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  • Rooney family ends dispute, agrees to bury actor at Hollywood Forever

    Rooney family ends dispute, agrees to bury actor at Hollywood Forever
    Family members in a brewing legal dispute over the body of screen legend Mickey Rooney have reached an agreement on where and how the star should be buried, heading off a potentially costly and public court fight, attorneys announced Thursday afternoon....
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1963 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1963 [Videos]
    This week, 51 years ago, James Meredith became the first African American to graduate from the University of Mississippi, film "Promises! Promises!" in which Jayne Mansfield appeared nude, was the No. 1 film in America, and these were the most popular...
  • Review: 'Jayne Mansfield's Car' runs out of gas

    Review: 'Jayne Mansfield's Car' runs out of gas
      The Vietnam-era Southern family saga "Jayne Mansfield's Car," Billy Bob Thornton's first directorial outing in more than a decade, is old-fashioned big-cast melodrama, treated by its director as if it were a nostalgic heirloom. Written with Thornton's...
  • TV This Week for Dec. 29-Jan. 4: NBC's 'Community' is back

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 29, 2013 - Jan. 4, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY A salute to Peter O'Toole...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Grimm' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 29, 2013 - Jan. 4, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Carrie Diaries In this...
  • Johnny Rivers: the 'Secret Agent' of rock 'n' roll

     Johnny Rivers: the 'Secret Agent' of rock 'n' roll
    Johnny Rivers sits in a booth at the retro-themed Mel's Diner in Hollywood and marvels at the pace at which not just his career but pop music in general moved when he was getting started half a century ago. Within a span of a few months in 1964,...
  • 'Jayne Mansfield's Car', directed by Billy Bob Thornton, gets a trailer

     
    "Jayne Mansfield's Car," the next directorial effort from Billy Bob Thornton, has it's first trailer. The movie, which stars Thornton, Robert Duvall and Kevin Bacon, is headed to video on demand and theaters....
  • Singer rates Barbados his top vacation spot

    Singer rates Barbados his top vacation spot
    With more than 60 gold albums and 24 platinum records, Engelbert Humperdinck has a voice (and name) that is known to generations of fans. The 75-year-old musician's repertoire of No. 1 hits includes "Release Me," "There Goes My Everything" and "After...
  • Book review: Stephen King's thrilling "11/22/63"

    Book review: Stephen King's thrilling "11/22/63"
    "The past is obdurate. It doesn't want to change." The past is also a dangerous, fickle place — and woe to anyone who dares alter it. That's the mantra coursing through "11/22/63." Stephen King's mammoth, generous and thrilling novel is about a...
  • Ferlin Husky dies at 85; singer helped open doors for California strain of country music

    Ferlin Husky dies at 85; singer helped open doors for California strain of country music
    Ferlin Husky, a pioneering country music entertainer in the 1950s and early 1960s who helped open the door for performers specializing in a distinctively twangy California strain of country, died Thursday. He was 85. Husky, who was inducted into the...
  • Book review: 'Unreal Estate' by Michael Gross

    Book review: 'Unreal Estate' by Michael Gross
    We've heard it before — Americans don't like to read, they just want to ogle celebrities and watch shows about houses on TV. So how about a book that allows the reader to ogle celebrities and their homes to bring them back to reading? That's just...