| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:38 PM
DALLAS — Like spokes stretching from its 400-foot arch, the steel cords of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge propel us from the glossy downtown Arts District to gritty West Dallas.
Renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, performer Lyle Lovett...
| Jul 15, 2011
Looking over the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, you'd almost think that the TV academy was honoring two separate industries. For drama and made-for-TV movies and miniseries, it's HBO and its basic-cable cousins. For everything else, it's...
| Jul 15, 2011
A bad moon rose on the Emmy hopes of vampires and zombies, the female breakout star of "Glee" struck a sour note, FX's top motorcycle mama ran out of gas, and "The Closer" couldn't close a nomination after last year's victory.
Several of TV's most high-...
| May 12, 2011
| 12:01 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor John Billingsley was born in Media, Pa., today in 1960. This birthday guy appeared in a major recurring role on "True Blood" and has made recent guest appearances on "The Mentalist" and "Leverage." On the big screen, Billingsley has...
| May 26, 2011
| 12:30 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor James Purefoy was born in Taunton, Somerset, England today in 1964. This birthday guy portrayed Mark Antony on the epic cable drama "Rome" and currently appears on the series "Camelot." Although considered a mainstay of British...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 11:55 AM
Billy Corben. Photo by Beth Black
As a documentary filmmaker who has interviewed drug dealers, hit men, international pop stars, college athletes, big-city politicians and at least one person who murdered and dismembered his roommate, Billy Corben...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 9:50 AM
A scene from Deadheads
There's something oddly tropical about the crop of roughly 150 American independent, world and documentary films screening at the 26th annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, opening this Friday and running through...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 5:49 AM
Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School
Let's get one thing straight: This won't be a year-ender piece about Art Basel, the greatness that was the 11th annual orgy of international artists converging on Miami Beach for four days of art hysteria, or anything Miami-...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 11:21 AM
Jimmy Fallon was declaring his love for the film This Is 40 last night when he interviewed the film’s writer and director, Judd Apatow. It’s yet another thing Fallon and I agree on. I caught a press screening of the movie Dec. 17 in Delray...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 6:34 AM
It was a dark and stormy night for the kickoff of Halloween Horror Nights 22 at Universal Studios on Friday. I was surprised by how crowded it was -- the skies had opened up and the park was deluged right about the opening hour. This event, obviously,...
| Nov 18, 2012
Richard Robbins, the composer who created memorable scores for such films as "A Room With a View," "Howards End" and "The Remains of the Day" during a quarter-century collaboration with director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant, has died. He was...