| Aug 28, 2008
Put Jennifer Lopez, gorgeous in a red knit dress and high heel pumps, in a room full of politicians, and guess who the star is?
For all the handwringing in recent weeks over whether celebrity involvement helps or hurts a campaign, watching the celebs and...
| Sep 5, 2008
It would have taken quite a star to outshine Sarah Palin at the Republican National Convention. Even John McCain may soon find out why actors hate working with children, cute animals and, now, female Alaskan governors.
But the Hollywood politicos who...
| Sep 13, 2008
The dancing rabbis are whirling around the stage of the Chabad "To Life" Telethon, unmistakably Hasidic in their thick beards and black coats.
But who's the tall dancer with the clean shave and long blond hair?
As longtime viewers of the telethon know,...
| Oct 3, 2008
TO BE a Hollywood Republican, you've got to be one of two things: very stubborn or very optimistic. Harry Sloan is the latter, and that has made him not only the Republican Party's major entertainment industry cheerleader but also Sen. John McCain's go-to...
| May 14, 2008
WHEN IT comes to faith-based politics, President Bush learned a lesson from Hollywood.
The industry has had a fondness for activist priests ever since "Going My Way," and today there's probably nobody in a Roman collar who can draw more stars than Father...
| Sep 17, 2009
Henry Gibson, a veteran character actor who came to fame in the late 1960s as the flower-holding poet on TV's landmark satirical comedy show "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In," has died. He was 73.
Gibson died late Monday night at his home in Malibu after a...
| Jul 10, 2009
Charles Eastman, a playwright and screenwriter whose credits included the 1970s films "The All-American Boy" and "Little Fauss and Big Halsy," has died. He was 79.
Eastman, the brother of the late "Five Easy Pieces" screenwriter Carole Eastman, died July...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 25-Dec. 1 Maybe you are still recovering from a holiday weekend of leftovers and football. Or maybe you've finished your holiday shopping and have nothing but free time on your hands. Either way, there's a host of new...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 3:58 PM
The Great Beauty * * * ½
La capital italiana ha sido retratada incontables veces en clásicos como Roma, La Dolce Vita y 8 y medio. Siguiendo la tradición del maestro Federico Fellini, el cineasta Polo Sorrentino trae ahora una versión agridulce sobre la...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:39 AM
One of television’s most classic police dramas is offered in full, utilizing richly atmospheric New York location filming. It also boasts a truly remarkable roster of guest stars, considering how many actors made appearances early in careers that...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:44 PM
"Getaway" will never be mistaken for a "Fast & Furious" sequel. It's more like "Taken … for a Ride!" Terrible but, in its squealing way, sporadically fun-terrible, it features a glowering Ethan Hawke as a former professional race car driver named...