| Jun 14, 2015
Could I see General Electric, or Aetna, or Travelers, or any of the other companies that are whining over having to pay their fair share in taxes moving out of Connecticut?
Nothing makes a big company or a one-percenter lose their mind like...
| Jun 9, 2015
| 5:20 AM
Spy tale and top-notch TV shows are best picks for June 9 DVD releases.
"Kingsman: Secret Service." 2.5 stars. A young man is recruited to be part of an elite spy force. Colin Firth stars. Matthew Vaughn, writer and director of "Kingsman: The Secret...
| May 28, 2015
| 6:00 AM
When it comes to being an action star, many have tried and few have succeeded. Not everyone — even those with terrific acting skills — can make the leap to action hero.
A piercing gaze helps, and being a physical specimen never hurts (see...
| Apr 18, 2015
Ray Park has gotten to be in some high-profile projects. Snake Eyes in “G.I. Joe.” Toad in the “X-Men” films. […]...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 10:35 AM
Benson Lee's romantic teen comedy "Seoul Searching" and MTV's self-referential slasher series "Scream" will be featured as gala screenings at this year's Los Angeles Film Festival, organizer Film Independent announced Tuesday.
Starring Justin Chon and...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 7:54 PM
When you grow up as Maz Jobrani did, as one of the few Iranian American kids in the rich Bay Area town of Tiburon, a kid embarrassed when his dad drove him to school in a Rolls-Royce instead of a Volvo like the other parents — comedy might come...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 5:09 PM
When you've taught as long as Fumio Demura, you get elaborate anniversary parties. And distinguished guests.
The 76-year-old karate master, who runs the Shito-Ryu Karate-Do Genbu-Kai International dojo across the street from Santa Ana College, will...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Dramas with unlikely performers and documentaries about unexpected subjects dot the 2015 Sundance lineup -- including a Sarah Silverman film about an addict mother and nonfiction looks at subjects as diverse as Mexican drug cartels and the amateur porn...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Perhaps it dates back to the classic Greek tragedies performed at harvest-time festivals, but autumn has always been prime season for theater. "In the summertime, people like to do summer things, and then all the [theater] seasons start up in the fall,"...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:30 PM
After bidding by multiple outlets, the new TV series rendition of "In the Heat of the Night" from Tate Taylor, Warren Littlefield and MGM TV has landed at Showtime.
The pay cabler has commissioned multiple scripts with an eye toward a straight-to-...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:34 PM
The board of directors at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company engaged earlier this month in the kind of image management one associates more with politicians and major corporations than a nonprofit Chicago theater with roots in rough-hewn theatrical daring....