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  • Gil Cates dies at 77; producer, director and showman

    Gil Cates, the Hollywood showman who transformed the annual Academy Awards telecast from a tired and predictable affair into a polished entertainment extravaganza with hosts such as Billy Crystal and Steve Martin, has died. He was 77. Cates may have been...
  • Arthur Penn dies at 88; director of landmark film 'Bonnie and Clyde'

    Arthur Penn dies at 88; director of landmark film 'Bonnie and Clyde'
    Arthur Penn, the three-time Oscar-nominated director best known for "Bonnie and Clyde," the landmark 1967 film that stirred critical passions over its graphic violence and became a harbinger of a new era of American filmmaking, died Tuesday. He was 88....
  • Greg Goossen dies at 65; catcher signed with Dodgers for a six-figure bonus

    Greg Goossen dies at 65; catcher signed with Dodgers for a six-figure bonus
    Greg Goossen, a former Dodgers catcher who played six seasons in the major leagues, then dabbled as a boxing trainer and was a stand-in for actor Gene Hackman in more than a dozen films, was found dead Saturday at his home in Sherman Oaks. He was 65. --...
  • S.S. Poseidon at Music Box New Year’s Eve

     
    There's got to be a morning after…if you can hold on to Dec. 31. If bar-hopping and candlelight yoga aren't your bags, the ever-splendiferous Music Box Theatre has a fun alternaplan for New Year's Eve: a screening of the classic disaster flick &#...
  • Gene Hackman recovering after being hit by a car

     
    Hackman "suffered bumps and bruises after a woman bumped him from behind in her vehicle" according to his representative....
  • Gene Hackman hit by car, suffers 'bumps and bruises'

     
    Gene Hackman was hit by a car Friday in Florida while riding his bike. Gene Hackman, 81, was "bumped from behind" and suffered minor bumps and bruises, his rep said....
  • Hackman incident shows need for bike helmets

     
    ?? One of the Crime & Safety blog's favorite actors avoided serious injury after the Florida Highway Patrol says his bicycle??was??struck by a truck in the Florida Keys. Gene Hackman, 81,??was taken to Ryder Trauma Center in Miami on??Friday, Jan. 13,...
  • 'Undefeated': A provocative look at race and class in sports

     
    If we’ve learned anything from the mega-media onslaught over Jeremy Lin, it’s that racial and ethnic stereotypes are still a powerful force in America, especially in the world of sports. My 13-year-old son’s generation is largely...
  • Ernest Borgnine: a class act with a lusty laugh, frank attitude

     
    Ernest Borgnine at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2011. Photo credit: Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images Ernest Borgnine  was a great character actor who became a star and won the Oscar for “Marty,” then he found more success on television....
  • Best 'Jaws' Cast Movies

     
    Today’s movie list was inspired by the latest book in my car CD player: “Jaws.” I read “Jaws” before the movie came out and loved it, but as I was perusing the shelves in the Allentown Public Library, it occurred......
  • One more act for the phantom of the playhouse?

    One more act for the phantom of the playhouse?
    The Pasadena Playhouse is back. After shutting its doors in February because of financial problems, the theater reopened Oct. 12 with the one-man play "FDR" starring Ed Asner. But is the building's most enduring protagonist back as well? Some say Gilmor...
  • Around Town: Superman flies again and the New Wave returns

     
    A Francois Truffaut retrospective, an animation festival and a screening of 1978’s “Superman” are among this week’s highlights....