| Dec 18, 2013
| 9:55 AM
I've never liked doing year-end best-of lists for a number of reasons. I don't feel qualified, for one. As a part-time critic I don't see or even sample every show. I also find that I enjoy shows that definitely aren't "the best" technically, but are so...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:15 PM
"The Wrong Mans" (Hulu, beginning Monday). James Corden and Mathew Baynton, both from Britain's "Gavin & Stacey," co-wrote and costar in this fine action comedy, co-produced by Hulu and the BBC. As the title suggests, it's Hitchcock times two, comically....
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The hands tell the story.
Blair Underwood, walking the Studio City set of NBC's update of its '60s police procedural "Ironside," held his out for inspection. Clearly, they've been in circulation — slightly worn and toughened. A symptom of taking...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:30 AM
When it comes to Hollywood's hold on everyday fashion, movies frequently steal most of the credit -- two-hour immersions where one comes up coveting Alicia Silverstone's knee-highs in "Clueless" or Jennifer Beals' off-the-shoulder sweat shirt in...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Michael C. Hall of "Dexter" fame has bought a restored home in Los Feliz for $3.825 million.
The updated 1920s Spanish Colonial and guesthouse have killer views of the surrounding hillsides and cityscape. Features include archways, beam ceilings,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Joining the ranks of famous disembodied voices of the world, such as Mr. Moviefone and Don LaFontaine, Atlanta voice actress Susan Bennett has stepped forward as the voice of Siri.
Yes, that's the often-mocked, sometimes helpful voice assistant on Apple...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 1:16 PM
The Wilshire corridor condo owned by the late actress Farrah Fawcett has come on the market at $1,885,000.
Her 2,767-square-foot unit features a direct-access elevator, a master suite with three walk-in closets, an office that can be converted back to...
| Apr 23, 2011
Ed O'Neill of "Modern Family" has bought a Brentwood home from cinematographer Robert Richardson for $3.05 million.
The ranch-style house was designed by Cliff May in 1953 as his personal residence. May, known as the father of the ranch house, designed...
| May 13, 2011
| 1:54 PM
ABC has ordered a ton of new series for the fall, and has axed the dramas "Brothers & Sisters,” “Detroit 1-8-7,” “No Ordinary Family,” “Off the Map” and the comedies “Mr. Sunshine” and "Better With...
| May 17, 2011
| 6:00 AM
ABC on Tuesday announced its 2011-12 prime time schedule that includes 13 new shows, seven of which will premiere this fall. Among the new entries is "Pan Am," adrama about pilots and flight attendants set in the 1960s (everyone seems to be creating their...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 10:34 AM
Lucy Liu has made a name for herself playing an assortment of imposing females ranging from the hilariously icy (yet undeniably hot) Ling Woo on "Ally McBeal" to ferocious booty-kicker Alex Munday in the "Charlie's Angels" movies.
That may explain why...