| May 11, 2010
| 4:32 PM
I'm not taking any credit for this myself, but Warner Bros. has been getting such an enthusiastic reception from its early screenings of the new Rob Reiner film, "Flipped," that the studio is moving the movie up from its original......
| Dec 22, 2009
| 4:32 PM
The critics have been raving nonstop, and rightfully so, over Jeff Bridges' peerless performance in "Crazy Heart" as Bad Blake, the burned-out country music star who finds himself running on empty, reduced to playing bowling alleys as he tries to......
| Sep 19, 2008
It's rare to see an initiative attract the diversity of opposition that Proposition 7 has. We're accustomed to measures that are opposed by either the Democratic or Republican parties, for example, but Proposition 7 has been rejected by both. Usually,...
| Apr 29, 2009
Propositions 1D and 1E would take money away from two of the most vulnerable populations in California -- low-income children and the mentally ill. They would counter the will of the voters, who chose to create special taxes to fund progressive new...
| Mar 1, 2008
| 4:23 PM
LOS ANGELES -- He was The Joker in Batman, but Jack Nicholson says he wasn't fooling around when he said in "A Few Good Men" that there was nothing sexier than saluting a woman.
Nicholson, who is backing Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton for president, took...
| Mar 4, 2008
The generals, to put it mildly, can't take a joke.
But the Moustache Brothers make their living mocking fools, including those who wear military uniforms. So they have drawn a battle line in this country's long struggle for democracy with a small stage...
| Mar 7, 2008
THE political pundits analyzing this week's primaries still are wondering whether negative advertising carried Ohio and Texas for Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Hollywood has its own explanation: March 4 was Clinton's personal super Tuesday, because it was...
| Oct 29, 2008
Estelle Reiner, 94, a singer, artist and actress known for her cameo role in her son Rob Reiner's 1989 film "When Harry Met Sally," died Saturday, her family announced.
A cause of death was not given for Reiner, who was married to comedian Carl Reiner...
| Jun 8, 2008
Following the lead of David McCullough's biography, this seven-part HBO miniseries covers the birth of the great American experiment from the perspective of our persnickety second president. Paul Giamatti plays John Adams as a...
| Jun 6, 2008
IF THERE is one thing Hollywood understands, it's casting.
That's why the industry's Democratic activists are rallying behind Illinois Sen. Barack Obama as November's leading man, with some still open to the idea of a supporting role for Sen. Hillary...
| Jun 18, 2008
FOR A TIME, Hollywood was enamored with former NATO commander and Democratic presidential candidate Wesley Clark. He was feted at packed Beverly Hills parties every time he breezed through town. But these days, there's a new military man on the radar: Jim...