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  • PASSINGS: R.G. Armstrong, Norman Alden, Ted Hinshaw, Neil Reed

    R.G. Armstrong Actor a favorite of Peckinpah R.G. Armstrong, 95, a veteran character actor who started his career in the 1950s on Broadway, segued to television, then solidified his standing as a favorite of filmmakers Sam Peckinpah and Warren Beatty,...
  • Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author

    Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author
    Gore Vidal was impossible to categorize, which was exactly the way he liked it. The reading public knew him as a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels —from the historical "Lincoln" to the satirical "Myra Breckinridge" — and volumes of...
  • A&E medical thriller “Coma” reunites Geena Davis and Ridley Scott

     
    A&E's two-part movie miniseries Coma (Sept. 3-4 at 9pm ET) is based on the Robin Cook novel and comes from executive producers Ridley and Tony Scott (Tony died in an apparent suicide on Aug. 19) boasting an all-star cast: Lauren Ambrose, Steven Pasquale,...
  • Today: Steve Harvey, Joy Behar, ‘The View’ premiere; ‘Coma’ concludes

     
    Highlights on the TV schedule today: 1. Michelle Obama headlines the Democratic National Convention from Charlotte, N.C. ABC, CBS and NBC devote the 10 p.m. hour to the conclave. You'll find more extensive coverage on cable news, PBS (which starts at 8 p....
  • ‘Argo’: Ben Affleck puts TV actors to work; hello, Adrienne Barbeau!

     
    Long before he became a film actor and director, Ben Affleck was a TV actor. Do you remember him as quarterback Joe Willie Clemons in “Against the Grain”? Probably not. The series lasted just a season — 1993-94 — on NBC, but it was...
  • With “Hunted,” Cinemax moves into more mature original programming

     
    When Strike Back and Femme Fatales premiered, ushering in Cinemax‘s foray into original programming, they seemed like exactly the kinds of shows Cinemax would come up with. The production values, acting and story lines were improved, but they fit...
  • ‘Prince of Darkness’ John Carpenter honored at Screamfest

     
    Often, when John Carpenter's name is mentioned, it's in the context of landmark genre fare like “Halloween,” “Escape From New ......
  • Roman Polanski to direct movie about the Dreyfus affair

     
    Roman Polanski, a director who has had extensive personal experience with a justice system he and supporters believe wronged him, will make a movie about another exceptionally high-profile trial: the Dreyfus affair. Polanski will direct “D,” a...
  • Authors in L.A. this week: Matty Simmons, Julie Andrews

     
    Authors in L.A. this week: Matty Simmons with an 'Animal House' memoir, Julie Andrews and more...
  • AMC picks up 'Low Winter Sun,' LaGravenese-Goldwyn project

     
    AMC, network of Mad Men and The Walking Dead, has two new shows, Low Winter Sun and a Richard LaGravenese legal thriller...
  • On Location: Virgin flies high with 'Departure Date' film

     
    British tycoon Sir Richard Branson has made a career out of bucking conventions — opening a recording studio in a country estate, building an affordable, premium airline service with soft violet mood lighting and seat-back entertainment screens, and...