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  • Marriage undergoes volleys in Performance Workshop Theatre's 'Mixed Doubles'

    Marriage undergoes volleys in Performance Workshop Theatre's 'Mixed Doubles'
    A caption in King Vidor's silent classic from 1928, "The Crowd," reads: "Marriage isn't a word. It's a sentence."
  • Japanese Actress Shirley Yamaguchi, Who Starred in 'House of Bamboo,' Dies at 94

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Yoshiko "Shirley" Yamaguchi, who starred in Japanese WWII pics posing as a Chinese but segued postwar to fame in Japanese and Hollywood films such as Samuel Fuller's "House of Bamboo," died at her Tokyo home of heart failure on...

    Silent films that express an era

    Silent films that express an era
    Warner Bros. caused a seismic sensation Oct. 6, 1927, when the studio premiered "The Jazz Singer," the first feature that included sound using synchronized dialogue sequences. But while the Al Jolson drama proved to be the death knell of silent movies,...

    Jeff Bridges: Still 'The Dude' in San Luis Obispo

    "Man, this is so cool!" That was Jeff Bridges' reaction Saturday night to receiving the King Vidor award for excellence in filmmaking at the 20th San Luis International Film Festival. "It's wonderful to be acknowledged for my work like this," he added....

    Peter Adams: Between the sun and the darkness

    Peter Adams: Between the sun and the darkness
    Artist Peter Adams likes a challenge. He has passions and procedures that make his paintings significantly more difficult than they might otherwise be. Known for his landscapes, Adams often likes to paint in nature, trying to capture a piece of the...