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In the new HBO series Big Little Lies, Laura Dern’s character, uber-wealthy Renata Klein, lives in a modernist mansion perched on Monterey’s highest promontory, looking down across the landscape of power-moms below. It’s “cool, monochromatic, cinematic, very luxurious, and tranquil,” says Dern.
In real life, the actress, 50, and her children, Ellery, 15, and Jaya, 12, live in a colorful, bohemian home tucked into Los Angeles’s Mandeville Canyon, and filled with books, art and sentimental movie props gifted by the likes of Steven Spielberg.
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- Mackenzie Schmidt
Laura Dern's home is filled with Hollywood memorabilia.
The Big Little Lies star gave a tour of her Los Angeles home to ArchDigest.com and unveiled an array of treasured items, starting with a miniature Tyrannosaurus rex figurine, which guards her front door, given to her by Steven Spielberg after working on Jurassic Park.
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When she first purchased her home a few years ago, Dern says she went to close pal and architect Michael Kovac, whom she met through Spielberg, and director David Lynch, who is a bona fide architecture buff, for advice.
After a major renovation, which cleverly brought to life her vision of a working "tree house," her three-bedroom, 2,464 square-foot home now features glass walls, a brightened interior palette and a lush pool/garden area.
As far as her extensive memorabilia goes, Dern found a »
Laemmle’s Royal Theatre in Los Angeles will be presenting a 50th anniversary screening of Richard Brook’s 1967 film In Cold Blood, based upon the novel of the same name by Truman Capote. The 134-minute film, which stars John Forsythe, Robert Blake and Scott Wilson, will be screened on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 7:00 pm.
Please Note: At press time, Actor Scott Wilson is scheduled to appear in person for a discussion about the film following the screening.
From the press release:
Part of our Anniversary Classics series. For details, visit: laemmle.com/ac.
In Cold Blood (1967)
50th Anniversary Screening
Wednesday, March 22, at 7 Pm at the Royal Theatre
Followed by a Q & A with Actor Scott Wilson
In Cold Blood, the film version of Truman Capote’s immensely popular true crime novel, was nominated for four top Oscars in 1967. Richard Brooks received two nominations, for Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay, »
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