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  • Christopher Nolan says goodbye to his Gotham in final 'Dark Knight' film

    Christopher Nolan says goodbye to his Gotham in final 'Dark Knight' film
    BEDFORD, England — From a distance, Christopher Nolan's Gotham City sure doesn't look like much. The "skyline" begins to emerge over the horizon in the rolling green farmlands about 50 miles north of London, but there are no gothic spires or granite...
  • Artist worked for Howard Hughes, influenced other creatives

    Artist worked for Howard Hughes, influenced other creatives
    Mario Zamparelli's movie posters and designs have influenced artists from Hollywood to Las Vegas and beyond, and relatives say he, in turn, was inspired by his La Caņada Flintridge home and surroundings. Zamparelli died Saturday at age 91. During his...
  • The Dark Knight Rises

    The Dark Knight Rises
    Usually bands have problems when it comes to the third albums. They have enough material from years of playing the small dingy clubs, and that fills up those first two CDs. On the third disc, they’re in the studio trying to write new material and it...
  • Film review: 'Dark Knight Rises' is a promise fulfilled

    Film review: 'Dark Knight Rises' is a promise fulfilled
    And so the Christopher Nolan rendition of Batman — started in “Batman Begins” (2005) and continued in “The Dark Knight” (2008) — comes to an end, in “The Dark Knight Rises.” It stands proudly alongside...
  • Mitzi Gaynor, cockeyed optimist

    Mitzi Gaynor, cockeyed optimist
    Mitzi Gaynor's opening line: "Call me Mitzi." Real name: Francesca Marlene de Czanyi von Gerber. "I'm a Hungarian by descent. And a Virgo. And a Catholic. So if you want guilt, talk to me, darling." Born: Chicago, Sept. 4, 1931. Credits: Films...
  • Maurice Chavalier drinks a Pabst Blue Ribbon

    Maurice Chavalier drinks a Pabst Blue Ribbon
    In the early 20th Century, the epicenters of film and stage stardom were New York and Los Angeles. Luckily for us, stars in transit often changed trains in Chicago. Hepburn, Pickford, Rogers, West, Hughes, Capra and Brice. All names and iconic faces...
  • Expect the unexpected at decadent shop Just One Eye

     Expect the unexpected at decadent shop Just One Eye
    Just One Eye is more than meets the ... well never mind, no cliche could do it justice. Part luxury boutique, part art gallery, part bricks-and-mortar manifestation of a digital storefront, it stocks the cream of the eclectic crop — including $65...
  • What to read in 2013

    What to read in 2013
    January Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam) The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist's first solo adult novel in more than a decade is a typically absurdist comic story about everything — and then some — that goes wrong for Seth and his friends en...
  • Barney's Beanery rocks on at 90

    Barney's Beanery rocks on at 90
    It's a story so revolting and so legendary that it has achieved near mythical status. One night in the 1960s, during a particularly heavy bout of drinking, Jim Morrison stood up and urinated on the long wooden bar at Barney's Beanery in West Hollywood....
  • PASSINGS: Roger Gimbel, John Cossette, W. Barclay Kamb

    PASSINGS: Roger Gimbel, John Cossette, W. Barclay Kamb
    Roger Gimbel Producer of made-for-TV movies Roger Gimbel, 86, an Emmy Award-winning television producer who specialized in made-for-TV movies and was known for his high-quality productions that often dealt with serious subject matter, died of...
  • James Bacon dies at 96; longtime syndicated Hollywood columnist

    James Bacon dies at 96; longtime syndicated Hollywood columnist
    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...
  • Jane Russell dies at 89; screen siren had sensational debut in 'The Outlaw'

    Jane Russell dies at 89; screen siren had sensational debut in 'The Outlaw'
    Jane Russell, the dark-haired siren whose sensational debut in the 1943 film "The Outlaw" inspired producer Howard Hughes to challenge the power and strict morality of Hollywood's production code, died Monday at her home in Santa Maria, Calif. She was 89....