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Katharine Hepburn

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  • Mary Queen of Scots on film and in books

    Here are some of the dramatic depictions and books that give broader insight into Mary Queen of Scots: Films "Mary of Scotland": Katharine Hepburn's 1936 turn at the Scottish queen, with Fredric March as her Bothwell, directed by John Ford. "Mary,...
  • 'The Proposal' director Anne Fletcher is just not that into romantic comedies

    'The Proposal' director Anne Fletcher is just not that into romantic comedies
    Here's the thing: "The Proposal" may look like a big, fat romantic comedy, but the film's director, Anne Fletcher, has other ideas. Sure, it stars Sandra Bullock, and, yes, she and Ryan Reynolds play feuding co-workers who probably (definitely) wind up...
  • 'Changing My Mind' by Zadie Smith

    'Changing My Mind' by Zadie Smith
    Changing My Mind Occasional Essays Zadie Smith The Penguin Press: 306 pp., $26.95 Reviewing Zadie Smith's 2001 debut, "White Teeth," the critic James Wood lumped the blazing hot young British writer with no less than Salman Rushdie, David Foster...
  • Hugh Hefner helps present a Humphrey Bogart retrospective

    Hugh Hefner helps present a Humphrey Bogart retrospective
    Hugh Hefner has a confession. "I think I opened the first Playboy Club because of 'Casablanca.' I wanted to have a place where people came to hang out as they did at Rick's," admits the pajama-clad founder of the Playboy empire. The Oscar-winning 1942...
  • The book 'Starstruck' is one man's dream collection of vintage movie posters

    The book 'Starstruck' is one man's dream collection of vintage movie posters
    Movie memorabilia collector Ira Resnick has had the same dream for years. "You are walking along and you come to a door of an old movie theater that's being torn down," he relates over the phone from his home in New York City. "The door opens and there...
  • 'Inglourious Basterds,' 'Pulp Fiction' and Quentin Tarantino too at the Egyptian

    'Inglourious Basterds,' 'Pulp Fiction' and Quentin Tarantino too at the Egyptian
    Iconoclastic filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, hot off earning Oscar nominations Tuesday for best director and original screenplay for "Inglourious Basterds," will discuss his career with Variety critic Todd McCarthy on Monday at the American Cinematheque's...
  • Jean Simmons dies at 80; radiant beauty was known for stunning versatility

    Jean Simmons dies at 80; radiant beauty was known for stunning versatility
    Jean Simmons, a radiant British actress who as a teenager appeared opposite Laurence Olivier in "Hamlet" and emerged a star whose career flourished in the 1950s and 1960s in such films as "Guys and Dolls, "Elmer Gantry" and "Spartacus," has died. She...
  • 'Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America' by Peter Biskind

    'Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America' by Peter Biskind
    In the introduction to "Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America," Peter Biskind calls Beatty an "indecently gifted" artist whose work has "enriched the cinema." But that's just foreplay. Here's the first sentence of Chapter 1: "On a hot summer night,...
  • Idyllic ... and endangered

    On this sunny Thursday afternoon, Ramona residents do what they do best — they chat, they chill, they gather around the fountain and commune. Janelle Paradee helps her 3-year-old son, Tristan, blow bubbles, and Rich Johnson watches his dog Mr....
  • Lucille Ball Dies; TV's Comic Genius Was 77

    Lucille Ball Dies; TV's Comic Genius Was 77
    Lucille Ball, the leggy showgirl, model and B-grade movie queen whose pumpkin hair and genius for comedy made her an icon of television, died early Wednesday, a week after undergoing emergency heart surgery. The co-creator and star of " I Love Lucy," a...