingham, Mich.,...
  • '12 Years a Slave' has meant sacrifice and rewards for director Steve McQueen

     '12 Years a Slave' has meant sacrifice and rewards for director Steve McQueen
    Not long after Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" premiered at the Telluride Film Festival last August, a friend cautioned the British director that his movie was "more important than you." It turned out to be far truer than anyone, including McQueen,...
  • Oscars 2014: Was Wednesday the busiest day of TV campaigning ever?

    Oscars 2014: Was Wednesday the busiest day of TV campaigning ever?
    Like politicians on a whistle-stop tour before a big election, this year's Academy Award nominees have flocked to TV talk shows in recent weeks. But no day may have seen as much of that flocking as Wednesday, when everywhere one looked — morning,...
  • Revolutionary-Themed 'Snowpiercer' Plows Way to China Release

    HONG KONG - "Snowpiercer," the English-language sci-fi film by South Korea's Bong Joon Ho, is to get a theatrical release next month in mainland China. The film, which stars Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris and Song Kang-ho, depicts a peasant revolt...
  • TV This Week: Feb. 23 - March 1: 'Film Independent Spirit Awards'

    TV This Week: Feb. 23 - March 1: 'Film Independent Spirit Awards'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 23 - March 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here.   --------------...
  • Train hits, kills crew member filming Gregg Allman biopic

    Train hits, kills crew member filming Gregg Allman biopic
    A 27-year-old member of a crew filming a biopic about Southern rock musician Gregg Allman was struck and killed by freight train this week in southeast Georgia. Investigators Friday were collecting video, emails and statements to figure out who might be...
  • June Squibb: Poster Girl for Oscar Campaigns

    June is bustin' out all over. The irresistible June Squibb has become a YouTube success thanks to a brief and funny film made for "Jimmy Kimmel Live," in which she deadpans about her chances of winning an Academy Award. It's no coincidence that the...
  • Woman behind 'Philomena' story steps into spotlight for two campaigns

    Woman behind 'Philomena' story steps into spotlight for two campaigns
    Walking slowly, with the aid of a retractable cane, Philomena Lee, the 80-year-old Irishwoman who inspired the Oscar-nominated drama "Philomena," appeared under the towering marble rotunda of Los Angeles' City Hall this month to receive the latest of...
  • TV Review: FX's 'The Americans'

    The fascinating premise of "The Americans" -- the FX series about Soviet spies hiding in plain sight, posing as a suburban couple during the Reagan-era years of the Cold War -- didn't fully coalesce in its first season. Yet the program did deepen its...
  • Outlook: Dodgers eager to build upon franchise's storied history

    Outlook: Dodgers eager to build upon franchise's storied history
    The Dodgers head into their 57th season in Los Angeles as one of the favorites to win what would be their first World Series title in more than a quarter century. Many of the components that played an integral role in the team’s National League...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'NCIS: Los Angeles'

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'NCIS: Los Angeles'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes   Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 23 - March 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The Profit Financial...