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  • Review: 'Los Angeles Plays Itself' ★★★★

    Review: 'Los Angeles Plays Itself' ★★★★
    Thom Andersen's beautiful, mordant 2003 cine-essay, "Los Angeles Plays Itself," screens at the Music Box Theatre for one night next week, Wednesday. It's finally coming to cable and home-viewing formats at the end of the month, 11 long years after its premiere, but the big screen really is the ideal way to soak up Andersen's inspired ruminations about his city as a filming location and as a repository for other filmmakers' daydreams and nightmares.
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Hoover High produced an infamous graduate

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Hoover High produced an infamous graduate
    On March 28, Glendale High School will rename its auditorium the John Wayne Performing Arts Center in honor of its most well-known alumnus. This led me to wonder if Hoover High had any famous graduates of its own who may qualify for naming rights for its...

    'Dragnet 1970: Season 4'

    'Dragnet 1970: Season 4'
    Jack Webb's reboot of his 1950s police procedural wrapped up its run with this season, though Webb would remain active in television with such other shows as "Emergency!" Here, Sgt. Joe Friday (Webb) and partner Bill Gannon (Harry Morgan) tackle cases...

    Jack Jones dies at 86; former longtime Los Angeles Times reporter

    Jack Jones dies at 86; former longtime Los Angeles Times reporter
    Jack Jones, a longtime Los Angeles Times reporter who was part of a team that shared the 1966 Pulitzer Prize for the newspaper's coverage of the Watts riots and their aftermath, has died. He was 86. Jones, who retired in 1989, died of lung disease...

    Harry Morgan, 1915-2011: An appreciation

     
    Harry Morgan, who died Wednesday at age 96, could command your attention while still seeming quite ordinary. That was Harry Morgan's particular magic.