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  • Justice, on screen and off

    Academy Award-winning film director Sidney Lumet, who passed away April 9 at age 86, is remembered for classics such as "Twelve Angry Men," the courtroom drama that challenged racial prejudice and which Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has cited as a...
  • Movie gangsters so bad they're good

    Movie gangsters so bad they're good
    One hundred and one years ago, D.W. Griffith gave us "The Musketeers of Pig Alley," often credited as the first gangster film, and once sound came in, nothing hooked movie audiences during the early 1930s more reliably than Edward G. Robinson or James...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights 'Human Target' on Fox

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 9 - 15 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 9 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at: www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv This......
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, March 16, 1941

     
    March 16, 1941: In one of the famous tragedies of Hollywood lore, Christopher Quinn, the son of Anthony and Katherine De Mille Quinn, drowns in a fish pond on the estate of W.C. Fields, 2015 De Mille Drive. Lee Shippey......
  • Universal wants a new ‘Scarface’

     
    The original was a 1930s gangster tale that had hints of Al Capone's rise and eventual fall. It had its Italian/Sicilian touches. Paul Muni and George Raft were in it. The 1980s Brian DePalma remake was about the rise and fall of a Latin emigre druglord....
  • Around Town: Foreign films and Spencer Tracy

     
    The week's lineup includes Golden Globe foreign language nominees, a comedian's film festival and a sneak preview of the new action thriller "The Grey."...
  • Oscars by the Numbers

     
    Surprising stats from the most famous awards show of them all...
  • Directors take their best shots

    Directors take their best shots
    FROM the early silent era to Martin Scorsese's "The Departed," gangster films have captivated audiences around the world. "Gangsters & Crime in the Big City," a weeklong retrospective at the American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre, offers an...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: KCET has a profile of Celia Cruz

     
    QUEEN OF SALSA: Cuban singer Celia Cruz is remembered on 'Voces,' at 10 p.m. on KCET. SERIES America's Nightly Scoreboard: The series examines the state of the banking industry since the collapse of Lehman Bros. in 'Last Banks Standing' (4......
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: Wanda Sykes performs in her HBO special

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 11 - 17 in PDF format This week's TV Movies FUNNY LADY: In the new special 'Wanda Sykes: I'ma Be Me,' the comic performs at the Warner Theatre in......
  • Matt Weinstock, Nov. 13, 1959

     
    “Artists Always Seem More Sensitive.” The End Is in Sight Bravely ignoring the tear-inducing smog which was seeping in through the woodwork, the gentlemen of the copy desk yesterday, between, editions, went into their daily seminar titled "Whither...
  • Tuesday's Highlights: Alicia visits Peter in jail on 'The Good Wife'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan 10 - 16, in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES The Good Wife: Alicia (Julianna Margulies) gives Peter (Chris Noth) an unpleasant bit of information (10 p.m. CBS).......