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  • Paul Greenberg: Two for one

    Lauren Bacall's death at 89 got front-page coverage complete with picture in the New York Times, and it deserved to. Like so many American images and voices in our vast celluloid memory bank, she may have been more familiar than famous -- if the...
  • Elvis Presley: 5 films to watch on the 37th anniversary of his death

    Elvis Presley: 5 films to watch on the 37th anniversary of his death
    Elvis Presley, who died on this date in 1977 at age 42, starred in 31 scripted motion pictures beginning with 1956's "Love Me Tender" and ending with a thud with 1969's "Change of Habit." Because so many of his later films were so bad, including such...
  • Re-purposing antiques not always a no-no

    Q: We inherited an Orthophonic Victrola VE 8-35X made in 1928. It's all original and includes an instruction manual with needles. We like its look as furniture, but would we ruin value by gutting the interior and installing shelves? A: The reader...
  • Calling Martin Scorsese -- 'Hotel on Place Vendome' needs your movie magic

    "MY HEART is French, my a-- is international!" So said the Gallic actress Arletty, remarking on her affair with a German officer, during World War II. This is from Tilar J. Mazzeo's book "The Hotel on Place Vendome." I've written of this book, and...
  • Rupert Murdoch may not take no for an answer from Time Warner

    Rupert Murdoch wants one more jewel for his crown. The 83-year-old media mogul's audacious $80-billion bid to acquire Time Warner was rejected, but people close to Murdoch say that he hasn't given up. Time Warner's stock soared 17% on Wednesday amid...
  • Allen J. Schwalb, Longtime Film Financier, Dies at 76

    Allen J. Schwalb, a financier of major motion pictures including "Dirty Harry," "Rocky," "Rambo" and "Rain Man," died on July 14. He was 76. Most recently, in late 2013, Schwalb's Star Partners Inc. and Nashville-based Hummingbird Productions and its...
  • Fragile Germany fears U.S. spying

    Fragile Germany fears U.S. spying
    A decade ago in Berlin, a well-informed source cautioned me, half tongue-in-cheek, against holding meetings in a certain hotel not far from the Brandenburg Gate. It seems that a U.S. trade delegation had stayed there not long before and prepared a...
  • Weekend preview: Finding your inner swede and Sweet Hollywaiian

    Weekend preview: Finding your inner swede and Sweet Hollywaiian
    Swede Fest Palm Beach is now in its third year (they prefer the term “threequel” to “threepeat,” thanks), and film festival founder Belle Forino has noticed an increase in the quality of the 47 films submitted so far. Yes, we&...
  • Best Romantic Movies

     
    I was up very early the other morning – courtesy of my early-rising dog – when I caught the last half hour or so of “Pride and Prejudice.” I love the story, and I think they did a fantastic job......
  • Society: Burroughs High musicians present annual show

    Society: Burroughs High musicians present annual show
    While some Burbank traditions go back many moons, others are relatively newly minted. Such is the case with "Live! At The Burroughs Bowl," an evening of music under the stars that was presented by students in the John Burroughs High School's...
  • Is 'Rabbids Invasion' a TV Show or Game? Why Not Both?

    Ubisoft's bug-eyed Rabbids are about to tell TV producers in Hollywood a lot without being able to say much at all. The animated characters that communicate in gibberish and a lot of shouting are the stars of "Rabbids Invasion," a series that has...