| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:58 PM
The Academy Award nominations will be announced Jan. 24. So we asked staff who most deserves a nod but will likely be ignored by the Academy.
The dinosaur in"The Tree of Life."It was a tough decision, but he did the right thing.
| May 30, 2012
| 9:27 AM
The 2012-13 season at the Ahmanson Theatre will feature Theresa Rebeck's "Seminar," starring Jeff Goldblum, and the U.S. premiere of "Backbeat," a new musical about the origin of the Beatles, based on the 1994 movie.
As previously announced, the...
| 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...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 2:13 PM
The singular Jeff Goldblum joined us Tuesday for an online video conversation about his role in the Theresa Rebeck play "Seminar," which is running through Nov. 18 at the Ahmanson Theatre. Goldblum appeared in the the play earlier this year on Broadway,...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Masochism is the chief prerequisite for a private writing seminar with Leonard, the fearsome teacher, writer and editor conducting a mini reign of terror in Theresa Rebeck's Broadway comedy "Seminar," now at the Ahmanson Theatre.
Played by Jeff...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts, indie film fave Parker Posey, Johanna Day (Edward Albee's "Peter and Jerry") and Glenn Fitzgerald (off-Broadway's "This") make up the cast for the world premiere of Will Eno's "The Realistic...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 1:10 PM
"A Good Day to Die Hard" isn't just the weakest of the "Die Hard" pictures; it's a lousy action movie on its own terms, even without comparing it to the adored 1988 franchise launch starring Bruce Willis as John McClane, the New York cop who's a carnage...
| 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...
| Jul 7, 2011
Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint joined hordes of fans for the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 2" premiere in London's Trafalgar Square....
| Jul 13, 2011
The finale to the Harry Potter saga is, like most of the films in the series, a bit of a slog. But it's a generally satisfying slog — two hours of wrapping up loose ends, saying fond, if not exactly tearful farewells and Harry facing his destiny...
| Jul 13, 2011
J.K. Rowling’s seven critically acclaimed best-selling novels came to a conclusion four years ago this month. And after this weekend, there will be no more new films based on the adventures of Harry Potter and the friends he made at Hogwarts...