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Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies 'I DO': Jim and Pam (Jenna Fischer and John Krasinski) invite the office staff to their Niagara Falls wedding......
The Daily MirrorPhotograph by Navid Nonahal / Los Angeles Times Oct. 17, 2009: We had a festive time on Saturday at Philippe, discussing Los Angeles history, vintage movies, the true origin of the French dip sandwich and tips on blogging. I think we have enough...
The Daily MirrorDec. 20, 1957: (While Miss Hopper is away, column is being compiled by her staff). Preston Sturges is in Paris writing a screenplay on the most fabulous swindler of our era, F. Donald Coster. Story is based on New Yorker articles "The Metamorphosis of...
Farber on Film The Complete Film Writings of Manny Farber Edited by Robert Polito Library of America: 824 pp., $40 At this year's Academy Awards, the most incongruous moment came during the "In Memoriam" roll call. Among the distinguished deceased...
The Big PictureAmerica's fiery hordes of Tea Party conservatives seem to have the hapless Democratic Party on the run, but one right-wing congressional candidate in Illinois may have met his match this week when he was caught appropriating (or should we say......
Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of March 7 - 13 in PDF format This week's TV Movies FAMILY DAY: Katharine McPhee guest stars in a new episode of 'Community' at 8 p.m. on NBC. SERIES American......
The Big PictureJeff Dowd is an indie film producer and promoter who is known to one and all as the Dude, having served in large part as the inspiration for Jeff Bridges' immortal Dude character in the Coen brothers' "The Big Lebowski."......
Times Staff WriterHaving won the Oscar for best picture, "The Departed" will always, from here to eternity, have an aura of distinction, like a suave white-haired gent gliding into the Governors Ball in his tuxedo. But once the hoopla dies — and in Hollywood, hoopla...
Do the Golden Globes have anything to teach the Academy Awards? Maybe one thing: How to lighten up. The Globes, with its two best picture categories, knows that dramas and comedies are almost completely different art forms that can't be judged against...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIt all started 10 years ago when middle school student Helen Camarillo walked up to music executive Tom Sturges at a Christmas party for youths and adults interested in mentoring. She told him that she planned to be president of the United States one day....
Zap2It.comMarty McFly and Curly McLain now have a place in the Library of Congress. Along with 23 other films, "Back to the Future" and "Oklahoma!" were made part of the library's National Film Registry this week. The Library of Congress selects 25 "culturally,...
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Times Staff WriterIs Paris Hilton glamorous? She meets all the criteria. She's young, shiny, obscenely rich and reckless. She does precisely as she likes. She's an heiress. Old money! (Mature, anyway.) She is pure, uncompromised artifice. Noel Coward or Preston Sturges...
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