| Jun 24, 2009
| 7:01 PM
Dr. Jerri Nielsen FitzGerald, who was the only physician at an isolated South Pole research station when she diagnosed and treated her own breast cancer before being evacuated in a daring 1999 rescue, has died. She was 57.
FitzGerald died Tuesday at...
| Jul 14, 2009
| 6:45 AM
Susan Sarandon and John Goodman have joined Al Pacino in an HBO movie about Dr. Jack Kevorkian.
The movie, titled "You Don't Know Jack," will follow Kevorkian's (Pacino) rise to prominence as an assisted-suicide advocate and the numerous legal battles...
| Mar 22, 2009
For someone in the midst of a professional crisis, Susan Sarandon is the picture of calm as she sips tea in a private Greenwich Village club. A head of curls is tucked under a newsboy cap, and her delicate porcelain features are remarkably ageless. You...
| Apr 7, 2009
| 1:29 PM
Farrah Fawcett, who starred in the 1970s television hit "Charlie's Angels" and became a generation's favorite pinup after posing for a hot-selling swimsuit poster, has died. She was 62.
Fawcett, who was diagnosed with a rare anal cancer in 2006, died...
| Dec 13, 2009
Doris Duke. It's a mighty big name in philanthropic circles.
The only child of tobacco and hydropower magnate James Buchanan Duke, she inherited his $80 million estate in 1925, when she was 12. The "poor little rich girl" grew into an elegant woman whose...
| Jul 5, 2009
"Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" had all the makings of a hit, even without Arnold.
But after just two shortened seasons, Fox pulled the plug on the blockbuster franchise's move to TV. Ratings had fallen to a series low by May, and it seemed the...
| Dec 23, 2009
| 6:17 PM
| Sep 23, 2010
| 1:19 PM
Al Pacino recently won an Emmy Award for his portrayal of "death doctor" Jack Kevorkian in this HBO film directed by Barry Levinson ("Rain Man").
A patient's right to determine his own fate is debated as Kevorkian stands trial over his apparatus that...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 6:53 AM
Reunited with director Oliver Stone, Michael Douglas reprises his Oscar-winning role as ruthless financier Gordon Gekko - trying to rebuild his life after a prison stretch - in this well-played sequel.
With his estranged daughter (Carey Mulligan) engaged...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 8:42 AM
Michael Douglas has engaged in a number of image-busting roles in recent years, and though this movie didn't get remotely as much attention as some of his others, it offers him as another such character. He plays a businessman whose tendency to play...
| Apr 23, 2010
At the crux of the lingering debate over Dr. Jack Kevorkian is an unresolved question of character: What kind of guy would devote his life to helping other people die? Was he a compassionate visionary, fighting to end the suffering of the ill, or was...