| Nov 10, 2012
| 6:57 PM
A slimmed-down Edna Turnblad shared the stage with her creator, John Waters, last night, much to the delight of scores of star-crazed fans.
Well, it wasn't exactly Edna, the zaftig stage mom from Waters' "Hairspray," who took to the stage at the Maryland...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Writer-director Andrew Dominik created a hard-boiled gangster movie in "Killing Them Softly." It owes much to the work of the Coen Brothers and Quentin Tarantino. It's filled with constant tension offset by the sort of cerebral dialogue and strange...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 11:34 AM
After experiencing their holiday play “A Klingon Christmas Carol” – both as a member of the audience and the cast - I didn’t think that the crew of Commedia Beauregard could top themselves. Well, I guess I was wrong, as their...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Quentin Tarantino has come under fire for the use of the N-word in his new film “Django Unchained,” which is also probably one of the best films ever made about American slavery.
Comedian Katt Williams threatened to punch Tarantino. Spike...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:11 PM
In a small studio on the far edge of Glendale, a worldwide flow of music is in a moment of transition. On the turntable is a 45rpm disc of spectral, hypnotic sounds from 1980, as radio DJ Lee Joseph begins winding down his two-hour show on LuxuriaMusic....
| Feb 24, 2013
The Academy Awards are the biggest fashion runway on the planet. When Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and other stars step out onto the red carpet Sunday, they will be primed to talk as much about what and who they are wearing as about...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 8:26 PM
Quentin Tarantino, Hollywood's reigning enfant terrible, seems to have some fans in the motion picture academy -- and in the pressroom.
Tarantino's win, his second (he also won for "Pulp Fiction"), was a bit of a surprise, as it bested pre-Oscar...
| Mar 31, 2011
John Travolta is revving up to play John Gotti Sr., the mobster that headed the Gambino crime family in the upcoming biopic "Gotti: Three Generations" directed by Nick Cassavetes. John Gotti Jr. has signed off on the project and will appear with John...
| May 16, 2011
Miramax has signed a multi-year agreement to make its movies available via Netflix online streaming, the first of what the independent studio's new management has promised will be multiple digital platforms for its library. Under the deal announced...
| Jun 1, 2011
Miramax Films has signed a digital distribution agreement with online video distributor Hulu, as part of an ongoing effort to generate more revenue from its 700-title movie library. Subscribers to Hulu's premium service Hulu Plus, which costs $7.99 per...
| Jan 27, 2012
Welcome back, Kotter: Robert Hegyes, who played Sweathot Juan Epstein, died this week in New Jersey of a heart attack. Where are the his cast mates now?...