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  • ABC Family to air world premiere of “The Notebook” special edition

     
    I get daily social media reports telling me what people are buzzing about online in terms of primetime TV watching on any given night. And any time that ABC Family airs the 2004 tearjerker film The Notebook, I can rest assured that I will see it turn up...
  • Ben Gazzara dies at 81; veteran actor of stage and screen

    Ben Gazzara dies at 81; veteran actor of stage and screen
    A New York native of Sicilian heritage, Ben Gazzara was a strongly masculine, subtly menacing screen presence with a gravelly voice that one writer described as "saloon-cured" and another said could strip paint at 50 paces. The veteran actor, who died...
  • Martin Baum dies at 86; Hollywood agent represented A-list talent

    Martin Baum dies at 86; Hollywood agent represented A-list talent
    Martin Baum, an old-time New York theatrical talent agent who became a veteran voice of experience for the upstart Creative Artists Agency in the late 1970s and who brought to the firm such established star clients as Sidney Poitier and Peter Sellers, has...
  • Peter Falk dies at 83; actor found acclaim as 'Columbo'

    Peter Falk dies at 83; actor found acclaim as 'Columbo'
    Peter Falk, the gravel-voiced actor who became an enduring television icon portraying Lt. Columbo, the rumpled raincoat-wearing Los Angeles police homicide detective who always had "just one more thing" to ask a suspect, died Thursday. He was 83. Falk,...
  • 'Gump,' 'Bambi' among 2011 National Film Registry selections

     
    he 1994 Oscar-winning best film, “Forrest Gump,” Walt Disney’s 1942 classic animated family film, “Bambi,” Charlie Chaplin’s first feature-length comedy “The Kid” and a 1912 silent comedy “A Cure for...
  • Oscar nominee Christopher Plummer, 'Beginners' and LACMA

     
    Christopher Plummer received a supporting-actor Oscar nomination Tuesday for his role in "Beginners." For local art fans, Plummer's character should hold special significance because the actor plays a retired curator from the Los Angeles County Museum...
  • Ben Gazzara, 81, leaves a rich, gruff legacy in theater and film

     
    Ben Gazzara, who died Friday in New York at the age of 81, was an actor with a gruff voice and intense demeanor. His acting legacy, which included the films of John Cassavetes and originating the role of Brick in......
  • What other Woody Allen movies could be stage material?

     
    Woody Allen is in the process of adapting his 1994 movie "Bullets over Broadway" for the musical stage, aiming for a New York opening in 2013....
  • Feature film shot on a smartphone to get theatrical release

     
    Hooman Khalili's movie "Olive" is the first feature film shot on a smartphone to be shown in theaters....
  • Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' is a favorite for radical cinematic revision

     
    Julie Taymor's film version of "The Tempest" is one of the most eagerly awaited prestige films of the year. It is already gaining award momentum, having secured a spot at this year's Venice Film Festival and the centerpiece spot at......
  • Tuesday's Highlights: 'NCIS' on CBS

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 19 - 25 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Dec. 19 - 25 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at:......
  • 'Johnny Staccato'

    'Johnny Staccato'
    He would become one of the top filmmakers in independent American movies, but John Cassavetes ("Faces," "A Woman Under the Influence") first had a season as a television star in this unique 1959-60 drama, of which he directed several episodes. The...