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  • Daniel Melnick dies at 77; film and TV producer helped launch 'Get Smart,' 'Network,' 'Kramer vs. Kramer'

    Daniel Melnick dies at 77; film and TV producer helped launch 'Get Smart,' 'Network,' 'Kramer vs. Kramer'
    Daniel Melnick, a producer and former head of production at MGM and Columbia studios who was known for making bold, literate and carefully crafted films that included "Network," "All That Jazz" and "Roxanne," has died. He was 77. Melnick, who had...
  • Ned Tanen dies at 77; former president of Universal, Paramount

    Ned Tanen dies at 77; former president of Universal, Paramount
    Ned Tanen, a highly regarded former president of Universal Pictures and Paramount Pictures in the 1970s and '80s who presided over hits such as "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" and "Top Gun," has died. He was 77. Tanen, whose credits as an independent...
  • Fleeting beauties

    Fleeting beauties
    When the Lauders come to L.A., they do it right. Evelyn and Leonard Lauder invited 50 of their closest friends (Sherry Lansing, Michael Eisner, Ed Ruscha, etc.) to dinner at the Sunset Tower on Thursday night and served healthy fare inspired by her...
  • Fergie's commitment is right on the kisser

    Fergie's commitment is right on the kisser
    When you're one of the host of young celebrities who spent the last year giving their all for Barack Obama, it can be hard to find a second act with significance. Fergie, one of the distinctive voices of the hugely successful Black Eyed Peas, is one of...
  • Noel Irwin Hentschel calls on friends to help with China quake aid

    Noel Irwin Hentschel calls on friends to help with China quake aid
    ENTERTAINMENT industry moguls and various local billionaires seem to have two favorite California Republicans: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (of course) and the not as well known but equally liked Noel Irwin Hentschel. This week, the Bel Air entrepreneur...
  • Plan could lead to reopening of King hospital

    Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital near Watts would reopen in three years with an emergency room and inpatient services under a tentative agreement that would substantially improve access to care in one of the most underserved areas of the nation,...
  • Paris Hilton's Home Intruder(s) Snag $2 Million in Jewelry

    An estimated $2 million worth of jewelry and other belongings was stolen from the home of Paris Hilton, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The incident occurred at 5 a.m. at Hilton's Hollywood Hills home on Clarendon Street. The burglar,...
  • The Los Angeles Times to Host Exclusive "Translating the Transition: An Inaugural Exchange"

    LOS ANGELES, January 7, 2009 – Bringing together business, labor, civic, cultural and thought leaders, the Los Angeles Times (latimes.com) has assembled an eclectic and provocative panel for their exclusive "Translating the Transition: An Inaugural...
  • Political parties need Hollywood's handouts

    Political parties need Hollywood's handouts
    Anyone who doubts, or resents, Hollywood's importance to American politics these days simply needs to watch where the candidates and their surrogates go when the going gets tough. The fact of the matter is that Hollywood is to both parties -- but...
  • Movie review: What Just Happened -- 4 out of 5 stars

    Say what you will about the guy, but nobody, nobody, is better at playing Bruce Willis than Bruce Willis. As a portly, bearded, tantrum-throwing, chair-tossing version of the movie star "Bruce Willis," Die Hard dude all but walks off with What Just...
  • Film trial plays up contradictions

    A Los Angeles jury received a primer on Hollywood backstabbing and deceit during testimony Wednesday in a breachof-contract trial between movie mogul Philip Anschutz and best-selling novelist Clive Cussler. Karen Baldwin, executive producer of the 2005...
  • Jurors hear tales of studio maneuvering

    In Hollywood it pays to have connections, even if you are the son of former Disney Chairman Michael Eisner. Stories of back-lot feuding, deceitful negotiations and high-strung egos are all part of a drama unfolding in the wood-paneled Los Angeles...