The Bookworm Sez: Raise a glass to Hollywood gossip

...tippling almost toppled them.Long before Hollywood even had a Boulevard, there were places...drink. Built in the early 1900s, the Hollywood Hotel was the town's first "proper...serve nothing harsher than cocoa but Hollywood denizens found ways to drink there anyhow...

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Reeling it in: 'Exodus' a thrilling epic - but it has its issues

...Eastern, that people from Egypt are, in fact, African, and that people from other races can, much to the surprise of Hollywood, act.Ridley Scott's epic retelling of Moses and the liberation of the Hebrews in ancient Egypt is certainly not a bad...

Arts & Entertainment
Reeling it in: 'Penguins' packed with family fun

...Minions" is one, and this week's "Penguins of Madagascar" is the other, both films appearing to be the epitome of Hollywood's tendency to take a good idea and completely run it into the ground. Both feature side characters from enormously popular...

Arts & Entertainment

...nominations, including best ensemble cast."Birdman" lead Michael Keaton was recognized for his work as the washed-up Hollywood hero Riggan Thomson. Emma Stone, who played Thomson's troubled daughter, and Edward Norton, as an arrogant theater star...


...playwright Arthur Miller. There's also a handwritten letter from Monroe to Miller in which the woman who was arguably Hollywood's greatest sex symbol muses about her many insecurities.DiMaggio wrote in his letter that he learned Monroe was leaving...

Arts & Entertainment

...5th-Century B.C. Parthenon Sculptures from Britain on mediation by the United Nations' cultural agency - and a touch of Hollywood glamor.Culture Minister Costas Tassoulas said Wednesday that UNESCO has urged Britain to consider a year-old proposal...

Be careful what you wish for

...a means of escape. For Bud Frazer, Hollywood was almost a last-minute thought...lost their own. Bud was eighteen, and Hollywood sounded good; he couldn't bear to...She was bold; said she was headed to Hollywood to be a screenwriter, and she seemed...

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You could just cry; laugh instead

...her cousin needed someone to sublet a Hollywood apartment. The timing was perfect...Just off the Sunset Strip, near the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Peyton Hall was a rental...who loved sharing his memories of Old Hollywood. Yes, Peyton Hall was the right place...

Arts & Entertainment

...roll heartthrob as a cowboy, armed and shooting from the hip. The Brando silkscreen, created three years later, shows the Hollywood actor on a motorcycle and black leather jacket, an image that's repeated four times.Both are being sold by German casino...

Arts & Entertainment

...high-tech special effects, including video, animation and Hollywood-quality sets, "they are more sophisticated. They have...events feature hundreds of elaborately costumed actors and Hollywood-quality sets, special effects and mazes inspired by pop...



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