| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:32 AM
It's an unseemly request by a movie, to ask us to root for the lying, scrambling but extremely well-coiffed hedge fund billionaire weasel played by Richard Gere in the new film "Arbitrage." But there it is. The movie does ask, and to varying degrees, we...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:45 PM
“Arbitrage” is not about Jack Abramoff, or Bernie Madoff or even Mitt Romney. But resemblances between any one of them and the film's protagonist, Robert Miller (Richard Gere), are hardly coincidental. Miller is a stand-in for a whole class of...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 9:21 PM
"Resident Evil: Retribution" is the fifth movie in a very successful franchise that began as a series of apocalyptic Japanese video games. The surreal sci-fi adventure blends "Aliens" and "The Matrix" with "Blade Runner" overtones. For good measure,...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 3:47 PM
No. 6 Tigers: 25th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Diamondbacks.
This not just in: Justin Verlander is a stud.
He makes an in-his-prime Richard Gere look like Don Knotts. If he was a guitarist, Eric Clapton would never go on stage...
| Apr 19, 2012
There's a scene in the movie "Pretty Woman" where the kindhearted hooker played by Julia Roberts asks her client, portrayed by Richard Gere: "Who do you want me to be?" Regardless of who she might really be, she realizes that it's far less attractive than...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 7:26 PM
LONG BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) -- The Dalai Lama spoke before a crowd of the faithful at the Long Beach Convention Center on Saturday afternoon.
The theme of his talk was "Peace of Mind in Troubled Times."
The Dalai Lama touched on the subject of spreading...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:35 AM
The nominees for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday by Jessica Alba, Megan Fox and Ed Helms.
Steven Spielberg's epic on the 16th president, "Lincoln," stood out in the film categories with seven Golden Globe nominations, followed...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 12:32 AM
Steven Spielberg’s historical drama “Lincoln” was nominated for a leading seven Golden Globe Awards, including Best Drama, yesterday morning. Quentin Tarantino’s blood-soaked, 19th century-set revenge picture “Django...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Editor’s note: This is the ninth of an 11-part series on Buddhism.
Today, America is home to practitioners of all three of Buddhism’s major groups (Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana). While Buddhism remains strong in Southeast Asia, it...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 12:26 PM
A showcase for Richard Gere, writer-director Nicholas Jarecki's drama casts the actor as a tycoon anxious to sell off his holdings before his questionable business ethics are exposed.
As the process takes unexpected and unwelcome turns, a police...