| Mar 17, 2013
LONDON — It's Saturday afternoon in the jam-packed Old Red Lion on London's shopper-crowded St. John Street. Beer-fueled chatter — including some salty heckles — ricochets off the TV screens, while the pub's lone server pours pints of...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:46 AM
As residents of New York City’s sixth borough, many South Floridians may be filled with unease about the fall release of the big-screen biopic of the beloved Bowery hell hole CBGB. The just-released trailer may help. Or not.
As a documentation of...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Check out Jane Fonda and Alan Rickman done up to look like the Reagans -- eerie....
| May 8, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Moviegoers well-acquainted with Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels’ eyebrow-raising filmic oeuvre may be shocked to learn that his latest movie, “The Butler,” seems, at first blush, rather short on salacious surprises. This from the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:11 PM
"Lee Daniels' The Butler" is neither as good as it might have been nor as bad as survivors of "The Paperboy" may have feared. An ambitious and overdue attempt to create a Hollywood-style epic around the experience of black Americans in general and the...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:17 AM
The year's first serving of Oscar bait has arrived on a silver platter in the form of "Lee Daniels' The Butler," a star-studded historical drama starring Forest Whitaker as an African American butler working at the White House through multiple...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Richard Horvitz is one of the funniest people you will ever meet. Fans will recognize his voice as Zim from “Invader Zim,” as Daggett from “The Angry Beavers,” as Billy from “The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy”...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Confronted by the alleged thriller "Paranoia" last week, I was struck dumb (and dumber!) by the opening voice-over narration delivered in heavy, stilted tones by Liam Hemsworth, a young actor whose only piece of direction, apparently, was: Talk. Slowly....
| Jul 4, 2013
| 1:42 PM
In a heartfelt letter, director Lee Daniels pleaded with Warner Bros. Entertainment chief executive Kevin Tsujihara not to force a change in the title of the upcoming Weinstein Co. film "The Butler."
News broke this week that the Motion Picture Assn. of...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Jeff Goldblum, starring in "Seminar" at the Ahmanson Theatre through Nov. 18, will participate in a Google+ Hangout in this space at noon Pacific on Tuesday.
The actor will talk about the stage comedy, written by Theresa Rebeck, in which he plays a noted...