| Aug 15, 2012
Irving Fein was a veteran Hollywood studio publicist when he began his 28-year association with Jack Benny in 1947, first as the popular radio comedian's publicity and advertising director.
One of Fein's successful ideas was to promote Benny's new...
| Oct 22, 2012
Flick Picks: In the Oct. 18 Calendar section, the Flick Picks listings said that "Creature From the Black Lagoon" would screen Monday night at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The screening was Oct. 16.
Mapplethorpe exhibition: In the Oct. 20...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Despite the transparency created by the Internet information explosion, many celebrities and billionaires still try to approach home listing, selling and buying in stealth mode.
This week's Hot Property column looks at Madonna shifting gears from a...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:03 AM
An international trailer for “Star Trek Into Darkness” has been released, whetting appetites with juicy plot points from the film, ......
| Mar 11, 2013
| 11:42 AM
If the latest trailer for J.J. Abrams' highly anticipated “Star Trek Into Darkness” is any indication, the film looks to ......
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:02 AM
This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details. Over the last half-century, the actors who have ......
| Aug 10, 2012
| 6:38 PM
The Fuller House, once home to early film producer Samuel Goldwyn, is on the market in the Hollywood Hills West area at $4.895 million.
Built in 1916 and designed by Arthur S. Heineman, the Neoclassic-style property has been restored to near-original...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Film producer Samuel Goldwyn is credited with the phrase, "The harder I work, the luckier I get."
Goldwyn — the "G" in "MGM" — never got to meet Newport Harbor High junior Cleo Harrington. But even he would probably be impressed with the...
| Mar 30, 2011
Farley Granger, a handsome young leading man during Hollywood's post-World War II era who was best known for his starring roles in the Alfred Hitchcock suspense thrillers "Strangers on a Train" and "Rope," has died. He was 85.
Granger died of natural...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Sep 22, 2010
Though Alex North ushered in a completely new sound in American film music, he wasn't a Young Turk when he arrived in Hollywood 60 years ago to pen the groundbreaking jazz-influenced score for "A Streetcar Named Desire."
He was nearly 40 at the time,...