| Jun 12, 2013
Perhaps it’s not surprising that Michael Shannon, an Oscar nominee (“Revolutionary Road”) known for playing troubled characters, appears as tortured madman General Zod in “Man of Steel,” opening Friday. Would he be open to...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:19 PM
About midway through the documentary "Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay" (opening Friday at the Music Box Theatre), Jay emerges backstage after a performance and is greeted by a roomful of people. As he acknowledges his well-...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:30 PM
CLAIM TO FAME
The former Miss Bogota catapulted to pan-regional renown as an MTV Latin America presenter at age 17. She also hosted one of Colombia's highest rated shows this year, "Colombia's Next Top Model," which aired on broadcast network Caracol TV....
| Apr 28, 2013
| 5:34 AM
Could it be that Washington does comedy better than the Hollywood movie studios?
Conan O'Brien and Barack Obama provided more laughter Saturday night at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner than you're likely to find this weekend at the...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Daniel Day-Lewis will soon have a new role to obsessively inhabit -- recipient of an honorary doctoral degree from the Juilliard School in New York.
The arts school said it also would bestow commencement honors this year on opera singer Dawn Upshaw,...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Photographer Jeffrey Milstein has been fascinated with aviation and flying since he was a young boy building toy models. At 15 he would sweep hangar floors at the Santa Monica Airport on Sunday mornings in exchange for flying lessons. He passed his pilot'...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 6:25 PM
The Southeastern Conference, taken out of the national title hunt for as long as three non-SEC teams keep winning, mostly takes the week off as it openly cheers for upsets of Oregon, Kansas State and Notre Dame. SEC schools bully up to play seven 1-AA...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 7:24 PM
Steven Spielberg’s new film about Abraham Lincoln will show off its first promotional trailer in a Google+Hangout next Thursday, marking the first time a theatrical release has used the video-chat site for such a release.
The film “Lincoln&...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:59 PM
SACRAMENTO — The movie "Lincoln" should be required viewing for all elected chief executives from president to mayor, and especially for California's governor.
Especially our governor because California has so many perplexing, polarizing...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Jimmy Kimmel is headlining the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this Saturday, the 98th installment of the venerable event that is traditionally attended by the President and First Lady, as well as many other senior government...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Abraham Lincoln has been given many titles over the years: Rail Splitter, Great Emancipator, even, to the detriment of the undead, Vampire Hunter.
Some of these have more historical credibility than others.
But one that he's earned without question,...