| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:37 PM
"Downton Abbey" star Elizabeth McGovern said the second season of the British costume drama contained many soap-opera elements, and that she's looking forward to a third season with quieter moments in the Yorkshire estate.
| Jan 9, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Bombs are exploding and Matthew Crawley (Dan Stevens) plans to leave the trenches for a short visit home to Downton Abbey. "Life at Downton," he says. "It seems like another world." And it is: The wildy addictive Masterpiece Classic "Downtown Abbey" is...
| Nov 30, 2011
The Age of Movies
The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael
Edited by Sanford Schwartz
Library of America, $40
Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best.
| Nov 14, 2007
An anonymous donor gave $1 million to a local relief fund Tuesday to help victims of Orange County's Santiago fire rebuild their homes and lives.
"I got the e-mail at noon," said Bob Hunt, vice president of the Inter-Canyon League, which set up the...