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Family: Legendary Horror Director Wes Craven Dead At 76

Craven was known as the Guru of Gore. He directed the “Scream” franchise as well as the mega-popular “Nightmare on Elm Street” series.

08/30/2015

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LA Film Fest Movie Minute: It’s About the Process

Writer/Director Ty Hodges describes what he is most proud of when it comes to his new film.

06/09/2015

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LA Film Fest Movie Minute: “A Girl Like Grace”

Writer/Director Ty Hodges explains the “grace” in his new film premiering at LA Film Fest this year.

06/09/2015

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LA Film Fest Movie Minute: The Location is a Character

Writer/Director Emily Ting explains how Hong Kong plays a pivotal role in her new film.

06/09/2015

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LA Film Fest Movie Minute: “It’s Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong”

Writer/Director Emily Ting describes her new film premiering at LA Film Fest this year.

06/09/2015

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‘Star Trek’ Movie Producer, TV Scribe Harve Bennett Dies At 84

He found his true calling working in the sci-fi genre.

03/05/2015

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2 Famous Grandfathers Inspire New Novel By Hollywood Writer

The two famous and legendary grandfathers? — songwriter Gus Kahn and comic Groucho Marx.

09/12/2014

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Author Of Classic ‘Up The Down Staircase’ Dies At 103

Bel Kaufman was a middle-age teacher and single mother in the mid-1960s when her autobiographical novel was welcomed as a kind of civilian companion to Joseph Heller’s “Catch-22,” a send-up of the most maddening bureaucracy.

07/25/2014

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Former TV Guide Columnist Joe Finnigan Dies

Joe Finnigan, a veteran Hollywood reporter who chronicled the comings and goings of stars such as John Wayne, Frank Sinatra and even Lassie during a decades-long career, has died at age 88, his family said Thursday.

02/06/2014

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‘I Am Legend’ Author Richard Matheson Dies At 87

Richard Matheson, the prolific sci-fi and fantasy writer whose “I Am Legend” and “The Shrinking Man” were transformed into films, has died. He was 87.

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True Account Of World War II Told Through Eyes Of Writer, Civil Rights Activist As A Child

Marione Ingram, writer, artist and civil rights activist stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to discuss her new book “The Hands of War: A Tale of Endurance and Hope, from a Survivor of the Holocaust”.

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Shadow Morton, 1960s Songwriter, Dies At Age 71

Shadow Morton, a 1960s pop-song writer and producer whose biggest credits include “Leader of the Pack” and “Remember (Walking in the Sand),” has died. He was 71.

02/17/2013

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Actor Lance Henriksen Discusses His 5-Issue Comic Book Series

Actor turned writer Lance Henriksen stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to discuss the first issue from his comic book series, “To Hell You Ride: White Man’s Guilt.”

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Writer Peter Berg Accuses Romney Of Plagiarism

The creator of TV’s “Friday Night Lights” is accusing Mitt Romney of plagiarizing a phrase from the show to use as a campaign slogan.

10/12/2012

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Mel Brooks To Receive AFI Life Achievement Honor

It’ll be springtime for Mel Brooks when the American Film Institute presents him with its highest honor, the Life Achievement Award.

10/05/2012

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