| Dec 1, 2008
It's time for the annual declaration: Britney Spears is not going away. Last year she might have seemed like a human Superfund site, oozing bad fumes and impossible to repair -- but in 13 short months, she's churned out a perfectly viable album that...
| Nov 30, 2008
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| Dec 4, 2008
You now have no excuse not to have seen some of the greatest classics of film. No more mumbling vague generalities in conversations with your cinéaste friends, then scrambling to catch up with the DVDs, because this weekend the American Cinematheque is...
| Jan 10, 2009
In the 1990s, it was hard to turn on the TV without seeing Miguel Ferrer's face. The actor -- the oldest of five kids born to actress-singer Rosemary Clooney and Academy Award winner Jose Ferrer -- simultaneously appeared in three prime-time TV series....
| Jan 31, 2009
You've seen his face all over TV for years, now won't you please go see the man's house? Actor Vondie Curtis-Hall and his wife, Kasi Lemmons, just dropped the price on their Hollywood Hills home by 21% -- from $2,899,000 to $2,295,000.
| Apr 4, 2008
Universal Pictures' "Leatherheads," the George Clooney-Renee Zellweger movie about the nascent days of professional football, tries to re-create the madcap flair of 1930s-era screwball comedies.
Walden Media and 20th Century Fox's "Nim's Island,"...
| Mar 9, 2009
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Jimmy Boyd, a singer best known for recording the Christmas novelty hit “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” in 1952 when he was 13, died Saturday. He was 70.
Boyd, who also was a child actor, died of cancer at a Santa Monica convalescent...
| Mar 18, 2009
Jack Lawrence, a songwriter who wrote the lyrics for hits such as "All or Nothing at All," "Tenderly" and "Beyond the Sea," has died. He was 96.
Lawrence, who fractured his pelvic bone in a fall in his Redding, Conn., home Friday, died of complications...
| Mar 13, 2005
Many of today's symphony orchestra instruments have been around for centuries. The violin, for instance, dates to the 1500s and as a result has an enormous repertoire spanning 450 years. The saxophone, by contrast, wasn't invented until the mid-19th...