| Jul 13, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Think of it as TV's Comic-Cannes. Since its inception 42 years ago, Comic-Con International has been a celebration of fanboy ......
| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Nora Ephron made her mark as a film director and screenwriter, but writing books was a key part of her creative life....
| Oct 20, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Dan Castellaneta, who voices America's favorite schlub hubby Homer Simpson on Fox's "The Simpsons," has joined the cast of Second City's "A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens" at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. The comedic stage production is set to begin...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 7:01 AM
One of Broadway's more consistent box-office draws, Nathan Lane will return this season in a new play by Douglas Carter Beane. The two-time Tony Award-winning actor will lend his magical ticket-selling powers to "The Nance," which is scheduled to open...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:34 PM
An estate in Beverly Hills that was once home to comedian Joe E. Brown is on the market at $6.89 million.
Set apart from the street by walls and a gate, the 1930 Spanish Colonial Revival faces in on a courtyard with a fountain. Among original details are...
| May 31, 2012
| 1:04 PM
There probably will be a happily-ever-after ending for "Snow White and the Huntsman"at the box office this weekend.
The adaptation of the classic fairy-tale -- the second take on "Snow White" to hit theaters this year -- is expected to open with a...
| Jun 3, 2012
Famous Men and Women As I Knew Them
Harper: 356 pp., $25.99
Frank Langella's "Dropped Names" is a different kind of memoir. Rather than recapping his life story, the veteran stage and screen actor offers a series of...
| Jun 11, 2012
In Martha Brockenbrough's heaven, old people show too much leg playing leap frog, and the church choir covers classic rock. Clearly, Brockenbrough is not a follower of the New Testament.
That's good news for heathen readers who will delight in the...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Two A-list stars failed to attract moviegoers to the box office this weekend, as a musical featuring Tom Cruise and a comedy starring Adam Sandler lost out to "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted."
The animated 3-D picture centering around a band of zoo...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 9:06 AM
With the Republican National Convention set to kick off this week, an anti-Obama documentary did surprisingly well at the box office on one of the slowest moviegoing weekends of the year.
The No. 1 film was still "The Expendables 2," which claimed the...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 5:15 PM
As far back as Louis Lumière's 1895 "Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory in Lyon" 46-second short, work has been a central theme in motion pictures.¶There have been stark dramas about officer workers as drones (King Vidor's 1928 "The Crowd"), satires...