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Bill Withers : Will He Break His 30 Years of Not Performing?

With the passing of Percy Sledge this week, I started thinking about another seminal recording artist and songwriter we have not heard much from since 1985. His name is Bill Withers. Never does a season […]


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Is It Over For The Music Industry?

After attending my third Fleetwood Mac concert of their current tour (yes I’m a big fan), I started thinking about how much the once very healthy music industry has changed in the past 15 years. […]


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Nice Mix: Music at The Saban

The Saban Theater of Beverly Hills has a great mix of music acts coming soon including Al Di Meola on Saturday April 25th, En Vogue on May 23rd, Keb Mo on July 15th, and a […]


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Bill Dudley’s Hollywood: Stephen Humphrey Bogart Revives His Father’s Production Company

Stephen Humphrey Bogart is the son of Hollywood royalty. His father was Humphrey Bogart, and his mother was Lauren Bacall. Many consider them the greatest movie couple of all time, even tho they only made […]


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San Francisco Sportscaster Lon Simmons Dead At Age 91

It is rather ironic that on the opening day of baseball season, one of the greatest voices in baseball history has gone silent. As Vin Scully is to the Dodgers, sportscaster Lon Simmons was to […]


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Dustin Hoffman Still Proud of “Lenny” 40 Years Later

One of the biggest highlights of this year’s TCM Festival was Dustin Hoffman appearing for a screening of Lenny, the sad story of comedian Lenny Bruce, who left us way before his time. Lenny did […]



Bill Dudley’s Hollywood: The Women Of Film at 2015 TCM Festival

Some of the best known female stars of the silver screen visited the 6th annual TCM Festival this weekend, Shirley MacLaine, Sophia Loren, and Ann-Margret. The impact of these women is still so strong today, […]


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Bill Dudley’s Hollywood: 4 Days of Classic Films At TCM Fest in Hollywood

Screening nearly 100 films this year (in only 4 days) with countless guest speakers, I did my best to catch about 20 events. Opening night (Thursday) featured several members of the original cast of “Grease” […]


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Bill Dudley Movie Review: ‘Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police’

Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police is the new film that documents the rise and fall of one of the 1980’s biggest bands. The film is based on Andy Summer’s recent 2007 memoir “One […]


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‘The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of’: The 6th Annual Turner Classic Movie Festival

“The Stuff That dreams Are Made Of” – As all film buffs well know, Humphrey Bogart spoke those words in what is considered one of the greatest films of the 20th century, “The Maltese Falcon.” […]