| Apr 4, 2013
You know what "Star Wars" is about? I mean, really about? Vietnam. It's a critical allegory of the war: The Rebels are the scrappy Viet Cong, hastily assembled, devoted and relentless; the Empire is the American military, tripped up by an enemy using...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 4:33 AM
LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Actor Peter Fonda made a grim discovery Wednesday when he spotted a man's body inside a parked car.
Fonda called 911 Wednesday afternoon to report the death, according to Sgt. Carlton Cook at the West Los Angeles Community Police...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 11:49 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Adrien Brody was born in New York City on this day in 1973. This birthday guy has the distinction of being the youngest actor to win a Best Actor Oscar for his performance in the 2002 film "The Pianist." Brody has also starred in...
| Dec 14, 2011
Bert Schneider, the iconoclastic producer behind a trio of influential movies — "Easy Rider," "Five Easy Pieces" and "The Last Picture Show" — that captured the rootlessness and discontent of the late 1960s and '70s and became symbols of a new...
| Jun 1, 2011
When you think of Las Vegas, you probably don't think of Las Vegas, N.M. It's the other Las Vegas, and perhaps the wildest Wild West town you've never heard of.
I had never heard of Las Vegas, N.M., when I first encountered it in 1997 — a Western...
| Oct 9, 2011
A-list actor Jack Nicholson has sold his longtime retreat in Malibu for $3.5 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows. The 28-acre property came on the market in February at $4.25 million.
Zoned for equestrian use, the spread includes a ranch-style...
| Apr 9, 2011
A Malibu property owned by actor Jack Nicholson is on the market at $4.25 million, according to the Multiple Listing Service.
The 70-acre site includes a ranch-style main house, a caretaker home, a tennis court, a cabana, a putting green, a swimming pool...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 5:44 PM
The on-the-market, off-the-market compound of actor-artist Dennis Hopper in Venice is back — redone by architect Brian Murphy and listed at $5,995,000.
Murphy renovated the main house that he designed and three two-story loft-style town houses by...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:37 PM
A look back at the strange, troubled career of Hollywood producer Bert Schneider...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 1:04 PM
When it comes to movie making...New Orleans is oscar gold. The Crescent City is rich in it's Oscar history. Many movies filmed in New Orleans in the past have been nominated and taken home Oscars.
Henry Griffin with the University of New Orleans' Film...
| Apr 15, 2012
Actor Harrison Ford has listed his compound in Brentwood for $8.295 million.
The Colonial Revival-style house, designed by Gerard Colcord and built in 1951, is set off the street at the end of a long gated driveway. On more than three-quarters of an acre...