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  • Monkey Business on ‘Inherit the Wind’ Set

     
    Sheriff John covers preparations for the Rose Parade! Dr. Charles F. Sebastian dies, Sept. 4, 1971. You may recall him from the Harry Raymond bombing. View Larger Map The Central Receiving Hospital was replaced by the Rampart Division station, shown by...
  • Curious Oscar theory: Best picture equals best title?

     
    While discussing the possibility that "Inglourious Basterds" might win best picture, I mentioned a theory enthusiastically endorsed by both me and my Oscarologist pal Tariq Khan, who's recently been predicting the Academy Awards for FoxNews.com. That is:...
  • On Theater: Don't miss 'Brigadoon' while it's here

    It's not really true that the musical "Brigadoon" only surfaces at a local theater once every 100 years. It only seems that way sometimes because the show is so seldom produced in our area. Which is why theatergoers — and particularly fans of...
  • Music helps TCM's 'Summer Under the Stars' festival sing

    It isn't all about music, but inevitably, a "Summer Under the Stars" involves some. The annual Turner Classic Movies festival that presents a different actor's movies each day of the month begins anew Sunday, Aug. 1. This time, the highlighted performers...
  • Versatile director leads the way

    They say if you want a job done right, give it to a busy person. Well, Tim Nelson's one of the busiest, and he's been getting it done right for the past 30 years. At the moment, Nelson — whose many titles include director and musical director of...
  • Kathryn Grayson, star of '40s, '50s Musicals, Dies

    Kathryn Grayson, star of '40s, '50s Musicals, Dies
    LOS ANGELES -- Kathryn Grayson, whose beauty and lilting soprano brightened MGM musicals of the 1940s and 1950s including "Anchors Aweigh," "Show Boat," "The Desert Song" and "Kiss Me Kate," has died. She was 88. Grayson died Wednesday of natural...
  • Take a walk among the stars -- dead and alive -- at Universal Studios

    Take a walk among the stars -- dead and alive -- at Universal Studios
    Several months ago, I was at Universal Studios and thought, "One day I'm going to be bored enough to come out here and survey the stars in the sidewalk." That day was yesterday, when I went to the Hollywood area of the theme park and took stock. There...
  • 'Michael Jackson's This Is It'

    'Michael Jackson's This Is It'
    How much of "Michael Jackson's This Is It" can we believe? Was Jackson, 50 at the time of his death on June 25, in rougher shape overall than the concert rehearsal footage assembled here suggests? Most certainly, yes. Produced with the full, watchful...
  • We must remember this: Films give solace

    Great wars and social tragedies can make the movies seem temporarily irrelevant. But, in the end, the emotions those cataclysms arouse and the memories they leave almost always enter into the movies -- and, eventually, they change them just as...
  • Putting a human face on 'It'

    After a recent Beverly Hills screening of "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers," members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences walked out of the three-hour epic buzzing about "him." Not actor Viggo Mortensen, who plays the hunky, sword-...
  • 75 achievements Oscar forgot

    When the Oscar nominations come out Tuesday, there are bound to be cries of injustice -- and in many cases, those charges will have merit. Can anyone really defend the exclusion from the Oscar nominee list in various years of movies such as "Some Like...