| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:39 PM
If you listened carefully in the hills and canyons around the Hollywood Bowl on Friday evening, you could almost hear a simple ostinato built around two bass notes that evoked the ominous feeling of an imminent attack by a predatory shark.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Being the son of an obsessive filmmaker means your life already has a destiny, whether intended or not. That was certainly the case for Jonás Cuarón, the eldest son of Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón.
Young Jonás spent weeks on his father's first...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
For the last four decades, William Peter Blatty's demonic possession thriller, "The Exorcist," has ranked as the ultimate in scare fare. His 1971 novel sat atop the New York Times bestseller list for more than four months, and director William Friedkin'...
| Nov 3, 2013
"Bob Fosse was the best thing ever to come out of burlesque, and he would pay for it forever," Sam Wasson writes in his punchy, vital new biography, "Fosse."
That's a big, bold statement, and it holds. What the teenaged Fosse learned while working as...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Singer and actress Julie Andrews has listed the Brentwood house she owned with her late husband, director and screenwriter Blake Edwards, for $2.649 million.
The traditional-style single-story house features an open plan family room and living room...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 9:16 AM
Julie Andrews of "Great Performances: From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2012" on PBS
Q: With this being your third time hosting the "Great Performances" New Year's Day concert from Vienna, can one assume it's always pleasurable duty for you?
| Feb 24, 2012
When piped-in music and a bar's history perfectly align, it makes for a sweet cocktail of synchronicity, a besotted wink from the intimate interior that makes all the drinkers lean into their liquor just a little bit more.
On a recent Sunday night, the...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Steve Franken, a veteran character actor whose long career included playing the spoiled young millionaire Chatsworth Osborne Jr. on the popular situation comedy "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" in the early 1960s, has died. He was 80.
Franken died of...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 1:21 PM
Before he established himself in movies by making the likes of "The Pink Panther" and "10," Blake Edwards created and produced one of television's first private-detective classics.
Craig Stevens plays Gunn, as smooth with the ladies - especially...
| Sep 28, 2012
Herbert Lom, the actor who played Chief Inspector Dreyfus in the Pink Panther movies and was memorably reduced to eye-twitching madness dealing with Peter Sellers' imbecilic Inspector Clouseau, has died. He was 95.
Lom died Thursday in his sleep at his...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Singer and actress Julie Andrews has sold her house in Brentwood for $2.705 million — more than she was asking.
Andrews owned the traditional-style home with her late husband, director and screenwriter Blake Edwards. Less than a month after...