| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:01 AM
"What the hell is going on here?" Jack Ryan (Chris Pine) asks in the new trailer for the latest Tom Clancy-inspired movie, "Jack Ryan: Shadow One," which opens Christmas Day.
Judging from the preview, director Kenneth Branagh ("Thor") and...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Rufus Norris, who began his career as an actor before turning to directing, has been tapped to succeed Nicholas Hytner as the new director of Britain's presitigious National Theatre.
Norris is expected to assume his new role when Hytner steps down at...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Are you heading to Tuscany this fall? Curse you!
But just to show I’m not bitter, here’s a tip that is going to make your trip a whole lot better. Judy Witts Francini, a well-known cooking teacher who has lived in Florence, Italy, for 30...
| May 31, 2013
| 12:00 PM
When architect Kai Cole began designing her Mediterranean-style Santa Monica home, she weighed all the usual concerns — space, light, flow — along with one quite specific to her family's needs: where to hold the Shakespeare readings.
| Jul 8, 2013
It’s not that “Pacific Rim” star Charlie Hunnam hasn’t had a chance at a breakout movie role. The English actor was nearly cast as Thor and turned down Russell Brand’s part in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” which...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:24 PM
While our local arts groups take a summer break, it's still possible to get a fix of ballet or opera, thanks to the Enzian Theater in Maitland. Each summer, the theater presents series of films showing opera and dance productions by world-renowned...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Kenneth Branagh is back in Bard territory with a new production of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" that he stars in and co-directed with Rob Ashford at the Manchester International Festival in England. The production marks the first time Branagh has played the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Emmy nominations arrive Thursday morning. Early. To save you from having to wake up at 5:35 a.m. PDT, we're sweeping through the high-profile categories one last time. We called the comedy races and the drama nominees. Now it's time to look at the...
| Oct 30, 2012
Winter Ave Zoli has managed to parlay what was originally a quickie guest spot into a full-fledged recurring role on the smash FX biker drama Sons of Anarchy. Her character Lyla’s tragic romance with Opie ended this season, but Lyla remains a part...
| Jan 9, 2013
With “The Avengers,” “The Dark Knight Rises,” “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” and more sci-fi and fantasy films, 2012 was ......
| Aug 10, 2013
Tom Hiddleston, Natalie Portman and Anthony Hopkins took the D23 stage Saturday morning in Anaheim to promote “Thor: The Dark […]...