| Nov 22, 2009
The Method is dead. Long live the Method. ¶ Spend an afternoon with David Lee Strasberg, the ambitious 38-year-old son of legendary acting guru Lee Strasberg, and you just might walk away with the idea that something revolutionary is going on at the...
| Nov 24, 2009
| 1:16 AM
Several of the most classic plays staged live on the home screen in the 1950s most of which became feature films later are compiled in this Criterion Collection set.
Rod Steiger stars as a butcher looking for love in "Marty"; Andy Griffith plays a...
| Feb 17, 2011
The chips are falling into place for Homeboy Industries.
The hottest-selling snack item at 256 Ralphs deli sections across Southern California in the first weeks of February wasn't pretzels, or cheese puffs, or pita or bagel crisps. According to the...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 2:44 PM
"AMORE: The Story of Italian American Song"
By Mark RotellaFarrar, Straus & Giroux, 320 pages, $26.00
1947 was a splendid year for Italian Americans. For decades, Italian immigrants, especially those from the poorer southern regions, were feared,...
| Sep 29, 2010
Piper Laurie has been reflecting on her career of late, a career that has careened from B-movie "bimbo" roles to Oscar nominations — not to mention that bag full of condoms she once scored as a budding starlet.
Though she was painfully shy,...
| Jun 28, 2009
"Public Enemies," starring Johnny Depp as bank robber John Dillinger, opens in movie theaters Wednesday. Suddenly, outlaws are in. Here are 10 arresting facts that might have escaped your attention:
1. A Wyoming ne'er-do-well known as "Big Nose George"...
| Nov 28, 2010
IPads, Nooks and Kindles may be topping wish lists this holiday season, but when it comes to reading about fashion, nothing beats the glossy, full-color grandeur of a coffee-table book.
This season's crop of oversized style tomes is especially alluring....
| Jun 25, 2010
| 6:39 PM
— The alarm first sounded at 3:50 a.m. Friday, and Rickie Fowler hit the snooze button. He eventually rose and arrived at TPC River Highlands at about 4:45 for his 6:50 tee time.
For a California kid, it was like being on West Coast time.
| Aug 6, 2010
| 9:40 AM
The saga of Springfield continues in the latest year of the animated Fox sitcom to hit video. It's easy to identify the set, since it's packaged in the shape and image of series character Ralph Wiggum's head.
Of course, there's a "Treehouse of Horror"...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 10:31 AM
| Mar 23, 2011
| 4:15 PM
Several TV networks are paying tribute to the wonderful film icon Elizabeth Taylor, who died Wednesday at the age of 79. The actress starred in 55 movies and 16 TV productions in her long career. She was nominated for five Oscars and won twice, for...