| 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...
| 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
| 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...
| Nov 26, 2010
It takes two, it always takes two.
Though romantic couples get the attention, some of the most memorable movie pairings, from Marlon Brando and Rod Steiger in "On the Waterfront" to Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon as "Thelma & Louise," feature same gender...
| Jan 30, 2011
The Art of Not Sitting Pretty
St. Martin's Press: 479 pp., $35
Here comes that old question, the one that pops up when a new biography of a prominent artist or writer is published: Do we judge an artist by the life or the work?...
| 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...
| Jul 18, 2008
For a laugh, read this National Review column on ten reasons that "real men" favor McCain over Obama. A few of our favorites: "McCain supports nuclear power. Obama backs wind energy." "The name John McCain sounds like 'John McClain,'......
| Sep 23, 2010
The Early Show Tom Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg and Bridget Moynahan; Tom Jones performs. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Jerry Seinfeld; Seth Meyers. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News Sheryl Lee Ralph. (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Aaron......
| Oct 4, 2010
Susan Sarandon has spoken out again about her split from longtime partner Tim Robbins â and she's still more upset than you. In an interview with U.K. newspaper the Daily Telegraph almost a year after the breakup was announced, Sarandon talked about...