| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Midwesterner Alexander Payne, whose film "The Descendants" has five Oscar nominations -- including best picture and director-- isn't quite at home on the Hollywood awards circuit. “I don’t campaign,” Payne said. “The studio...
| Jan 30, 2012
As a top television comedy director who won an Emmy directing "The Dick Van Dyke Show"in the early 1960s, John Rich was faced with a tough choice in 1970.
On the same day he received a phone call from Mary Tyler Moore wanting to set up a meeting to...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:14 PM
The home of theatrical agent and film producer Freddie Fields and his wife, Corinna, has sold in Beverly Hills for $6.305 million.
Built in 1929, the Spanish-style house features a two-story entry, a step-down living room, truss wood beam ceilings, an...
| Jul 8, 2012
With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping.
There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:56 PM
Gore Vidal was impossible to categorize, which was exactly the way he liked it.
The reading public knew him as a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels —from the historical "Lincoln" to the satirical "Myra Breckinridge" — and volumes of...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Judith Crist, who blazed a trail as the first full-time female film critic at a major U.S. newspaper and went on to become widely known to cinema lovers through her movie reviews in TV Guide magazine and on the "Today" show, died Tuesday at age 90.
| Aug 8, 2012
As one of America's most widely read and influential film critics from the 1960s through the '80s, Judith Crist was known for her often-caustic reviews that earned her a reputation as "the critic most hated by Hollywood."
Director Billy Wilder once joked...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 9:30 PM
Following a well-worn plot line since the mortgage meltdown, actress Lena Headey recently sold her Hollywood Hills West home for 25% less than she paid in 2008.
The updated Midcentury Modern-style home, on about a quarter of an acre, sold for $1.349...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 9:35 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 29 - Sept. 4 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here SOBERING: Andy (Missy Peregrym) looks for proof of her father's......
| Sep 17, 2010
| 9:35 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 12 â 18 in PDF format Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 19 â 25 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV......
| Sep 17, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Robert Bucksbaum got to live out every film lover's dream for the past eight years, owning and operating his own movie theater, the Majestic Crest, whose marquee is something of a landmark on Westwood Boulevard here in Los Angeles. As......