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  • Honorary Oscars going to four 'extraordinary' men

     
    On Wednesday, the motion picture academy announced the four honorees to be feted at the second annual Governors Awards on Nov. 14. Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola is to receive the Thalberg Award while film historian Kevin Brownlow, French auteur Jean-...
  • From the Vaults: 'Portrait in Black' (1960)

     
    "Portrait in Black" has just about everything you need for a campy good time: Sandra Dee! Lana Turner in an increasingly elaborate selection of diamond earrings! A very tan Anthony Quinn! Former silent film actress Anna May Wong as a housekeeper named...
  • PGA Tour Pick-4: Northern Trust Open

     
    Hooray for Hollywood! At the height of moviemaking's golden age, Riviera Country Club was known as the club that attracted the industry's top stars. Douglas Fairbanks, in fact, put up $1,000 of the $10,000 purse at the inaugural Los Angeles Open back in...
  • Over the weekend: Shadoe Stevens mashes up Douglas Fairbanks' 'Thief of Bagdad' with the music of Electric Light Orchestra

     
    On Saturday night at Cinefamily at the Silent Movie Theatre, radio personality/Craig Ferguson announcer/Fred E. Rated of Federated Group TV commericials and all-around-L.A. character Shadoe Stevens screened a project that he described in introductory...
  • Saturday's Highlights 'Jon Lovitz Presents' on Showtime

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 24 - 30 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 24 - 30 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Grauman's Chinese Theatre to be sold to movie producers

     
    One of Hollywood's most iconic landmarks, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, is once again changing hands. A partnership between Warner Bros. and Paramount Pictures parent Viacom Inc. has signed an agreement to sell the historic theater on Hollywood Boulevard for...
  • Hollywood Forever comes alive with music

     
    From the Fairbanks Lawn to its Masonic Lodge, the cemetery has become a unique concert venue. Never mind the more than slightly macabre fact that it's home to a hundreds of buried remains. Never mind that many of these graves......
  • Iconic Grauman's Chinese Theater Sold

    Iconic Grauman's Chinese Theater Sold
    HOLLYWOOD (KTLA) -- Grauman's Chinese Theater, one of Hollywood's trademark destinations, has been sold to a pair of movie producers for an undisclosed sum, reports said Thursday. Don Kushner, executive producer of Disney's "Tron: Legacy" and local...
  • Brick-and-mortar treasures in Tinseltown

    Brick-and-mortar treasures in Tinseltown
    Like an old movie set, original Hollywood was dismantled ages ago, leaving what appears to be scant trace of its hallowed roots: The Hollywood Hotel (where Louis B. Mayer and a long list of silent movie stars stayed). The Hollywood Brown Derby (where...
  • Oscars: 'The Artist' wins best picture; Jean Dujardin best actor, Meryl Streep best actress

    Oscars: 'The Artist' wins best picture; Jean Dujardin best actor, Meryl Streep best actress
    For the first time since 1929, when the clubby, self-promotional and studio-driven Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognized “Wings” and “Sunrise” in the first Academy Awards ceremony, a black-and-white silent...
  • Silent movies are the talk of the future

    In Hollywood, any success brings a lot of imitators. So we can imagine this scene taking place right now at one of the big movie studios: The studio head summons his top flunky into his office. "Flunky," the studio head says, "suspend all our current...