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  • Annabelle Gurwitch on why 50 is the new 50

     Annabelle Gurwitch on why 50 is the new 50
    When Annabelle Gurwitch turned 50, she struggled to navigate her way through a stagnant marriage, the extensive list of anti-aging products offered at the beauty counter and solicitations from the AARP. In her new collection of humorous essays, "I See You...
  • TCM Classic Film Festival celebrates 'The Adventures of Robin Hood'

    TCM Classic Film Festival celebrates 'The Adventures of Robin Hood'
    The secrets of Sherwood Forest will be revealed Sunday at the TCM Classic Film Festival's "Academy Conversations: The Adventures of Robin Hood.” Oscar-winning sound designer, editor and mixer Ben Burtt ( “Star Wars,” “Raiders...
  • Stephen Colbert and David Letterman: Trouble outside the comfort zone

    Stephen Colbert and David Letterman: Trouble outside the comfort zone
    Stephen Colbert, who will be the new host of "Late Show" when David Letterman retires next year, has a lot in common with his predecessor. Both are seasoned, popular comedians. Both wear glasses, as Letterman noted. And both have gotten into a bit...
  • Katherine Heigl sues drugstore chain for $6 million over a tweet

    Katherine Heigl sues drugstore chain for $6 million over a tweet
    Katherine Heigl is suing New York drugstore chain Duane Reade to the tune of $6 million -- all over a tweet she claims misappropriated her image for commercial purposes without her consent.  Last month, the company tweeted out a link to a story with a...
  • Quincy Jones tunes up for TCM Classic Film Festival

    Quincy Jones tunes up for TCM Classic Film Festival
    Quincy Jones knew even at a young age that he wanted to compose film scores. "I used to go to movies for 11 cents," Jones said at his mansion nestled in the Bel-Air hills. "I used to play hooky in Seattle every day. I could tell if a movie was scored at...
  • Anne Hathaway sings rap songs Broadway-style with Jimmy Fallon

    Anne Hathaway sings rap songs Broadway-style with Jimmy Fallon
    Anne Hathaway has yet to make good on her oft-professed desire to perform in a Broadway musical. Her Oscar-winning turn as Fantine in the 2012 movie version of "Les Miserables" showed that she has the singing chops. And if we need more proof, the...
  • Mickey Rooney dies at 93; show-business career spanned a lifetime

    Mickey Rooney dies at 93; show-business career spanned a lifetime
    Mickey Rooney, a celebrated child actor who embodied the All-American boy in the "Andy Hardy" films of the 1930s and '40s and became one of the era's top box-office draws, has died. He was 93. Rooney, whose roller-coaster show-business career was marked...
  • Jane Greenwood to receive special Tony Award after 16 nominations

    Jane Greenwood to receive special Tony Award after 16 nominations
    Costume designer Jane Greenwood is the Susan Lucci of the Tony Awards — she has been nominated 16 times but has never won. This year, her five-decade losing streak will officially come to an end. Tony organizers announced on Tuesday that Greenwood...
  • Barbara Walters sets retirement date from 'The View'

    Barbara Walters sets retirement date from 'The View'
    Veteran TV journalist Barbara Walters will make her last scheduled appearance on "The View" on May 16, ABC announced Monday.  The network will honor Walters' five decades in broadcasting with a week-long celebration. "The View," the daytime talk show...
  • Sports scheduling requires all the right moves

     Sports scheduling requires all the right moves
    The ball teetered on the lip of the 16th hole at Augusta National Golf Club. It was 2005, and after Tiger Woods' now-famous chip shot fell in for a birdie and Woods went on to win the Masters for the fourth time, Jim Michaelian made a decision. With...
  • Mickey Rooney dies: Why we won't see a performer like him again

    Mickey Rooney dies: Why we won't see a performer like him again
    Many of the obituaries and appreciations for Mickey Rooney pay deference to his diverse skills: singing, family comedies, musicals, dramas and even the movement to TV, all while being a serious box-office draw. As my colleague Kenneth Turan wrote, few now...