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  • Book review: 'To the End of the Land' by David Grossman

    Book review: 'To the End of the Land' by David Grossman
    To the End of the Land A Novel David Grossman Translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen Alfred A. Knopf: 582 pp., $27.95 From an American standpoint, the degree of moral authority conferred upon Israeli novelist David Grossman in his homeland can...
  • Nothing dims Bill Callahan's red-white-and-blue view

    Nothing dims Bill Callahan's red-white-and-blue view
    In the last five years, singer and songwriter Bill Callahan has been making nouveau cowboy music, the kind that might have soothed his former self, the confessional, acerbic zinemaker who released tapes made out of his bedroom in the early '90s and went...
  • Classic Hollywood: Western film pioneers have silent-era roots

    Classic Hollywood: Western film pioneers have silent-era roots
    In a world that's constantly changing, it's good to know that some things basically stay the same — for example, the movie western. It's a genre that hasn't changed much in the last century of cinematic history: There are good guys and there are bad...
  • Early Alfred Hitchcock effort discovered

    Early Alfred Hitchcock effort discovered
    It's the kind of surprise the Master of Suspense would have loved. The National Film Preservation Foundation and the New Zealand Film Archive are announcing Wednesday the discovery of the first 30 minutes of a 1923 British film, "The White Shadow,"...
  • Director Larry Charles disdains a fashion Bible

    Director Larry Charles disdains a fashion Bible
    DIRECTOR Larry Charles has been mistaken for a homeless crack addict, thanks to his, er, unconventional style. (The pajamas and Moses beard didn't help.) But nowadays, Charles -- whose latest film, " Religulous," opened Friday -- favors sleek designer...
  • 'Hollywood Moon' by Joseph Wambaugh

    'Hollywood Moon' by Joseph Wambaugh
    Black humor is the match that closet idealists strike to keep the real darkness at bay. "Hollywood Moon" is the third in the series of novels Joseph Wambaugh has set in LAPD's Hollywood station -- and, by far, the best in the sequence. A meticulously...
  • Dan Seals dies at 61; half of the pop duo England Dan and John Ford Coley

    Dan Seals dies at 61; half of the pop duo England Dan and John Ford Coley
    Dan Seals, who as part of the duo England Dan and John Ford Coley sang the hit “I’d Really Love to See You Tonight” and other 1970s soft-rock touchstones, has died. He was 61. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: The obituary in...
  • PASSINGS

    Glenn 'Jeep' Davis Hurdler was gold medalist Glenn "Jeep" Davis, 74, a three-time Olympic gold-medal hurdler, died Wednesday at a hospice in Barberton, Ohio, after a long illness. Davis was gold medalist in the 400-meter hurdles at the 1956 Melbourne...
  • PASSINGS: Shirley Mills Hanson, Lorraine Chargin

    PASSINGS: Shirley Mills Hanson, Lorraine Chargin
    Shirley Mills Hanson Child actress in 'Grapes of Wrath' Shirley Mills Hanson, 83, a former child actress who played young Ruthie Joad in "The Grapes of Wrath," director John Ford's classic 1940 film based on the John Steinbeck novel, died March 31 of...
  • Budd Schulberg dies at 95; author of 'What Makes Sammy Run?'

    Budd Schulberg dies at 95; author of 'What Makes Sammy Run?'
    Budd Schulberg, who exposed the dark side of American ambition in his acclaimed Hollywood novel "What Makes Sammy Run?" and won an Academy Award for his screenplay depicting the mob-controlled longshoremen's union in the film classic "On the Waterfront,"...
  • Fess Parker dies at 85; actor played Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone on TV

    Fess Parker dies at 85; actor played Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone on TV
    Fess Parker, whose star-making portrayal of frontiersman Davy Crockett on television in the mid-1950s made him a hero to millions of young baby boomers and spurred a nationwide run on coonskin caps, died Thursday. He was 85. Parker, who played another...