Category Archives: Film/Television

Dante Greco, a Palisadian, Is a Shining Star at Theatre Palisades 

The current fare at Theatre Palisades is the entertaining, laugh-filled “A Comedy of Tenors,” and one of the play’s most entertaining actors is Dante Greco. After reading that this young man grew up in Pacific Palisades, CTN secured an interview … Continue reading

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Actress Hilary Swank’s Palisades Home for Sale

Hilary Swank has a history in Pacific Palisades. Years ago, she was a frequent customer at the beloved Mort’s Deli, a few blocks up Swarthmore Avenue from the one-thousand square-foot house where she lived at the time. Mort’s was where … Continue reading

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New Reality Shows Coming Up for Eugene and Dan Levy

By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News   Pacific Palisades Honorary Mayor Eugene Levy will soon be traveling the world while son Dan Levy will stay in L.A. and head out to brunch. It’s for their newly announced non-fiction … Continue reading

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Wedding: Sarah Levy Marries Graham Outerbridge

By BERNICE FOX Right now there’s probably a glow around Pacific Palisades Honorary Mayor Eugene Levy because of his latest role as real life father of the bride. On Saturday, his actress daughter, Sarah Levy, married actor Graham Outerbridge. Sarah’s … Continue reading

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Bay Theater Will Reopen through Netflix

The Bay Theater on Swarthmore will open this Friday, October 22, with Jeymes Samuel’s new Western “The Harder They Fall,” which Netflix is distributing. Netflix will also offer free screenings of two of its animated family films, “Vivo” and “The … Continue reading

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Palisadians Had Standout Moments at the Emmy Awards

By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News Sunday’s Emmy awards in Downtown Los Angeles began with host Cedric the Entertainer rapping about the virtues of television as he took the stage. Others in the star-studded audience got out of … Continue reading

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“Bad, Bad Thing” Available on PodcastOne

It was a serendipitous meeting with writer/director Barbara Schroeder at the Palisades Farmers Market in June. Years before, this editor had interviewed Schroeder when her documentary film “Talhotblond” had opened in 2009. It was a fascinating tale of an internet … Continue reading

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 Lots of Palisades Ties to this year’s Emmy Nominations

By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News     “Oh wow, this is nuts.” So tweeted Daniel Levy after being nominated for another Emmy award. Levy added “Thank you so much, @TelevisionAcad @nbcsnl!” This new nomination is for guest … Continue reading

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Palisadians (Past and Present) Play a Role in 2021 Academy Awards Ceremony

By BERNICE FOX Special to Circling the News Former Pacific Palisades honorary mayor Anthony Hopkins says he “really did not expect” to win the best actor Oscar at Sunday’s Academy Awards. But he did win for taking movie-goers inside the mind of … Continue reading

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Palisadian Morris Rosman Recounts the Life of a Remarkable Woman: Ella Fitzgerald

  Pacific Palisades resident Fran Morris Rosman, executive director of the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation, spoke to the Rotary Club on Tuesday about the “First Lady of Song,” who earned 13 Grammy Awards and sold more than 40 million records. … Continue reading

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