The AFI L.A. International Film Festival kicked off Oct. 22 with Miramax's "Life Is Beautiful." And while the opening speeches were fine, the most inspired gesture came from the Chinese theater's…
Emily Torchia, a film publicist who worked at MGM during Hollywood’s Golden Age and served as a publicist until her retirement in 1980, died Oct. 7 of congestive heart failure at Daniel Freeman…
Albert E. Thomas, the transportation captain at Universal Studios, died Sept. 18 due to complications following a stroke in Friday Harbor, Wash. He was 77. Thomas, known as “Alby,” entered the…
To translate Friday's Carousel Ball to entertainment industry terms: Barbara Davis is an impresario who every two years stages a black-tie extravaganza whose wildly eclectic cast plays the part of…
If the Armand Hammer Museum ever mounts an in-depth retrospective on the Eisenhower Era, the courtyard will surely resemble Monday's "Pleasantville" premiere party in Los Angeles.
Disney brought the Serengeti to Westwood for the preem of "Lion King II: Simba's Pride" Tuesday.
There was grandeur aplenty at Gotham's Plaza on Monday night, as the National Actors Theater held its very tony dinner.
Albert Johnson, 74, former artistic director of the San Francisco Film Festival and popular lecturer on the cinema at the University of California at Berkeley and throughout the world, died Oct. 17…
Actor Richard Denning, who starred in the film “Creature From the Black Lagoon” and played the governor on the TV series “Hawaii Five-O,” died Oct. 11 of cardiac arrest at Palomar Medical Center in…
Eleanor Norris Keaton, widow of comic silent screen star Buster Keaton, died Monday of emphysema and lung cancer at the Motion Picture & Television Fund Foundation. She was 80. She grew up in…