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Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski
A Polish film director. Polanski's career highlights include Rosemary's Baby (1968) and Chinatown (1974). In 1977 he was arrested in Los Angeles and pleaded guilty to "unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor." Fleeing to Europe following his U.S. conviction Polanski has been a fugitive in the U.S. for decades.
A Polish film director. Polanski's career highlights include Rosemary's Baby (1968) and Chinatown (1974). In 1977 he was arrested in Los Angeles and pleaded guilty to "unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor." Fleeing to Europe following his U.S. conviction Polanski has been a fugitive in the U.S. for decades. « Show less

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  • Book review: 'Panorama City' by Antoine Wilson

    -------------------- Panorama City A Novel Antoine Wilson Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 292 pp., $24 -------------------- In fiction, when country naifs ship off to the big city to reinvent themselves, they go to New York or Paris. On the off chance...
  • “A Christmas Story 2″ isn’t the only Ralphie sequel out there

     
    Despite its numerical designation, the recently released A Christmas Story 2 isn't the only way to see the continuing adventures of Ralphie Parker. Did you know, for instance, that Jean Shepherd — whose writings served as the basis for A Christmas...
  • Roman Polanski sex assault victim writing memoir

     
    The woman who Roman Polanski was convicted of sexually assaulting in L.A. when she was a teenager will pen a memoir she says promises new insight into the scandal....
  • Justin Bieber latest target of 'swatting' celebrity 911 prank

     
    Justin Bieber is the latest victim of a prank trend targeting celebrities in the L.A. area: Swatting....
  • Roman Polanski rape victim Samantha Geimer gets book deal

     
    Polanski, the director of films like "Chinatown" and "Rosemary's Baby," allegedly gave Geimer champagne and part of a Quaalude during a modeling shoot in 1977 at Jack Nicholson's house and raped her....
  • Burbank officials ponder response to 'Topless Maids' vans

     
    Brightly colored vans advertising topless maid services and Thai massages are getting a lot of attention in Burbank and upsetting some residents. But one person who isn’t complaining is Hot Topless Maids spokesman Sami Ammari....
  • Mammoth Lakes proposes laying off nearly half of police force

     
    Law enforcement officials warned on Wednesday that a proposal to lay off nearly half the police force in the High Sierra town of Mammoth Lakes would jeopardize the safety of residents, tourists and officers....
  • Manson follower's tape recordings off limits to LAPD for now

     
    A federal judge in Texas has blocked a request by the Los Angeles Police Department to review recordings of a key Charles Manson follower and an attorney made decades ago. The tapes are of Manson follower Charles "Tex" Watson, who......
  • LAPD probing Manson family link to 12 unsolved homicides

     
    The Los Angeles Police Department disclosed Thursday that it has open investigations on a dozen unsolved homicides that occurred near places where the Manson family operated during its slew of murders four decades ago. The Police Department made the...
  • 'Trishna' review: Beauty and the east

    'Trishna' review: Beauty and the east
    **1/2 (out of four) "Trishna" opens as if it could be an Indian cousin of "The Hangover," as Jay (Riz Ahmed of "Four Lions") and his fellow vacationing dudes either lounge and laugh freely or lay around nursing the night before. Few of the women in this...
  • LAPD Probing Manson Family Link to 12 Unsolved Homicides

    LAPD Probing Manson Family Link to 12 Unsolved Homicides
    LOS ANGELES -- The LAPD said has opened investigations into a dozen unsolved homicides that occurred near places where the Manson family operated during its slew of murders four decades ago. The revelation came amid a legal battle to obtain hours of...