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  • Robert Relyea dies at 82; film producer and MGM/UA executive

    Robert E. Relyea, who began producing films with actor Steve McQueen in the 1960s and rose to president of production for MGM/UA in the late 1990s, has died. He was 82. The Hollywood veteran, who also worked with such actors as Elvis Presley and John...
  • 'Sons of Anarchy' director Paris Barclay elected DGA president

    'Sons of Anarchy' director Paris Barclay elected DGA president
    Veteran TV director Paris Barclay has been elected president of the Directors Guild of America, becoming the first-ever African American to head the union. Barclay, whose directing credits include "Sons of Anarchy,"  "Glee," "NCIS: Los Angeles" and...
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  • Don Rickles to be honored for busting people's chops

    Don Rickles to be honored for busting people's chops
    Don Rickles loves to reminisce about Frank Sinatra, who was the comedian's biggest champion and great friend. Rickles was a young comic in the late 1950s, building a reputation for himself at Miami Beach nightclub Murray Franklin's, when he first...
  • 'Much Ado About Nothing': Fun facts about Shakespeare on film

    'Much Ado About Nothing': Fun facts about Shakespeare on film
    With Joss Whedon's contemporary take on Shakespeare's romantic comedy "Much Ado About Nothing" winning the hearts of most critics and earning a tidy $183,000 in just five theaters in its opening weekend, it's the perfect time to brush up on your...
  • Music Box festival celebrates 70mm projection

    Music Box festival celebrates 70mm projection
    It's how a lot of us got hooked on movies in the first place. When I was 8 or 9 I saw "2001: A Space Odyssey" in 70 mm in Milwaukee with my mother. My memory's fuzzy on the particulars but I recall asking so many questions about the obelisk on the drive...
  • A trio of Steve McQueen films

    A trio of Steve McQueen films
    The Sand Pebbles McQueen earned his only Oscar nomination for lead actor for this 1966 Robert Wise-directed epic in which he plays a sweet, but rebellious U.S. Navy machinist mate Jake Holman toiling aboard a gunboat in the Yangtze River in China in...
  • 'The King's Speech' dethrones 'The Social Network'

    'The King's Speech' dethrones 'The Social Network'
    Hollywood's coronation of "The King's Speech" culminated Sunday night when the story of stuttering King George VI and his speech therapist won four Academy Awards, including best picture. But if the Oscars completed the historical drama's ascension, the...
  • The enterprise of 'Star Trek' is explored on Science's 'Trek Nation'

     
    "Trek Nation" looks at the "Star Trek' legacy and beyond...
  • Friday's Highlights 'Patton' on AMC

     
    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......
  • The music of 'West Side Story' finds its way to the Hollywood Bowl

     
    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the film “West Side Story,” why not put it onscreen at the Hollywood Bowl, then have the Los Angeles Philharmonic right there playing the movie’s score live? Sound easy? Think again....