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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Pat Hingle dies at 84; veteran actor was perhaps best known for 'Batman' role

    Pat Hingle dies at 84; veteran actor was perhaps best known for 'Batman' role
    Pat Hingle, the veteran actor with more than half a century of impressive work in theater, film and television who was perhaps best known to a generation of movie fans as Commissioner James Gordon in the first four "Batman" films, has died. He was 84....
  • '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...
  • Sydney Pollack, 73; Oscar-winning director and producer

    Sydney Pollack, 73; Oscar-winning director and producer
    Sydney Pollack, the Academy Award-winning director of "Out of Africa" who achieved acclaim making popular, mainstream movies with A-list stars, including "The Way We Were" and "Tootsie," died Monday. He was 73. Pollack, who also was a producer and actor,...
  • Charlton Heston, 84; actor, Oscar winner, played grand figures

    Charlton Heston, 84; actor, Oscar winner, played grand figures
    Charlton Heston, the Oscar-winning actor who achieved stardom playing larger-than-life figures including Moses, Michelangelo and Andrew Jackson and went on to become an unapologetic gun advocate and darling of conservative causes, has died. He was 84....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...