| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:38 PM
Maxine Stuart, 94, a stage, film and TV actress whose long career included memorable guest appearances on “The Twilight Zone” and “The Wonder Years,” died Thursday of natural causes at her Beverly Hills home, according to her...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
New York Muslims have filed a federal lawsuit against the New York Police Department over the department's surveillance of Muslims, which they called invasive and unconstitutional.
The public debate over government surveillance has crescendoed over...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Hoping to make contact with a buyer
Academy Award-winning actress Jodie Foster has listed a home in Hollywood Hills West for $6.399 million.
The Spanish-style house, built in 1935, features a step-down living room with a cathedral ceiling, a screening...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:42 AM
It appears that Joe Torre is no longer the best catcher in the family.
Torre's daughter, Cristina Torre, was having coffee at a Brooklyn cafe Wednesday when a man rushed in asking people to call 911: A 1-year-old boy had crawled out onto the fire escape...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:20 PM
In the wide world of movies and television, the words "international production" often seem to mean something akin to "free vacation."
I exaggerate. There is work to be done. Still, in comparing the level of on-screen talent with the glorified B-movie...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Veteran TV director Paris Barclay has been elected president of the Directors Guild of America, becoming the first-ever African American to head the union.
Barclay, whose directing credits include "Sons of Anarchy," "Glee," "NCIS: Los Angeles" and...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 1:49 PM
About halfway through a very interesting interview over breakfast at the Kingsbury Street Cafe, the actor Jimmy Smits asked a question of his own.
"How come you've not asked about my own relationship with addiction?" he said, as his warm face took on...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 3:05 PM
The film about the hunt for Osama bin Laden is proving to be a lucrative one. Zero Dark Thirty brought in $24 million during its official opening weekend Jan. 11. The film’s star, actress Jessica Chastain, also took home a Golden Globe Jan. 13 for...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 8:00 AM
For the generations of men who have wondered what it is women want, this year has made it fairly obvious. We want a man of devastating intelligence, cerebrally and physically nimble, whose vast store of arcane knowledge is foundation for a super-human...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 9:30 AM
The head of the Perse School in Cambridge, England, recently instituted a “10-Second Rule” for minor disciplinary infractions: Students could avoid punishment if they quickly produced a clever explanation for their misbehavior. “...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:18 PM
When Alan Sepinwall was hired as a TV critic just out of college in 1996, he had no way of knowing he was about to witness “a big bang of sorts,” as he puts it in his new book "The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers and...