| Jan 10, 2011
| 9:32 PM
If anyone is living out a stranger-than-fiction Cinderella story this Oscar season, it's David Seidler, the colorful 73-year-old screenwriter of âThe King's Speech.â For several months, the film has been viewed as a best picture front-runner, making...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 4:32 AM
Charlie Chaplin, the silent movie star who only reluctantly made the transition to talkies, probably isnât the ideal subject for a musical. Of course, anything is possible with creative inspiration, so one shouldnât rule out the prospect of the Tramp....
| Sep 19, 2010
James Bacon, the longtime syndicated Hollywood columnist and reporter whose career covering the film capital began in the late 1940s with the Associated Press, has died. He was 96.
Bacon, whose long career also included small roles in movies such as...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 2:44 PM
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.
| Feb 20, 2011
Walter Seltzer, a Hollywood press agent-turned-producer who started out at MGM in the 1930s and made an enduring mark on the industry in the 1980s as a tenacious fundraiser for the Motion Picture and Television Fund, has died. He was 96.
| Oct 14, 2011
Ray Aghayan, an Emmy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated costume designer whose credits included more than a dozen Oscar shows and the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, has died. He was 83.