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  • Around Town: 'Mean Streets' pays tribute to Fellini film

     
    ."I Vitelloni," a 1953 semi-autobiographical drama about five male friends living in a small Italian town, is considered one of the watershed moments in Fedrico Fellini's career. The film is screening Friday through Wednesday at the New Beverly Cinema...
  • Around Town: 'Paper Moon' shines on downtown festival

     
    The Los Angeles Conservancy's Last Remaining Seats festival that showcases the historic movie palaces on Broadway in downtown L.A. returns this Wednesday with Peter Bogdanovich's 1973 comedy "Paper Moon."...
  • 'Sunnyside: A Novel' by Glen David Gold

    'Sunnyside: A Novel' by Glen David Gold
    Sunnyside A Novel Glen David Gold Alfred A. Knopf: 576 pp., $26.95 Glen David Gold's massive new novel begins with a trick, a coup, the literary equivalent of sleight of hand. For a writer whose first book, "Carter Beats the Devil" (2001), concerned...
  • Menswear works a macho vibe

    Menswear works a macho vibe
    By the time the spring-summer 2010 men's Fashion Week in Milan wrapped up Tuesday, the runway had showcased enough old-school macho archetypes to form its own (infinitely more stylish) version of the Village People. While several designers riffed...
  • A Santa Monica beach house once owned by Douglas Fairbanks Sr. is listed at $7.9 million

    A Santa Monica beach house once owned by Douglas Fairbanks Sr. is listed at $7.9 million
    The former beach house of silent film star Douglas Fairbanks Sr. has come on the market in Santa Monica at $7.9 million. The neighborhood was known as the Gold Coast after Hollywood stars and industry giants built homes there in the 1920s. MGM head...
  • Actress/model Bridget Marquardt buys in Sherman Oaks

    Actress/model Bridget Marquardt buys in Sherman Oaks
    Actress and Playboy model Bridget Marquardt has become a first-time home buyer with the purchase of a contemporary Mediterranean in Sherman Oaks for $1,725,000. -------------------- Update: This version has been updated to include the names of the...
  • Singleton Court in West Adams was the home of scandal

    Singleton Court in West Adams was the home of scandal
    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...
  • Douglas Fairbanks' 'Thief of Bagdad,' 'Iron Mask' to screen at Samuel Goldwyn Theater

    Douglas Fairbanks' 'Thief of Bagdad,' 'Iron Mask' to screen at Samuel Goldwyn Theater
    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...
  • Reviving benshi at Machine Project

    Reviving benshi at Machine Project
    Long before the tiny, talking heads of "Mystery Science Theater 3000" yammered their brainy commentary over well-worn sci-fi films, there was the benshi. During the heyday of silent films, Japanese audiences flocked to see the latest imports from the...
  • Honorary Oscar recipients named

    Honorary Oscar recipients named
    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...
  • 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...