| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:39 PM
One of cinema's most transporting and transformative experiences, the 1945 French romantic drama “Children of Paradise” is the title I most often cite when asked to pick an all-time personal favorite, writes Kenneth Turan....
| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Oscar-winning director Ang Lee and producer James Schamus will be on hand at the Film Independent at LACMA screening Thursday evening at the Leo S. Bing Theater of their seminal 2005 drama "Brokeback Mountain."...
| May 17, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Starting Friday at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Bing Theater in conjunction will the museum’s “California Design, 1930-1965” exhibition, “California Noir” features a superb selection of 10 little-seen films...
| May 24, 2012
| 7:26 AM
The Los Angeles Conservancy's Last Remaining Seats festival that showcases the historic movie palaces on Broadway in downtown L.A. returns this Wednesday with Peter Bogdanovich's 1973 comedy "Paper Moon."...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Joan Crawford is alive and well and living in Doug Ba'aser's body. She's there, all right, in the way he raises an overly arched eyebrow. She's there in the way his lips wrinkle in disgust. She's there in the blase all-about-me attitude.
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:07 PM
The faintest of smiles flickers across Christina Crawford's face at a mention of the 1981 movie "Mommie Dearest," today a campy cult classic.
"I'm sorry that it turned out the way it did," says Crawford, who's 73 but looks 20 years younger. "I think...
| Sep 2, 2012
Bold, beautiful, even bejeweled, eyebrows are making a major statement. Full, impeccably groomed brows defined faces on key fall runways at Rodarte, Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, Christian Dior and Valentino. Karl Lagerfeld drove the focus home most...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Joan Crawford. Katharine Hepburn. Loretta Young and Tyrone Power.
Pre-moustache Clark Gable.
A very young and dapper Ray Milland.
The list of Tinseltown's glitterati continues.
Movie buffs interested in striking photos of the glittering ones would...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 8:49 PM
Glendale played a starring role in the 1945 movie "Mildred Pierce," the story of a single mother who opens a restaurant right here in the heart of Glendale.
The movie was based on a book by the same name written by James M. Cain in 1941. “Cain...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Valeria Kuntz Symes passed away peacefully at home in Newport Beach on December 15, 2012. Val was born October 6, 1921, in Forest Hill, NJ, the youngest of Albert and Jane Kuntz’s three children. She and her brother Jack and sister Janet grew up...
| Nov 22, 2012
There are no sacred cows on the NBC sitcom "30 Rock." The show happily skewers its own network along with any number of pop-culture phenomena, and last week's episode was no different, with a running joke aimed squarely in the direction of Tyler Perry,...
| Jan 6, 2012
Eve Arnold, one of the first woman photojournalists to join the prestigious Magnum Photography Agency in the 1950s and traveled the world for her work but was best known for her candid shots of Hollywood celebrities, has died. She was 99.