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  • Actress Audrey Totter, Femme Fatale of Classsic Noir Films, Dies at 94

    Audrey Totter, a steely blonde actress known for her leading roles in some film noir's most prominent titles, including "Lady in the Lake," "The Set-Up," died Thursday. She was 94. Totter, who was living in the Motion Picture and Television Home in recent...
  • L.A. Mayor Declares State of 'Emergency' As Movie, TV Production Flees Hollywood

    Los Angeles' new mayor has vowed to help staunch the flow of film and TV production jobs out of Hollywood, starting with the appointment of a film czar at City Hall. But to make a real difference, Eric Garcetti needs to convince skeptical state pols to...
  • 'Sons of Anarchy' director Paris Barclay elected DGA president

    'Sons of Anarchy' director Paris Barclay elected DGA president
    Veteran TV director Paris Barclay has been elected president of the Directors Guild of America, becoming the first-ever African American to head the union. Barclay, whose directing credits include "Sons of Anarchy,"  "Glee," "NCIS: Los Angeles" and...
  • Paris Barclay Elected DGA President

    TV director Paris Barclay has been elected president of the Directors Guild of America for a two-year term, succeeding Taylor Hackford. Barclay was selected by acclamation of the 147 delegates at the DGA's convention on Saturday at DGA headquarters in...
  • Don Rickles to be honored for busting people's chops

    Don Rickles to be honored for busting people's chops
    Don Rickles loves to reminisce about Frank Sinatra, who was the comedian's biggest champion and great friend. Rickles was a young comic in the late 1950s, building a reputation for himself at Miami Beach nightclub Murray Franklin's, when he first...
  • 'Much Ado About Nothing': Fun facts about Shakespeare on film

    'Much Ado About Nothing': Fun facts about Shakespeare on film
    With Joss Whedon's contemporary take on Shakespeare's romantic comedy "Much Ado About Nothing" winning the hearts of most critics and earning a tidy $183,000 in just five theaters in its opening weekend, it's the perfect time to brush up on your...
  • Mel Brooks To Receive AFI Lifetime Award

    Mel Brooks will receive the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award at the org's gala June 6 at the Dolby Theatre. Martin Scorsese will present Brooks with the honor, in an event that will be televised June 15 on TNT and later, as part of an...
  • Robert Relyea dies at 82; film producer and MGM/UA executive

    Robert Relyea dies at 82; film producer and MGM/UA executive
    Robert E. Relyea, who began producing films with actor Steve McQueen in the 1960s and rose to president of production for MGM/UA in the late 1990s, has died. He was 82. The Hollywood veteran, who also worked with such actors as Elvis Presley and John...
  • Music Box festival celebrates 70mm projection

    Music Box festival celebrates 70mm projection
    It's how a lot of us got hooked on movies in the first place. When I was 8 or 9 I saw "2001: A Space Odyssey" in 70 mm in Milwaukee with my mother. My memory's fuzzy on the particulars but I recall asking so many questions about the obelisk on the drive...
  • The enterprise of 'Star Trek' is explored on Science's 'Trek Nation'

     
    "Trek Nation" looks at the "Star Trek' legacy and beyond...
  • The music of 'West Side Story' finds its way to the Hollywood Bowl

     
    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the film “West Side Story,” why not put it onscreen at the Hollywood Bowl, then have the Los Angeles Philharmonic right there playing the movie’s score live? Sound easy? Think again....
  • Concert review: 'West Side Story' film premiere at the Hollywood Bowl with live orchestra

     
    Mark Swed reviews the Hollywood Bowl premiere of the film version of "West Side Story" with live orchestra...