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  • Classic Hollywood: Rare films on display at Cinecon 46

    Classic Hollywood: Rare films on display at Cinecon 46
    The Cinecon Classic Film Festival is not for movie softies. It's for hard-core film buffs and historians who don't want to see the usual vintage fare that pops up on Turner Classic Movies or at revival theaters. So if you're looking to see "Casablanca,"...
  • Joaquin Phoenix: film at Charles two days after 'Letterman'

    Joaquin Phoenix: film at Charles two days after 'Letterman'
    Joaquin Phoenix makes a return appearance to "Late Show with David Letterman" on Wednesday, September 22, and two days later hits the Charles in the controversial documentary "I'm Still Here," which chronicles his attempt to switch from acting to rap....
  • Take a walk among the stars -- dead and alive -- at Universal Studios

    Take a walk among the stars -- dead and alive -- at Universal Studios
    Several months ago, I was at Universal Studios and thought, "One day I'm going to be bored enough to come out here and survey the stars in the sidewalk." That day was yesterday, when I went to the Hollywood area of the theme park and took stock. There...
  • Book Review: 'Warning Shadows' by Gary Giddins

    Book Review: 'Warning Shadows' by Gary Giddins
    Warning Shadows Home Alone With Classic Cinema Gary Giddins W.W. Norton: 416 pp., $18.95 Gary Giddins is well known for his writing about music — he was a Village Voice jazz columnist for three decades, and his books, among them the biography...
  • As impeachment trial begins ... he's live, from New York

    Taking his media blitz national Monday in New York, hundreds of miles from the start of his impeachment proceedings in Springfield, embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich continued to portray himself as Jimmy Stewart in "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," an...
  • On Theater: Vintage plots, updated versions

    At Costa Mesa's Vanguard University of Southern California, the upcoming theater season will be marked by one major factor — maturity. All five plays to be performed at the school's Lyceum Theater in 2010-11 fit quite comfortably into the "oldies"...
  • Music helps TCM's 'Summer Under the Stars' festival sing

    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...
  • From the Archive: Jimmy Stewart joins the Army

    From the Archive: Jimmy Stewart joins the Army
  • Farley Granger dies at 85; handsome leading man best known for roles in Hitchcock films

    Farley Granger dies at 85; handsome leading man best known for roles in Hitchcock films
    Farley Granger, a handsome young leading man during Hollywood's post-World War II era who was best known for his starring roles in the Alfred Hitchcock suspense thrillers "Strangers on a Train" and "Rope," has died. He was 85. Granger died of natural...
  • On Theatre: 'Philadelphia' dated, but good performances abound

    For the final production of its 50th anniversary season, the Westminster Community Theater has chosen a play whose vintage makes WCT look like the new kid on the block. Philip Barry's "The Philadelphia Story" first appeared during that brief period of...
  • Classic Hollywood: Dean Martin does TV his way

    Classic Hollywood: Dean Martin does TV his way
    Dean Martin didn't have any interest in doing a weekly musical-variety series when NBC approached him in 1965. "In those days you were either a movie star or a TV star," said his daughter Deana Martin, who is also a singer. "He came home one night and...