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  • 'Another Happy Day': Ellen Barkin on working with father, son

     
    Ellen Barkin's breakout role was back in 1982 when she co-starred in Barry Levinson's theatrical debut "Diner." Now 30 years later, she has found a role with equal magnitude, ironically written by Levinson's son Sam, who penned "Another Happy Day." She...
  • Q+LA Ellen Barkin

     
    Opinionated in a way only a dyed-in-the-wool Bronx native can be....
  • Ben Stiller, Warren Beatty, others toasted at saucy, sincere Britannia Awards

     
    Movie stars are shuttled to so many glamorous red-carpet events during awards season it can be a challenge to remember the significance of each boozy get-together. Just ask Ben Stiller. On Wednesday night in Beverly Hills, the actor was honored by the...
  • Around Town: Superman flies again and the New Wave returns

     
    A Francois Truffaut retrospective, an animation festival and a screening of 1978’s “Superman” are among this week’s highlights....
  • BBC America gives details about its first original drama, 'Copper'

     
    BBC America announced details of its first original scripted series. "Coppers,"set in 1860s New York City, will star Tom Weston-Jones of "MI-5." The show was created by Tom Fontana of "Oz" and "Homicide."...
  • Around Town: 'Mean Streets' pays tribute to Fellini film

     
    ."I Vitelloni," a 1953 semi-autobiographical drama about five male friends living in a small Italian town, is considered one of the watershed moments in Fedrico Fellini's career. The film is screening Friday through Wednesday at the New Beverly Cinema...
  • Twice-recalled Fullerton councilman to run for election again

     
    Don Bankhead, a retired police captain and former mayor, filed the papers Wednesday to run for the Fullerton City Council, which he was booted from in June after a recall election in the city. The effort was sparked by the anger in the city after the...
  • Will Hollywood ever top its Cinema Class of 1982?

     
    If I heard that someone was assembling a screening series of fondly remembered films that included the likes of “Road Warrior,” “Fast Times at Ridgemont High,” “Blade Runner,” John Carpenter’s “The Thing,&#...
  • The Woman Behind the New Documentary about Connecticut's Real-Life Horse Whisperer

    The Woman Behind the New Documentary about Connecticut's Real-Life Horse Whisperer
    Buck Brannaman inspired both the Nicholas Evans novel The Horse Whisperer and later the subsequent Robert Redford film adaptation. Now he’s the subject of a documentary. Buck, which opens on June 23 across the country,is a sincere and sturdy...
  • Close-up on Redding

    Close-up on Redding
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Named Reading in 1729 for John Read, the first white man to settle in the area, and also influenced by Reading in Berkshire, England. Changed to Redding when it was incorporated, most likely to match the pronunciation of the English...
  • 'You Don't Know Jack'

    'You Don't Know Jack'
    Al Pacino recently won an Emmy Award for his portrayal of "death doctor" Jack Kevorkian in this HBO film directed by Barry Levinson ("Rain Man"). A patient's right to determine his own fate is debated as Kevorkian stands trial over his apparatus that...
  • BBC America gives a sneak peek of original drama 'Copper'

    BBC America gives a sneak peek of original drama 'Copper'
    BBC America has given us a first look at its upcoming drama "Copper." The teaser shows the series' main protagonist, Det. Kevin Corcoran (Tom Weston-Jones) shooting someone, pummeling a prisoner with brass knuckles, sitting in bed with what appears to be...