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  • Young lead actor leaves his mark in zesty 'Zorro'

    This show has been remounted through Nov. 23 at Theatre Building Chicago, 1225 W. Belmont Ave.; $30, 773-327-5252 and www.theatrebuildingchicago.org. This is the review from the spring production. The joint has barely enough room to swing a rapier. And...
  • Rediscovering Douglas Fairbanks

    Rediscovering Douglas Fairbanks
    Decades before Errol Flynn, Tyrone Power and Johnny Depp became swashbuckling cinematic heroes, Douglas Fairbanks dashed across the screen with the greatest of athletic ease in such extravaganzas as "The Mark of Zorro," "The Iron Mask" and "The Black...
  • A dozen places in L.A. to feel like a star

    LOS ANGELES 1. The Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows Still lording from its leafy roost in pink and green. Even if you don't stay here, you can stroll the halls, admiring the photographs of Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford (who lived up the street),...
  • 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...
  • Bank of America is ready for its Hollywood close-up

     
    After taking heat for its role in the financial crisis, Bank of America has been looking for ways to show its influence on the U.S. economy in a more positive light. An unconventional deal that it struck with the History......
  • From the Vaults: 'The Mark of Zorro' (1920)

     
    OK, people, let's swash some buckles; I finally got around to Zorro this week. (And this will probably be my last 1920 film for a while. Larry advises he's moving on from there. Upcoming reviews will focus on films from 1940, 1960 and possibly even --...
  • Four vintage 'Robin Hood' films land on DVD -- but three miss the mark

     
    Susan King takes a look at some vintage Robin Hood films and finds that, unlike the legendary archer, they miss more often than they hit. With Ridley Scott’s “Robin Hood” opening Friday with Russell Crowe as the latest incarnation of......