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  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Blood Dolphins' on Animal Planet

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 22 - 28 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here SWIM FREE: The three-part docu-series “Blood Dolphins” charts efforts to end......
  • This weekend: Emmys vs. ‘True Blood,’ ‘Mad Men’; ‘Drop Dead Diva’ ends season; TCM salutes Olivia de Havilland, Peter O’Toole

     
    Television salutes itself Sunday night, and the medium can't get a lot of respect — from itself.  No wonder the Emmys will never challenge the Oscars for public appeal. HBO's “True Blood” and AMC's “Mad Men...
  • Is Morgan Freeman the best choice for AFI tribute?

     
    Some of our forum posters are not impressed that the American Film Institute will bestow its lifetime achievement award upon Morgan Freeman next June. While many posters are pleased with the news, there's a surprising amount of grumbling. I don't...
  • ‘Moguls & Movie Stars’ studies Hollywood dreams and nightmares

     
    Walt Disney had it easy. Mickey Mouse wasn't a difficult star. But Jack Warner battled James Cagney, Bette Davis and Olivia de Havilland, among others. TCM's epic “Moguls & Movie Stars” is beautifully arranged scrapbook of Hollywood history...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Nov. 30. 1940

     
    Nov. 30, 1940: I watched Olivia de Havilland select a swank pair of earrings which, she confided, were destined for sister Joan Fontaine's Christmas tree. The purchase completed, the clerk asked: "Anything else, Miss de Havilland?" "Nothing," replied...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, March 29, 1941

     
    March 29, 1941: Jan Valtin (Richard Krebs), the author of the controversial book “Out of the Night,” is arrested on charges of being an illegal immigrant. I’m almost 100 pages into “Out of the Night” and it’s quite an...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, May 16, 1941

     
    May 16, 1941: Richard Macaulay, a screenwriter on “The Roaring Twenties” and “They Drive by Night,” fills in for Lee Shippey, who is still recovering from surgery. Tip Jimmy Stewart that his ol' pal, Franchot Tone, is getting...
  • The Spotlight: She channels an icon in 'Vivien'

     
    Charlotte Stoudt on Rick Foster's portrait of Vivien Leigh at Rogue Machine Theatre...
  • Our Laguna: A three-time mayor is given the crystal gavel

    If the third time is the charm, Elizabeth Pearson is the charmer. Pearson's third term as mayor of Laguna Beach was honored Feb. 4 by the Laguna Beach Woman's Club. She swears there won't be a fourth term — but that's not what her supporters want...
  • Richard Chamberlain plays the monster of 'The Heiress'

    Richard Chamberlain plays the monster of 'The Heiress'
    Richard Chamberlain treats fellow actor Heather Tom abominably. Without apology. Night after night. On stage, that is. The tall, silver-haired veteran of stage and screen is heading the cast of “The Heiress,” the classic drama by Ruth and...
  • 'The Heiress' at South Coast Repertory

    'The Heiress' at South Coast Repertory
    "The Heiress," Ruth Goetz and Augustus Goetz's adaptation of Henry James' "Washington Square," is the stage equivalent of a compulsive read. But for the drama to reach beyond its masterful plot into a suppler realm of human vision, it needs a production...
  • Oscar Winner Paul Scofield Dies at 86

    Paul Scofield, one of the giants of the British stage who won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Sir Thomas More in the 1966 film "A Man for All Seasons," has died. He was 86. Scofield, who had been suffering from leukemia, died Wednesday in a...