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2016 Golden Globes Nominations Blur The Boundaries Among Genres

When it comes to comedy, there is the kind of funny that makes you go “ha!,” and there’s the kind of funny that makes you go “huh?”

January 9, 2016

Robin Williams Was In Early Stages Of Parkinson’s Disease, Wife Says

By Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times Robin Williams, who was found dead from an apparent suicide earlier this week, was battling the “early stages” of Parkinson’s disease at the time, his wife said in statement Thursday. Susan Schneider also said Williams’ sobriety was intact as “he struggled with his own battles of depression, anxiety as […]

August 14, 2014

Tributes For Robin Williams After Apparent Suicide

By Veronique Dupont Los Angeles (AFP) — Tributes poured in Tuesday for Robin Williams after the Oscar-winning actor and comedian apparently took his own life following a battle with severe depression. Williams, 63, known for high-energy, rapid-fire improvisation, and clowning, was one of the most beloved entertainers of his time. One publication called him the […]

August 12, 2014

James Shigeta Dies At 85; Starred In ‘Flower Drum Song’ And ‘Die Hard’

By David Colker, Los Angeles Times Actor James Shigeta played the leading male role in the lavish movie musical “Flower Drum Song” in 1961. The year before, he won a Golden Globe as most promising newcomer. But after “Flower Drum Song” he never again played the leading man in a major film. “He was so […]

July 30, 2014

Georgia Grand Jury Indicts Allman Film Producers In Sarah Jones’ Death

By Meg James, Los Angeles Times The producers of a Gregg Allman biopic has been indicted in the train crash that killed a film crew member. A Georgia grand jury has indicted film producers Randall Miller, Jody Savin, and Jay Sedrish on charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in connection with the February death […]

July 3, 2014