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  • Los Angeles Fashion Week: beach wear to Hollywood glamour

    Los Angeles Fashion Week: beach wear to Hollywood glamour
    AS THE lights dim on the final Los Angeles Fashion Week co-produced by Smashbox Studios and IMG, let's briefly revisit what may be the lasting legacy, as culled from the reviews, critiques, observations and rants the Image staff has been posting to our...
  • Fashion Critic 'Mr. Blackwell' Dies at 86

    " Mr. Blackwell," whose annual "worst dressed" list dinged movie stars, music icons and European royalty and helped turn him into a household name from the 1960s through the '80s, has died. He was 86. Blackwell had been in failing health and died...
  • Starmakers

    By Robin Blaetz Fairly early in her new book about the manufacture of movie stars in Hollywood's classical period, Jeanine Basinger confesses she was an usher in a movie theater for a decade after World War II. This fact, rather than the knowledge...
  • Snubbed by Oscar, but beloved

    Snubbed by Oscar, but beloved
    OK, so Angelina, Denzel and Keira didn't get asked to the Oscar prom. They shouldn't shed too many tears over their absence from this year's nominations. After all, they're in very good company. From Humphrey Bogart ("The Maltese Falcon") and Marilyn...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: Kelly's a diva on VH1

     
    'VH1 DIVAS': Kelly Clarkson is slated to perform on the concert special at 9 p.m. on VH1. SERIES NYC: Inside Out: This new series debuts with a look at the transportation systems of the Big Apple (7 p.m. Discovery). Survivor:......
  • Abigail Breslin takes on Oscar-winning role in Broadway revival of 'The Miracle Worker'

     
    Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin ("Little Miss Sunshine") will make her Broadway debut next March in the first rialto revival of 1960 best play winner "The Miracle Worker." Breslin will play Helen Keller while Tony nominee Alison Pill ("The Lieutenant of...
  • 'Arias With a Twist': REDCAT homecoming for the outrageous Joey Arias

     
    Now Arias is preparing to make a Los Angele homecoming--he was raised here and was a founding member of The Groundlings comedy troupe--with an extended run at REDCAT of his new show, 'Arias With a Twist.' The 'twist' in question is famed puppeteer Basil...
  • Why does Patrick Goldstein continue to bash Oscar bloggers?

     
    Now that a new derby season has begun, my L.A. Times colleague Patrick Goldstein, as usual, confuses it with hunting season and is already taking potshots at other Oscarologists. On Wednesday he blasted away at some pundits who offered their best-...
  • Music review: L.A. Phil's West Coast, Left Coast festival goes Hollywood

     
    Sooner or later, California musicians, and especially Southern Californians, must come to terms with Hollywood. Some embrace it artistically. Others sell their souls to the studio devil. There are those who dream of a stroll down the Academy Awards aisle....
  • 'The Women' and 'The Good Fairy' double feature at the Aero

     
    What's better than one screwball comedy? Two of them. Back to back. Clear your calendar and hit the Aero for a double feature of 1939's original "The Women," starring Rosalind Russell and Joan Crawford, which involves a tangle of gossip, infidelity and...
  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Jan. 22, 1960 – Hedda Hopper says: “Jerry Wald's finally got his "Return to Peyton Place" players all set: Joan Crawford plays the mother-in-law who plans the murder of her daughter-in-law, Carol Lynley, who gets wind of the scheme and turns the...
  • Kate Winslet taking on Joan Crawford's Oscar-winning role in 'Mildred Pierce'

     
    A year after finally taking home the Oscar for "The Reader," Kate Winslet is ready to go back to work. The Hollywood Reporter says Winslet will be starring in a five-hour TV remake of the 1945 film "Mildred Pierce," which won Joan Crawford her only...