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  • 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...
  • 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: '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...
  • Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo [Update 2: Here’s our mystery stalker!] [Update: This is Francis X. Bushman Jr. and Alma Rayford in “Away in the Lead.” Evidently this is a lost film because there was almost no information on imdb......
  • Mariska Hargitay adopts a baby girl with husband Peter Hermann

     
    Mariska Hargitay has adopted a baby girl with husband Peter Hermann. Amaya Josephine, who was born last week, is a little sister to Hargitay and Hermann's son August, who turns 5 in June....
  • Sophia Loren honored by the academy; Billy Crystal hosts

     
    Sophia Loren was honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences on Wednesday in Beverly Hills. "An Academy Tribute to Sophia Loren" was hosted by Billy Crystal. Sophia Loren, an Oscar-winning Italian actress who lives in Switzerland, is 76....
  • 100 years of UCLA on your coffee table

     
    UCLA's First Century is the focus of a coffee-table book packed with historic photographs....
  • Berlin film fest kicks off with an international mix of upheaval

     
    The 62nd Berlin International Film Festival kicks off Thursday, and with nearly 400 films screening over 10 days in Germany’s chilly capital, it's hard to find just one theme to describe this year's Berlinale. To be sure, the event’s signature...
  • Berlin Film Festival: With 'Iron Sky,' Nazis land on moon

     
    One of the most talked-about movies at this year’s Berlin Film Festival has turned out to be “Iron Sky,” a quirky sci-fi parody with aspirations to political satire....
  • Berlin Film Festival: Billy Bob Thornton unveils 'Jayne Mansfield's Car'

     
    At the Berlin film festival, Billy Bob Thornton talks about the film "Jayne Mansfield's Car," which he co-wrote and in which he stars....
  • Berlin film festival: China's epic 'White Deer Plain' premieres

     
    Epic Chinese drama “Bai lu yuan” (“White Deer Plain”) made its intense premiere Wednesday at the Berlin Film Festival. Wang Quan'an's film, which runs three hours, details the lives of two feuding families, Bai and Lu, over several...