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  • 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,...
  • Ryan Villopoto wins his first AMA Supercross title

     
    A year ago Ryan Villopoto was nursing a badly broken right leg, but now he's savoring his first AMA Supercross championship. The 22-year-old Kawasaki rider finished third in the season finale of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series in Las......
  • 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...
  • Monday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 22 - 28 in PDF format TV listings for the week of May 22 - 28 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, May 24, 1941

     
    May 24, 1941: HOLLYWOOD AFTER DARK: The Mocambo orchestra hailing Jimmy Stewart home on leave with "Till Reveille" ... Maureen O'Hara at the Beverly Tropics, giving the waiter an involved order in French -- and escort Bill Lundigan amazed when......
  • Appreciation: James Arness, 1923-2011

     
    In his size -- he was 6-foot-7 -- and his centeredness, James Arness suggested John Wayne, to whose production company he was under contract before he became the star of “Gunsmoke.” For 20 years, from 1955 to 1975, Arness, who......
  • Casey Anthony: more notes, less makeup and Hannibal Lecter

     
    Linda Kenney Baden, a former Anthony attorney, told "In Session" that Casey Anthony had been lying for years. "Why was she like Jimmy Stewart, making up 15 Harveys at the same time?" Kenney Baden said. "She is not Professor Morarity. She is not some...
  • Movie Review: Mr. Popper’s Penguins

     
    “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” is precious, protracted and pleasant enough, if not exactly potty trained. It pops from beloved children’s book to the screen as a passable time-passer for the pre-school set. Oh, the alliteration! That&#...
  • TCM salutes Lucille Ball, Marlon Bando, Bette Davis, Cary Grant, many others

     
    Of special note: TCM on Saturday, Aug. 6, salutes Lucille Ball, one of TV's greatest stars, who gained her training over many years in the movies. Viewers will get to see her Technicolor beauty in "Du Barry Was a Lady," her teaming with Desi Arnaz in "The...
  • Critic's Notebook: Jerry Lewis walks alone

     
    So. Jerry Lewis is out as host of the Muscular Dystrophy Labor Day Telethon, which he had captained since 1966 (though he had hosted local telethons for the charity as far back as the early 1950s). Having announced that the......