| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Hollywood began to take interest in Elmore Leonard, who died Tuesday, nearly 60 years ago. But back then he wasn't writing the crime novels he became famous for; he focused on western short stories and novels.
Here's a look at some of his earliest...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Elmore Leonard, whose work has fueled Hollywood films for decades, will have an impact on the business even after his death.
Leonard, who died Tuesday, recently had his 1978 crime novel "The Switch" adapted into a movie titled "Life of Crime." It is...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Aasif Mandvi knows how to get a laugh. Throughout his seven years (and counting) as a correspondent on TV's "The Daily Show," he has skewered politicians, celebrities and the media with a combination of incisive cultural commentary and goofball antics....
| May 13, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Since the publication in 1920 of F. Scott Fitzgerald's first novel, "This Side of Paradise," his life and career have been scrutinized, studied and dissected in countless critical essays, articles and biographies.
Hollywood too has been endlessly...
| May 24, 2013
| 9:35 AM
CHAMPAIGN -- Richard Linklater's sneakers squish-squish-
squished against the wet tiles. We were walking the perimeter of the Illini Union, on the campus of theUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-
Champaign. It was a stormy night in April, and students...
| May 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson may be the big names in the new comedy "The Internship," but the real star of the film is Google.
The company campus in Mountain View, Calif., is the setting for the movie in which Vaughn and Wilson play down-on-their-luck...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Andrew Wilson was born in Dallas, Texas, on this day in 1964. This birthday guy has appeared in such films as "Hall Pass," "Calvin Marshall" and "Fever Pitch." He also directed the 2005 release "The Wendell Baker Story." Wilson made...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Sometimes daydreams do come true. At least, that's what the Goldwyn family must be feeling now that their long-delayed "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" update finally exists, smarter and less screwball than previous attempts at the material have been....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:04 PM
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The Big Bang Theory Sheldon (Jim...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Owen Wilson is expecting his second child!
"The Internship" actor is expecting the baby with personal trainer Caroline Lindqvist, Wilson's rep confirmed The Times Thursday.
The rep for the actor, who is already father to a little boy named Robert...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Indian actor Kumar Pallana, who played the butler in "The Royal Tenenbaums" and had roles in other Wes Anderson movies, died Oct. 10 at age 94.
Dubbed an "Anderson stalwart" by Variety, Pallana made an impression in the helmer's pics, from "Bottle...