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  • James Bond Films' History As Dramatic As The Movies

    LONDON (Reuters) - The real story behind the James Bond film franchise is almost as dramatic as the 007 fantasies themselves, full of twists and turns, personality clashes, heroes, villains, beautiful women and narrow escapes, according to a new...
  • Other venues: 'Forrest Gump,' 'The Terminator' and 'The Man Who Wasn't There'

    BACinema Beverly Arts Center 2407 W. 111th St. 773-445-3838 beverlyartcenter.org *"The Waiting Room" (U.S.; Peter Nicks, 2012) Shot over five months in an Oakland public hospital, "The Waiting Room" explores the state of medical care for the nation's...
  • Movie review: 'Skyfall' shows James Bond still sharp and fit at 50

    If "Skyfall" is the new 50, James Bond is handling it remarkably well. Five decades after the first cinematic incarnation of 007, novelist Ian Fleming's agent provocateur, the spy-craft in the new film is sharper, the intrigue deeper, the beauties...
  • Bob Anderson dies at 89; sword-fight teacher to the stars

    Bob Anderson dies at 89; sword-fight teacher to the stars
    Ten days before Bob Anderson headed to the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki as part of the British fencing team, he responded to a call from a British film studio in need of three fencers to coach the lead actors for sword-fighting scenes in a new pirate...
  • John Barry dies at 77; composer scored 11 James Bond films

    John Barry dies at 77; composer scored 11 James Bond films
    John Barry, a five-time Academy Award-winning composer of movies such as "Born Free" and "Out of Africa" who earned a prominent spot in pop-culture history by writing the scores for 11 James Bond films, including "From Russia With Love" and "Goldfinger,"...
  • PASSINGS: Mikey Welsh, Doris Belack, Diane Cilento

    PASSINGS: Mikey Welsh, Doris Belack, Diane Cilento
    Mikey Welsh Former bass player with rock band Weezer Mikey Welsh, 40, the former bass player for the alternative rock band Weezer, was found dead in a Chicago hotel room Saturday, police said. Chicago police spokeswoman Laura Kubiak said employees of...
  • Nicol Williamson dies at 75; legendary British actor

    Nicol Williamson dies at 75; legendary British actor
    Once heralded as the greatest British actor of his generation, Nicol Williamson was also a legend for stormy onstage behavior that included calling off a performance of "Hamlet" mid-speech because he was too tired to go on. "I'll pay for the seats," he...
  • Busy day in N.Y. is best for Claire Forlani

    Busy day in N.Y. is best for Claire Forlani
    Claire Forlani played Sean Connery's daughter in "The Rock," was Brad Pitt's love interest in "Meet Joe Black" and starred opposite Gary Sinise in "CSI: NY." On the new Starz series "Camelot," the 38-year-old actress reigns supreme as the beautiful and...
  • 'Empire Strikes Back' Director Irvin Kershner Dies

    'Empire Strikes Back' Director Irvin Kershner Dies
    LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Irvin Kershner, who directed the Star Wars sequel "The Empire Strikes Back," has died. He was 87. Kershner died Saturday in Los Angeles after a long illness, according to actress and family friend Adriana Santini. He's survived by...
  • Book review: 'Robert Redford: The Biography' by Michael Feeney Callan

    Book review: 'Robert Redford: The Biography' by Michael Feeney Callan
    In Michael Feeney Callan's fawning new biography, we get plenty of the actor, director and environmentalist we already know but only a tantalizing, too-brief glimpse of a young man we almost never hear about: Charles Robert Redford Jr., Angeleno. From...
  • Gift guide: Coffee-table books with heft

    Gift guide: Coffee-table books with heft
    Still searching for that perfect gift for your brother-in-law or a persnickety client? Coffee-table books might fit the bill, what with that suitable heft and an undeniable quotient of cool. Here we offer a few last-minute selections for those gaps on...
  • EXCLUSIVE: A chat with Michael Fassbender, the new Magneto.

     
    Michael Fassbender’s name seems to pop up most any time a new film project is announced. “Prometheus,” Ridley Scott’s prequel to “Alien”? Jim Jarmusch’s new vampire movie? Danny Boyle’s “Trance”?...