| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:39 AM
From his very first comic-book appearance, the web-slinging superhero Spider-Man has lived by a guiding principle: With great power there must also come great responsibility.
By that standard, Shanda Sawyer has a lot of responsibility to shoulder. As...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Stefan Gierasch, an actor with 60 years of experience and best known for his role in the 1976 Stephen King adaptation "Carrie," died Sept. 6 of a stroke in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 88.
During his career, Gierasch was cast in several roles that...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 11:32 AM
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| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:10 PM
After memorably bringing to life a rogue's gallery of knaves, villains, scamps and ne'er-do-wells in films such as 1982's "Made in Britain," Quentin Tarantino's 1994 "Pulp Fiction," 1995's "Rob Roy," for which he earned an Oscar nomination, and 2008's...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:54 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is quickly filling its coffers for its museum project. Today, the organization announced three naming gifts, of $5-million each.
Producer and academy governor Gale Anne Hurd ("The Walking Dead," "The...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 12:24 AM
Movie and Emmy-nominated actor Meshach Taylor, best known for his roles in "Mannequin" and "Designing Women," died Saturday night, his family has told the Los Angeles Times. He was 67.
Taylor was in hospice care at his family's home in Altadena,...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Actor Meshach Taylor, best known for his role as the ex-con deliveryman Anthony Bouvier in the hit 1980s sitcom "Designing Women," died Saturday at his home in Altadena. He was 67.
The cause of his death was colorectal cancer, said his wife, Bianca...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Get ready for giant monsters vs. colossal robots, Round 2: Writer-director Guillermo del Toro is working on a script for a sequel to his 2013 sci-fi film "Pacific Rim."
"I'm working very, very hard with Zak Penn," Del Toro told BuzzFeed at the Austin...
| Dec 19, 2013
Stressing out about a last-minute gift idea for the Trekkie, Time Lord or Jedi Padawan in your life? Look no […]...
| Nov 28, 2013
You don't have to take your broom to Diagon Alley, cross the Bifrost, traverse the Misty Mountains or steal a […]...
| Aug 22, 2011
Reza Badiyi, a prolific television director whose credits included "Get Smart" and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" and who set a Directors Guild of America record for directing the most hours of episodic series television, has died. He was 81.