November 16, 2010
The Elephant to Hollywood Michael Caine Henry Holt: 320 pp., $28
February 8, 2009 |
For anyone who has ever wandered onto a movie set -- or those who are just baffled by such terms as "gabo," "hair in the gate," "four-banger" or a "Mickey Rooney," let alone more standard lingo like "grips," "gaffers" and "best boy" -- Tony Bill has come to the rescue.
February 20, 2012
'Loving You' Hart made two films with Elvis Presley — this 1957 musical and the more dramatic 1958 "King Creole" 'Where The Boys Are' Hart was romanced by George Hamilton in this teen favorite from 1960 that also features Jim Hutton and Paula Prentiss. 'Lisa' Hart's favorite is 1962's "Lisa," in which she plays a Jewish refugee in post-World War II Europe.
December 6, 2011 |
With frosty mugs of Butterbeer raised in a toast, Universal Studios Hollywood officials announced plans Tuesday to bring the wildly popular Wizarding World of Harry Potter to the California theme park. Details were limited but officials did say the California park would see a Hogwarts Castle and visitors would ride Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, the marquee attraction at the Florida park. Wizarding World will be built within the existing California theme park, but it was unclear if the new land might be located at least partially on the studio's back lot. > Photos: Top 10 Wizarding World of Harry Potter rides and attractions Wizarding World proved an instant hit when it opened in June 2010 at Universal Orlando's Islands of Adventure theme park.
August 5, 2010
Hollywood A Third Memoir Larry McMurtry Simon & Schuster: 146 pp., $24
December 10, 2009
'2009 Hollywood Christmas Parade' Where: MyNetwork When: 8 tonight Rating: Not rated
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November 26, 2013 |
A 19-year-old Hollywood man was being held on suspicion of murder Tuesday after police say he killed a man during a robbery in Koreatown and dumped the body in a trash bin. Los Angeles County prosecutors are expected to charge Merdan Haydarov on Wednesday in the slaying of 49-year-old Randall Scott Kreeger, whose body was found in a dumpster in the 1800 block of Garfield Place in Hollywood. Homicide Report: Tracking killings in Los Angeles County Police said Kreeger had been missing since Sunday, when he failed to show up to a social event.
April 15, 2010
Billy Corgan's alt-rock stalwarts the Smashing Pumpkins celebrate national Record Store Day with a special — and very cozy — live performance in Hollywood. Be one of the first 250 fans to preorder a copy of the Pumpkins' forthcoming EP at Amoeba Music in Hollywood and gain entry to the exclusive show, plus a limited-edition black-light poster. Space 15 Twenty, 1520 N. Cahuenga Blvd. 4 p.m. Saturday.
October 25, 2013
A four-day festival of concerts, rare film screenings and panel discussions, "Jazz Themes from Hollywood" looks back at a golden age where jazz merged with the silver screen. Among the many offerings are a tribute to Dave Brubeck's "Dave Digs Disney," a tribute to Johnny Mandel and an evening of jazz-infused film noir led by the great Gerald Wilson, who will direct a take on Duke Ellington's "Anatomy of a Murder. " Prices vary; full schedule and ticket information available at (562) 200-5477 and http://www.lajazzinstitute.org .
June 25, 2010
The Parlour Room of Hollywood Where: 6423 Yucca St., Hollywood When: Daily 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., Fridays 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Price: Cocktails $10, beer $4-$6. Contact: (323) 463-0609