Violinist Israel Baker, who helped score films such as “Psycho” and “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom,” died on Christmas Day at the age of 92.
As the Los Angeles Times points out, Baker was best known for his work in the famous shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho.” The musician was the lead violinists on the legendary score, that’s been ranked alongside ‘Jaws’ as one of the… Continue reading Israel Baker Dead: Violinist for Alfred Hitchcock's 'Psycho' Score Dies at 92 (VIDEO)
Sad news from Hollywood to start 2012: Kaye Stevens, an actress and singer best known for her association with the Rat Pack, died on Wednesday following complications due to breast cancer. She was 79.
Stevens, born Catherine Louise Stephens in Pittsburgh, began her career as a singer and dummer. She married band leader Tommy Amato and performed with him throughout the U.S.; during a stop in New… Continue reading Kaye Stevens Dead: Singer, Actress and Rat Pack Performer Dies at 79
If the story of Dorcas Nowell — and her rise from a Long Island office worker in the 1940s to a famous fashion model and celebrity — sounds like a Hollywood production, that’s because it actually was: Dorcas, a part-time model, caught the eye of famed fashion photographer Richard Avedon, changed her name to Doe Avedon after marriage, and their whirlwind romance wound up being the basis of… Continue reading Doe Avedon Dead: Model, Actress and 'Funny Face' Inspiration Dies at 86
… Might there still be life in Terra Nova? Fox has picked up Jason O’Mara and Stephen Lang’s contracts, and Deadline reports that a hunt is on for high-level writers to join executive producers Brannon Braga and Rene Echevarria for Season 2. Still, don’t get your hopes up: The network could easily pull the plug and cut their losses. (And they probably should.) [Deadline]
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After waking from a coma in an abandoned hospital, police officer Rick Grimes finds the world he knew gone – ravaged by a zombie epidemic of apocalyptic proportions. Nearby, on the outskirts of… Continue reading The Walking Dead: Season One Reviews