| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The curtain goes up Thursday on the fifth TCM Classic Film Festival with the world premiere of the restoration of Fred Zinnemann's 1955 "Oklahoma!," based on the landmark Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. Shirley Jones, who made her film debut in the hit,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Propaganda today has a nasty connotation; it suggests something cheesy, manipulative, in the service of a dishonorable cause.
During World War II, however, cinematic propaganda became an elevated art, practiced with unusual expertise by five great...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
William Wyler's enchanting 1953 Cinderella-esque comedy, "Roman Holiday," made Audrey Hepburn an overnight sensation. She not only won the Academy Award for best actress but she also received a Golden Globe, a British Academy of Film and Television Arts...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Any other year in the '40s, Frank Capra's “It's a Wonderful Life” would have picked up a couple of well-earned Oscars. But it won nothing largely due to “The Best Years of Our Lives,” a 1946 drama directed by his friend William...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 6:38 PM
The Fuller House, once home to early film producer Samuel Goldwyn, is on the market in the Hollywood Hills West area at $4.895 million.
Built in 1916 and designed by Arthur S. Heineman, the Neoclassic-style property has been restored to near-original...
| May 23, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Actor Steve Forrest, best known as the star of the 1970s action drama "S.W.A.T.," has died.
Forrest passed away at his home in Thousand Oaks on Saturday, his family announced. He was 87.
"S.W.A.T.," which aired on ABC for two seasons in 1975 and 1976,...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Few movies can be reinterpreted as one-person plays with any degree of success, yet the Laguna Playhouse has made the concept succeed in two consecutive productions.
Following on the heels of the one-woman "Shirley Valentine," the Playhouse now has the...