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Fay Kanin, an Oscar-nominated screenwriter for the 1958 Clark Gable-Doris Day comedy "Teacher's Pet" and former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, died Wednesday. She was 95. In a writing career that spanned more than four...
Los Angeles Times Film CriticHorror films do not thrill me, but more elegant efforts sometimes offer an irresistible chill. Such is the case with two films decades apart in time but similarly atmospheric. The older of the two is 1932's "White Zombie," an early stab at zombie-themed...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesEntering the Charlie Chaplin cottage, I stooped to avoid hitting my head. At 5 feet 8, I'm about 3 inches taller than Chaplin. (It's said the Little Tramp had the door made small so his guests would have to bow as they entered.) I was at the Charlie,...
Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 25 - 31 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SAVE THE WHALES: Stan leads Cartman (pictured) and the gang on a crusade to save dolphins and whales in......
Culture MonsterEdward Albee devotees needn't be urged to see "Three Tall Women" at the El Centro Theatre. However, those wary of America's most unpredictable living playwright may require nudging to sample the rewards that this suave West Coast Ensemble staging of......
The Daily MirrorLos Angeles Times file photo Update â Signe Hasso, May 11, 1941. As most people realized, this is Signe Hasso, who died in 2002 at the age of 86. Just a reminder on how this works: I post the mystery photo on Monday and reveal the answer on Friday ......
Show TrackerIt's Betty White's world now. The upward creep of her late-period celebrity reached its zenith this year with a Super Bowl Snickers commercial (also featuring fellow octogenarian and subject of youthful fascination Abe Vigoda) and her hosting last night...
Gold Derby nuggets: TCM tribute to Lena Horne | 'Fences' ropes them in | Cherry Jones back to Broadway after '24'Gold Derbyâ¢ Lisa Horowitz delivers the news that TCM has scheduled a tribute to the late Lena Horne for May 21. "The lineup features three films with defining Horne performances, as well as one of the groundbreaking singer-actress' personal favorites, the 1943...
The Historic Rivers Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists has some good news to report! We have a new class of twenty-five talented and enthusiastic trainees who have begun their basic training program. Already as they receive top-notch...
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Fox 5 San Diego StaffDirector Will Gluck gave us a teen comedy that made it on my Top 10 list last year. That was Easy A. Now he gives us the second movie this year that deals with a male/female friendship that adds casual sex, without all that pesky hassle of being in a...
JUNE 8, 1913-JULY 19, 2011 Ruth Gordon Hollis Mesner Sites died July 19, 2011, at the Village of Robinwood, Hagerstown, Md. Born June 8, 1913, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Gilbert T. and Jane E. Gordon Hollis. She was a...
Tribune Media ServicesBIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Eric Idle was born in South Shields, England, today in 1943. This birthday guy rose to fame as a member of "Monty Python's Flying Circus," both in the TV series and the Python feature films. Idle wrote the lyrics and contributed to the...
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