| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Three decades and more than 25 films into his directing career, and Barry Levinson is still mining his hometown for movie ideas.
But his latest film, a horror-mystery about a murderous parasite let loose in the Chesapeake Bay, is about as far removed...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Hollywood makes movies, of course, but just as important — or maybe more so — it makes stars. But as Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr argues in “Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame,” the manufacture and maintenance of...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Last week Firehouse 12, the intimate, immaculate and architecturally magnificent concert/studio/bar space at 45 Crown Street, announced its Jazz Series line-up for Spring 2013.
Firehouse 12 bookings are special. As a recording studio and as a concert...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Pugnacious, daring British actor Malcolm McDowell, best known for his starring role in "A Clockwork Orange," is not only getting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, he is also being feted by the American Cinematheque. Susan King looks at the...
| Jun 4, 2011
Bookshelves real and virtual are stocked with volumes about Los Angeles and Southern California written by people who parachute into a Westside guest house for a few weeks, hit the hot spots and high spots, then write with voice-of-God authority for...
| Jul 19, 2010
| 4:33 AM
Los Angeles Times file photo Attorney Earl Rogers, who drafted L.A.âs ban on picketing and defended Clarence Darrow on charges of attempting to bribe jurors in the trial of the McNamara brothers in The Times bombing. July 16-19, 1910: While we were...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 4:32 AM
Oct. 25, 1915: Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle â¦ and Mayor Sebastian? The ad for the costume ball is the earliest reference to the âKeystone Kopsâ that I can find in The Times. However, a little more digging turned up a......
| Dec 28, 2010
| 4:32 AM
hile the rest of the news business spends the final days of December looking back at the major events of the year, the Daily Mirror is peering forward, and for us at least, the future is clear: 1961 brings the......
| Aug 23, 2011
| 4:32 AM
The movie will be based on author David Yallop's biography of Arbuckle, "The Day the Laughter Stopped."...
| Oct 20, 2010
For the first half of the 20th century, Charlie Chaplin was the most famous movie comedian in the world thanks to his endearing Tramp character and the masterpieces he wrote and directed, including "The Gold Rush," "City Lights," "Modern Times" and "The...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 10:35 AM
“I have had the opportunity to write several new chapters in the evolving Woodbury University history,” said the school’s retiring president, Kenneth Nielsen. “The success the school has achieved (is) a result of the hard work,...
| Dec 12, 2008
Little Atwater Village pulled out all the stops last week at the ceremony to light its Christmas tree, a redwood that towers handsomely over the commercial drag.
No one had ever seen a crowd like this -- 1,400 people jammed into a bank parking lot, quite...