| Feb 27, 2012
It wasn't a disaster — more of a mishap. But it was almost as if ABC forgot that the Oscars red carpet is the longest-running fashion runway in history. Keyboard critics took to social media to throw a collective hissy fit about the network's...
| Oct 2, 2011
Peter Gent, who turned his vivid memories of a five-year career as a wide receiver with the Dallas Cowboys into the blisteringly candid bestselling novel "North Dallas Forty," has died. He was 69.
Gent, a standout basketball player at Michigan State...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 7:28 PM
Sue Mengers, an unapologetically brash talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79.
For two decades, Mengers was one of...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 5:52 PM
In August 2001, Dick Butkus was approached with a deal.
If he would record a radio advertisement, he would be given an EBCT heart scan. The scan normally would have cost about $15,000 and insurance didn't cover it.
"What the hell," Butkus said. "I hadn'...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The empire of mobster Mickey Cohen (played by Sean Penn in top surly, snarling form) is targeted by an elite team of 1940s Los Angeles cops in this stylishly staged saga.
Josh Brolin and Ryan Gosling play the lawmen selected by the city's police chief...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Despite the top-notch pedigree this racetrack-centered HBO drama had - including creator and executive producer David Milch ("Deadwood") and a cast including Oscar winners Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte - the series only would have one season, the result...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Pasadena has the attention of the world during the Rose Parade, but moviegoers often see the city without realizing it as film crews work year round to convert Pasadena into European capitals, the Midwest and Boston.
Pasadena, South Pasadena and San...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Legendary producer Aaron Spelling was building his television dynasty (along with then-partner Leonard Goldberg) when he made this early 1970s ABC series about several young policemen (Georg Stanford Brown, Michael Ontkean, Sam Melville) and their...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Algunas veces los villanos de las películas inspiran más que los héroes como sucedió en Aurora (Colorado), donde James Holmes, joven que asistía al estreno de The Dark Knight Rises, disparó contra los asistentes, causando 12 muertos y más de 50 heridos....
| Jan 10, 2013
| 6:26 AM
A triumph of production design but a pretty dull kill-'em-up otherwise, the post-World War II-set "Gangster Squad" comes from the director of "Zombieland," Ruben Fleischer. It's clear Fleischer, who also made "30 Minutes or Less," hadn't worked through...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 11:52 AM
"Django Unchained" (R). A slave turned bounty hunter sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. With Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz and Leonardo DiCaprio. TownMall Cinemas (12:50, 4:20, 7:50 p.m.)