| Feb 14, 2009
It's St. Valentine's Day, and somewhere love is for sale, though not on sale. For centuries the wealthy have lured the sexy and beautiful with jewels, cigars, fine wines and racing cars. Kate Spade bags, David Yurman rubies, Rolex watches or a Swiss...
| Mar 20, 2009
Eight decades ago, audiences around the world flocked to see the remarkable stunts, supreme athleticism, swarthy good looks and boundless charm of Douglas Fairbanks in a series of lavish swashbuckling adventures including "The Mark of Zorro," " Robin...
| Aug 26, 2010
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Wednesday that it would present "The Godfather" director-producer Francis Ford Coppola with the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award and give honorary Oscars to British film...
| Oct 24, 2010
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...
| Oct 27, 2010
Steve Goldstein knows where all the famous bodies are buried.
By day, he's a businessman who owns a payroll service. But in his off hours, he's one of Hollywood's best-known grave hunters. Author of "LA's Graveside Companion: Where the V.I.P.s R.I.P" and...
| May 23, 2010
| 8:32 AM
Computer generated imagery, or CGI, seems to be what movies are all about these days. It allows you to see weird distant planets, mythological creatures, and Robert Downey Jr. zipping around in an iron suit. (If they put me in that suit, all I could do is...
| Jun 25, 2010
| 5:02 PM
Update: The former Santa Monica beach house of silent film star Douglas Fairbanks Sr. has sold for $6,862,000.
In an area that became known as the Gold Coast after Hollywood stars and industry giants built homes there in the 1920s, the neighborhood...
| Jul 17, 2010
A gated Mediterranean owned by actor Pierce Brosnan, who was the fifth James Bond in the long-running film series, has come on the market in Malibu at $3.9 million.
Designed as an artist's retreat, the two-story beach house includes a separate space that...
| Oct 28, 2009
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 25 - 31 in PDF format This week's TV Movies INOPERABLE: When a hospital lab tech learns he has an inoperable tumor on his spine, he asks Dr. Shepherd......
| Feb 18, 2010
Valentineâs Day may have passed, but the charms of Larry Cedar must be sung. The tall, acerbic actor, known for his delicious turns in Repriseâs âShe Loves Meâ and HBOâs âDeadwood,â is the reason to see âCeladine,â Charles Everedâs...
| Feb 27, 2010
Los Angeles Times file photo Update: Our mystery fellow is Daniel Frohman, shown above left with Pola Negri and Jesse Lasky in a photo dated Oct. 8, 1922. This weekâs mystery fellow is the man on the left in the high collar. Heâs with two mystery...