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  • 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...
  • Classic Hollywood: Cemeteries of the stars

    Classic Hollywood: Cemeteries of the stars
    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...
  • Computer generated movies need to have a little fun

    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...
  • Douglas Fairbanks Sr.'s former beach home sells for $6.8 million

    Douglas Fairbanks Sr.'s former beach home sells for $6.8 million
    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...
  • Hot Property: Hideway fit for a secret agent

    Hot Property: Hideway fit for a secret agent
    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...
  • Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin to Host Oscars

    Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin to Host Oscars
    LOS ANGELES - Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin are teaming up to co-host the Oscars. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says the two Hollywood veterans will share hosting duties at the 82nd Academy Awards ceremony, to be held March 7, 2010....
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: Dr. Shepherd attempts the impossible on 'Grey's Anatomy'

     
    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......
  • Theater review: 'Celadine' at the Colony Theatre

     
    Valentine’s Day may have passed, but the charms of Larry Cedar must be sung. The tall, acerbic actor, known for his delicious turns in Reprise’s “She Loves Me” and HBO’s “Deadwood,” is the reason to see “Celadine,” Charles Evered’s...
  • Movie Star Mystery Photo

     
    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 week’s mystery fellow is the man on the left in the high collar. He’s with two mystery...
  • 'Family Guy': Women problems

     
    [Update: 3:30 pm - If I ever worry that no one's reading my posts, all I need to do is make some mistakes. Thank you to the commentor that pointed out I'd called Lester Cletus and Tim the Bear nearly......
  • From the Vaults: 'Black Sunday' (1960)

     
    I'm so sorry: I know last week I promised Zorro, and I had the 1920 Douglas Fairbanks movie all cued up and ready to go. But there was a full moon out, and Mario Bava's "Black Sunday" had just showed up in the mail, and I was all excited from having...