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Jerry Lewis: Still Crazy After All These Years

I was fortunate to be part of what he called “a very motley group,” as the ageless Jerry Lewis did something last weekend that I actually thought he had done before I was born.  Jerry [...]

04/18/2014

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‘Transcendence’: A Journey To The Inner Limits ?

‘Outer Limits’ was one of my favorite Sci-Fi tv shows. Transcendence, the new Johnny Depp film takes you to the ‘inner limits’ of……his mind, and your computer. I must warn Johnny Depp fans, that you [...]

04/17/2014

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Bill Dudley Headed to 5th Annual TCM Fest

Film fans of all ages from all over the globe will be walking on the very same concrete that Marilyn Monroe, Charlie Chaplin and Frank Sinatra once did . Old Hollywood comes alive this weekend [...]

04/11/2014

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Ron Howard: His Long Career Bridges the Gap Between Classic Hollywood and Today

His career started when he was 18 months old. His dad Rance Howard, was (and still is) a working actor at age 85. Ron was featured in two of televisions biggest hit shows of all [...]

04/08/2014

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Darlene Love: ’20 Feet From Stardom’

The new documentary gem, “20 Feet From Stardom,” directed by Morgan Neville, dazzled audiences at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. It just hit theaters this week, in very limited release. However its appeal is universal [...]

02/25/2014

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Shirley Temple: Like The Beatles, She Hit At Just The Right Time

Although Shirley Temple movies were made some 30 years before my time, I still feel a strong personal connection to her. In a remarkable career that included singing, dancing and acting, the curly haired tyke [...]

02/11/2014

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Say Goodbye To Hollywood Park

Seventy-five years of rich Hollywood and racing history finally come to a permanent close this weekend, with the 2 day auction of all that was Hollywood Park.

01/24/2014

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Philomena: An Unusual Name, But One You Will Remember

Now that I have completed my “Top 10 Films of 2013,” I have seen another that should be at the top of my list. British director Stephen Frears is not a household name, but he [...]

01/10/2014

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Bill Dudley’s Top 10 Films Of 2013: Part Three

See Bill Dudley’s top two favorite films of 2013.

12/20/2013

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Bill Dudley’s Top 10 Films of 2013: Part 2

Continuing from my previous post counting down the first half of the Top 10 Films of 2013, here is part two featuring numbers 5-3 on the list. 5. “Saving Mr. Banks”: The second film in [...]

12/19/2013