| Aug 20, 2012
| 6:30 PM
With films such as"Unstoppable"and "Man on Fire," Tony Scott told adrenaline-filled stories about fearless men — spies and cops, race car drivers and fighter pilots — who live by a code and face death on their own terms.
He filled his...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:59 PM
With films like “Top Gun” and “Man on Fire,” Tony Scott made spectacle movies about men who live by a code and face death on their own terms -- spies and crime lords, race car drivers and fighter pilots. Recently, the director-...
| Apr 29, 2012
Actress Meg Ryan, known for her leading-lady roles in romantic films, has been having an on-again, off-again relationship with her Bel-Air home since she first listed it in 2008 for $19.5 million. Now it's on the market again, this time for $11.4 million....
| Mar 27, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Don't fret, "Good Wife" fans. You'll see more of Julianna Margulies next season.
CBS has renewed what is generally considered the best drama in broadcasting these days, and that is very good news for viewers and the TV industry. You don't let a show...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 2:07 PM
In the 1970s and early '80s, a Walter Hill movie had a very good chance of being very good. And very different from the previous Walter Hill movie.
In Hill's directorial feature debut "Hard Times" (1975), Charles Bronson plays a taciturn bare-knuckle...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Don't typecast comedian Tracy Morgan. Yes, he's controversial, and sure, he's known for making a fool of himself on screen and off.
But the "30 Rock" star says his reputation in the media is unfair. "I'm always misunderstood. People read into...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 1:17 PM
You hear strange things in Detroit. While I was visiting my parents this year, I watched the city's annual Thanksgiving Day parade on TV. At the end, Mayor Dave Bing, the former Detroit Pistons star, climbed up to Santa's sleigh to deliver the key to...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 1:01 PM
New Haven Free Public Library has the right attitude about Christmas-season capitalist impulses: make merry with them.
The library sent around an email titled “Economic Policy Explored in Films at New Haven Public Library. The missive begins:...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Universal Studios in Hollywood will raze the 41-year-old Gibson Amphitheatre to make way for its coming Harry Potter attraction, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Like the Wizarding World in Orlando, the Hollywood Harry Potter will be a theme park...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:30 PM
It's curtains for the Gibson Amphitheatre, as the concert venue, active since 1972, is winding down to make room for Universal Studios Hollywood's Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Universal also plans to close its Curious George playland to provide...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 4:49 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has hired Craig Zadan and Neil Meron for an encore performance as Oscar producers, retaining them for the 2014 broadcast after this year's show garnered solid ratings.
The move is unusual because the job...