January 19, 1998 |
The box-office smash "Titanic" and romantic comedy "As Good as It Gets" steamed off with top honors at the 55th annual Golden Globe Awards presentation Sunday night in Beverly Hills, in what turned out to be a wild evening by staid awards show standards. Fulfilling its epic scope, "Titanic" took home a quartet of trophies, more than any other film.
March 22, 1998 |
Peter Fonda looks like the enemy. He's wearing a gray pinstriped suit from the Chairman of the Board collection, and his once flowing blond locks are shorn in a tidy 'do suitable for a lawyer. OK, maybe a drug runner's lawyer. Could this be the only person we can think of offhand who still spells establishment with a capital "E" and means it? "Abstract authority gets my hackles right up." Yep. That's the guy. "I mean, U.S. Customs in Toronto will be hearing from me.
December 23, 1986 |
Thin and fit, her face glowing pink, a quite relaxed Jane Fonda kicked off her heels, smoothly tucked her legs under a russet-suede skirt and settled cozily into a 90-minute chat with co-star Jeff Bridges. Their current movie, "The Morning After," a romance thriller about a down-and-out drunk Los Angeles actress and a down-home disabled ex-cop from Bakersfield--what Fonda touts as a "movie-movie, not a message movie"--opens Christmas Day.
June 6, 2011
'Easy Rider' Fonda produced, co-wrote and co-stars as hippie biker Captain America in this seminal 1969 drama that changed the course of American filmmaking. 'Ulee's Gold' Fonda won the Golden Globe and earned an Oscar nomination for this 1997 indie drama about a reclusive beekeeper who tries to heal his dysfunctional family. 'The Trip' Jack Nicholson wrote this 1967 Roger Corman cult classic that finds Fonda playing a TV commercial director with a two-timing wife who goes on an LSD trip.
June 6, 2011 |
Peter Fonda is justifiably proud that he and Dennis Hopper turned the world of cinema on its ear with their iconic 1969 counterculture movie "Easy Rider. " But Fonda believes that before they did "Easy Rider," they changed the fortunes of an old film that helped turn it into a cult favorite. The 71-year-old Fonda recalled that Hopper called him one day and said, "Pick me up. We are going to a museum in Pasadena. " The museum, Fonda related, was part of the Pasadena Playhouse and showed old movies.
June 6, 2011
'Trips, Journeys and the Return Home: An In-Person Tribute to Peter Fonda' When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday Where: Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica Admission: $11 Information: http://www.americancinematheque.com
December 12, 1997 |
The calendar said 1997, but it might have been '77. Or even '67: Peter Fonda, Julie Christie and Burt Reynolds, performers probably best known for their work of two or three decades ago, were chosen best actor, best actress and best supporting actor Thursday by the New York Film Critics Circle, which also honored the noirish "L.A. Confidential" with awards for best picture, best director and best screenplay. The Critics Circle, whose 63rd annual awards dinner will be held Jan.
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August 8, 2013 |
Karen Black, the bravely offbeat actress who burst into the public consciousness in such iconic counterculture films as "Five Easy Pieces" and "Easy Rider," has died. She was 74. Black, who was found to have ampullary cancer in 2010, died Thursday at West Hills Hospital, said her husband, Stephen Eckelberry. FOR THE RECORD: An earlier version of this article said Black died at the West Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center in Canoga Park. She died at West Hills Hospital.