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Convicted murderer and gang member, Charles Owens, has sued the County of Santa Barbara and two custody deputies for an alleged beating he received while in county jail, reports The Independent.
20 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight
A restored version of the 1944 Stanwyck-Fred MacMurray classic Double Indemnity plays as part of a special long-weekend film-noir triple bill at the Cinematheque on Sunday , along with The Maltese Falcon and Mildred Pierce .
Paul Horn made recordings in several sacred settings including the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Temple of Heaven in Beijing and the Taj Mahal.
She began her life as an heiress, surrounded by a doting family. She lived it as a movie star, walking red carpets in couturier gowns.
The decadelong revival of classic crime novelist Patricia Highsmith continues apace, with a film of The Two Faces of January starring Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst opening stateside this fall, Todd Haynes' screen adaptation of Carol under way, and a reissue of her complete oeuvre in digital and print by Virago Modern Classics.
"Rififi," the high-tension 1955 heist drama, was directed by Jules Dassin, right, who also costarred in it.
The films of Alfred Hitchcock , as well as some choice details revealed in recent biographies, are ample proof the director was more than familiar with the dark side of the human psyche, which is why I find it curious that in certain movies he was willing to settle for pat solutions that seem to shed light on every nook and cranny of a character's ... (more)
In 1932, at age forty-four, Raymond Chandler decided to become a detective fiction writer after losing his job as an oil company executive during the Depression.
Renowned director/writer/producer Garry Marshall will direct the New York debut of Mike Bencivenga's Billy & Ray off-Broadway.
Marilyn's lost photos revealed: Modelling shots show iconic star by helicopter and posing with Mountie during breaks in filming of Niagara She was one of the most photographed women in U.S. history - so it's hard to believe there are still powerful images of Marilyn Monroe which have never seen the light of day.
George Bailey's unlikeable grandson will get a visit from his guardian angel/aunt in the sequel.
So far, the Chronicle 's July crime spree has focused largely on the written word , but maybe you prefer your mysteries, murders, and manhunts onscreen.
A new film series, Hollywood Exiles in Europe , opens at UCLA's Billy Wilder Theater this Friday evening, July 25th.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 08:25 pm
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