| Aug 31, 2013
| 6:00 AM
TELLURIDE, Colo. — Director Jason Reitman suspects he will get the same "Labor Day" question that dogged Joyce Maynard when she wrote her 2009 novel of the same name: How could any single mother invite an escaped prisoner into her home?
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:46 PM
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Playwright Joseph Reed Hayes is producing 13 entertainment events throughout 2013, including the following two plays. "Solos" will be performed at the Gallery at Avalon Island, 39 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando. "The Little Dickens" will be...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Michael Jackson's ex-wife Debbie Rowe smiled -- and at times sobbed -- as she testified Thursday about her memories of her former husband, offering one of the most intimate looks at the intensely private pop star during a 3½-month trial focused on his...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Time was when hit Broadway shows were turned into movies. Now, judging by recent productions at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, it's the other way around.
Recent attractions at the center have included "Billy Elliot," "The Addams Family,"...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The most depressing (and difficult) part of a trade critic's job is predicting how any given film will fare at the box office. How often have you read a Variety review that scolds a movie for being an epic travesty, then goes on to forecast how it will...
| Sep 18, 2008
102 min. Rated PG-13
Directed by David Koepp
(Director; Trigger Effect, Stir of Echoes) (Writer; Spider-Man, Panic Room, Carlito's Way)
It hard to find a good...
| Nov 21, 2008
I am not now nor have I ever been a 13-year-old girl, but "Twilight" made me wish I could be, at least for a couple of hours, the better to appreciate a movie that has been targeted to that demographic with the delicious specificity of a laser weapon.
| Sep 15, 2009
| 8:30 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Hollywood is mourning the loss of actor Patrick Swayze who died Monday after a two year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57.
The "Ghost" and "Dirty Dancing" star "passed away peacefully with family at his side after facing the...
| Nov 14, 2008
Even on its grandest scale -- the size of a house -- Rachel Whiteread's work has a deeply affecting humility. It is, after all, based on absence. The British artist, who lives and works in London, has made casts (in plaster, concrete, resin and other...
| Jan 23, 2009
Patrick Swayze, who has shared his battle with pancreatic cancer, is planning to share a whole lot more.
"The Beast" star and his wife Lisa will collaborate to write his memoirs, according to news reports.
No other information is available at this time,...
| Feb 9, 2009
For just a twitter of a moment, it appeared that Ashton Kutcher was selling his Beverly Hills residence after a very public Internet tirade earlier this month over the construction going on next door. Nuh-uh. The house he is selling, which is in fact...
| Sep 19, 2008
Amid the congested pantheon of romantic male leads, one would be hard-pressed to find a more improbable candidate than Ricky Gervais. I mean, can we talk? Even if one could somehow exorcise images of David Brent, the gaseous desk jockey immortalized by...