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Q&A: Clayton Moore's daughter to celebrate the 'Lone Ranger Creed' in Burbank

Q&A: Clayton Moore's daughter to celebrate the 'Lone Ranger Creed' in Burbank

Actor Clayton Moore left behind three masks when he died in 1999. Each one dated back to the 1950s, when Moore starred as the heroic Lone Ranger on TV and in two feature films, riding off into the sunset with a yell of "Hi-Yo, Silver! Away!"

Posters of the First World War on display at Huntington Library

Posters of the First World War on display at Huntington Library

Wars are always fought on many fronts. The artists who made the posters that accompanied the World War I effort were an unprecedented conflagration of skilled visual communicators, stretching the two-dimensional medium previously limited to commercial uses....

DVD Review: Compilation is short on Lewis' anxious comedy, Bundle of Nerves

DVD Review: Compilation is short on Lewis' anxious comedy, Bundle of Nerves

This release from comedian Richard Lewis is like a video scrapbook of odds and ends from his previously not-on-DVD works. Lewis is probably most widely known for the sitcom "Anything But Love," in which he costarred with Jamie Lee Curtis for three seasons....

The Lone Ranger unmasked

The Lone Ranger unmasked

The late actor Clayton Moore, known for his television portrayal of “The Lone Ranger” from 1949 to 1957, never discussed one topic during interviews: his family.

 Stage Review: Enlightenment as history unfolds

Stage Review: Enlightenment as history unfolds

The mood is still euphoric among four campaign workers in the wee hours following the history-making 1973 election of Maynard Jackson as Atlanta’s first black mayor. But as post-campaign fatigue sets in, an unexpected arrival gives surfacing personal and...

DVD Review: Compilation is short on Lewis' anxious comedy

DVD Review: Compilation is short on Lewis' anxious comedy

This release from comedian Richard Lewis is like a video scrapbook of odds and ends from his previously not-on-DVD works. Lewis is probably most widely known for the sitcom “Anything But Love,” in which he costarred with Jamie Lee Curtis for...

Film Review: Hardy shines in Gandolfini's final film

Film Review: Hardy shines in Gandolfini's final film

“The Drop,” adapted by Dennis Lehane (“Mystic River,” “Shutter Island”) from his own short story and directed by Michael R. Roskam (“Bullhead), was James Gandolfini's last role, and his performance — which...

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Documentary 'Take Me to the River' explores Memphis' musical genres

The loose, worshipful documentary "Take Me to the River" sets out to celebrate Memphis as a musical nexus of genres — blues, country, soul, rock — by sitting in on the recording of an album bringing together the region's legendary headliners and session men with today's young, mostly hip-hop up-and-comers.

'Pay 2 Play' takes aim at big money's effect in politics

Citing the Citizens United case, the Hobby Lobby case, the Koch brothers, Occupy Wall Street, "stand your ground" and other trending topics of recent civil discourse, the documentary "Pay 2 Play" lays out a compelling case against corporate personhood and money as free speech.

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