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  • 50 Ways Marilyn Monroe Has Been Kept Alive For 50 Years

    50 Ways Marilyn Monroe Has Been Kept Alive For 50 Years
    Aug 03 (TheWrap.com) - There's a moment at the end of the promo reel for "Love, Marilyn," an upcoming Marilyn Monroe documentary that will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, when Uma Thurman, speaking in words that were written by Monroe, almost...
  • Laserium finds a vintage Hollywood home

    Laserium finds a vintage Hollywood home
    Marla Maples has what appears to be an extremely bright green mole on her cheek. Actually it's just a benign laser beam, straying onto her features as she stands inside the lobby of Hollywood's venerable Vine Theatre. Technicians are hurriedly turning the...
  • Heath Ledger in 'Dark Knight': Bravo!

    Heath Ledger in 'Dark Knight': Bravo!
    Great actors, even those who have been blessed with longevity, often bear a tragic mark. It's not just the ups and downs of stardom that can make for a cruel career. Rough inner seas are typically the very reason someone seeks to be among what William...
  • Book review: 'Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends' by Tom Segev

    Book review: 'Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends' by Tom Segev
    "Revisionist" is a label that is sometimes used to praise and sometimes to bury a public intellectual. It is often applied to Israeli journalist and historian Tom Segev, who has courageously contrasted myth and reality when it comes to the Holocaust ("The...
  • Adrian Noble, urbane and puckish in San Diego

    Adrian Noble, urbane and puckish in San Diego
    If it weren't for Adrian Noble's poor eyesight, Southern Californians might not be gaining new insights into William Shakespeare this summer. As a lad growing up in Chichester, England, Noble, the future artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare...
  • Discoveries: 'What Is This Thing Called Love?' by Gene Wilder

    Discoveries: 'What Is This Thing Called Love?' by Gene Wilder
    What Is This Thing Called Love? Stories Gene Wilder St. Martin's: 160 pp., $19.99 "It was cold and raining at four in the morning when Buddy walked out of Caesars Palace, stark naked except for the L.A. Times wrapped around his waist." These sweet,...
  • Book review: 'Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century'

    Book review: 'Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century'
    Love is a condition of life that rewards all the virtues, except moderation. Thus, our enduring fascination with the compelling and tumultuous relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and the late Richard Burton. Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger are the...
  • Antaeus Company doubles up 'King Lear'

    Antaeus Company doubles up 'King Lear'
    If "King Lear" has a moral, it's that if you're lucky enough to have a kingdom, it's probably not a good idea to divide it in two. The Antaeus Company production that just opened in a 49-seat house in North Hollywood turns that wisdom upside down:...
  • Review: 'Wuthering Heights'

    Review: 'Wuthering Heights'
    "Wuthering Heights": A Victorian novel with a name (and plot points) fit for a 1980s prime-time soap. It's one of those titles that rattles around in your head even before you've ever read the book or the Cliffs Notes, or seen it adapted for TV or the...
  • Griffin's 'Journey's End' a moving tale of wartime

    The British military officers in the trenches in R.C. Sherriff's "Journey's End" know that German soldiers sit in their own dugouts less than 100 yards away. They know both sides are cold, lonely, afraid and ready to blow each other to bits. But they don'...
  • Natalie Portman Scales New 'Heights'

    Natalie Portman is attached to topline the latest big screen adaptation of Emily Bronte's "Wuthering Heights." According the the industry trades, John Maybury is directing from a script by Olivia Hetreed. Ecosse Films is producing. Portman will play...