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Janet Leigh

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  • Separated At Birth: Mitt and Rock

     
    I don’t write nearly enough Separated at Birth blog posts, and although I’m scheduled for some kind of Movie List today, I decided to give that a twist by asking you to propose the film and TV actors who most......
  • Art Directors Guild and Cinematheque celebrate 'Touch of Evil'

    Art Directors Guild and Cinematheque celebrate 'Touch of Evil'
    The American Cinematheque and Art Directors Guild Film Society series, "Setting the Scene," continues Sunday at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica with a screening of Orson Welles' 1958 film noir masterpiece, "Touch of Evil." Besides screening the...
  • 'Hitchcock'

    Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren are typically credible as legendary "master of suspense" Alfred Hitchcock and his wife, Alma, in director Sacha Gervasi's docudrama, but the bigger interest is the movie's detailing of the complications - financial and...
  • Film review: Biopic has more than one hitch

    Film review: Biopic has more than one hitch
    Alfred Hitchcock's reputation as a filmmaker was already on the rise when he died 32 years ago. Since then it has consistently (and rightly) grown ever greater. At the same time, his reputation as a person has taken a lot of blows ... whether rightly or...
  • Reel Critics: 'Softly' could be harder

    Reel Critics: 'Softly' could be harder
    Writer-director Andrew Dominik created a hard-boiled gangster movie in "Killing Them Softly." It owes much to the work of the Coen Brothers and Quentin Tarantino. It's filled with constant tension offset by the sort of cerebral dialogue and strange...
  • 'Hitchcock' review: The funny, difficult brilliance that made 'Psycho' a scream

    'Hitchcock' review: The funny, difficult brilliance that made 'Psycho' a scream
    ***1/2 (out of four) “Why call it ‘Hitchcock?’” reads one thread on the IMDB page for “Hitchcock.” The answer: Because director Sacha Gervasi’s (“Anvil: The Story of Anvil”) deliciously entertaining...
  • Book review: 'Sal Mineo: A Biography' by Michael Gregg Michaud

    Book review: 'Sal Mineo: A Biography' by Michael Gregg Michaud
    Sal Mineo A Biography Michael Gregg Michaud Harmony: 410 pp., $25.99 Near the climax of "Rebel Without a Cause," three angst-filled adolescents played by James Dean, Natalie Wood and Sal Mineo take refuge in an abandoned mansion. As Dean reclines on...
  • Edie Wasserman dies at 95; Hollywood philanthropist and wife of studio chief

    Edie Wasserman dies at 95; Hollywood philanthropist and wife of studio chief
    Edie Wasserman, who was the widow of Hollywood powerhouse Lew Wasserman and who was known as a tireless benefactor for charitable causes, especially the Motion Picture and Television Fund, has died. She was 95. Wasserman died Thursday in Beverly Hills of...
  • Family Holds Public Farewell for Actor Tony Curtis

    Family Holds Public Farewell for Actor Tony Curtis
    HENDERSON, Nev. ( KTLA) -- A public funeral service was be held for legendary actor Tony Curtis in Las Vegas Monday. The hourlong funeral was be followed by a burial, and then a private reception at the Luxor hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Curtis'...
  • Tony Curtis dies at 85; actor was star of 'Some Like It Hot' and 'Sweet Smell of Success'

    Tony Curtis dies at 85; actor was star of 'Some Like It Hot' and 'Sweet Smell of Success'
    Tony Curtis was a strikingly handsome 23-year-old native New Yorker playing the lead in an off-Broadway production of "Golden Boy" in 1948 when he was spotted by a Universal Pictures talent scout. Sent west for a screen test, he signed a seven-year...
  • All Christmas all the time on TV

     
    Holiday movies, specials and very special holiday episodes of your favorite series fill the TV screens between now and Christmas Day. Here are many of the highlights. “Glee” 8 p.m., Tuesday, Fox. Extraordinary Merry Christmas: The glee club...