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Katharine Hepburn

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  • 'A Delicate Balance': A look back at the Katharine Hepburn movie version

    'A Delicate Balance': A look back at the Katharine Hepburn movie version
    "A Delicate Balance," Edward Albee's 1966 Pulitzer Prize-winning play about emotional repression in an upper-crust WASP family, is once again a hot ticket on Broadway thanks to the new, starry revival production with Glenn Close and John Lithgow....
  • Movie review: 'W.E.'

    Movie review: 'W.E.'
    "W.E.," Madonna's second go at directing a feature film, leaves one wishing she'd find other creative outlets for those times when she's bored with the pop-star life. A new fashion line? Another documentary disassembling her latest truths and dares? What...
  • PASSINGS: Michael Cacoyannis, Linda Christian

    PASSINGS: Michael Cacoyannis, Linda Christian
    Michael Cacoyannis Filmmaker directed 'Zorba the Greek' Michael Cacoyannis, 89, the Cyprus-born filmmaker and screenwriter who directed the 1964 film classic "Zorba the Greek," starring Anthony Quinn, died Monday at an Athens hospital of complications...
  • Home of the Week: Hollywood version of Greek Revival in Los Feliz

    Home of the Week: Hollywood version of Greek Revival in Los Feliz
    Technically, this multilevel house in the Los Feliz hills falls into the design category of Greek Revival, but just barely. "The architecture didn't feel to me like a Greek Revival house in the classic sense," says co-owner Ilene Kurtz-Kretzschmar, who...
  • Maurice Chavalier drinks a Pabst Blue Ribbon

    Maurice Chavalier drinks a Pabst Blue Ribbon
    In the early 20th Century, the epicenters of film and stage stardom were New York and Los Angeles. Luckily for us, stars in transit often changed trains in Chicago. Hepburn, Pickford, Rogers, West, Hughes, Capra and Brice. All names and iconic faces...
  • "Looped" comedy about Tallulah Bankhead comes to Parker Playhouse

    "Looped" comedy about Tallulah Bankhead comes to Parker Playhouse
    The comedy "Looped" – opening at Parker Playhouse next Tuesday for a six-day run before going on national tour – was never supposed to happen. And the show about flamboyant actress Tallulah Bankhead near the end of her tumultuous life almost...
  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...
  • Ty Burr, author of 'Gods Like Us,' discusses the evolution of stardom

    Ty Burr, author of 'Gods Like Us,' discusses the evolution of stardom
    Hollywood makes movies, of course, but just as important — or maybe more so — it makes stars. But as Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr argues in “Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame,” the manufacture and maintenance of...
  • From Laguna to Hollywood

    From Laguna to Hollywood
    Joan Crawford. Katharine Hepburn. Loretta Young and Tyrone Power. Pre-moustache Clark Gable. A very young and dapper Ray Milland. The list of Tinseltown's glitterati continues. Movie buffs interested in striking photos of the glittering ones would...
  • A Talk With Valerie Harper, Living 'Here And Now'

    A Talk With Valerie Harper, Living 'Here And Now'
    In our first interview in the 1990s, Valerie Harper described the character of Rhoda Morgenstern —sidekick on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and star of the spinoff "Rhoda" — as "the brash New Yorker who says the unsayable." The same can be...
  • Stefanie Powers brings Tallulah Bankhead to life in 'Looped' at the Hippodrome

    Stefanie Powers brings Tallulah Bankhead to life in 'Looped' at the Hippodrome
    In the second and best installment of “The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour,” the follow-up to “I Love Lucy,” the guest star is Tallulah Bankhead, playing herself as a new neighbor of the Ricardos and Mertzes. During a clash of...