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  • TV Review: 'Houdini'

    TV Review: 'Houdini'
    History channel's "Houdini" erects a cage from which even the renowned magician can't escape: Nicholas Meyer's misbegotten, heavy-handed, narrated-ad-nauseam script (which in terms of prominent early 20th-century figures, owes more of a debt to Freud) and...
  • Lauren Bacall: TCM salutes her

    Lauren Bacall: TCM salutes her
    If you want to know why Lauren Bacall was such a big deal, Turner Classic Movies will give you 24 hours of reasons. The channel salutes the movie star, who died last month at age 89, with a marathon starting at 8 p.m. Monday (tonight). The tribute...
  • L.A. theater openings, Sept. 14-21: 'Low Hanging Fruit' and more

    L.A. theater openings, Sept. 14-21: 'Low Hanging Fruit' and more
    The plight of homeless female veterans is explored in "Low Hanging Fruit" at the the Zephyr Theatre, Jordan Harrison’s "Marjorie Prime" premieres at the Taper and Vox Lumiere presents a multimedia show inspired by "The Phantom of the Opera." Snug&...
  • Oscars: A look back at some early, pioneering roles for black actors

    Oscars: A look back at some early, pioneering roles for black actors
    Nearly three-quarters of a century before the film "12 Years a Slave," a scathing indictment of slavery, was nominated for nine Academy Awards, Hattie McDaniel won a supporting actress Oscar for playing the loyal slave Mammy in 1939's "Gone With the Wind....
  • Actor and Hamburger Hamlet founder Harry Lewis dies at 93

    Actor and Hamburger Hamlet founder Harry Lewis dies at 93
    Actor-turned-restaurateur Harry Lewis -- he founded the Hamburger Hamlet chain of restaurants, and later Kate Mantilini -- has died. He was 93. Lewis starred alongside the likes of Humphrey Bogart and Edward G. Robinson in 1948's "Key Largo" and had a...
  • Harry Lewis dies at 93; launched Hamburger Hamlet chain

    Harry Lewis dies at 93; launched Hamburger Hamlet chain
    As an actor, Harry Lewis took second billing to the likes of Humphrey Bogart and Edward G. Robinson, most notably in the 1948 film noir "Key Largo." But he found his own starring role as a Los Angeles restaurateur who helped usher in the concept of...
  • Most expensive homes in U.S. top $100 million

    Most expensive homes in U.S. top $100 million
    The most expensive homes in the U.S. right now are priced well above the $100-million mark, according to a compilation assembled by Forbes. Topping the list at $190 million is Copper Beech Farm on 50 acres in Greenwich, Conn. The 1980s French...
  • On Theater: This 'Sister' is a class act

    On Theater: This 'Sister' is a class act
    Time was when hit Broadway shows were turned into movies. Now, judging by recent productions at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, it's the other way around. Recent attractions at the center have included "Billy Elliot," "The Addams Family,"...
  • Theodore Bikel and Tevye, the perfect match

    Theodore Bikel and Tevye, the perfect match
    Sweeping statements are risky, but one can be made confidently about Theodore Bikel: No living actor's connection to a fictional character has been more lasting or deeply personal than his lifelong walk with Tevye the Dairyman. Bikel is 89. Three...
  • 10 things you might not know about insults

    10 things you might not know about insults
    These certainly are insulting times. Oprah Winfrey felt disrespected when a Swiss store clerk allegedly refused to show her an expensive handbag. Floridians were offended when the Rev. Jesse Jackson said they were living in "a kind of apartheid state."...
  • 'Boeing Boeing' takes flight at Rep Stage

    Not every play strives to deliver profound insights into the human condition. Marc Camoletti's "Boeing Boeing" only seeks to prove that the human condition is silly. Judging from the laughter at the Rep Stage production, the audience gets the point....