| May 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Family Tree Sundays beginning May 12 HBO, 10:30pm ET The Christopher Guest troupe of actors from films like Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show and For Your Consideration seem like a little family all their own. So it’s only appropriate that they...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 4:45 PM
The series winners: "Laverne & Shirley " for the Fan Favorite Award; "Murphy Brown" for the Impact Award; "In Living Color" for the Groundbreaking Award; "Pee-wee's Playhouse" for the Pop Culture Award; Aretha Franklin for the Music Icon Award; and "One...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:52 AM
The Ovation Awards, L.A.'s biggest theater honors, were handed out Sunday at a ceremony at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse.
Center Theatre Group was the top winner of the evening with a total of 12 awards. The La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Disney/Buena Vista, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99/$45.99/$49.99
Available on VOD beginning Tuesday
"Monsters, Inc." always has been one of the most underrated of Pixar's animated features, not getting enough credit for its zippy pace,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:29 PM
From the creative mind of Christopher Guest ("This Is Spinal Tap," "Best in Show"), this HBO comedy series features Chris O'Dowd ("Bridesmaids") as a man whose literal fortune changes when he becomes a sudden heir.
He decides to look into his heritage...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:10 AM
As fans of "Breaking Bad" bade farewell to the critically acclaimed AMC drama series on Sunday evening, its star Bryan Cranston was otherwise engaged far from the show's New Mexico locations, playing President Lyndon B. Johnson in a stage production in...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:30 PM
| Nov 14, 2010
In his songs, Randy Newman has invented enough characters to stock a season's worth of Broadway musicals. Regretful lovers. Scared school boys. Unreconstructed rednecks. Blissfully smug Angelenos. An oddly contemporary Karl Marx. And, of course, short...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 7:57 PM
One of my favorite aspects of our “gotta have it now!” society is how quickly TV shows come to DVD. Instead of waiting for some of your favorite episodes to make the rerun rounds or worse, try to catch it in the DVD cycle.
This fall, I'll...
| May 24, 2012
| 9:52 AM
The theatrical expression to "break a leg" is a frequently used backstage salute that means "good luck." For Michael McKean, the "Spinal Tap" actor who was recently appearing in the Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's "The Best Man," the idiom became literal...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Good news for Hartford Stage board members and friends of the theater here who invested in the Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s “The Best Man,” staged by former artistic director Michael Wilson.
Producers of the revival of the 1960...