| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:30 AM
I am afflicted with a persistent sexual fantasy that I'd rather not have. In recent years, I have developed a slightly unhinged attraction to Republicans. I'm your typical college-educated, urban-elitist lefty. I want saved whales, married gays and...
| May 14, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Electronic cigarettes are igniting a major health debate. Some believe they're a great alternative to smoking, while others think they're a source of dangerous unknown toxins.
The pseudo-cigarettes are becoming increasingly popular since people can't...
| Jun 20, 2012
Given the chance to shoot a bow and arrow alongside “Brave” director Mark Andrews and producer Katherine Sarafian, I completely humiliated them.
No, no I didn’t. The 43-year-old, Bay Area-based folks behind Pixar’s latest animated...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 9:45 PM
One online story about actor Josh Duhamel recently began with this headline: "Adopting was the smartest thing I've done."
"I'm not sure my wife would agree with that!" Duhamel says with a laugh. The actor's wife is singer Fergie, of the Black Eyed Peas....
| Jan 27, 2012
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Here’s something to bum you out: Sixty years ago, Debbie Reynolds starred in “Singin’ in the Rain.” Now, she’s playing goofy ol’ granny and firing a gun into a turkey in the pathetic “One For...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 10:37 AM
"Beauty and the Beast 3D" (G). Re-release of this Disney story in 3D. An prince (Robby Benson) must remain a hideous Beast until he learns to love someone, in particular village girl Belle (Paige O'Hara). TownMall Cinemas (12:30, 3:30, 6:30,...
| Sep 18, 2012
Congratulations to Joan Allen, Viola Davis and Helen Hunt, who will all attend the Chicago International Film Festival (Oct. 11-25) to accept a Silver Hugo award for "significant achievements and contributions to the arts," the fest announced this...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 3:51 PM
"Big Miracle" (PG). A newsman in Alaska (John Krasinski) lands a story that could give him the big break he needs to advance his career. With Drew Barrymore, Kristen Bell and Dermot Mulroney. TownMall Cinemas (2, 4:40, 7:10 p.m.)...
| Feb 16, 2012
In "This Means War,"the CIA operatives played by Chris Pine and Tom Hardy fall for the same woman, a consumer products tester played by Reese Witherspoon. At first the boys agree to let the best agent win, seduction-wise, while Witherspoon's Lauren...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 7:35 AM
A lot of terrible romantic comedies come along in a given year, and after five or six you begin to question your belief in anything — romance, comedy, movies, even terribleness itself. Before you know it you're trying to break the fever and hit...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Actress Katherine Heigl is selling her house in Los Feliz.
Priced at $2.659 million, the Southern Colonial-style two-story features French doors, high ceilings and verandas. There are two fireplaces, four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and nearly 3,700 square...