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  • Eric Monti dies at 91; former golf pro at Hillcrest Country Club in L.A.

    Eric Monti, the former longtime golf pro at Hillcrest Country Club in Los Angeles who won three PGA tournaments in the 1950s and early '60s, died Feb. 1 of prostate cancer at his home in Laguna Woods, according to his son-in-law, Tony Benach. He was 91....
  • Soupy Sales dies at 83; slapstick comic had hit TV show in 1960s

    Soupy Sales dies at 83; slapstick comic had hit TV show in 1960s
    Soupy Sales, a comic with a gift for slapstick who attained cult-like popularity in the 1960s with a pie-throwing routine that became his signature, has died. He was 83. Sales had numerous ailments and died Thursday at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, said...
  • Requiem: 2007 passings of note

    Among the major notables who passed from the scene this year, three of the most famous -- two masters of cinema and a genius of football -- died on the same day: July 30. Two others -- a historic Russian leader and a U.S. chronicler of war -- left us...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: Andy Samberg guest stars as the Head Ranger on 'Parks and Recreation'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 14 - 20 in PDF format This week's TV Movies HEAD RANGER: Andy Samberg guest stars in a new episode of 'Parks and Recreation' at 8:30 p.m. on NBC.......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Precious' metal could be gold | 'From Here to Eternity' lives on | AFI Fest honors new filmmakers

     
    • Dave Karger thinks "Precious" has a shot at landing at least five Oscar nods -- best picture, director, actress, supporting actress and screenplay. And he thinks, "Once people get past the strange concept of [Mariah] Carey as an Oscar contender,...
  • SAG Awards to hail Betty White

     
    When the Screen Actors Guild Awards are bestowed Jan. 23, telecast on TNT and TBS, they'll bestow a life achievement award on Betty White. Read more at the SAG website. Previous recipients of the honor include: 2008: James Earl Jones 2007: Charles Durning...
  • 'Thrilla in Manila' on HBO

    'Thrilla in Manila' on HBO
    If you are not a boxing fan (I am not a boxing fan), the HBO documentary "Thrilla in Manila” -- the story of the Joe Frazier-Muhammad Ali rivalry, as it played across three fights from 1971 to 1975 -- is not the film to make you one. And if you...
  • 'The Rainmaker'

    'The Rainmaker'
    N. Richard Nash's "The Rainmaker," most familiar as an overwrought 1956 film starring Katharine Hepburn and Burt Lancaster, is actually a gentle, surprisingly durable romantic comedy. Who knew? It's a frequent phenomenon in Hollywood. Marquee value...
  • Soak in the sun on Oahu, Hawaii's top 10 beaches

    Honolulu Tourists from around the world flock to see Waikiki Beach when they visit Hawaii. But Southern Californians usually aren't impressed by its sandy shore. Compared with SoCal beaches, it's a loser. Too narrow, too noisy and so crowded that...
  • With timballo, any night is big

    With timballo, any night is big
    IF there could be any doubt that real life is rarely like the movies, consider the timballo. On screen it is inevitably presented as one dazzling dish about as easy to make as a 15-course meal. In actuality it can be one dazzling dish that is even simpler...