Paul Cullum

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  • 8 years ago | Film and TV

    Sherman Torgan, the selfless, universally well-liked and quite possibly heroic owner of the New Beverly Cinema, died July 18 of a heart attack while riding his bicycle on the bike paths in Santa Monica. For what would have been 30 years next May, ...

  • 8 years ago | Film and TV

    {mosimage} John S. Rad, née Yeghanerad, the accidental auteur of the cult film Dangerous Men, has died. Rad was propelled into a late-in-life celebrity, with articles in this paper and others, when his genre opus was discovered showing in f...

  • 9 years ago | Film and TV

    “The more you tighten your grip, Tarkin, the more Star Systems will slip through your fingers.” —Princess Leia to the Grand Moff Tarkin in the bowels of the Death Star When Thom Andersen’s acclaimed documentary Los Angeles ...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    “Man looks in the abyss. There’s nothing staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character. And that is what keeps him out of the abyss.” —Lou Mannheim (Hal Holbrook) in Wall Street In Oliver Stone’s new fi...

  • 9 years ago | A Considerable Town

    “His memory is incredible,” says Benn Schulberg, 25, son of legendary screenwriter Budd Schulberg, who just turned 92. “We’re at lunch today talking about boxing in the ’20s, and he’s telling me detailed informa...