| Jul 21, 2013
British comedian, actor and director
Mel Smith, 60, an actor, writer and director who was a major force in British comedy, died of a heart attack Friday at his home in northwest London, said his agent, Michael Foster.
Smith shot to fame...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 11:29 AM
Yes, Mandy Patinkin saw "Saturday Night Live" spoof "Homeland" in a sketch this month. And no, the South Side native and Kenwood Academy High School alum wasn't insulted by Bill Hader's impression of him or the exaggerated impersonations of his "Homeland"...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:52 AM
NEW YORK — Twenty-five years after “The Princess Bride” first stormed theaters, director Rob Reiner, writer William Goldman and cast ......
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Meth came to the museum Tuesday night.
"Breaking Bad," the hit AMC drama about a mild-mannered chemistry teacher who gradually evolves into a deadly criminal, was saluted at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art with a live reading of the series' pilot...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:27 PM
The Silver Lake Picture Show is back again for its second summer, with a slate of free films to be shown outdoors on a patch of Sunset Boulevard real estate known as Sunset Triangle Plaza.
Co-founder Nicholas Robbins says seven movies will be shown this...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Though new blockbusters may grab all the headlines, summer movies reach new heights in the great outdoors. Why not enjoy the night sky, some fine food and tunes before relaxing with friends at the many outdoor cinema locations that have burst onto the L....
| Mar 18, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Tony and Emmy Award-winner Mandy Patinkin, accompanied by Paul Ford on piano, will be in concert to Long Wharf Theatre's gala at on Friday, June 7 in New Haven.
The evening will being at 6 p.m. with cocktails, small plate tastings, and a silent auction....
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:16 PM
At this year's Florida Film Festival, the rallying cry could be borrowed from history: "The British are coming! The British are coming!"
For the first time, a special program of short films from the United Kingdom is part of the annual 10-day festival...
| Jan 4, 2012
Ten days before Bob Anderson headed to the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki as part of the British fencing team, he responded to a call from a British film studio in need of three fencers to coach the lead actors for sword-fighting scenes in a new pirate...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 2:44 PM
Peter Falk, the gravel-voiced actor who became an enduring television icon portraying Lt. Columbo, the rumpled raincoat-wearing Los Angeles police homicide detective who always had "just one more thing" to ask a suspect, died Thursday. He was 83.
| Jun 21, 2012
| 9:00 AM
"Goodbye Cruel World"
The back story to Nikolai Erdman's 1928 play "The Suicide" is a real knee-slapper: the play was banned by Stalin's censors on the eve of its premiere, the author ended up spending time in Siberia, and its would-be director, the...