The WAVE Presents Chris Botti At Morongo Casino Resort & Spa: Get Details & Tickets Here

Bill Dudley



Photo by Michael Hixon

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 [...]


Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

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 [...]


(Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

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 [...]


Photo by Michael Hixon

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.


Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images

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 [...]


Photo credit: Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images

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

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


Photo credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Imags

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 [...]


Photo credit: Mike Windle/Getty Images

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

See part one of Bill Dudley’s Top 10 films of 2013.


Photo by Michael Hixon

Searching For Silvertips : The Perfect Christmas Tree

Many consider the Silvertip Fir to be the perfect Christmas Tree. I am one of those people. Wide spaces between the branches leave room for larger decorations. Also known as Noble Firs, it is hard [...]


Palm Springs Follies (Photo courtesy of Michael Hixon)

‘Palm Springs Follies’ Rocks Your Christmas Socks Off

It is the 23rd and final season of the legendary Palm Springs Follies. The extraordinary holiday show is not to be missed. Singers, dancers and comedians from Hollywood and Broadway’s long and rich history are [...]