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  • Review: 'Under My Skin' may get under yours

    Review: 'Under My Skin' may get under yours
    Connoisseurs of really bad television — you know you're out there — whose taste for schlock hasn't been satisfied by the mediocre new fall season should run to the Pasadena Playhouse to see "Under My Skin." The title is meant to be romantic,...
  • 'Mormon' fails to make a convert

    'Mormon' fails to make a convert
    I'd wanted to take an actual Mormon to see "The Book of Mormon," but the closest I could come was the lovely and patient older daughter — so well scrubbed and shimmery that she looked like an Irish coin. "Come on, Coin, let's go to the Pantages," I...
  • The Writing Life: Chris Colfer of 'Glee' inspired by fairy tales

    The Writing Life: Chris Colfer of 'Glee' inspired by fairy tales
    When Chris Colfer was just 20, he'd already been named one of GQ magazine's men of the year, having sung and acted his way into the hearts of America as Kurt, the high-pitched, openly gay brunet who is unabashedly himself on the hit TV show "Glee."...
  • Review: 'America, You Sexy Bitch' by Meghan McCain and Michael Ian Black

    Review: 'America, You Sexy Bitch' by Meghan McCain and Michael Ian Black
    -------------------- America, You Sexy Bitch A Love Letter to Freedom Meghan McCain and Michael Ian Black Da Capo Press: 309 pp., $26 -------------------- The 2008 presidential campaign had many unexpected consequences: It spawned the tea party...
  • Toronto Film Festival to open with Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Looper'

    Toronto Film Festival to open with Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Looper'
    The Toronto International Film Festival has chosen "Looper," director Rian Johnson's "thinking-man actioner" starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis, to open its 10-day event starting Sept. 6. The film stars Gordon-Levitt as a time-traveling...
  • Review: 'The Producers' still zings despite flubs at the Bowl

     Review: 'The Producers' still zings despite flubs at the Bowl
    "The Producers" returned to Los Angeles for three performances this past weekend at the Hollywood Bowl. And during the curtain call at Friday's opening, Mel Brooks, who wrote the giddy score and co-wrote the zany book with Thomas Meehan, came onstage to...
  • Classic Hollywood: 'Strawberry Summer' pairs Shelley Long, Cindy Williams

    Classic Hollywood: 'Strawberry Summer' pairs Shelley Long, Cindy Williams
    Sitcom favorites Shelley Long and Cindy Williams get to strut their comedic stuff together for the first time in the Hallmark Movie Channel's new film, "Strawberry Summer," which airs at 8 p.m. Saturday. Both stars say they are surprised it took them this...
  • James Corden hilariously crosses pond in 'One Man, Two Guvnors'

    James Corden hilariously crosses pond in 'One Man, Two Guvnors'
    NEW YORK -- The old "contents may have shifted during flight" warning seemed especially worrying for "One Man, Two Guvnors," the London smash from the National Theatre of Great Britain that opened last week on Broadway.   Although the play by Richard...
  • Andy Samberg to host 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards

    Andy Samberg to host 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards
    This year, raunchy comedian Seth Rogen took aim at everyone from Mel Gibson to Chris Brown as the host of the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Next year, one of Rogen's buddies will try his hand at the gig: Andy Samberg. The "Saturday Night Live" veteran...
  • SAG Awards nominations 2013: 'Lincoln,' 'Les Miz,' 'Silver Linings'

    SAG Awards nominations 2013: 'Lincoln,' 'Les Miz,' 'Silver Linings'
    Steven Spielberg’s historical biography “Lincoln,” the musical epic “Les Miserables” and the quirky romantic comedy “Silver Linings Playbook” dominated the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations Wednesday morning,...
  • Golden Globe nominations 2013: 'Lincoln,' 'Argo,' 'Zero Dark Thirty' top list

    Golden Globe nominations 2013: 'Lincoln,' 'Argo,' 'Zero Dark Thirty' top list
    Two vastly different films about the scourge of slavery in America, a thriller about the rescue of American hostages in Iran and a study of the dogged quest to capture one of the world's most wanted men -- Osama bin Laden -- were among the top nominees...