Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles Sept. 7-13, 2012

The Busby Berkeley extravaganza “The Gang’s All Here” (which includes the famous Carmen Miranda “tutti frutti” number) will screen at the Cinefamily

Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles Sept. 7-13, 2012

Film Screenings in Hollywood This Week

Hollywood movie events in Los Angeles this week include a tribute to Jerry Lewis by the Academy; a not-to-be-missed Busby Berkeley film that includes Carmen Miranda’s famous “tutti-fruity” performance; a star on the Hollywood Walk of Famefor Walter Koenig (“Chekhov” in the Star Trek films); a Julia Child-themed evening honoring the late Nora Ephron; and so much more!

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Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles Aug. 31 – Sept. 6, 2012

The Cinefamily presents Greta Garbo in “The Kiss” (1929) this week. Synchronized sound effects will be provided live during this classic silent film.

Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles Aug. 31 – Sept. 6, 2012

Film Screenings in Hollywood this Week

This week in Los Angeles, Hollywood movies events include the red carpet premiere of “The Words”; a Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony for comedian Ellen DeGeneres; special appearances by Seth Rogan and other luminaries; the Cinecon classic film festival; and so much more.

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Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles April 27-May 3, 2012

The marvelous "Morocco" (1930) starring Marlene Dietrich and Gary Cooper airs at the Getty this weekend as part of its "What Becomes a Legend" series.

Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles April 27-May 3, 2012

This week in Hollywood, Scarlett Johansson gets her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; director William Friedkin discusses “The Exorcist”; the Devil’s Night Drive-In opens its summer series under the stars in downtown Los Angeles; the Film Noir Festival continues at the Egyptian; and the Getty begins its series honoring Hollywood’s greatest screen legends. Plus, so much more! – read more –

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Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles March 30-April 5, 2012

The USC School of Cinematic Arts honors Dino De Laurentiis this weekend. Director Michael Mann will appear on Sunday for a screening of “Hannibal” (2001). Check for screening times for the other films. Admission is free.

Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles March 30-April 5, 2012

Movie events in Los Angeles this week include a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for media mogul Sumner Redstone, an entire weekend of Dino De Laurentiis films free to the public, a tribute to director Fred Zinnemann at the Getty Museum, a William Castle double feature with a hatchet-wielding Joan Crawford, Harold Lloyd’s birthday party, a series of films featuring actor Steve McQueen, and so much more! – read more –

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Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles March 16-22, 2012

"Time after Time" starring Malcolm McDowell screens at the Egyptian with "A Clockwork Orange." McDowell will appear between films with Mary Steenburgen for a Q&A.

Hollywood Movie Events in Los Angeles March 16-22, 2012

Hollywood movie events this week feature two red carpet premieres — for “Mirror Mirror” and “American Reunion” — plus two Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremonies — for Malcolm McDowell and the Muppets.

Also, Will Ferrell and other stars and filmmakers appear at screenings around Los Angeles; USC celebrates “100 Years of Paramount” Pictures; UCLA continues its tribute to Spencer Tracy; and more! – read more –

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Los Angeles and Hollywood Movie Events Oct. 28-Nov. 3

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Los Angeles and Hollywood Movie Events

Oct. 28 to Nov. 3, 2011

Hollywood celebrities strut their stuff on the red carpet this

The historic Grauman's Chinese Theatre

week at the historic Grauman’s Chinese Theater, and the Twilight trio – Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner– get immortalized in cement. Also, film festivals featuring German, Italian, African-American and Chinese films continue around town through the week.  – read more –

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Hollywood Landmarks: Hollywood and Vine

The film-themed Hollywood and Vine subway station on the Red Line has the most elaborate design of any Metro station.

The intersection of Hollywood and Vine in Los Angeles so embodies the myth of the Hollywood Dream, some believe the surrounding buildings are haunted by ghosts of Hollywood’s past. Over the years it has been home to a number of iconic landmarks, including restaurants, theaters and production studios in which many of our most beloved movies, radio and TV shows were created and aired.

Originally purchased by Horace H. Wilcox and subdivided in 1887, he named the main thoroughfare Prospect Avenue and the cross-street Weyse Avenue. Prospect was soon renamed Hollywood Boulevard and Weyse became Vine Street, more commonly known today as the famous intersection of Hollywood and Vine.

It was a large lemon grove in 1903 with only a church building on it, until the early 1920s. In the early years of silent movies, entrepreneurs such as Mack Sennett and Charlie Chaplin used it as an outdoor backlot for their films. Others movie-makers found it the perfect wide-open, rural area to shoot westerns and chase scenes.

It didn’t take long for Hollywood and Vine to become – read more –

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