| Jul 16, 2011
Today's column is only the second one in my history to originate in long hand (and the first one in 14 years to be turned in past deadline.) The culprit was BGE — we lost power at 2 a.m. on column deadline day, not to be restored until 5 p.m.
| Jul 15, 2011
| 12:16 PM
Rosario Dawson ha ganado fama en Hollywood por encarnar seres marginales en historias hiperrealistas. Desde que debutó en el cine a los 15 años, la actriz quedó atrapada en las turbulentas aguas del drama.
No obstante, no pierde oportunidad cuando le...
| Jul 22, 2011
Can it be nearly 50 years since Julie Andrews introduced herself to movie audiences (and Oscar voters) by soaring in, clutching her umbrella and announcing herself as a "practically perfect" nanny?
More to the point: Why has it taken this long for the...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 12:23 PM
I really despise the term “variety show” with all its kitschy “Sonny and Cher,” “Captain & Tenille” and “Carol Burnett Show” connotations. But how else to describe this week’s Chicago Live! lineup?...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 11:09 PM
There was one how-did-she-do-that? moment at Katy Perry’s show Sunday at Allstate Arena, something I’ve never seen before at a pop concert.
In the midst of one song, “Hot N Cold,” the 26-year-old pop singer changed outfits five...
| Aug 27, 2011
Actor Matthew Perry has bought a newly built custom house in the Sunset Strip area for $8.65 million. That might explain why he put his West Hollywood condo up for sale last month at $2,995,000.
At his new home, walls of glass in the main living area and...
| Sep 7, 2011
Few 18th century authors have achieved the modern popular success that Jane Austen now enjoys. Her novels are always in print, and in the last decades they have been adapted into films and television miniseries, from "Sense and Sensibility," "Emma,"...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:11 AM
More or less a variation of "Doctor Dolittle," this comedy casts Kevin James as the title character, whose decision to seek another job - prompted by a desire to improve his love life - panics the talking animals who have been in his care.
| Mar 17, 2011
Producer-engineer Stan Ross, who co-founded Hollywood's Gold Star Recording Studio, which has a storied place in rock history as the home of Phil Spector's innovative "Wall of Sound" technique, has died. He was 82.
Ross died Friday at Providence St....
| Mar 17, 2011
| 3:25 PM
Christina Aguilera has put her 11,500-square-foot gated mansion in Beverly Hills on the market at $13.5 million.
Set on nearly two-thirds of an acre, the Mediterranean-style home has a grand foyer with a sweeping staircase, a fanciful children's room,...