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For a nation bewitched by period dramas in which men wear hats and sip whiskey while making eyes at crimson-lipped women who smoke an endless succession of unfiltered cigarettes, the Sundance Channel miniseries "Restless" offers all that and more....
British novelist and screenwriter William Boyd doesn't buy the conventional wisdom that a writer should never adapt his own books. His long list of industry credits includes scripts based on his own work (the miniseries "Any Human Heart"), novels by the...
William Boyd: The Creative Minds feature about novelist-screenwriter William Boyd in the Dec. 2 Calendar section said that "Restless," a miniseries based on his novel, premieres Friday on Sundance. It should have said Sundance Channel.
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - latimes.com“You Only Live Twice” isn’t just the name of one of Ian Fleming’s James Bond novels (and the movie it ......
Mysteries and thrillers set in the years surrounding and during our two world wars have become a cottage industry. From Ken Follett's "Eye of the Needle" in the 1980s to recent novels by Charles Todd and Jacqueline Winspear, the standouts blend enough...
Show TrackerGillian Anderson left "The X-Files" behind for literary classics. She talks about playing Mrs. Ahab in Encore's miniseries "Moby Dick" with William Hurt....
Grace Bradley Boyd, an actress who came to Hollywood as a Paramount contract player in the early 1930s but abandoned her career after marrying the love of her life, William "Hopalong Cassidy" Boyd, has died. She was 97. Boyd, the keeper of the "Hoppy"...
The Hero ComplexDennis McLellan has written an obituary for one of the key figures in the early cinematic life of comic-book heroes. Frank Coghlan Jr. had a long and colorful career in Hollywood but is best known for uttering the magic word,......
The Daily MirrorWilliam Boyd, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans! Oct. 24, 1951: Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker and William Bendix are expected for the premiere of ???Detective Story??? at the Fox Wilshire Theater. Is that Keefe Brasselle, author of "The CanniBalS?" It sure is!...
Frank Coghlan Jr., a silent-movie child actor who later played young Billy Batson, who transformed into Captain Marvel by uttering the magical word "Shazam!" in the landmark 1941 serial "Adventures of Captain Marvel," has died. He was 93. Coghlan died in...
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When I went to see "Pullman Porter Blues" at Arena Stage this month, not only was it an opportunity to see an excellent play, but it was also a chance to delve into my own heritage. Set in 1937, "Pullman Porter Blues" is the story of three generations...
STANFORD — Carlos Lee Coleman, 58, of Stanford, died Friday. Born Dec. 20, 1953, in Lincoln County, he was a son of Dorothy Aline Hodge Coleman of Stanford and the late Farris Coleman. He was a farmer. Other survivors include his wife, Mary...
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