| Feb 5, 2012
Actor Michael O’Keefe is between performances as he sits down for a quick bite in his dressing room. He’s just come offstage at the Pasadena Playhouse, where he appears as Serge, a would-be art collector in the three-person play “Art.&...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 4:18 PM
An Army soldier in Afghanistan — we'll call him Joe — has spent the last couple of years wondering if the Valkyries will spirit him off to the afterlife or choose someone else.
The Valkyries, you may know, are figures in Norse mythology,...
| Aug 10, 2012
Dale Olson, an elder statesman of the Hollywood publicity corps whose assignments over a four-decade career included representing Rock Hudson during the last months of the actor's struggle with AIDS, died Thursday of complications of liver cancer. He...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof — Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman star in this 1958 adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m. at Windsor Public Library, 323 Broad St.
Fat City — Stacy Keach and Jeff Bridges star in this 1972...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 10:17 PM
Hollywood silently came to Aberdeen this week.
Moonglow Films producers were scouting locations for a movie about former Northern State basketball coach Don Meyer. After lining up the movie’s talent and finances, they hope to start production this...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Today's question: Producers were in Aberdeen last week in preparation for a movie about former Northern State coach Don Meyer. If you were making the movie, who would you cast as Meyer, and what would be the film title?
Robert Duvall. He has played a...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Here's the definition of a hot young recording artist: You're 20 years old and your second single is still climbing the charts.
Your life is also so crazy that when a reporter asks where you are, you say, “I have no idea.”
Hunter Hayes, the hot young...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:08 AM
Director-producer Tony Scott, who apparently committed suicide Sunday in San Pedro at age 68, left behind a lengthy filmography.
One of the first directors to make the transition from commercials to features, he helmed movies including "Top Gun,”...
| Sep 23, 2010
| 4:34 PM
At this point, it sure looks like we have solid Oscar front-runners for best picture ("The Social Network"), best actor (Colin Firth, "The King's Speech") and best actress (Natalie Portman, "Black Swan"). It's very possible that all three could trot...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 9:33 PM
â€¢ After reviewing the pros and cons of moving the Oscars, Pete Hammond proposes that they should indeed change the ceremony's timing. However, for Pete, such a shift should not be just the few weeks being bandied about as of late but months earlier --...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The movie award season kicked off Monday morning â€” a full four months before the Academy Awards â€” when the nominees for the 20th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards were announced. Film critic Elvis Mitchell, who will be the co-host of the...