| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:15 PM
"In a World…" Sitting on a page staring at you, the words feel flat.
Now imagine, if you will, one of those deep baritone voices pouring drama and jeopardy into each syllable, rich tones that resonate to the very marrow.
Now pull back and see...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:21 PM
After playing widely on this year's festival circuit, the film "In a World..." begins its rollout to theaters today, opening in New York and Los Angeles.
The movie is the feature debut as writer and director for actress Lake Bell, best known for...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:12 PM
Actor-producer-director Tom Hanks has listed a house in Pacific Palisades for $5.225 million.
The Spanish-style villa, built in 1929, features archways, frescoed ceilings, a library, a sky-lit kitchen, a sun room, a beauty salon, four bedrooms, 5.5...
| Apr 8, 2010
| 11:20 AM
Writer-director Nancy Meyers, a specialist in humorous love stories largely from a woman's point of view ("The Holiday," "Something's Gotta Give"), does it again - with Meryl Streep as her muse this time - in this entertaining tale.
The star plays a...
| May 6, 2010
2300 Panorama Drive: Someone stole a box of floor tiles from an open garage that was under construction between May 1 and 2. The loss was estimated at $1,400.
1900 block of Foothill Boulevard: A man parked his Nissan Altima in the Jo-...
| Nov 3, 2009
| 5:39 PM
LOS ANGELES - Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin are teaming up to co-host the Oscars. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says the two Hollywood veterans will share hosting duties at the 82nd Academy Awards ceremony, to be held March 7, 2010....
| Dec 1, 2009
| 11:22 AM
NEW YORK -- Alec Baldwin says he's losing his passion for acting and is considering leaving the profession altogether in 2012.
Baldwin, who's role as Jack Donaghy on the NBC sitcom "30 Rock" has earned him numerous awards, told "Men's Journal" that he is...
| Jun 3, 2010
So maybe you're stayin' up nights worrying that you and your poor excuse for a garden are the laughing stock of the street.
Maybe the garden club is coming for tea, and wicked winds did in your prize-winning petunias.
Or, egad, even worse: Maybe your...
| Dec 15, 2009
Things were looking up for the seriocomedy "Up in the Air," which led the field with six nominations this morning at the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards.
George Clooney was nominated for best performance by an actor in a drama for his role as a corporate...
| Dec 15, 2009
BEVERLY HILLS -- Nominees for the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills, Calif.:
-Picture, Drama: "Avatar," "The Hurt Locker," "Inglorious Basterds," "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire," "Up in...
| Dec 18, 2009
A minor ruckus has erupted in Hollywood over the R rating assigned to the Meryl Streep romantic comedy, "It's Complicated," as reported in The Times' Dec. 10 post on the Company Town blog, "It's complicated, but 'It's Complicated' will be released with an...