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  • Bradley Cooper in talks to direct 'Star Is Born'; Beyoncé eyed to star

    Bradley Cooper in talks to direct 'Star Is Born'; Beyoncé eyed to star
    "A Star Is Born" is getting reborn, and so may be Bradley Cooper. The "American Sniper" star is in early talks to reunite with Warner Bros. and make his directing debut on the studio's long-in-the-works remake about a fading movie star who helps an...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Slap' on NBC

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Slap' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 22 - 28, 2015 in PDF format Alternate link for TV Grids week of Feb. 22 - 28, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies ----...
  • Frank Mankiewicz dies at 90; Democratic insider was RFK aide, led NPR

    Frank Mankiewicz dies at 90; Democratic insider was RFK aide, led NPR
    Frank Mankiewicz, the son of a Hollywood legend who made his mark in the grittier worlds of Democratic politics and broadcast media, serving as press secretary to Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, presidential campaign manager for Sen. George S. McGovern and...
  • Santa Anita barkeep recalls when sport of kings drew Hollywood greats

    Santa Anita barkeep recalls when sport of kings drew Hollywood greats
    Nostalgia ain't what it used to be. Just ask Santa Anita barkeep Frank Panza, a link to the days when horse racing was about the only game in town, before the Dodgers came along, then the Lakers, then the edge-of-nowhere casinos the youngsters seem to...
  • Clint Eastwood's 'Jersey Boys' drives New Yorkers wild

    "IT'S LIKE a big Italian wedding here tonight!" That's what actress Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio exclaimed at the premiere of Clint Eastwood's screen version of Broadway's "Jersey Boys." Indeed, inside the Paris Theater there was a more than the...
  • Telluride Film Review: 'Escobar: Paradise Lost'

    A Canadian surfer finds himself in the deadliest closeout of his life -- on dry land -- in "Escobar: Paradise Lost," which imagines that downfall of Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar (played by Benicio Del Toro) as seen through the eyes of a naive...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Equalizer'

    Denzel Washington balances the scales of justice -- and challenges Liam Neeson for a slice of the middle-aged action-hero pie -- in "The Equalizer," an ultraviolent update of the 1985-89 CBS drama series that featured Edward Woodward as a former...
  • From network to network, it's Chicago all over

    With the new TV season upon us, let's step back and look at the new shows based out of Chicago (an unprecedented six TV series are here this fall), plus shows filming elsewhere that feature Chicago actors. First, what's shooting in town: NBC The...
  • The 1954 classic '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' screens July 28

    The 1954 classic '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' screens July 28
    The American Cinematheque and the Art Directors Guild Film Society will honor famed production designer Harper Goff with a screening of the classic 1954 Walt Disney adventure "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" on July 28 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood....
  • Book review: 'Nicholas Ray' by Patrick McGilligan

    Book review: 'Nicholas Ray' by Patrick McGilligan
    Nicholas Ray faced a roomful of film students. They had come to learn from the director who'd made James Dean an icon in "Rebel Without a Cause" and a gunslinger of Joan Crawford in the distaff western "Johnny Guitar." Ray began a mock exercise in filming...
  • Film review: John le Carre's 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' is hard to follow

    Film review: John le Carre's 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' is hard to follow
    Many people consider the 1979 miniseries made from John le Carre's “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” to be the best adaptation of his work. Alec Guinness' George Smiley in that version (and later reprised in a second miniseries) has been...