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  • Los Angeles' Hollywood legacy is an auction house dream

    Los Angeles' Hollywood legacy is an auction house dream
    Norma Shearer's silk sheets sat for years in a Los Angeles garage, with no one to admire the embroidered monogram: NST, for Norma Shearer Thalberg. The starlet's Louis Vuitton steamer trunks waited in vain to voyage. One was dedicated solely to...
  • Trend Watch: Get your juice on

    Trend Watch: Get your juice on
    I'm a big fan of juicing, so I recently checked out Ritual Juice Box at The Camp, which opened a couple of weeks ago. Ritual Juice Box originated as an online juicing cleanse business, Ritual Wellness, started by Lori C. Kenyon and Marra O. St. Clair....
  • Not Jimmy Stewart's 'Wonderful Life'

    Not Jimmy Stewart's 'Wonderful Life'
    Looking dapper with his slicked-back hair and gray vest, Sawyer Stahl was all the part of George Bailey, the well-meaning banker of Bedford Falls whose frustrations nearly end him before he realizes that his is a wonderful life indeed. But while some...
  • Stepping into the stars of Tinseltown

    Stepping into the stars of Tinseltown
    When Madeleine Barker's fellow cast members handed her the Oscar in the Claire Trevor Theatre, she felt excited for herself and a little sad for Judy Garland. Barker, who plays Garland in UC Irvine's upcoming musical "Tinseltown Christmas," had been...
  • Inside the PD: On tap Tuesday night in PD hoops

    Some have gotten a head start in non-league games, but Tuesday is opening night in Peninsula District basketball. There are a couple of interesting games to follow. BOYS (game times approximately 7:15 p.m.) Heritage at Hampton. The Crabbers have...
  • Missed chance to fix the filibuster

     Missed chance to fix the filibuster
    The best chance to get the U.S. Senate to do its job is not to withhold pay (although withholding campaign contributions might have done the trick) but to reform the Senate rules so that filibusters aren't used so routinely to gum up the works. Majority...
  • A 'below-the-line' Oscar winner

    A 'below-the-line' Oscar winner
    Gene Allen's home on the Balboa Peninsula offers so much to delight the eye that it's easy to hide a small object inside it. Even an Academy Award. The longtime Newport Beach resident, who lives in a condo overlooking the Rhine Channel, doesn't make...
  • How Oscars' fashion show changed through the decades

    How Oscars' fashion show changed through the decades
    The Academy Awards are the biggest fashion runway on the planet. When Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and other stars step out onto the red carpet Sunday, they will be primed to talk as much about what and who they are wearing as about...
  • Ty Burr, author of 'Gods Like Us,' discusses the evolution of stardom

    Ty Burr, author of 'Gods Like Us,' discusses the evolution of stardom
    Hollywood makes movies, of course, but just as important — or maybe more so — it makes stars. But as Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr argues in “Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame,” the manufacture and maintenance of...
  • Marriage In The Movies: A Look At Hollywood's Phantom Genre

    Marriage In The Movies: A Look At Hollywood's Phantom Genre
    Jeanine Basinger has been happily married for 45 years, so she knows a lot about how to make a marriage work. Basinger, the founder and director of the Film Studies Department at Wesleyan University in Middletown, also knows a lot about marriage movies,...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, May 16, 1941

     
    May 16, 1941: Richard Macaulay, a screenwriter on “The Roaring Twenties” and “They Drive by Night,” fills in for Lee Shippey, who is still recovering from surgery. Tip Jimmy Stewart that his ol' pal, Franchot Tone, is getting...