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  • Steven Bach dies at 70; United Artists executive, author

    As a studio executive at United Artists, Steven Bach presided over one of the most notorious debacles in movie history -- the making of 1980's "Heaven's Gate" -- an experience he would later write about in what would become a classic in the Hollywood...
  • Stephen Bruton dies at 60; Texas musician played with Kris Kristofferson, T Bone Burnett

    Stephen Bruton dies at 60; Texas musician played with Kris Kristofferson, T Bone Burnett
    Stephen Bruton, a Texas musician long admired and much in demand as much for his astute guitar work as for his insights as a songwriter, died Saturday in Los Angeles of complications of cancer. He was 60. Bruton, who had played with Kris Kristofferson...
  • Norman Katkov dies at 91; scriptwriter and novelist

    Norman Katkov dies at 91; scriptwriter and novelist
    Norman Katkov, a writer who started his long career crafting articles for newspapers and magazines and moved on to television scripts and novels, died Sept. 13 at his Los Angeles home of age-related causes, his son Richard said. He was 91. "A Cardinal...
  • PASSINGS: Bobby Charles

    PASSINGS:  Bobby Charles
    Bobby Charles Louisiana singer and songwriter Bobby Charles, 71, the singer-songwriter who penned such hits as Fats Domino's “Walking to New Orleans,”“See You Later Alligator” by Bill Haley and His Comets and “But I Do&...
  • Grammy rehearsals 2010: Gonna get loud

     
    Performers including Pink, Jamie Foxx and T-Pain are put through their paces in the lead-up to Sunday's extravaganza. In this era of award show proliferation, it's hard not to smirk at the "once-in-a-lifetime" advertising campaigns for shows such as the.....
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: Steve Earle performs on 'Austin City Limits'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan 24 - 30, in PDF format This week's TV Movies SINGER-SONGWRITERS: Country misfit Steve Earle (above) and classic rock legend Kris Kristofferson perform in a new episode of 'Austin......
  • A new 'Star Is Born' with Russell Crowe? Is this a bad, really bad idea?

     
    When I first read my colleagues Steven Zeitchik and Rachel Abramowitz's intriguing post about a new film where the male lead plays an "aging, alcoholic musician who mentors/is schooled by--and then finds romance with--a younger female star," I thought...
  • John Prine: The bard of Old Town returns

     
    John Prine (Courtesy of Jim Shea) John Prine is flat-out one of the best songwriters of the last 40 years, a voice so distinctive that even Bob Dylan is a fan. “Prine's stuff is pure Proustian existentialism. Midwestern mind trips......
  • Top weekend shows: Booker T, Scott Lucas, Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson

     
    Booker T: Even without the MG’s, the mighty Memphis soul group that he founded in the ‘60s, Booker T. Jones is a soul man with classically trained chops on the keyboards, 7 and 10 p.m. Saturday at Old Town School......
  • 3 Chicago singers bring different styles to 'American Idol'

     
    From left: John Park, Jermaine Sellers and Lee DeWyze try out for "American Idol" Season 9. The three Chicago-area contestants in "American Idol's" Top 24 have a couple of things in common: They're all guys and they're all in their 20s. However the...
  • Wednesday's Highlights: Adam Richman chows down on Travel Channel

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 28 - March 6 in PDF format This week's TV Movies MEATY: Adam Richman hosts the new food-themed travelogue "Man vs. Food Presents Carnivore" at 9 p.m. on Travel.......
  • Ethan Hawke says 'Daybreakers' aspires to be 'Aliens' with fangs

     
    Yesterday we brought you Yvonne Villarreal's snappy Los Angeles Times feature on Ethan Hawke and his new film, "Daybreakers." Today she's back with more. This bit of extended coverage is exclusive to the Hero Complex and has Hawke talking about......