| Nov 7, 2010
Martin Baum, an old-time New York theatrical talent agent who became a veteran voice of experience for the upstart Creative Artists Agency in the late 1970s and who brought to the firm such established star clients as Sidney Poitier and Peter Sellers, has...
| Sep 10, 2010
Clive Donner, who was part of the British new wave of directors in the 1960s with films such as "What's New Pussycat?" and "Nothing But the Best," has died. He was 84.
Donner, who had Alzheimer's disease, died Tuesday in London, according to British news...
| Sep 19, 2010
Words & Ideas
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.
Black Clock Issue 12 Launch: Contributors to Issue 12 of the Los Angeles-based literary magazine — "The Sports Issue" — will read their work. Participants include authors Richard Rayner,...
| Nov 6, 2011
Madonna may be the most famous name associated with "W.E.," the romantic drama she directed that premiered at the Venice Film Festival in late summer. But the woman everyone could be talking about after the film comes out on Dec. 9 is someone rather...
| Oct 7, 2008
Last Thursday's vice presidential debate was the most revealing, and depressing, event of the entire campaign because it showed how irredeemably fraudulent America's political class is and how superficial the voters who will decide this election are....
| Dec 26, 2009
| 4:32 PM
âAll That Is Behind You, Darling.â Dec. 26, 1959: Somehow, the forecasters failed to predict the energy crisis, leisure suits and disco. Cardinal McIntyre celebrates Mass at St. Vibianaâs. âThe Bells of Bethlehemâ by Aimee Semple McPherson (d....
| Sep 21, 2009
| 4:34 AM
CIVIC DUTY: Mayor Cory Booker attempts to lead struggling Newark, N.J., to better days in the five-part, five-night documentary miniseries 'Brick City,' beginning at 10 tonight on Sundance Channel. SERIES Inside the Actors Studio: Amy Poehler ('Saturday...
| Sep 30, 2009
| 4:33 AM
The official announcement may be a week or two away, but the word is that Robert Downey Jr. is poised to go down the rabbit hole in director Steven Spielberg's adaptation of "Harvey," the Pulitzer-winning stage play that reached the......
| Feb 19, 2009
| 5:29 AM
Oreste Lionello, an entertainer and film dubber who was Italy's "voice" of Woody Allen, Jerry Lewis and other comic stars, died in a Rome hospital today.
Lionello, 81, was a star in Italy's important entertainment industry of movie dubbing.
| May 25, 2008
ARE YOU ready for "Zohan" vs. "Guru"?
Next month, Adam Sandler ("You Don't Mess With the Zohan") and Mike Myers ("The Love Guru") will put out new movies -- pieces of funny business that will open with much fanfare and then fade away, before returning on...
| Jun 17, 2008
Oscar-winning producer Walter Mirisch has lived the American dream. He grew up in a poor immigrant family, and despite suffering hardships during the Great Depression, he found his way to Harvard. He later went on to a storied career producing some of the...