| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Hillary Clinton will return to California in November to accept an award from a Santa Monica-based nonprofit — and spend some quality time with Hollywood moguls who would be crucial if she decides to mount a White House bid in 2016.
The Nov. 8...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:23 AM
A couple of weeks ago, millions of people talked about (if they didn't always watch) a made-for-cable movie about Los Angeles enduring a flying-shark attack. Thirty-eight years ago it was Steven Spielberg's "Jaws"; this summer it was Ian Ziering's...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Oprah. Oscar. Oscar. Oprah.
Yes, it might be a bit early to riff on David Letterman's ill-fated, Uma-Oprah 1995 Academy Awards monologue bit. Then again, with Winfrey's movie "Lee Daniels' The Butler" sitting atop the box office for a second week with a...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Dennis Farina, a Chicago police officer turned character actor who cemented his second career playing gangsters, cops and other tough guys in film and TV, died Monday. He was 69.
The actor, perhaps best known in recent years for his stint on the TV...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 1:41 PM
"Jurassic Park 3D" had a strong opening day in China on Tuesday, earning $6.3 million on 2,500 screens to debut at No. 1.
That gives the Universal movie, a 3-D conversion of Steven Spielberg's 20-year-old science-fiction adventure, the fourth highest...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Created bronze sculptures on display across U.S.
Jim Brothers, 72, a Kansas artist whose bronze sculptures are on display in the nation's capital and at historical monuments around the country, died Tuesday at his home in Lawrence, Kan.,...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Noah Wyle will continue fighting alien invaders for another year. TNT announced on Tuesday it had renewed the alien invasion drama "Falling Skies" for a fourth season.
The series, which is currently midway through its third season, is expected to return...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:09 PM
The American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood is turning the clock back Friday to the summer of 1975, when movie audiences were screaming their lungs out over Steven Spielberg's seminal big-fish-in-water thriller "Jaws."
Not only was the...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:10 PM
In one of writer Richard Matheson's last novels, when a radio psychologist complains that the woman his wife had just turned away from their door was "terribly disturbed," his wife retorts, "Aren't we all?"
That question was central in Matheson's...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Truth is stranger than fiction, and the Texas Legislature may be stranger than them all.
On Tuesday night, state Sen. Wendy Davis attempted a herculean 13-hour filibuster to stop the passage of SB5, a bill seeking to ban, among other things, abortion...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Tony Kushner’s landmark achievements have been “Angels in America,” the epic 1992 stage play that showed humanly flawed gay men loving, honoring and cherishing each other amid the fear and horror of the 1980s AIDS crisis, and the...