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  • New Sundance doc dedicated to Robin Williams explores connection between comedy, misery

    Does the best comedy come from pain? And does that mean comedians are the most miserable people of all? That's what comic Kevin Pollack wanted to discover in his documentary, "Misery Loves Comedy," which premiered Friday at the Sundance Film Festival. He...
  • SUNDANCE WATCH: Robin Williams remembered, carnal acrobatics and 'The Bronze'

    The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here's what they've seen and heard: ____ ROBIN WILLIAMS REMEMBERED Does the best comedy come from pain? And does that mean comedians are the most...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    AMERICAN SNIPER 3 stars. Bradley Cooper delivers a powerful turn as Chris Kyle, the real-life Navy SEAL credited with the most kills of any sniper in U.S. military history. Clint Eastwood directs this taut Iraq War-era drama, although the sequences with...
  • Taylor Negron dies at 57; comedian, actor, playwright

    Taylor Negron dies at 57; comedian, actor, playwright
    He was the surly pizza man who interrupted a class at Ridgemont High to deliver a double-cheese-and-sausage to the cool-guy student played by Sean Penn. He was the Olsen twins' prissy, Spanish-accented nanny, Manuelo, on "So Little Time." He was the...
  • Arson suspected in blaze at S.F. home used to film 'Mrs. Doubtfire'

    Arson suspected in blaze at S.F. home used to film 'Mrs. Doubtfire'
    Arson is suspected as the cause of a fire at a San Francisco home used in the making of the movie "Mrs. Doubtfire" starring the late Robin Williams, police said. Police and fire arson investigators were called at about 8:14 p.m. Monday to the home in...
  • Police investigate 2 minor fires at San Francisco home where 'Mrs. Doubtfire' was filmed

    The San Francisco home where the Robin Williams movie "Mrs. Doubtfire" was filmed suffered minimal damage after two small fires were set outside, authorities said Tuesday. The blazes were ignited around 8 p.m. Monday at the residence in the wealthy...
  • The 'Folles' in our stars

    The 'Folles' in our stars
    Just as the same-sex marriage ban in Florida ends, the run of "La Cage aux Folles" at Boca Raton's Wick Theatre begins. The musical centers on a long-term gay relationship, and the Wick production features Lee Roy Reams and Walter Charles, both of...
  • Leno: Too old to flirt with models, not too old for comedy

    Leno: Too old to flirt with models, not too old for comedy
    There is such a thing as being too old to host "The Tonight Show," Jay Leno concedes. "You know, when you're 40 and you're talking to a 25-year-old supermodel, it's sexy. When you're 64 and you're talking to the supermodel, you're the creepy old guy,"...
  • Authorities: Schiller Park woman poisoned her 2 kids with laced apple juice

    Authorities: Schiller Park woman poisoned her 2 kids with laced apple juice
    A Schiller Park woman faces attempted murder charges for allegedly poisoning her children with drug-laced apple juice, Cook County authorities said. Krystle El Khatib, 29, crushed up benzodiazepine pills, an anti-anxiety drug, placed the powder into the...
  • The gloves of Amal Clooney

    "LOTS has been said about Amal Clooney's decision to wear white arm's length gloves to the Golden Globes this year. Maybe it wasn't the best choice, but she still looked great. The human rights lawyer also added a 'Je Suis Charlie' pin on her purse,"...
  • TV show 'Jeopardy!' to highlight Broadway musical 'Aladdin,' the third time show gets category

    The actor who plays Aladdin on Broadway has gotten yet another cool wish — a spot on "'Jeopardy!'" Adam Jacobs, who plays the title role in the new Disney blockbuster, will help represent the show Thursday when it appears as an entire category of...