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"First you're young. Then you're old. Then you're wonderful." — Alice Roosevelt Longworth STRATFORD, Canada — Christopher Plummer is in the wonderful phase of his career — and at 82 he's seizing the opportunity. In February, the six-...
Once heralded as the greatest British actor of his generation, Nicol Williamson was also a legend for stormy onstage behavior that included calling off a performance of "Hamlet" mid-speech because he was too tired to go on. "I'll pay for the seats," he...
Activists and L.A. officials faced difficult choices over the next phase of the Occupy L.A. movement as a 12:01 Monday deadline approached for the departure of nearly 700 protesters from an encampment on City Hall grounds. On Sunday evening, Mayor...
24 Frameshe 1994 Oscar-winning best film, “Forrest Gump,” Walt Disney’s 1942 classic animated family film, “Bambi,” Charlie Chaplin’s first feature-length comedy “The Kid” and a 1912 silent comedy “A Cure for...
24 FramesThe American Cinematheque is ringing in the New Year with some wild and crazy comedy classics...
Culture MonsterChristopher Plummer, who won an Oscar for "Beginners," could be a contender again with "Barrymore," the movie focusing on the acting legend that is set to run in U.S. theaters this fall....
24 Frames“Cabaret” is one of 78 vintage features playing over four days in Hollywood this weekend as part of the TCM Film Festival network’s event, which also includes appearances by Kim Novak and Debbie Reynolds, programming devoted to film noir...
Culture MonsterThe week's TV highlights also include a look at the reconstruction of the World Trade Center...
The Daily MirrorA photograph of John Barrymore’s 1930 Cord L-29, with a body by Murphy Coach Builders of Pasadena, has been listed on EBay. According to an 1989 article in the Spartanburg Herald-Journal, this car is in the Auburn, Ind., Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg...
Gold DerbyThe new Manhattan Theatre Club revival of the 1927 George S. Kaufman-Edna Ferber comedy "The Royal Family" has the critics bowing down. "The Royal Family" is a sly satire of the fabled Barrymore acting clan. This acclaimed production is sure to be among...
The Daily MirrorOK, people, let's swash some buckles; I finally got around to Zorro this week. (And this will probably be my last 1920 film for a while. Larry advises he's moving on from there. Upcoming reviews will focus on films from 1940, 1960 and possibly even --...
A Bright and Guilty Place Murder, Corruption, and L.A.'s Scandalous Coming of Age Richard Rayner Doubleday: 270 pp., $25 Everything has its counterpart. For every piece of matter there is a like piece of antimatter, for every movie star there is or...
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