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  • 'The Mack' is back after 40 years

     'The Mack' is back after 40 years
    Director Michael Campus vividly recalls the reaction to his film "The Mack" from the opening-night audience 40 years ago in Oakland. The film, starring Max Julien as the charismatic pimp Goldie and Richard Pryor as his friend Slim, had shot in the Bay...
  • With 'Despicable Me 2' and more, movies revisit the sequel debate

    With 'Despicable Me 2' and more, movies revisit the sequel debate
    In 2010, after the animation studio Illumination Entertainment's first film, "Despicable Me," became a surprise hit, its makers faced a quandary. "Despicable Me" derived much of its appeal from the character of a curmudgeonly supervillain named...
  • Costa-Gavras' 'Capital' ideas come to Los Angeles Film Festival

     Costa-Gavras' 'Capital' ideas come to Los Angeles Film Festival
    Even at 80, Costa-Gavras is fighting the good fight. The Greek-born, naturalized French writer-director best known for his politically charged films such as 1969's Oscar-winning "Z" and 1982's "Missing," found himself in the middle of police action in...
  • WGA lauds 'Sopranos,' 'Seinfeld,' but no love for film comedies?

    WGA lauds 'Sopranos,' 'Seinfeld,' but no love for film comedies?
    If you’ve been on the Web or social media the past 24 hours, you no doubt have caught some of the arguments about the Writers Guild list of the 101 best TV shows of all time. “The Wire” should be higher! “Seinfeld” over...
  • Showrunners talk about pressure, drama and hand of fate

    Showrunners talk about pressure, drama and hand of fate
    What draws viewers to a TV show? Sometimes it's the spark between the actors, or opening a window onto a new or rarely seen world. And sometimes seeing Bryan Cranston in his tighty whiteys is all it takes. Meet the show runners, the people charged...
  • Tony Lip dies at 82; character actor known for mob roles

    Tony Lip dies at 82; character actor known for mob roles
    Tony Lip, 82, a veteran character actor known for playing mob roles on "The Sopranos" television show and in films, died Friday at a hospital in Teaneck, N.J. Family members told New Jersey's Record newspaper that Lip, a resident of Paramus, N.J., had...
  • Critic's Notebook: Movie violence must not be stopped

    Critic's Notebook: Movie violence must not be stopped
    I abhor violence. As a rookie police reporter years ago I saw the damage guns, knives, broken bottles, metal pipes, hands — humans — can inflict. From the terrifyingly premeditated to the unfortunately accidental, those images still have the...
  • ‘Dark Knight Rises’: Christopher Nolan’s Gotham, back in black

     
    The defining moment in the history of the fictitious city called Gotham is when a trembling young boy in a ......
  • Behind the lens: Remembering Wounded Knee

     
    The 40th anniversary of the Wounded Knee occupation is Feb. 27. Photographer Jim Hubbard was there and gave us this account of those days covering the event for United Press International: During the cold of winter in late February 1973, UPI dispatched me...
  • $600,000-a-month lease hits the market in Beverly Hills

    $600,000-a-month lease hits the market in Beverly Hills
    The current luxury real estate market is redefining “extravagant.” First, a 8,930-square-foot house on nine acres in Northern California found a buyer for a state record-breaking $117 million. Then word came that financier Gary Winnick is...
  • Marie Osborne Yeats dies at 99; as Baby Marie Osborne she starred in early silent movies

    Marie Osborne Yeats dies at 99; as Baby Marie Osborne she starred in early silent movies
    Marie Osborne Yeats, a top child star during the early silent-movie era who was billed as Baby Marie Osborne in films such as "Little Mary Sunshine," has died. She was 99. Yeats, who had a later career as a movie studio costume supervisor, died Nov. 11...