| May 24, 2013
| 12:53 PM
In my recent review of the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra," I was so busy deconstructing the big flap over casting as an ironic example of image trumping reality that I proceeded to perpetuate the same crime.
No film is created by a director and his or...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:15 AM
If movie fans could vote on the Oscar for Best Actor, in 2011 it might have gone to one very funny master of improvisational acting. But fans can't weigh in, and Jean Dujardin, star of The Artist," took home the statuette. No offense to the French actor,...
| Sep 23, 2012
Reese Witherspoon is banking on her own brand. The Oscar-winning actress listed her Libbey Ranch in Ojai for sale this week at $10 million and lent her name to the marketing materials.
Designed by architect Wallace Neff, Witherspoon's ranch was...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Oscar-winner Reese Witherspoon has listed Libbey Ranch in Ojai for sale at $10 million.
Designed by celebrity architect Wallace Neff, the ranch was originally built in 1923 as stables for glassware titan Edward Libbey. Details include original hardware,...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:35 AM
Universal's Halloween Horror Nights and "The Walking Dead" go together like blood and guts.
The AMC television series, which follows the experiences of a deputy sheriff during a zombie apocalypse, will be the subject of one of Universal Studios'...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Robert Pattinson may still be better at selling tabloids than movie tickets.
The "Twilight" star's latest film, "Cosmopolis," opened in limited release this weekend and took in $72,327, according to an estimate from distributor Entertainment One Films....
| Apr 15, 2012
Throughout his 40-plus-year career, actor Michael Douglas personified the modern male in film, as a sensitive youth rebelling against authority, as a middle-aged man grappling with problems of marriage, career and changing times, and as an older adult,...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 12:33 PM
For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385.
The Bain Center
5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.
•Acting Up! Most Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater club...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 9:18 AM
He steals the show on the red carpet, his co-stars regard him as a solid actor, and his director believes he is an essential character in "The Artist."
But Uggie, the playful, loyal Jack Russell terrier who stars in the silent movie, was left out in...
| Jan 20, 2012
The first of three winter workshops will be held from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Workshops will deal with dementia, the caregiving experience, and caring for...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 9:37 PM
Shortly after the Robert Pattinson-Reese Witherspoon film "Water for Elephants" hit theaters in April, a dark cloud appeared over the delicate period romance. A video purporting to show the film's elephant star, Tai, being trained with electric shock...