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  • Twice-recalled Fullerton councilman to run for election again

     
    Don Bankhead, a retired police captain and former mayor, filed the papers Wednesday to run for the Fullerton City Council, which he was booted from in June after a recall election in the city. The effort was sparked by the anger in the city after the...
  • ESPN's '30 for 30': The world's most unlikely indy film festival

     
    I go to film festivals to see the kind of idiosyncratic, personal movies big Hollywood studios rarely make anymore. But for the last 15 months, I've been watching a wonderfully engaging film festival with passionate and provocative movies on TV,......
  • Barry Levinson nominated for Directors Guild Award

     
    Barry Levinson Tuesday earned a prestigious nomination from the Directors Guild of America for his HBO movie "You Don't Know Jack," about the life of Dr. Jack Kevorkian.Here's the nomination from the DGA:BARRY LEVINSONYou Don't Know Jack (HBO)Mr....
  • Randy Newman on playing at the Oscars: 'It's not, ahem, a great audience'

     
    Randy Newman made himself famous writing pungent, often hilarious songs about oddballs, fat boys, short people, Huey Long and anyone else he thought was worthy of a satiric jab in the ribs. When he saw the fiery racist Lester Maddox......
  • Randy Newman on writing songs about pigs: 'It probably hurt my chances for a hit'

     
    When we last left off with Randy Newman, he was musing about the fact that Barry Levinson's "Avalon" was clearly about a Jewish family, but in the movie, the family was played by actors like Aidan Quinn, who were decidedly......
  • An Oklahoma City expose — Barry Levinson to direct ‘O.K.C.’

     
    The director of “Rain Man” has signed on to step behind the camera for “O.K.C.,” a drama that goes deep into the conspiracy to blow up the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. Barry Levinson will direct from a Clay Wold script...
  • Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details [Update 2: We have another mystery here. Some comments are getting lost in the ether: Mary Mallory and Bob Levinson tell me......
  • Theater Review: 'Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo' on Broadway

     
    Charles McNulty reviews Robin Williams in Rajiv Joseph's "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo" on Broadway...
  • Can Robert Zemeckis be saved from Image Movers?

     
    I was showing the kids one of my favorite movies, “Cast Away,” on a sleepy Sunday evening when that title crept up on screen during the opening credits of the Robert Zemeckis masterpiece. “Image Movers.” That's the digital...
  • 30 films, 30 reasons to watch ESPN

    A new documentary series premiering this week presents ESPN viewers with a smorgasbord of films on various sports subjects from the past 30 years. "30 for 30," the 30-part project from ESPN Films commemorating the network's 30th anniversary, gives the...
  • A charmed Emmys

    A charmed Emmys
    As the television industry comes together Sunday night in Hollywood to honor the best work of last year, there will be few creative communities better represented than Baltimore. The nominees include two generations of Baltimore-born-and-bred directors...