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  • Around Town: The Sherman brothers' 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang'

     
    A Marx brothers retrospective, a Marilyn Monroe double bill and a screening of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" featuring the work of the late composer Robert Sherman and his brother Richard are among this week's highlights....
  • Around Town: 'The Artist' crowd's take on spy spoofs

     
    Before they made the Oscar-winning "The Artist," director Michel Hazanavicius, Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo made the 2006 spy spoof, "OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies," which screens Thursday through Saturday at the New Beverly Cinema, along with the 2009...
  • Around town: Malcolm McDowell's film legacy

     
    Pugnacious, daring British actor Malcolm McDowell, best known for his starring role in "A Clockwork Orange," is not only getting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, he is also being feted by the American Cinematheque. Susan King looks at the...
  • Around Town: Steve McQueen, the King of Cool, rides again

     
    A tribute to King of Cool action star Steve McQueen and a look inside the film projectionist's world sponsored by the Motion Picture Academy are among this week's highlights....
  • Around Town: Marilyn, Lucy and Kristy McNichol hit the big screen

     
    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is presenting a two-day retrospective, "Grand Designs: Mid-Century Life in the Movie," at the Leo S. Bing Theater, in conjunction with the closing weekend of the exhibition, "California Design 1930-1965: Living in a...
  • In Memoriam: Ernest Borgnine 1917-2012

     
    He was born during the Great War and died this weekend, but in between, Ernest Borgnine became a legend in the film and television age, and remained one right up to the end. Continuing to work even at the arguably overripe age of 95, Borgnine was...
  • Ernest Borgnine: TCM, Antenna TV to salute him

     
    The late, great Ernest Borgnine will receive a 24-hour marathon salute from TCM on July 26. Borgnine died Sunday at age 95. He may be best remembered for the sitcom “McHale's Navy.” Starting at 7 a.m. ET Sunday, Antenna TV will offer the &#...
  • Ernest Borgnine dead at 95

     
    Ernest Borgnine, the beefy screen star known for blustery, often villainous roles, but who won the best-actor Oscar for playing against type as a lovesick butcher in “Marty” in 1955, died Sunday. He was 95....
  • Around Town: Oscar fever hits the Academy, American Cinematheque

     
    Film screenings and festivals: With the Academy Awards on Sunday evening, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the American Cinematheque are presenting seminars and symposiums leading up to the big event....
  • This week: ‘South Pacific’ offers some enchanted evening; ‘The Big C’ arrives; ‘Weeds’ returns; TCM salutes Paul Newman

     
    Want a fantastic deal this week? Look to PBS. The Broadway revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's “South Pacific” will play at 8 p.m. Wednesday. The celebrated 1949 musical, chronicling a couple of World War II love stories, gained wide p...
  • Ernie Borgnine–the next Betty White?

     
    He's got a funny supporting role in the all-star spy actioner RED, opening in Oct. He's slated to be in Orlando for the FXShow convention in mid October, too. And in January, Ernest Borgnine, Oscar winner, will be honored by the Screen Actor's Guild at...
  • '127 Hours': Oscar time for James Franco and Danny Boyle?

     
    Having viewed "127 Hours" at the Telluride Film Festival, L.A. Times scribe John Horn (24 Frames) says it "cuts an impressive swath." That's a squeamish play on words considering it's a tense, real-life drama about a mountaineer (played by James Franco)...