| Oct 10, 2009
Actress Jennifer Carpenter,who stars on Showtime's murder-centric "Dexter" with her husband, Michael C. Hall, has listed her Hollywood Hills bachelorette pad for $695,000.
The 1937 California bungalow, with two bedrooms and 1 1/2 bathrooms, was built...
| Nov 1, 2009
Even after the costumes are worn, the candy collected and the ghoulish jack-o'-lantern turned back into a pumpkin, Halloween doesn't have to be over -- if you are willing to be entertained by a good ghost story.
Almost anywhere you look in Southern...
| Dec 4, 2009
Robert De Niro slept there. So did Elizabeth Taylor and Cary Grant.
But the crowd that gathered Thursday morning to buy up a piece of the Hotel Bel-Air, a longtime playground of the rich and famous, was hunting for bargains, not souvenirs.
| Jun 17, 2009
Here's the thing: "The Proposal" may look like a big, fat romantic comedy, but the film's director, Anne Fletcher, has other ideas. Sure, it stars Sandra Bullock, and, yes, she and Ryan Reynolds play feuding co-workers who probably (definitely) wind up...
| Jul 8, 2009
| 7:50 PM
Bob Mitchell, an organist who was the first such house musician at Dodger Stadium and the last surviving working accompanist from the silent-film era, has died. He was 96.
Mitchell died Saturday from congestive heart failure at Hancock Park...
| Aug 6, 2009
Budd Schulberg, who exposed the dark side of American ambition in his acclaimed Hollywood novel "What Makes Sammy Run?" and won an Academy Award for his screenplay depicting the mob-controlled longshoremen's union in the film classic "On the Waterfront,"...
| Sep 13, 2009
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...
| Jun 6, 2004
Ronald Reagan, the Hollywood actor who became one of the most popular presidents of the 20th century and transformed the political landscape of an era with his vision of conservative government, died Saturday at his home in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los...
| Feb 20, 2001
Stanley Kramer, the producer-director who earned the nickname "Hollywood's conscience" through his willingness to tackle controversial topics like racism, nuclear annihilation, greed and fascism, died Monday of pneumonia at the Motion Picture and...
| Feb 5, 1996
Audrey Meadows, revered as the feisty Alice Kramden opposite Jackie Gleason's garrulous bus driver Ralph in television's comedy classic " The Honeymooners," has died.
Meadows died of lung cancer at 8:50 p.m. Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,...
| Feb 9, 1992
Bob Dylan stares idly at the paperback book that someone has brought aboard his custom tour bus, which is speeding through the snowy Wisconsin countryside in the midnight hour. He has just finished a concert in Madison and is on his way to South Bend,...