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manny-pacheco's picture
Aug.11.2012
In the spirit of the Olympics, the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood was handed the baton from the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica to honor the late Ernest Borgnine. The weekend event takes place each night at 7:30p, August 16th – 19th.    Here’s the schedule to make your plans: ~ THURSDAY –...
warren-adler's picture
Jul.06.2012
For years I have been getting queries from writers, published and unpublished, who inquire how they can get their books made into movies. Most of them are unrepresented by agents or are self-published aspiring and hopeful writers new to the game. It is, of course, a crucial career question since...
bob-mustin's picture
Jul.04.2012
image via imdb.com   The missus and I had a date afternoon/evening for the Fourth, foregoing the usual neighborhood bash at the pool, the only point of interest there being to watch the older set get pathetically hammered. So off we went, to see People Like Us, and then dinner at...
jm-cornwell's picture
Jul.03.2012
Colorado Springs has been plagued by wildfires and I almost missed it because I was immersed in Hollywood during the Depression when the studio system was alive and well and running people's private and public lives. Emma Straub is the culprit and Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures is the reason. I...
manny-pacheco's picture
May.15.2012
In July 2011, I received 5-Stars from the Midwest Book Review for Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History. Less than a year later, I’ve got another 5-Star accolade. Son of Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History is the recipient of  another positive critique from the...
jennifer-niven's picture
Mar.19.2012
As I’m researching Velva Jean’s Hollywood story, I am reading through book after book written by or about movie stars and movie moguls from the 1940s. I’m reading about the studio system, the star machine, the inner workings of the movie musical, every bit of Hollywood and Los Angeles history...
allan-goldstein's picture
Feb.10.2012
               I come here before you today in defense of the most reviled creature on earth: the Hollywood liberal.  This pampered pooch, this spoiled child, this diva who contractually demands Cyprian yogurt in her dressing...
steven-robert-travers's picture
Feb.09.2012
“All the leaves are brown And the sky is grey I've been for a walk On a winter's day I'd be safe and warm If I was in L.A.  “California dreaming On such a winter's day  “Stopped into a church I passed along the way Well, I got down on my knees And I pretend to pray You know the...
frank-sanello's picture
Jan.20.2012
Critics and scholars have ranked 1939's La Règle du Jeu (The Rules of the Game), the third greatest film of all time. Everyone has two jobs, Roger Ebert told me years ago – film critic and what they do for a living. I don't fit Ebert's arrogant claim because I was the second-string film...