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  • Nathan Lane returning to Broadway in Douglas Carter Beane's 'Nance'

    Nathan Lane returning to Broadway in Douglas Carter Beane's 'Nance'
    One of Broadway's more consistent box-office draws, Nathan Lane will return this season in a new play by Douglas Carter Beane. The two-time Tony Award-winning actor will lend his magical ticket-selling powers to "The Nance," which is scheduled to open...
  • Comedian's former Beverly Hills estate for sale

    Comedian's former Beverly Hills estate for sale
    An estate in Beverly Hills that was once home to comedian Joe E. Brown is on the market at $6.89 million. Set apart from the street by walls and a gate, the 1930 Spanish Colonial Revival faces in on a courtyard with a fountain. Among original details are...
  • Anti-Obama documentary does surprisingly well on slow weekend

    Anti-Obama documentary does surprisingly well on slow weekend
    With the Republican National Convention set to kick off this week, an anti-Obama documentary did surprisingly well at the box office on one of the slowest moviegoing weekends of the year. The No. 1 film was still "The Expendables 2," which claimed the...
  • Classic Hollywood: The movies at work

     Classic Hollywood: The movies at work
    As far back as Louis Lumière's 1895 "Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory in Lyon" 46-second short, work has been a central theme in motion pictures.¶There have been stark dramas about officer workers as drones (King Vidor's 1928 "The Crowd"), satires...
  • Bob Newhart to Clint Eastwood: Call me, I can offer comedy tips

    Bob Newhart to Clint Eastwood: Call me, I can offer comedy tips
    "I heard that Clint Eastwood is channeling me at the RNC. My lawyers and I are drafting our lawsuit.” @bobnewhart During Thursday’s telecast of the Republican National Convention, legendary comedian Bob Newhart, 82, got a call from his...
  • David Schwimmer, 'Friends' costars keep real estate agents busy

    David Schwimmer, 'Friends' costars keep real estate agents busy
    The male cast members of "Friends" are keeping a score of Los Angeles real estate agents in Gucci loafers. David Schwimmer, a.k.a. Ross Geller, sold his gated home in Hancock Park this summer for $8.865 million, public records show. He bought the 11,000-...
  • Movie Projector: 'Snow White' to be fairest of them all at box office

    Movie Projector: 'Snow White' to be fairest of them all at box office
    There probably will be a happily-ever-after ending for "Snow White and the Huntsman"at the box office this weekend. The adaptation of the classic fairy-tale -- the second take on "Snow White" to hit theaters this year -- is expected to open with a...
  • Review: 'Dropped Names' by Frank Langella dishes on fellow actors

    Review: 'Dropped Names' by Frank Langella dishes on fellow actors
    Dropped Names Famous Men and Women As I Knew Them Frank Langella Harper: 356 pp., $25.99 Frank Langella's "Dropped Names" is a different kind of memoir. Rather than recapping his life story, the veteran stage and screen actor offers a series of...
  • Review: 'Devine Intervention' shows there's life in afterlife

    Review: 'Devine Intervention' shows there's life in afterlife
    In Martha Brockenbrough's heaven, old people show too much leg playing leap frog, and the church choir covers classic rock. Clearly, Brockenbrough is not a follower of the New Testament. That's good news for heathen readers who will delight in the...
  • Box Office: Cruise, Sandler lose out to 'Madagascar 3'

    Box Office: Cruise, Sandler lose out to 'Madagascar 3'
    Two A-list stars failed to attract moviegoers to the box office this weekend, as a musical featuring Tom Cruise and a comedy starring Adam Sandler lost out to "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted." The animated 3-D picture centering around a band of zoo...
  • Ron Howard: What I learned from Andy Griffith

    Ron Howard: What I learned from Andy Griffith
    Early in the second season of "The Andy Griffith Show," I ventured a suggestion for a line change to make it sound more "like the way a kid would say it." I was just 7 years old. But my idea was accepted and I remember standing frozen, thrilled at what...