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  • Holiday TV religious programming 2012

     
    From the Pope's Christmas Day message to an airing of the memorable 1977 Jesus of Nazareth miniseries, here is some of the religious programming airing over the next few weeks, throughout the holiday season. All times Eastern. Check back for updates and...
  • Fred Steiner dies at 88; Hollywood composer created 'Perry Mason' theme

    Television and film music composer Fred Steiner, creator of the bold and gritty theme for the "Perry Mason" TV series and one of the composers of the Oscar-nominated score for "The Color Purple," has died. He was 88. Steiner died of natural causes...
  • 'Godzilla' and two more Japanese gems: Kenneth Turan's DVD picks

     
    Three films from three different eras of Japanese cinematic history -- "United Red Army," "Three Outlaw Samurai" and "Godzilla" -- have been the beneficiaries of recent DVD releases....
  • One more act for the phantom of the playhouse?

    One more act for the phantom of the playhouse?
    The Pasadena Playhouse is back. After shutting its doors in February because of financial problems, the theater reopened Oct. 12 with the one-man play "FDR" starring Ed Asner. But is the building's most enduring protagonist back as well? Some say Gilmor...
  • Culture Watch: What's new in books, theater, music and DVDs

     
    BOOKS “L.A. Rising: SoCal Artists Before 1980” Lyn Kienholz, ed. 516 pp. (California/International Arts Foundation). Perry Mason had an art gallery? Yes, the Raymond Burr Gallery was once in Beverly Hills. That's one factoid in an instantly...
  • A taste of the real Fiji

    A taste of the real Fiji
    If — like me — you are old enough to say, "It didn't used to look like this," then — like me — you're probably seeking places that are still relatively unaffected by rampant tourism. Last summer, I had the pleasure of visiting such...
  • Actor Don Galloway dies at 71

    Don Galloway, an actor best known for portraying a detective on the television series "Ironside" who later became a law enforcement officer off-screen, has died. He was 71. Galloway died Thursday at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno after having a...
  • George Eckstein dies at 81; TV writer-producer wrote final episode of 'The Fugitive'

    George Eckstein dies at 81; TV writer-producer wrote final episode of 'The Fugitive'
    George Eckstein, a television writer and producer who co-wrote the historic final episode of "The Fugitive" TV series in the 1960s and produced the acclaimed Steven Spielberg-directed TV-movie "Duel" in the '70s, has died. He was 81. Eckstein died of...
  • PASSINGS: Johnny Seven, Victor Cianca, Mimi Perloff, Donald N. Gates

    PASSINGS: Johnny Seven, Victor Cianca, Mimi Perloff, Donald N. Gates
    Johnny Seven Prolific character actor Johnny Seven, 83, a prolific character actor who appeared in dozens of TV episodes that included a recurring role as Lt. Carl Reese on "Ironside," died Friday at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission...
  • Big in Japan: Godzilla's past emerges from the depths of history on Blu-ray

     
    Randy Lewis is back writing for the Hero Complex. Here's his look back at the Lizard King of Japanese cinema... The 2004 theatrical reissue of the original 1954 Japanese version of ???Gojira,??? which washed up on U.S. shores two years......
  • Friday's TV Highlights: ''Til Death' returns for a new season

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 27 - Oct. 3 in PDF format This week's TV Movies HAPPY COUPLE: Joy (Joely Fisher) and Brad (Brad Garrett) welcome Ally (Lindsey Broad) and her husband, Doug (Timm......
  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Feb. 25, 1963: Candice Bergen and Terry Melcher are over, Hedda Hopper says. “Lovely Candy and David Niven Jr. are concentrating on each other. They met when both were in school in Switzerland,” Hopper says ... and Raymond Burr is recovering from...