| Jun 6, 2014
Neil deGrasse Tyson has taken television audiences on a tour through the universe with his series, “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” […]...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:37 AM
Shock-rocker and filmmaker Rob Zombie, known for his horror and sci-fi themes, has sold his stately home in Hancock Park for $3.65 million.
The tree-sheltered Tudor, built in 1924, features wood paneling in the living room and pub rooms as well as the...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Together they've won eight Academy Awards and received 76 nominations -- an unusually high level of Hollywood prestige for a low-key piano recital.
The film composers represented on Tuesday's season-opening performance of Piano Spheres at Zipper...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Netflix Inc. surpassed rival HBO in domestic subscribers in the third quarter, a milestone it credits to buzz surrounding original series such as "Orange Is the New Black," the Emmy nominations for the political drama "House of Cards" and other...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:30 AM
At first blush, it would be difficult to think of a foreign demographic in Hollywood less in need of help than Australians. After all, for a country of 23 million people located on the absolute opposite side of the world, Aussies have exerted an...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Two of the night's biggest names, Jacki Weaver and Baz Luhrmann, may have been absent from the Australians in Film Awards & Gala Dinner, but the other honorees more than made up for it in rowdiness and revelry.
Steve Papazian, president of worldwide...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It's not as if Ender Wiggin has all that much riding on his shoulders. He just must single-handedly save the planet in a war against aliens and then become a moral compass for mankind. All before he's old enough to have a beer.
Orson Scott Card's...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:30 PM
LONDON -- Donald Sutherland's shingle, Martin's River Ink, is to produce toonpic "Pirate's Passage." CBC Television has taken Canadian rights, and Tandem Communications is selling international rights.
Sutherland and partner Brad Peyton are producing,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:32 PM
The second annual list of 100 trans-identified people making a big impact on LGBTQ issues in America is out, and 11 of this year's honorees are from Chicago.
The Trans 100 list, compiled by an anonymous committee of trans people and sponsored by...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Among the supporters of the TransLife Center are Lana Wachowski, co-director of "The Matrix" and other blockbusters, and her partner Karin Winslow. Wachowski, a transgender woman who is co-directing Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis in "Jupiter Ascending"...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Shortly before he began shooting his new artificial-intelligence thriller "Transcendence" last year, filmmaker Wally Pfister flew Jose Carmena and Michel Maharbiz, a pair of UC Berkeley scientists, to his office in Los Angeles. Professional consultants...