| Jan 14, 2010
Paul Bryant, a South Los Angeles jazz master whose infectious smile and precocious skills in the arts earned him the nickname "The Central Avenue Kid," has died. He was 76.
Bryant died Dec. 4 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after a lengthy...
| Apr 9, 2011
| 3:26 PM
NEW YORK (KTLA) -- Prolific director Sydney Lumet died Saturday, family members said.
Lumet, who was 86, was best known for classic films "Dog Day Afternoon," "12 Angry Men," and "Network."
The four-time Oscar-nominated director was known for his...
| Dec 2, 2010
Film both mimics our dreams and provokes our fantasies. The idea that an individual's relationship with it might be a narcotic, a heady mood or attitude, an atmosphere that changes speed and temperature but can never be escaped is central to David...
| Dec 2, 2010
Alfred Masini, a pioneer of first-run syndication who created such hit television shows as "Entertainment Tonight" and "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," has died. He was 80.
Masini died Monday in Honolulu from complications of melanoma, said Kristin...
| Jul 29, 2010
| 9:14 AM
It isn't all about music, but inevitably, a "Summer Under the Stars" involves some.
The annual Turner Classic Movies festival that presents a different actor's movies each day of the month begins anew Sunday, Aug. 1. This time, the highlighted performers...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 8:59 PM
Jan. 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, and Feb. 1, 3, 8 and 10: Clear Spring Food Bank and Second Time Around Clothing Shop, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church on Martin Street, 1 to 2 p.m.
Jan. 12, 19, 26, and Feb. 2 and 9: Elementary Library Time, Clear Spring...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son
Big Momma is back - and this time he has big backup: his teenage stepson Trent (Brendan T. Jackson). Martin Lawrence returns as FBI agent Malcolm Turner and as Turner's deep-cover alter-ego Big Momma. Turner is joined...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 7:36 AM
Casablanca, the classic movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, was on television yet again this week (AMC).
I never tire of it.
It has so many memorable scenes, like the one where Bogie slams down his fist, hangs his head and mutters,...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Several TV networks will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, with news specials, live coverage from Ground Zero, films and special episodes of scripted series. Many of those specials begin this week, and I've tried...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 8:29 AM
As part of the Wesleyan University Center for Film Studies 2011 Ampas Speaker Series, acclaimed actress, director and producer Isabella Rossellini will answer questions, discuss current projects and present samples of her short films "Green Porno" and...
| Nov 11, 2011
At the age of 16, a French villager named Jeanne d'Arc responded to what she said were the voices of saints, exhorting her to take up arms against English invaders. Dressed in male clothing, she led troops to victory in battle after battle before being...