| May 23, 2015
| 11:00 AM
"Archive Television Treasures" certainly lives up to its name. The new screening series, part of UCLA Film & Television Archive's 50th-anniversary celebration, is a clear-eyed excursion to the early days of the small screen and a reminder of how the...
| May 9, 2015
Today's theatrical release of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s latest film, “Maggie,” offers a chance to revisit “Conan the Barbarian,” the 1982 film […]...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 7:09 AM
Nuns at a rural convent in South Africa feel safer after the arrest of three men accused of killing an elderly colleague, one of the nuns said on Wednesday.
Austrian Gertrud Tiefenbacher was found dead in her room, her hands bound with a cord from an...
| Apr 16, 2015
Dave Filoni will be attending all four days of Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, but that's not because he has […]...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 7:38 PM
So, you don't consider it the national pastime any more. Picky, picky, picky.
Baseball still brings out the kid in me, even though my rotator cuff disagrees. It's a rite of spring as well as a game. Just ask Kevin Costner, who starred in at least four...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 2:39 PM
August Wilson, a great American writer of great American plays, and a great African American writer of great African American plays, gets the "American Masters" treatment in "The Ground on Which I Stand," an edition of the series "American Masters,"...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 9:43 AM
By now it's a glaring oversight. We have yet to see a single, theatrically released film adaptation of an August Wilson play.
Someday, we will; someday, perhaps even according to the late Pittsburgh-born playwright's wishes, it'll be made by an...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 2:21 PM
Charming and unpretentious as he can be in person, Stephen Sondheim (or, as they like to say in the musical theater, God) is acutely aware of his place in history. And when it comes to controlling the narrative, lest others control it for you, he's no...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 12:30 PM
"I'M YOUNG, and I want to be young, I'm free and I want to be free/To live my life the way I choose, to say and do whatever I please!"
Lesley Gore, belting out her prescient anthem, "You Don't Own Me," in 1964.
YEARS AGO I interviewed Lesley Gore. She...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Seated in the living room of his newly built architectural jewel of a home in Westwood, Alan Mandell had a confession to make.
He was nervous about taking on the role of the elderly Gregory Solomon in the revival of Arthur Miller's "The Price" that...
| Jan 16, 2015
Nathan Lane, who will star in "The Iceman Cometh" this spring, will receive the Monte Cristo Award from the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.
The ceremony will take place in New York on April 13 during the Waterford-based center's annual Manhattan gala....