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  • Steve Franken dies at 80; portrayed rich pal of 'Dobie Gillis'

    Steve Franken, a veteran character actor whose long career included playing the spoiled young millionaire Chatsworth Osborne Jr. on the popular situation comedy "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" in the early 1960s, has died. He was 80. Franken died of...
  • 'Peter Gunn: The Complete Series'

    'Peter Gunn: The Complete Series'
    Before he established himself in movies by making the likes of "The Pink Panther" and "10," Blake Edwards created and produced one of television's first private-detective classics. Craig Stevens plays Gunn, as smooth with the ladies - especially...
  • Florida Film Festival to open with ‘Project Nim,’ will honor Victor Nunez

     
    Florida filmmaking legend Victor Nunez will be a guest of honor at this year's Florida Film Festival at a screening of his acclaimed drama “Ruby in Paradise,” the movie that launched Ashley Judd's career. The festival's line-up was announced...
  • ‘Thor,’ coming to video Sept. 13 — or ‘What did YOU watch this weekend?

     
    As we race toward the Global Peace Film Festival, see things early in prep for interviews and plow through recent BluRays that have crossed my desk, it's been a “What do you HAVE to watch NEXT?” weekend in our house. That's the way my wife has...
  • 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' at 50: Cool star, wet cat, hissing author

     
    "Breakfast at Tiffany's" premiered Oct. 5, 1961, at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Half a century later, it conjures images among its fans of Audrey Hepburn with an updo and a cigarette holder, George Peppard in a skinny tie......
  • Julie Andrews: Filmmaker husband Blake Edwards 'had six ideas a day'

     
    "He had a long life, but we wish it had been much, much longer."...
  • Around Town: Foreign films and Spencer Tracy

     
    The week's lineup includes Golden Globe foreign language nominees, a comedian's film festival and a sneak preview of the new action thriller "The Grey."...
  • An e-book conundrum around 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'

     
    You can get a bargain e-book of a bestselling book about "Breakfast at Tiffany's," but no e-book edition exists of Truman Capote's original novella....
  • Around Town: Happy 85th to Grauman's Chinese Theatre

     
    One of Hollywood' most venerable movie palaces, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, is celebrating its 85th birthday this year. And as part of the theater's celebrations, the Chinese is offering a "25 Cent Movie Mondays" series. The first movie screening this...
  • Around Town: Legendary films and Herb Ritts photos

     
    In conjunction with its currrent photography exhibition, "Herb Ritts: L.A. Style," the Getty presents a new film series, "What Becomes a Legend," which opens Saturday afternoon with the famed 1921 romance "The Sheik," starring the silent screen heartthrob...
  • LACMA film series celebrates California noir

     
    Starting Friday at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Bing Theater in conjunction will the museum’s “California Design, 1930-1965” exhibition, “California Noir” features a superb selection of 10 little-seen films...