| Apr 5, 2009
Miramax, $29.99; Blu-ray, $34.99
John Patrick Shanley's Tony-winning stage play "Doubt" tells the story of a brittle nun and the likable priest she accuses of child sexual abuse, and on stage at least, "Doubt's" measured, troubling inquiry into...
| Apr 12, 2009
The '80s in Hollywood might officially be remembered as the age of Steven Spielberg and John Hughes, but there are plenty of people out there who'll say that their fondest movie memories involve lounging in their den with friends and relations, watching...
| Mar 17, 2005
Like bread crumbs in an urban forest, the telltale open house flags have been planted along a tantalizing route in Brentwood, leading from Mandeville Canyon to a little street called Kimberly Lane. At the end of the trail is not grandmother's cottage,...
| Oct 31, 2013
Who knew that what Keanu Reeves really wanted was to play the villain in a Jean-Claude Van Damme picture? And direct it?
"Man of Tai Chi" is a martial arts actioner that has the formulaic plot of a score of other films, many of which starred Van Damme,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On Demand DVD New Releases Oct. 28-Nov. 3 The big title this week is Monsters University, maybe the perfect antidote for those “over” the creepier monsters of the Halloween season. There are some big names in other films premiering,...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Nolen Strals is holding his head in his hand.
It is gold and palm-sized, made of finely ribbed plastic. But there, unmistakably, are Strals' thoughtful brow, the pinch of his nose, smoothly sloped forehead.
The bust was not crafted by a sculptor or...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
We have an anniversary to celebrate.
On this date in 1987, the NFL players voted to strike after Week 2 of the season. Week 3 was canceled, followed by the most bizarre move in league history. The NFL turned to all American men and essentially said:...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:13 AM
Television history, the MDA Telethon and the latest installment of "Breaking Bad" stand out this weekend.
The next "Breaking Bad" arrives at 9 p.m. Sunday on AMC and carries the title "Rabid Dog." The cryptic tease: "An unusual strategy starts to bear...
| Aug 10, 2013
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| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:32 PM
PBS at 2013 TCA Summer Press Tour: A roundup of announcements, initiatives and new programming coming to PBS in late summer and fall 2013. Paula Kerger, PBS president and CEO spoke of the network's 5-percent rise in prime-time ratings, and audience growth...