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  • '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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • L.A. Mayor Declares State of 'Emergency' As Movie, TV Production Flees Hollywood

    Los Angeles' new mayor has vowed to help staunch the flow of film and TV production jobs out of Hollywood, starting with the appointment of a film czar at City Hall. But to make a real difference, Eric Garcetti needs to convince skeptical state pols to...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Youmans: 'West Side Story' revival is some of the 'best theater'

    Youmans: 'West Side Story' revival is some of the 'best theater'
    "West Side Story" was credited with changing the course of American musical theater when the Sharks and the Jets burst onto Broadway 55 years ago. A national touring revival of the Broadway hit is coming to Orange County from Tuesday through Sept. 18...
  • 'West Side Story: 50th Anniversary Edition'

    'West Side Story: 50th Anniversary Edition'
    The Jets and the Sharks face off again in the classic musical revision of "Romeo and Juliet," directed for the screen by Robert Wise ("The Sound of Music") and choreographer Jerome Robbins. Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer are Maria and Tony, whose...
  • 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......