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Dan Aykroyd

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  • MOCA taps L.A. artist Doug Aitken to make its next gala groovy, if not Gaga

     
    They said it, not us: In announcing its next annual gala, set for Nov. 13, L.A.’s Museum of Contemporary Art asserted in a news release Thursday that last year’s bash in a tent in the middle of Grand Avenue had......
  • 'Ghostbusters 3': A sequel that will happen over Bill Murray's dead body?

     
    You could argue that Hollywood's sequel mania really began in earnest in 1989, when the box-office grosses started piling up for both "Ghostbusters 2" and "Lethal Weapon 2," proving that there was no good reason -- from the business end......
  • Book review: 'As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto' by Joan Reardon

    Book review: 'As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto' by Joan Reardon
    "As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto" Joan Reardon Houghton-Mifflin: 416 pp., $26 In 1952, a middle-aged American woman living in Paris responded to a complaint about the poor quality of American-made kitchen knives by one of...
  • Makers of 'Yogi Bear' carefully update a beloved childhood idol

    Makers of 'Yogi Bear' carefully update a beloved childhood idol
    Over about two decades in movies, primarily as an Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor on films such as "Men in Black," "Total Recall" and "Pearl Harbor," Eric Brevig has worked with many big names in Hollywood. But his latest film gave him a unique...
  • France was her entree, then the world was her oyster

    Paris -- WHEN Julia Child first came to France in 1948, she couldn't cook an omelet. She was a tall, gawky Pasadena girl married to a cultural liaison officer posted at the U.S. Embassy in Paris. She had heard the French were touchy. She couldn't speak...
  • Julie, Julia and me: Now it can be told

    Julie, Julia and me: Now it can be told
    At a certain point in the wonderful new movie "Julie & Julia," there is a plot twist so shocking the audience gasps. Julia Child does something that seems so totally out of character that even on the way out, people were still shaking their heads. "How...
  • Bill Murray on 'Ghostbusters III': 'This is my nightmare'

     
    We've tracked the long, spooky path of a third "Ghostbusters" -- there was the time Dan Aykroyd sat down and told the Hero Complex that it was just a matter of time before the old gang was all going to......
  • 'Kingdom of the Spiders' and its cannibalistic cast hit DVD

     
    They say Hollywood is a dog-eat-dog kind of town, but the stars of the 1977 cult classic "Kingdom of the Spiders" took that mentality to a whole new level by literally trying to devour their competition. The film, which finally......
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Real Housewives of the O.C.' are back

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 1 - 7 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SHOP, DROP, REPEAT: 'The Real Housewives of Orange County' -- including Gretchen, left, and Vicki -- return for another......
  • Paul Shaffer knows what to spill -- and not -- in his memoir

     
    Paul Shaffer has shared the stage with so many big names that it's probably easier to list the stars he hasn't worked with. How many television sidekicks can boast to having played with both Andy Kaufman and his alter-ego, Tony......
  • 'Avatar' star Sigourney Weaver as queen of sci-fi: 'Outer space has been good to me' [UPDATED]

     
    "AVATAR" COUNTDOWN: 10 DAYS You may have heard about a little film called "Avatar" that opens Dec. 18. We're counting down the days here at Hero Complex and today we bring you a conversation with Sigourney Weaver, arguably the greatest......