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  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Independent Lens' turns the cameras on the cinematographers

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 15 - 21 in PDF format This week's TV Movies LIGHTS, CAMERA: Cinematographers László Kovács, left, and Vilmos Zsigmond are profiled in a new episode of "Independent Lens," at......
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Dec. 2, 1959

     
    Mickey Rooney shows up drunk on “The Tonight Show” and demands an apology the next day from host Jack Paar for saying: "It's a shame, he was a great talent." A Columnist Broods Anent Brodies of Idols This is the new Dark Age. Idols are being shattered...
  • Matt Weinstock, Dec. 3, 1959

     
    Book Banning In 1946 two Los Angeles booksellers were arrested for selling copies of Edmund Wilson's "Memoirs of Hecate County," which had been banned. The book was ruled obscene and they were convicted. Now, 13 years later, a new edition of "Hecate"...
  • Matt Weinstock, April 9, 1960

     
    Bed Burners Beware Too often there are stories in the papers about persons who are badly, even fatally burned by falling asleep with a lighted cigarette. Well, something has been done about them. An amendment to the fire code, Sec. 57.20.17B, which went...
  • Universal Studios: A walk among the stars, dead or alive

     
    Several months ago, I was at Universal Studios and thought, “One day I'm going to be bored enough to come out here and survey the stars in the sidewalk.” That day was yesterday, when I went to the Hollywood area of the theme park and took...
  • Hollywood whitewash? 'Airbender' and 'Prince of Persia' anger fans with ethnic casting

     
    This is a longer version of Chris Lee's cover story in this Sunday's Los Angeles Times Calendar section. Since its release, the video game franchise Prince of Persia has become notable for the acrobatic grace of its dagger-wielding, balloon pants-wearing....
  • Working the refs: protestors pepper critics re: Last Airbender

     
    I've been hit with a few pieces of “grass roots” protest or astro-turf protest in the past couple of hours. They're from folks supposedly representing groups that are up in arms over Hollywood's casting of actors not of the specific race of...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Last Lion of Liuwa' on Animal Planet

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here LADY: The new special “The Last Lion of Liuwa” tracks a......
  • Take a walk among the stars -- dead and alive -- at Universal Studios

    Take a walk among the stars -- dead and alive -- at Universal Studios
    Several months ago, I was at Universal Studios and thought, "One day I'm going to be bored enough to come out here and survey the stars in the sidewalk." That day was yesterday, when I went to the Hollywood area of the theme park and took stock. There...
  • Greg talks with Mickey Rooney

  • Who is the youngest winner for an Academy Award for Best Actor? a) John Travolta b) Mickey Rooney c) Adrien Brody

    ANSWER: c) Adrien Brody
  • August 24 - 28

    Mickey Rooney and Jan - Back to School Fashions - Dance for Life Wednesday, August 26 Mickey Rooney and Jan "Let's Put on a Show" Sunday, August 30 Arcada Theatre St. Charles (630) 587-8400 www.oshows.com Thursday, August 27 Back to School Fashions...