| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Between the smiling blue face of PBS TV star Thomas the Tank Engine, a herd of bright yellow rubber ducks on the New River and the crayons-in-a-woodchipper fashion of Sebastian Masuda at Young at Art Museum, this weekend is looking very bright, indeed....
| Jan 5, 2012
| 12:12 PM
John Grisham is a brand name.
Whether audiences have experienced "The Client," "A Time to Kill" or "The Pelican Brief" in print or on film, the novelist's law thrillers have had lasting impact. Now there's fresh evidence: Almost 20 years after spawning a...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 4:11 PM
NBC's 2011-12 line-up got a little more charming--and sexy--with the official announcement that Josh Lucas will head up the cast of "The Firm."
Lucas, who caused some swooning in "Sweet Home Alabama" and recently starred in "The Lincoln Lawyer," will...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:43 AM
Early on, Matthew McConaughey established himself with impressive roles such as the lawyer in "A Time to Kill." He gets back to that profession, and that energy, in this smartly paced drama about a case that restores a sense of purpose to the attorney...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:37 AM
Playing a character another actress originated is just the latest chapter in Molly Parker's varied career.
Previously a star of "Deadwood" and "Swingtown," the Canadian-born actress also has been a regular in independent films. She's doing weekly...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 1:28 PM
Clint Eastwood continues to demonstrate his versatility as a director with this portrait of FBI icon Hoover, but the film really belongs to title star Leonardo DiCaprio, giving a smart and measured performance that ably depicts the lawman's quirks as well...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 6:47 AM
Josh Lucas of "The Firm" on NBC
Q: Were you a fan of "The Firm" prior to your being cast in the series version?
A: In the sense that I knew the movie fairly well. I hadn't seen it in a little while, but I knew John Grisham's work as a whole. I had never...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 2:06 PM
For Juliette Lewis, "The Firm" is more than steady work ... it's also a big reintegration into the acting world.
"For about eight years, I had a rock 'n' roll band, and that became my livelihood," says the distinctive talent now seen Saturdays as street-...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 11:31 AM
At the Lego store in the Glendale Galleria, everyone knows this name: Wyatt Workman.
The 9-year-old Glendale resident is known there for his love of Legos. His most recent masterpiece — a three-story haunted house with glow-in-the-dark ghosts and a...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 3:31 PM
The Sundance Film Festival is well under way, giving us a preview of the independent features that may soon be coming to screens near us. The mix is interesting and sexy this year, and includes a good share of auteurs who've both written and directed...
| May 9, 2011
This Canadian production has a darker tone than “Easy A,” but other than that, look at the story they lay out here, how the film packages and presents Kat Dennings. This is “Easy A,” seemingly without the big laughs or snarky/funny...