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  • The Sunday Conversation: Angela Lansbury

    The Sunday Conversation: Angela Lansbury
    Angela Lansbury, 86, returns to movie theaters on Friday as the lovable teapot Mrs. Potts in "Beauty and the Beast" as Disney Studios rereleases the popular 1991 animated film remastered in digital 3-D. The five-time Tony Award winner also returns to...
  • A lifetime bond over books

    A lifetime bond over books
    Every Christmas when I was a child and even as a young adult, I knew which present I would open last. Deep under the tree, covered with fallen needles and those home-made paper ornaments you save for the lowest branches, lay a large box. Originally used...
  • Winona Ryder sells her home in Sunset Strip area

    Winona Ryder sells her home in Sunset Strip area
    Actress Winona Ryder has sold her Sunset Strip-area home for $3,725,000, the Multiple Listing Service shows. The Spanish-style house, built in 1936, sits behind a thick hedge of ficus trees on a third of an acre. Bougainvillea and wisteria cover the...
  • Sue Mengers dies at 79; top talent agent

    Sue Mengers dies at 79; top talent agent
    Sue Mengers, an unapologetically brash talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79. For two decades, Mengers was one of...
  • Christopher Trumbo dies at 70; screen and TV writer whose father was blacklisted

    Christopher Trumbo dies at 70; screen and TV writer whose father was blacklisted
    Christopher Trumbo, the screen and television writer son of Oscar-winning screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, who was blacklisted and imprisoned during the Red Scare as a member of the Hollywood 10, has died. He was 70. Trumbo died Saturday from complications of...
  • 2012: From 'Hobbit' to 'Hunger Games,' seven stories to watch

     
    The Hunger Games, The Hobbit and Prometheus are among the anticipated films of 2012...
  • Character Witness

     
    Biographers take you inside the art and science of their craft—and it's not as tame as you may think...
  • Gore Vidal's 'The Best Man': What did critics think?

     
    Gore Vidal's 1960 play "The Best Man" receives an all-star revival on Broadway, with James Earl Jones, John Larroquette, Eric McCormack, Angela Lansbury, Michael McKean and Candice Bergen....
  • GOP race: Bring back the brokered convention

     
    I wasn't kidding on Super Tuesday evening when I tweeted "Brokered Convention! Brokered Convention!" Even if it opened up the possibility of a Sarah Palin draft, a genuinely deliberative Republican convention would make for more compelling television (and...
  • Monster Mash: Grammy nominations; museum eyes Occupy Wall Street

     
    The Grammy Award nominations were announced late Wednesday, with categories including classical music, jazz and musical theater albums. The National Museum of American History is collecting memorabilia from the Occupy Wall Street protest....
  • Sue Mengers, powerhouse Hollywood agent, dies at 79

     
    Sue Mengers, a veteran talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79. At the time of......