| Feb 9, 2011
| 2:38 PM
Having a son with hydrocephalus means that we are frequent visitors to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Josh is often in the emergency room, when we suspect that there could be a problem with the shunt that drains the excess cerebrospinal fluid...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 9:43 AM
The Hippodrome Theatre has announced the first group of restaurants and caterers that have committed to the post-show event of its Foodie Experience event featuring Alton Brown. Most of them are veterans from last year's inaugural edition, which...
| Jun 4, 2011
He was known as Dr. Death, a Michigan physician who helped his patients kill themselves.
In doing so, Jack Kevorkian inflamed a nationwide debate in the 1990s over a terminally ill patient's right to die. And he served eight years in prison for second-...
| Feb 28, 2011
Tom Hooper made a movie about giving speeches on a grand stage – and then he got to make one himself.
The 38-year-old British filmmaker took home the best director prize at the Oscars on Sunday night for "The King's Speech," a historical drama...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 10:39 AM
We're well into TV's midseason and the onslaught of series premieres or finales, special events and returning shows no sign of letting up. My top "must-see" beginning in March? The final 10 episodes of "Stargate Universe," which begin March 7 on Syfy. I'...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 12:26 PM
This year's Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo will be especially nerdy--but cool at the same time. That's because the cast members from "Chuck" and "The Vampire Diaries" will be there.
C2E2, which takes place March 18-20 at McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake...
| Nov 24, 2010
| 12:48 PM
As evidenced by his two distinct public personas -- the hugs-and-kisses dad from "Full House" and the particularly lewd stand-up comic -- Bob Saget enjoys playing with expectations.
So instead of trotting out yet another reality show that follows...
| Nov 29, 2010
In the ultraclose quarters of A Red Orchid Theatre last year, Michael Shannon was ranting as the Broadway producer of the satirical "Mistakes Were Made" when he noticed an audience member reaching from his front-row seat to snatch a candy from a dish on...
| Dec 9, 2010
David O. Russell's trademark longish hair is gone now, replaced by a clean, short-cropped look. But sitting back in New York City's Lobby Lounge in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel overlooking Central Park, he wears the same retro sneakers and dress-shirt-...
| Dec 15, 2010
Largely favoring the usual suspects, Golden Globe voters sang the praises of Fox's "Glee" for the second year in a row, awarding five nominations to the musical comedy, including television series.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., which will air its...
| Dec 16, 2010
Melissa Leo is conflicted. For her latest film, "The Fighter," where she co-stars opposite Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale in a performance that's destined to earn her a second Oscar nomination, has her all knotted up with different emotions.