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  • Reviews are in: B'Way cast recordings

    Reviews are in: B'Way cast recordings
    Curious about the changing sound of the Great White Way? Times Theater Critic Charles McNulty weighs in on five noteworthy cast recordings from the year on Broadway -- four from new shows that couldn't be more wildly disparate and one from a classic that'...
  • A restored and remastered 'Gone With the Wind'

    A restored and remastered 'Gone With the Wind'
    To celebrate the movie's 70th birthday, Warner Home Video is releasing a newly restored and remastered version Tuesday of "Gone With the Wind" for the first time on Blu-ray, as well as a standard DVD. The Technicolor film has never looked better...
  • Where celebrities dish -- relaxed, uncensored -- for hours

    Where celebrities dish -- relaxed, uncensored -- for hours
    Kevin Pollak's live online talk show is supposed to run for two hours, but tonight it's going long again -- way long. That doesn't bother Pollak: He wants his guest to keep talking. Between sips of beer, former "Saturday Night Live" star Dana Carvey...
  • A drama critic's turn to face the music

    A drama critic's turn to face the music
    Critics don't get much respect. (Pause here for raucous laughter.) If you doubt it, look up the word "critic" in any book of quotations and see what you find. H.L. Mencken's "New Dictionary of Quotations" is full of zinger after zinger, most of which...
  • 'Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression' by Morris Dickstein

    'Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression' by Morris Dickstein
    Morris Dickstein's "Dancing in the Dark" is not exactly the syncretic "Cultural History of the Great Depression" that its subtitle promises -- at best, the book treats inferentially the broad political and social trends of that desperate, crucial era. Let...
  • Could Bette Davis have won an Emmy as best TV comedy actress?

    Could Bette Davis have won an Emmy as best TV comedy actress?
  • Review: 'RuPaul's Drag Race' on Logo

    Review: 'RuPaul's Drag Race' on Logo
    RuPaul, the 6-foot-4 to 6-foot-7 (by his own varying accounts) African American drag queen who sashayed his way into mass consciousness in the 1990s with the club hit "Supermodel" and a VH1 talk show, is back on TV with “RuPaul’s Drag Race.&...
  • Susan Sarandon valiantly enters 'Exit the King'

    Susan Sarandon valiantly enters 'Exit the King'
    For someone in the midst of a professional crisis, Susan Sarandon is the picture of calm as she sips tea in a private Greenwich Village club. A head of curls is tucked under a newsboy cap, and her delicate porcelain features are remarkably ageless. You...
  • Sitcom star Joely Fisher has sold her Encino compound

    Sitcom star Joely Fisher has sold her Encino compound
    Sitcom star Joely Fisher has sold her Encino compound for $2.4 million. The four-bedroom, seven-bathroom contemporary had been on and off the market since mid-2007, perhaps prompting the actress to wonder whether she would own it " 'Til Death," to...
  • Whitley Heights restoration evokes 1920s Hollywood

    Whitley Heights restoration evokes 1920s Hollywood
    The feel of classic Hollywood permeates a renovated 1920s Spanish Revival home in Whitley Heights that sits on a bluff facing the Hollywood sign and surrounding hillside. An early celebrity enclave, Whitley Heights was Hollywood's first National Historic...
  • The Master of the One-Liner

    The Master of the One-Liner
    Bob Hope, the elder statesman of comedy whose extraordinary career spanned vaudeville, Broadway, radio, television, movies, books and makeshift concert platforms in war zones, has died. He was 100. Hope died at 9:28 p.m. Sunday at his home in Toluca...