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A Busy Life!

HOLLYWOOD—No one was a star longer than Mickey Rooney. The actor who died on April 6 at the age of 93 lived to entertain. He struggled through most of his years personally and financially, but he kept on going, taking any job he could. Show business was the only business he knew. We all knew Mickey Rooney the actor,...

Stevie Kay Proctor Proud Extra

HELLO AMERICA!—Thousands of young hopefuls come to Hollywood every day. They have read the books, read all the star-hype on their favorite stars and believe they can easily enter the game of success.  However, I’ve found that not all of these youngsters fall in the same trap of Tinseltown make believe.  I was very happy to meet one young...

“General Hospital” Rumblings For April

HOLLYWOOD—Is it me or is the year 2014 moving way too fast? It just seemed like a week or two we were discussing February sweeps, well less than three we’ll be talking about May sweeps, which I will admit tends to deliver in epic proportions. “General Hospital” has been in a tizzy the past few weeks with so many...

Kirk Kelley-Kahn Talks About Juanita Moore

HELLO AMERICA!—While actor Kirk Kelley-Kahn, the grandson of late actress Juanita Moore was visiting other family members in Texas, his beloved grandmother suffered a heart attack at her home in Hollywood. They were both excited about appearing together in a new play “I Feel Sin Comin’ On.” When he heard the news of her passing, he was devastated. “It was...

“The Winter Solider” Is Full Of Surprises

HOLLYWOOD—Very rarely do sequels excel over its predecessor. I’ll be the first to admit: I was not a fan of “Captain America: The First Avenger” for a variety of reasons. For starters, it took the picture quite some time to get going, the action was not as explosive as one would have expected and I was not a fan...

“Noah” Is A Biblical Revelation

HOLLYWOOD—Its not an easy sell to get the audience into the multiplex to see a religious picture, but there is indeed an interest as “Noah” proved to satisfy moviegoers this weekend. I’m not an overly religious person so there was a bit of trepidation for me to venture into the theater to see “Noah” starring Russell Crowe, as the...

“Walking Dead” Has A Bloody Finale

HOLLYWOOD—“The Walking Dead” wrapped its season four finale with some unexpected twists that avid fans will be talking about until the start of season five. There have been some surprising deaths this season, but the season four finale wrapped on a somber note: there was no major death! That’s a first for a series that is notable for major...

“Revenge” Recap: ‘Addiction’

HOLLYWOOD—Oh, what a surprise Sunday night’s episode of “Revenge” turned out to be.  Episode 17 “Addiction” was more a tale of a gamble to see who would make the first move in the war between the Grayson’s and Emily Thorne. Victoria (Madeleine Stowe) was none too pleased to see Pascal continue to vie for her affections, just as Emily...

Chris Martin, Gwyneth Paltrow Separating

HOLLYWOOD—Sad news was delivered to Hollywood on March 25, when it was revealed Oscar-winner Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband, Coldplay singer, Chris Martin are separating after 10 years of marriage. They married back in December 2003 and have two children, Apple and Moses. The couple released a statement on Paltrow’s blog site, Goop with the title “Conspicuous Uncoupling” that read: “It is...

Bigger Tax Credits Coming For Hollywood

CALIFORNIA—A bill designed to improve tax credits given to entertainment productions in the state was approved by an Assembly committee on March 25. AB 1839, also known as the California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act of 2014, was passed unanimously by the Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism and Internet Media, meaning it now faces the Committee...
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