| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The last person who thought Rosie O'Donnell would ever return to "The View" was Rosie O'Donnell. In the spring of 2007, the talk show host opted not to renew her contract with the gabfest created by Barbara Walters, even though her controversial...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:55 PM
A friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman who was arrested in the investigation following the Oscar winner's fatal overdose has taken a plea deal that gives him no jail time.
Robert Aaron Vineberg initially faced a felony charge of heroin possession with...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 5:30 AM
At the 2013 Emmys, Robin Williams paid tribute to his recently departed friend and mentor Jonathan Winters, lauding Winters for his "comedy at the speed of thought."
At this year's ceremony, Williams was tragically on the other end of such an homage,...
| Aug 30, 2014
What do Sting, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have in common? All three have huge fortunes, and none of them are giving it to their kids.
Sting just revealed that most of his $300 million won't end up with his six adult children. "I certainly don't...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"No Good Deed" topped the box office this weekend and helped reinvigorate a floundering domestic movie business.
The Sony/Screen Gems thriller took in $24.5 million from 2,175 theaters, easily beating expectations. Going into the weekend, analysts...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Chris Fujiwara is stepping down as artistic director of the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival to pursue other activities.
Fujiwara launched his tenure in 2012 to much praise after a 2011 edition that was largely vilified.
Under Fujiwara's watch, Edinburgh...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Toward the end of a blistering set on a recent Friday night, Adam Marans, lead singer of the Baltimore sludgy punk foursome Big Christ, took a rare breather to dedicate the next song, “Boogie Nights,” to the deceased actor Philip Seymour...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:31 PM
"Desperate Housewives" alum Shawn Pyfrom, in the wake of Philip Seymour Hoffman's untimely death, has admitted that he is an addict and has struggled with drug and alcohol abuse.
Hoffman, the 46-year-old "Hunger Games" and "Capote" actor, who was...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
This year's Academy Awards ceremony clocked in at a hefty 3½ hours, and that's not even counting the red-carpet arrivals or the celebratory aftermath.
Reliving the show, however, will only take a minute, thanks to The Times' Oscars time-lapse, which you...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:00 PM
At its inception 30 years ago, the Sundance Film Festival was dedicated to low-budget films made outside the studio system, a celebration of fresh cinematic voices telling daring, imaginative stories. Back then Hollywood stars barely factored into the...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Just a few weeks before he died of an apparent drug overdose, Philip Seymour Hoffman brought his new film, "A Most Wanted Man," to the Sundance Film Festival.
It was in many ways a classic Hoffman peformance. The veteran actor played a German...