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Robert Mitchum

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  • 'Life Itself': Ebert autobiography a charming remembrance

    'Life Itself': Ebert autobiography a charming remembrance
    In his easygoing, candid and altogether charming autobiography, or, as he calls it, "Life Itself: A Memoir," Roger Ebert fails to mention me: The nights he and I had many drinks on the porch of his house on Dickens Street and elsewhere, the favorable in-...
  • Top 5 Christmas Comedies

    Top 5 Christmas Comedies
    When producers asked me to compile a list of the best holiday films, I didn’t think that would be very fun. Everybody has seen Miracle on 34th Street and It’s a Wonderful Life a million times. I remember when I worked morning radio, we did a...
  • Daniel Craig goes from Bond to bondage in 'Dragon Tattoo'

    Daniel Craig goes from Bond to bondage in 'Dragon Tattoo'
    There's a scene in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" in which Daniel Craig is in bondage--no pun intended. His character, Mikael Blomkvist, has been strapped into a device and is being flung about the room as if he were a Cirque du Soleil performer with...
  • Giving Angela Carter her due

    By Richard Rayner "A good writer can make you believe time stands still. Yet the end of all stories, even if the writer forbears to mention it, is death," wrote the English writer Angela Carter, who died 16 years ago this month. At the time Carter was...
  • Fatal advice to The Enforcer, 'Dont take any firearms'

    Fatal advice to The Enforcer, 'Don’t take any firearms'
    Jerry Wooters' wife assumed they were going out with another policeman when he told her they were having dinner with a friend. But their companion was Jack Whalen, who brought along his society wife, Kay. Then Jean Wooters figured that Whalen was an...
  • PASSINGS: Harold David Berkowitz, Tom McDonald

    PASSINGS: Harold David Berkowitz, Tom McDonald
    Harold David Berkowitz L.A. film industry lawyer Harold David Berkowitz, 92, an entertainment lawyer who had practiced locally since the 1940s, died Saturday at his Los Angeles home from a stroke, said Kathy Monkarsh, a daughter. He was a senior...
  • Tom Runyon dies at 89; fiction writer and actor shared name with Hollywood Hills canyon

    Tom Runyon dies at 89; fiction writer and actor shared name with Hollywood Hills canyon
    Tom Runyon, who shared his family name with a Hollywood Hills canyon and his simple fare at his rough-hewn roadhouse on Mulholland Highway with the famous and famously interesting, has died. He was 89. Runyon, a fiction writer and occasional actor,...
  • From the archive: Distraught family at a loss over girl's slaying in alley

    The last time Mya Lyons' family saw her alive, she was dressed head to toe in pink. Pink shoes, pink pants, pink T-shirt. It was her favorite color -- one that also is featured prominently in her bedroom filled with Dora the Explorer dolls, Barbies and...
  • "Thunder Road," Saturday night--late--at Facets

     
    Moonshine, the feds, the mob, Robert Mitchum (above, left) and his son James (right, as the Mitchum character's little brother) add up to a zippy reason to catch "Thunder Road" (1958), this week's Facets Night School over on Fullerton, next......
  • 'Family Guy': Women problems

     
    [Update: 3:30 pm - If I ever worry that no one's reading my posts, all I need to do is make some mistakes. Thank you to the commentor that pointed out I'd called Lester Cletus and Tim the Bear nearly......
  • Hedda Hopper, March 23, 1947

     
    March 23, 1947: Robert Mitchum has all the coyness of a barrel of TNT, Hedda Hopper says. LEFT...
  • From the Vaults: 'Way Down East' (1920)

     
    Five years after “Birth of a Nation,” D.W. Griffith directed this five-hankie melodrama based on a hugely popular stage play. If you're fond of rambling 19th century novels or four-week 1970s TV miniseries, with tragic heroines and broad casts of...