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Gold DerbyMy Envelope colleague Pete Hammond (Notes on a Season) and I recently hooked up at the Hollywood Museum to dish some of the hot Academy Award topics of today against the backdrop of Oscars of yore. Among the items in the museum's collection, for example,...
Gold DerbyEvery Oscar expert knows that "The Color Purple" and "The Turning Point" hold the dubious record of reaping the most nominations without a single win (11). But, before those films, the Oscars' worst snubbee was a Bette Davis movie, which got slighted nine...
All The RageMad about old Hollywood? Now may be your chance to nab a classic photo from Tinseltown's storied history. Thousands of classic Hollywood glamour photographs from the Michael H. Epstein and Scott E. Schwimer collection will be auctioned off on March......
Gold DerbyCan you name the one person who won both the Nobel Prize and the Oscar? No, it's not Al Gore. The Oscar for "An Inconvenient Truth" as best documentary of 2006 was given to its executive producer/ director/ cinematographer Davis Guggenheim, not to the...
Gold DerbyLast year Sean Penn ("Milk") became the sixth actor to reap an Oscar for a gay role. The other five are cited below. Which role does not belong on this list? To see the answer, click on the "Continue Reading" link below. a.) William Hurt, "Kiss of the...
Gold DerbyIt was one of these past Oscar champs: Jeremy Irons ("Reversal of Fortune"), David Niven ("Separate Tables"), Maggie Smith ("California Suite"), Kevin Spacey ("American Beauty"), Emma Thompson ("Howards End"). To see the answer, click on the "Continue...
Culture MonsterOne doesnât typically associate Meryl Streep with high camp. Unlike stars such as Joan Crawford, Bette Davis and Katharine Hepburn, larger-than-life personalities whose accents are so readily imitated, Streepâs chameleon-like quality and facility...
You hear Gore Vidal long before you see him, the steady tap-swish-tap of foot and cane on an upstairs landing in his sunny Spanish Colonial house in the Hollywood Hills; then there's the slow whir of a mechanical chairlift carrying the novelist-essayist-...
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Neal Gabler is the author of many books, including "Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination" and "Life the Movie: How Entertainment Conquered Reality."TONIGHT'S Oscars will be awarded, most likely, in the usual atmosphere of solemn self-congratulation and decorous chest-thumping. But for all the outward celebration, the truth is that the industry is in a state of ongoing disquiet. It is hardly news...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterQuestion: My mother, 84, wound up stuck on a plane because of bad weather while trying to get from Long Beach to Rochester, N.Y. After nearly five hours on the tarmac at JFK, her connecting JetBlue flight was canceled, the plane returned to the gate and...
Special to The TimesThere's something so immediately appealing about rockabilly music that it's easy to assume the invigorating style has been a bestselling fixture on the pop scene ever since its start in the '50s in Memphis, Tenn. In truth, only one pure rockabilly...
Keith Gonzales is the editor of the Players Directory -- the industry's oldest and best-known casting guide. The real estate agent with whom he just listed his Windsor Square home rescues dogs -- "re-homes" them, if you will. (You can see where this is...
Tags: James Stewart, Movies, Film Festivals, Entertainment, Mae West
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Original site for Bette Davis topic gallery.