| May 7, 2010
| 9:35 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 9 - 15 in PDF format This week's TV Movies LIBERTY: A recently divorced woman (Lori Loughlin) falls for her son's pen pal (Johnny Messner), a soldier on leave......
| May 14, 2010
| 9:33 PM
I haven't seen "Robin Hood" yet but Kenneth Turan, the senior film critic for the Los Angeles Times, watched it at the Cannes Film Festival... When you call a movie " Robin Hood," you set up expectations: a gallant archer,......
| Apr 2, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Rise and shine, Los Angeles! It's your morning Brand X roundup of news from around the 'net. James Bond-style spy gadgets on sale on EBay: Gadgets used by British spies -- including Ian Fleming -- who trained at a top-secret camp in Canada are being...
| Nov 30, 2010
Irvin Kershner, a versatile movie director best known for "The Empire Strikes Back," the acclaimed 1980 sequel to George Lucas' blockbuster " Star Wars," has died. He was 87.
Kershner, who taught screenwriting at USC in more recent years, died Saturday...
| Dec 22, 2010
Still searching for that perfect gift for your brother-in-law or a persnickety client? Coffee-table books might fit the bill, what with that suitable heft and an undeniable quotient of cool. Here we offer a few last-minute selections for those gaps on...
| Feb 1, 2011
John Barry, a five-time Academy Award-winning composer of movies such as "Born Free" and "Out of Africa" who earned a prominent spot in pop-culture history by writing the scores for 11 James Bond films, including "From Russia With Love" and "Goldfinger,"...
| May 15, 2011
| 7:15 PM
In Michael Feeney Callan's fawning new biography, we get plenty of the actor, director and environmentalist we already know but only a tantalizing, too-brief glimpse of a young man we almost never hear about: Charles Robert Redford Jr., Angeleno.
| Oct 11, 2011
Former bass player with rock band Weezer
Mikey Welsh, 40, the former bass player for the alternative rock band Weezer, was found dead in a Chicago hotel room Saturday, police said.
Chicago police spokeswoman Laura Kubiak said employees of...
| Jan 4, 2012
Ten days before Bob Anderson headed to the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki as part of the British fencing team, he responded to a call from a British film studio in need of three fencers to coach the lead actors for sword-fighting scenes in a new pirate...
| Jul 23, 2011
If you're a regular reader of crime fiction but generally avoid true crime books because they too often read like footnoted legal briefs, William C. Rempel's "At the Devil's Table: The Untold Story of the Insider Who Brought Down the Cali Cartel," will...
| Jan 26, 2012
Once heralded as the greatest British actor of his generation, Nicol Williamson was also a legend for stormy onstage behavior that included calling off a performance of "Hamlet" mid-speech because he was too tired to go on.
"I'll pay for the seats," he...