| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Let's say this right off the bat: Jane Fonda, in the opinion of this lowly journalist at least, is a perfectly fine choice for an AFI life achievement award. She's done remarkable film work going back a long way, whether in "On Golden Pond," "They Shoot...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:08 PM
NEW YORK — When Prince William and Kate Middleton had their baby, Colleen Ritzer quipped on Twitter: "A new royal baby boy! I hope he likes math!"
She no doubt meant it. Ritzer, a 24-year-old math teacher, adored her subject, and she had a knack...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:19 PM
It is a deadly tale of two missing people, one a beloved high school teacher in Danvers, Mass., and the other a 14-year-old soccer player who had just moved to the town from Tennessee. It is a tale that ends in blood and broken hearts in a section of...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:24 PM
The hive of awards season buzz already surrounding her performance in writer-director Spike Jonze romantic-dramedy “Her” has left Scarlett Johansson feeling “strange” rather than, say, proud or optimistic enough to call her stylist...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:24 AM
A man attacked director Michael Bay with an air conditioner on the Hong Kong set of "Transformers: The Age of Extinction" on Thursday.
A statement the studio released described "a bizarre encounter with a man allegedly under the influence of a...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Ronan Farrow, the outspoken journalist, human rights lawyer and the son of Mia Farrow and Frank Sinatra (possibly), is joining MSNBC to host a new show.
The program, currently still in development, doesn't have a name but is expected to launch in...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 12:26 PM
Woody Allen has revealed the title of his next movie: "Magic in the Moonlight."
The prolific director isn't saying yet what the film is about. But it is set in the South of France and, judging by images released from the production, appears to be set...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:21 AM
"Big Fish," the new musical based on the 2003 Tim Burton movie -- as well as the original novel by Daniel Wallace -- made its big splash on Broadway over the weekend, opening at the Neil Simon Theatre.
With an A-list Broadway team, including actor...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:08 AM
After the coffee. Before trying to fix parking at Dodger Stadium.
The Skinny: I'm a little groggy today, but it's for a good reason: I was at the Dodgers game last night. It was a great experience except for leaving the stadium. I'm not the first to...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:27 PM
NEW YORK — Cate Blanchett has played a queen, a dancer, a Russian villain and Katharine Hepburn. But she took a more direct approach on a stage Wednesday night being herself.
The "Blue Jasmine” star, who in the summer art-house hit plays a...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 11:00 AM
NEW YORK — Recently, writer John August watched a DVD of "Big Fish," the 2003 film directed by Tim Burton for which he wrote the screenplay.
He says it was an enjoyable but odd experience.
"I kept wondering, 'Why aren't they singing?'" recalls...