| Aug 18, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Shakespeare, Molière, musical romps, contemporary classics, comedies of all Jordi Galcerán's descriptions, cutting-edge new work — theater in Southern California is varied, plentiful and far-flung, from the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Barbara Beckley, pencil thin and fiercely emphatic, sits in an armchair in the living room-style lobby of the Colony Theatre in Burbank. Sounds from the stage indicate that rehearsals are underway for the second show of the Colony's 38th season: the...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:35 AM
"I've always been a writer. My songs are the door to every dream I've ever had and every success I've ever achieved," says Dolly Parton of her incredible career, which has spanned nearly five decades and is showing no signs of slowing down.
| Jan 31, 2010
The reviews of Don DeLillo's last few novels put me in mind of the sports journalist who, after a certain Yankee game, wrote, " Babe Ruth was not able to make any home runs." Critics of "The Body Artist," "Cosmopolis" and especially "Falling Man" seem...
| Oct 15, 2008
N. Richard Nash's "The Rainmaker," most familiar as an overwrought 1956 film starring Katharine Hepburn and Burt Lancaster, is actually a gentle, surprisingly durable romantic comedy. Who knew?
It's a frequent phenomenon in Hollywood. Marquee value...
| Sep 19, 2010
WOODSIDE, Calif. —It's a pronounced climb up a winding road to the hilltop restaurant where Neil Young and Daniel Lanois have ensconced themselves for an afternoon to talk about their singular new collaboration, "Le Noise."
Sitting on an enclosed...
| Feb 12, 2009
How many music video directors can say their work is part of a permanent museum collection? Mark Romanek's music videos have won three Grammys, about two dozen MTV awards and a place of honor in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
He is now trying...
| Jan 16, 2009
That cyclical cinematic fad known as 3D gets back to its gimmicky "gotcha!" roots with My Bloody Valentine 3D, a pick-axe-in-your-eyeball remake of a 1981 horror classic. No cartoon cuddliness in this 3D outing: It's a hand-drips-blood-in-your-lap...
| Feb 18, 2008
| 1:23 PM
Already Dead (R) : 2/29/2008 - 4/3/2008
American Pie Presents: Beta House (R) : 2/8/2008 - 3/13/2008
Americanizing Shelley (PG) : 2/5/2008 - 4/10/2008
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (R) : 2/5/2008 - 4/10/2008
| Oct 7, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Once again, theater audiences will have a chance to take advantage of Theatre Communications Group's (TCG) Free Night of Theater, during which nearly 700 theaters in more than 120 cities and 30 states will offer a night of theater for......
| Feb 3, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Nadine Robinson's "Coronation Theme: Organon" is a great, rumbling wall of potential power, a majestic ode to past blood, sweat and tears and a firm promise of future might. Twenty-eight powerhouse audio speakers are stacked high against a wall, the......