| Dec 21, 2012
Let's start at the very beginning — it's a sentiment crucial to two big ABC programs this weekend. The TV menu will be heavy on football, Christmas and music. Mr. Magoo and Julie Andrews are back with their very best. The highlights: 1. Christiane...
| Aug 31, 2010
It's been nearly three weeks since 10-year-old Jackie Evancho took the nation's breath away on NBC's " America's Got Talent." Her version of "O Mio Babbino Caro" from Puccini's opera "Gianni Schicchi" brought the house down and assured her a place in...
| Jan 21, 2010
| 6:22 AM
0 Waffles (Out of 4) - I am a big fan of Dwayne "I Will Always Call You The Rock" Johnson, so I hope he was paid well for this one. In fact, I hope he went into the negotiations with a list.
Read Horrible Dialogue Like "You Can't Handle The Tooth" = $1...
| Apr 5, 2009
JACKSON HOLE, WYO.
Get your fill of nature with LEED-certified Hotel Terra's "Eco-Adventure" package to capture on film the best of Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons. Then, after a long day of eco-touring, wind down by reviewing the...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 1:03 PM
In what's billed as "The Final Chapter" of the animated movie franchise, ogre Shrek (still voiced by Mike Myers) gets an "It's a Wonderful Life"-like taste of the world if he never had existed.
It's the result of a prank played by Rumpelstiltskin...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 9:17 AM
Steve Carell has a good animated match for his vocal talents in Gru, a master criminal who wants to be immortalized as the greatest bad guy ever.
A rival (voice of Jason Segel) has his own designs on that title, so Gru takes several orphans under his...
| May 13, 2010
| 8:49 AM
Several months ago, I was at Universal Studios and thought, "One day I'm going to be bored enough to come out here and survey the stars in the sidewalk."
That day was yesterday, when I went to the Hollywood area of the theme park and took stock. There...
| May 20, 2010
I went to the theater Sunday afternoon, and, as is my custom, took the Playbill to my office afterward and added it to a shelf in my bookcase that has been housing a steadily growing family of Playbills for the past 50-some years. They pretty much chart...
| Jun 14, 2010
Reporting from New York -- One is a movie vixen and theater novice who can currently be seen in the superhero blockbuster "Iron Man 2" — and splashed across the glossy pages of tabloid magazines. The other is a respected theater veteran little known...
| Jul 29, 2010
| 11:09 AM
Seventeen years ago, when Eva Franchi began annual concerts honoring her husband, the elegant Italian tenor Sergio Franchi, her grief after her husband's death from cancer in 1990 was still fresh. The last thing on her mind was a dress code.
| Jul 25, 2010
What Is This Thing Called Love?
St. Martin's: 160 pp., $19.99
"It was cold and raining at four in the morning when Buddy walked out of Caesars Palace, stark naked except for the L.A. Times wrapped around his waist." These sweet,...