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  • 'Tower Heist' actually has its eyes on your wallet

    'Tower Heist' actually has its eyes on your wallet
    The thieves in "Tower Heist" may have a skyscraper-dwelling rich guy as their target, but the movie itself is reaching into your wallet. It's such a crassly commercial action-comedy that you won't be surprised to learn that its towering aspirations only...
  • 'Tower Heist'

    'Tower Heist'
    Recent economic news is applied to an action-comedy approach in director Brett Ratner's ("Rush Hour") entertaining caper set in a posh New York condo. The building manager (Ben Stiller) organizes some of his fellow employees, who lost significant money in...
  • A Tweet becomes once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Ballard mom

    A Tweet becomes once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Ballard mom
    Tweeting may help you keep up on current issues or follow the shenanigans of celebrities, but it’s not often attributed as helping people’s dreams come true. But that’s exactly what happened to Ballard’s Sharon Feliciano....
  • VIDEO: 'Nothing But the Truth's Kate Beckinsale and Alan Alda Q&A

    VIDEO: 'Nothing But the Truth's Kate Beckinsale and Alan Alda Q&A
  • This breakup really broke up Jason Segel

    This breakup really broke up Jason Segel
    MUCH like the hero of the new comedy "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" -- who is merrily undressed at home and expecting an entirely different purpose for his girlfriend's visit than her dumping him -- actor-screenwriter Jason Segel endured his own Naked...
  • Larry Gelbart dies at 81; 'MASH' writer

    Larry Gelbart dies at 81; 'MASH' writer
    Larry Gelbart, the award-winning comedy writer best known for developing the landmark TV series "MASH," co-writing the book for the hit Broadway musical "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" and co-writing the classic movie comedy "Tootsie,"...
  • John Gordy, 73, dies; former Detroit Lions lineman led NFL players' union

    John Gordy, a former Detroit Lions lineman who led the NFL players' union in 1968 when it negotiated the league's first collective bargaining agreement, has died. He was 73. Gordy died Friday of complications from pancreatic cancer at UC Irvine Medical...
  • Casting call: Picking stars for Dixon trial movie

    The real-life drama of Mayor Sheila Dixon's criminal trial is still unfolding, but it's not too early to start thinking about the inevitable. Who will star in the movie version of this gripping tale? I haven't come up with a title just yet - "The...
  • Nancy Daly and friends ... lots and lots of friends

     
    She was a woman who ''moved mountains in those Manolos'' -- one of the many words of praise Carol Biondi had to say about her old friend Nancy Daly at a memorial celebration on Wednesday evening. Hundreds of people filed into Royce Hall to honor Nancy's...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Jude Law loses 'Hamlet' duel | '24' brings back evil ex-prez | Roger Friedman: Grammys field fallow

     
    • The long lists for the Evening Standard theater kudos saluting the best of London's West End have been released. Jude Law was snubbed for his "Hamlet" at the Donmar Warehouse, but "Doctor Who" star David Tennant earned a nod for playing the desolate...
  • Why Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin to host Oscars? Well, it's complicated . . .

     
    Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin are good, solid choices to host the Oscars, but it's hard to make sense of why they were tapped — and combined as a pair. Lately, Oscar chiefs have seemed eager to lure younger viewers and add song-and-dance entertainment...