| May 1, 2015
| 7:16 PM
A whispered word of dialogue — "Silencio!" — had just ended David Lynch's "Mulholland Dr.," and Logan Crow waited in the lobby to greet an audience that probably hadn't been perplexed by the dark, cerebral film.
The attendees who filed out...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 5:40 PM
Kevin Pollak's broad survey of stand-up, "Misery Loves Comedy," opens with the provocative question often raised after Robin Williams' suicide last year: What is it about comedy that attracts so many deeply unhappy people?
Maybe Pollak thought that...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 11:01 AM
This may be the extra 38 minutes of "sexy as hell" Ryan Phillippe footage talking, but organizer Mark Gilbert says there's much to like about this year's rebranded Miami and Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.
As some 75 LGBT-centric films...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 2:17 PM
The latest, and last, in a series of world premieres in this year's Pacific Playwrights Festival at South Coast Repertory is a calculated mixture of elements from outer space and inner turmoil, a mesmerizing experience called "Mr. Wolf."
| Apr 20, 2015
| 2:39 PM
By Hollywood standards, Robin Williams created an uncommonly sophisticated, tax-efficient estate plan before his tragic death by suicide in August 2014.
It appeared almost beyond dispute, with a real-estate holding trust and at least one other trust,...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 6:20 PM
At the very least, the Kings have an image problem to deal with after the arrest of center Jarret Stoll at a Las Vegas resort Friday on suspicion of possessing controlled substances, specifically cocaine and Ecstasy, a felony in Nevada.
At the very...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 9:32 PM
Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on "Mork and Mindy," he already was a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit — and by the '80s was a leading light for a new stand-up generation.
The political satirist Will Durst...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 7:26 PM
Homecoming shows is how comedian Bob Saget describes his performances Saturday at the Theater of Living Arts and Sunday at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center.
"I grew up just outside of Philadelphia," Saget says in a telephone call from his Los Angeles...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 11:20 AM
Some 100 feature films, 67 of them world premieres, will make up the 14th annual Tribeca Film Festival, which kicks off Wednesday.
The films, though, will only be part of the story at the festival, which takes after the eclectic frenzy of its city, New...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 3:17 PM
Police have released surveillance images of a wanted man dubbed the "Mrs. Doubtfire" bandit because he was disguised as a woman during a bank robbery in California.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel newspaper reports (http://bit.ly/1akHaNf ) the suspect was seen...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 9:00 AM
"They keep waking me up!"
A sleepy audience member actually said this, midperformance, during a Chicago production of the play "Faulkner's Bicycle" in 2001. The actors onstage, one gathers, were interfering with the guy's nap.
When I asked actors from...