| Sep 23, 2008
NOTHING gets the comic juices flowing like a workplace revenge fantasy. In "9 to 5: The Musical," an eager-to-please adaptation of the fizzy 1980 pop-feminist film, three female employees, tired of banging their heads against a low-hanging glass ceiling,...
| Apr 20, 2008
IN two recent one-woman shows at Westwood's Geffen Playhouse, Carrie Fisher and Joan Rivers seized the opportunity to turn the stage into a therapist's couch, spilling both the secret and not-so-secret details of their lives, loves, addictions and...
| Aug 27, 2006
Indomitable saxophonist Peggy Gilbert got the beat back in the 1920s, when Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Duke Ellington and the Kansas City Nighthawks were wowing Jazz Age dance crowds.
She was still blowing a hot tenor sax in 1981 on Johnny...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Though her "Malibu Country" character has gray hair, Tomlin wears a wig because she remains a brunette, which she proves by, unbidden, showing her roots....
| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:46 PM
The week's most-watched series are likely to be “NCIS” and “The Big Bang Theory,” both on CBS. The “NCIS” team uses a hacker to hunt a cyber-terrorist at 8 p.m. Tuesday. A fight with Sheldon prompts Leonard to move...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:46 PM
The night's most-watched program is likely to be “NCIS,” which CBS has announced will return next season. There wasn't much doubt about that, because “NCIS” is the No. 1 show in television, but it's nice to know it will be back. In...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:01 AM
It sounds like one of Reba McEntire’s fellow Oklahoman friends will be making an appearance on her new television series, Malibu Country. Blake Shelton will star as Reba’s brother in an upcoming episode! Reba wears many hats when it comes to...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:52 AM
In Greek mythology, Olympus was the home of the Gods. It's also the Secret Service code name for the White House in "Olympus Has Fallen." Director Antoine Fuqua brings his "Training Day" credentials to this nonstop action adventure, which could be...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 11:24 AM
A fraught romantic comedy, shot through with anxiety about getting your child into an Ivy League school or else, "Admission" stars Tina Fey as a Princeton University admissions officer with a secret. Her genial foil is Paul Rudd, who runs a rural New...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Cavemen — they’re just like us! — or so ‘‘The Croods’’ seems to be saying with its familiar mix of generational clashes, coming-of-age milestones and generally relatable laughs. ...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:30 AM