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  • Fox Searchlight's 'Amelia': How did it make it onto the runway?

     
    I know that all of America was queasily captivated last week by the bizarre "is it real or isn't it" Balloon Boy escapade. But here in Hollywood, heads are scratching over an equally puzzling mystery: How did Fox Searchlight, which......
  • Monster Mash: 'Lion King' heads to Singapore; Earhart hair just a thread; Levine talks injuries

     
    --Juggernaut: Julie Taymor's "The Lion King" is set to open at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore next year. (Variety) --Whoops: The International Women's Air and Space Museum in Cleveland has learned that what it believed to be a hair......
  • Monday's Highlights: History Channel reveals 'Death Masks'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 25 - 31 in PDF format This week's TV Movies LIFELIKE: Forensic scientists and anthropologists use death masks to analyze how facial characteristics affected the lives of some of......
  • Oscar derby update: 'Hurt Locker' up, 'Amelia' down, 'Precious' holding on despite shocking snub

     
    Here's the latest installment of our new weekly feature documenting latest twists and turns on the derby track, published every Thursday. BEST PICTURE — "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire" suffered a shocking snub from the Gotham Awards...
  • The Morning Fix: No laments from Leno. After Comcast gets NBC U, will it sell off NBC? Summit's new moon.

     
    After the coffee. Before the extra mile on the bike to lose the Halloween weight. No laments from Leno. In his first extensive interview since moving his show to prime time, Jay Leno tells Broadcasting & Cable he takes '95%......
  • Amelia Earhart – Airplane Babe

     
    Los Angeles Times file photos After the release of “Amelia,” the film about Amelia Earhart, I thought it would be fun to get into The Times’ photo archives and see what we had. Here are two pictures dated March 25, 1937, in which an anonymous...
  • Random Shot – Amelia Earhart, 1936

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo I recently went through The Times’ photographs from Amelia Earhart’s 1937 flight; the one on which she disappeared. I think this is one of my favorites. She’s posing with the airplane as it’s being built in Burbank...
  • NoHo history and architecture will be the focus of walking tour Saturday

     
    Learn about architecture, real-life cowboys, pioneer families, steam trains and which celebrity was a popcorn girl at the El Portal Theatre when the Museum of the San Fernando Valley hosts a historic walking tour of North Hollywood this Saturday. "The...
  • History buff lived when famous aviators ruled the skies

    History buff lived when famous aviators ruled the skies
    Chuck A. Bausback was 8 years old when Bob Hope Airport opened in 1930 as United Airport. The 87-year-old moved with his family to La Crescenta in 1928. He graduated from Glendale High School because La Crescenta High School hadn't opened yet. When...
  • 'Amelia' author and director: Amelia Earhart would be right at home with us today

    'Amelia' author and director: Amelia Earhart would be right at home with us today
    Amelia Earhart wasn't much more than "a face on a postage stamp" to Indian director Mira Nair when she took on the assignment of directing Hilary Swank as the famed aviatrix in the new bio-pic Amelia. Fortunately, "we had this bible we used to...
  • Movie review: Amelia -- 3 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: Amelia -- 3 out of 5 stars
    Amelia has magnificent period settings and airplanes and majestic aerial photography. It boasts the two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank, perfectly cast as Amelia Earhart, with Richard Gere as Earhart's promoter-publisher husband, George Putnam. They even...