| Nov 17, 2011
| 12:11 PM
One of Woody Allen's best-received movies of late, the writer-director's comedy casts Owen Wilson as his newest doppelganger, a creatively blocked writer who ventures to the City of Light with his fiancee (Rachel McAdams).
While there, he has...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 8:51 PM
It was repeat victories for ABC's "Modern Family" and AMC's "Mad Men" on Sunday night as they captured the marquee prizes at the 63rd annual Emmy Awards.
The sitcom about a deliciously dysfunctional family won its second consecutive trophy for...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 9:17 AM
The Screen Actors Guild announced its nominees for the 18th annual SAG Awards this morning, and to say there were some surprises would be an understatement.
I was happy to see Patrick J. Adams from USA’s “Suits” earn a berth in the best...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 10:38 AM
It's official: Former "Boston Legal" star James Spader will join the regular cast of NBC's "The Office" this fall, returning to his role as Robert California, who has become CEO of Sabre, the parent company of Dunder Mifflin.
"James will reprise his role...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:25 AM
Premium pay channel HBO dominated the nominations Thursday for the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, earning a stunning 104 nods, including honors for its two freshman series, "Game of Thrones" and "Boardwalk Empire," as well as the acclaimed miniseries...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:02 AM
Quite a few TV actors were likely surprised early Thursday when they heard about their Emmy nomination, but none more visibly than Plainfield native Melissa McCarthy.
"Yikes," said McCarthy, 40, who was announcing the nominees live when her own name came...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Chicago has been involved in filmmaking since the technology's very beginnings in the early 1900s, when some of the world's first movie studios operated here. From those early days, when neighborhood kids would sneak onto the Selig Polyscope Co. lot at...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 7:17 AM
Prepare the sledgehammer and the Dom Perignon. A new stage adaptation of Stephen King's "Misery" will have its world premiere this fall.
The play is scheduled to debut in late November at the Bucks County Playhouse in Pennsylvania. It was written by...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Film Society will show romantic comedy
The Laguna Beach Film Society is showing "You May Not Kiss the Bride," at 7 p.m. Thursday at the South Coast Cinema, 162 S. Coast Hwy.
The movie, directed by Lagunan Rob Hedden, is described as an "action-packed,...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:42 AM
Laguna Beach resident and director Rob Hedden traded his seaside town for the tropical island of Hawaii for his latest film, "You May Not Kiss the Bride."
The independent film may have only had a $7-million budget but that didn't keep big names from...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 11:56 AM
My friend Phil and I both belong to the cult of Bill Simmons, the sportswriter, mostly because he’s one of the few sportswriters out there who shares our slavish devotion to NBA basketball as the world’s crowning athletic league achievement....