| Mar 5, 2015
| 6:55 PM
A fan letter to the character actor whose familiar mug has popped up in more than 175 movies and countless TV shows, the documentary "That Guy Dick Miller" aims to finally give the still-working 86-year-old his due.
Having established himself as Roger...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 5:44 PM
Steven Spielberg is attached to direct Jennifer Lawrence in a Warner Bros. film based on photojournalist Lynsey Addario's memoir, "It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War," The Times has confirmed.
Deadline Hollywood first reported that...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Judi Kaufman was having a bad day. There were more and more of those now, 18 years into her battle against brain cancer.
A tumor, her third, now the size of a golf ball, was encroaching on healthy brain tissue, upending her balance and her speech. Her...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Alan Alda is discussing enduring love, a subject he knows by heart.
Alda, who came to fame as Hawkeye Pierce on the 1972-83 CBS comedy series "MASH," recently celebrated his 58th wedding anniversary. He married his wife, author-photographer Arlene Alda,...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 12:41 PM
Steven Spielberg looks to have found his next movie, having attached himself to direct the bigscreen adaptation of "Ready Player One" for Warner Bros and Village Roadshow.
Ernest Cline penned the popular sci-fi novel, which the studio has been trying to...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 1:23 PM
It's game on for Steven Spielberg. The Oscar-winning filmmaker is set to direct and produce an adaptation of Ernest Cline's sci-fi novel "Ready Player One" for Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow, The Times has confirmed.
Set in a near future where people...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 7:16 PM
Gregory Walcott, a tall, rugged character actor who appeared in Clint Eastwood films, detective shows, Westerns and "Plan 9 From Outer Space" — a terrible howler whose notoriety he came to view with graceful good humor — died Friday at his...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 5:51 AM
With the Oscar nominations, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has taken a lot of lumps for a lack of diversity. But the academy made a lot of progress this year in other ways.
In putting up "American Sniper" for best picture, voters...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 3:23 PM
Tom Hanks has spent the better part of the last 35 years bringing characters to life on the big screen, but just in case you missed his memorable turns in movies like "Forrest Gump," "Saving Private Ryan" and "Sleepless in Seattle," it'll only take...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 7:35 AM
Standing in front of an upright piano in a large, wood-floored living room, challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia told several dozen campaign donors seated in folding chairs that he would put an end to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's "corporate agenda."
| Apr 7, 2015
| 6:16 PM
Stan Freberg, an influential master of the lampoon who channeled his off-the-wall sensibility into groundbreaking radio shows, comedy albums and hundreds of humorous television commercials for products such as chow mein and prunes, died of natural...