| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Neighborhood theaters weren't the only places turning away moviegoers looking to see "Gravity" this weekend.
Academy members packed the roughly 1,000-seat Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on Saturday night to see Alfonso Cuaron's spectacular...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Bob Newhart and Melissa Leo won Emmys on Sunday night. Jane Fonda and Michael J. Fox didn't.
Do the results from the Creative Arts Emmys offer any clues for this Sunday's Primetime Emmy Awards show?
Probably not. Or maybe they are remarkably...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Will Anna Gunn join her "Breaking Bad" co-stars in the Emmy winners circle? Can "Homeland's" Mandy Patinkin best "Bad's" Aaron Paul and Jonathan Banks? Do Emmy voters watch any other comedy beside "Modern Family"?
With the Emmys coming Sunday, we're...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Bryan Cranston has three. So does Julia Louis-Dreyfus. And Claire Danes and Jim Parsons are close behind, with two Emmys each.
Will these voters favorites return to the podium Sunday? Or will a new group -- Kerry Washington and Louis C.K. among them --...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:58 PM
We've already called the lead acting Emmy races here. Need your supporting acting winners? They're over here. Now it's time to wrap things up and predict the Emmys for drama and comedy series. Tune in Sunday (the show starts at 5 p.m. PDT) to see how we...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Telluride's over, and the Venice Film Festival is past its midpoint. Judging from reports, we can safely declare a couple of things:
1. You'd better learn how to spell and pronounce the name Chiwetel Ejiofor, the British actor who plays the free black...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:30 AM
“Modern Family”? Check. “Breaking Bad”? Double check. Jeff Daniels? Whaaaaaa????
The 2013 Emmy Awards made for a changeable evening with voters swinging wildly between rubber-stamping old favorites and offering up jaw-dropping...
| Jun 11, 2013
Boy's death: A column in the June 8 Section A about the death of a Palmdale boy allegedly tortured and killed by his mother and her boyfriend, as the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services was investigating allegations of abuse,...
| May 30, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Jonny Lee Miller, star of the hit CBS television series "Elementary," joined us for a video chat in which he talked about playing a contemporary version of legendary detective Sherlock Holmes opposite Lucy Liu's Watson.
Miller touched on the...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 7:18 AM
"Homeland's" Morena Baccarin found out she was pregnant before shooting the show's upcoming third season. She thought the timing would be right, figuring that the Brody family would be a smaller part of the story line, what with the good sergeant...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 12:36 PM
It's the safe choice. It's also the right choice.
Tapping Ellen DeGeneres to host the 2014 Oscar ceremony won't win the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences huge headlines, set social media afire or win acclaim for outside-the-box thinking.