| Sep 18, 2011
It's the throwback '60s style as much as the story lines that has made "Mad Men" a success. The AMC series, which enters its fifth season in 2012, ushered in a ladylike trend in fashion that has reverberated all the way to the Paris runways and inspired a...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 12:37 PM
"Once upon a time, there were three little girls ... "
The "little girls" part may not sit as well now, but the new "Charlie's Angels" quickly prove themselves quite capable in fighting crime. The expectedly glamorous, Miami-set ABC update of the female-...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 7:47 AM
Two new series premiering Thursday try to reinterpret iconic detective shows—with completely different results.
“Prime Suspect” (9 p.m. Sept. 22, NBC; 3 stars), an adaptation of the British series that made Helen Mirren an international...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 5:52 PM
First "Community," now "Cougar Town." What is the deal with the networks taking my favorite comedies off their schedules?
Just a week after NBC disappointed "Community" fans by dropping it from the spring schedule, ABC has decided to leave its quirky...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:44 PM
She did it again. Lil Spitzer, executive director of the Beckstrand Cancer Foundation, produced what many called "the party of the year" Oct. 13 in the Hangar at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa.
Spitzer joined forces with community...
| 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 14, 2011
ABC pulls the plug on the revamped "Charlie's Angels"...
| May 21, 2009
"Terminator Salvation" is one of the most visually impressive films in the series. The action is non-stop and the look borders on dazzling.
Fittingly for a movie about machines, director McG ("Charlie's Angels") and writers John Brancato and Michael...
| Jun 25, 2009
| 12:20 PM
Thirteen years ago, a billboard went up in lower Manhattan to advertise "Made in Heaven," a movie that didn't exist but that Conceptual artist Jeff Koons wanted to make. The billboard pictured Koons, boyishly buff and utterly naked, reclining on a bronze-...
| Jun 26, 2009
The slightly soft-porn Wella Balsam ads notwithstanding, the infamous appearance on "Late Show With David Letterman" aside, it is impossible to overstate Farrah Fawcett's cultural influence.
With her practice-makes-perfect, blue-eyed smile and doomed...
| Jun 26, 2009
The end of Farrah Fawcett's life may have played out in the tabloids, but she belonged to us first. And by "us" I mean Generation X, generally, and the boys who cut their teeth chewing the plastic wrap off her rolled-up posters.
She was our "first" --...