| Aug 17, 2008
FRANCE HAS given the world Burgundy and Champagne. New York's contributions include the Manhattan and the Long Island iced tea. Even the tiny Caribbean island of Curaçao has placed a bright blue bottle in the pantheon of potent potables.
And Los Angeles?...
| Oct 11, 2008
OK, PULL up the blinds in your sleeping tween-ager's room and show her this column. I promise she will not shoot daggers your way. Vanessa Hudgens Vanessa Hudgens of "High School Musical" fame has bought her first house. It's in Studio City, it cost $2.75...
| Oct 29, 2008
Some Canadian exports get damaged in transit. "Mary's Wedding," at the Colony, is one such example.
The original condition of the product was not tiptop in the first place. Indeed, Canadian playwright Stephen Massicotte's highly sentimentalized drama,...
| May 9, 2008
You could call Harmony Korine’s "Mr. Lonely" a comeback, but that would imply the return was anticipated, or that it heralds a return to form. I'm not sure either description applies. "Mr. Lonely" is just as unconventional, by Hollywood standards,...
| Sep 29, 2009
| 10:06 PM
Michael Jackson was never a fixture on the county fair circuit, but his Neverland rides now are on a never-ending tour.
The attractions he set up in his estate's private amusement park have been auctioned off and are being trucked from carnival to...
| Mar 17, 2009
Coy Watson Jr., who was the eldest in a family of nine child actors and whose book "The Keystone Kid," recounted a silent-film career that began in 1913, has died. He was 96.
FOR THE RECORD:
Coy Watson Jr. obituary: The obituary...
| Mar 29, 2009
A half up, half down hairstyle can feel reminiscent of eighth grade picture day, when a spiral perm created the waves and a scrunchie tied it all together. But when Angelina Jolie and Jessica Biel glided down the Oscar red carpet this year with their hair...
| Mar 26, 2009
Frank Bogert, the crusty ex-cowboy and longtime mayor of Palm Springs who helped turn the desert outpost into a glamorous destination for celebrities and tourists, died at his home Sunday after a brief hospitalization, according to city officials. He...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Thanks to “Flight” and “Safe House,” Denzel Washington was the biggest star of 2012, according to the Quigley Poll. Anne Hathaway ranked second, based on her drawing ability in “Les Miserables” and “The Dark...
| Mar 3, 2013
Jeanine Basinger has been happily married for 45 years, so she knows a lot about how to make a marriage work. Basinger, the founder and director of the Film Studies Department at Wesleyan University in Middletown, also knows a lot about marriage movies,...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Crispin Hellion Glover's Big Slide Show
Film screening, Q&A, and book signing
Friday and Saturday, March 8 & 9, $20, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
You can say what you will about Crispin Glover, but...