| Dec 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It's showtime, so to speak. No, not on the basketball court at Staples Center, but in Playa del Rey, where Jerry Buss' mansion has come on the market at $5.95 million.
The custom Italian-style villa, built in 1998 by the late Los Angeles Lakers owner...
| May 4, 2013
| 2:00 PM
ERBP, $24.95; Blu-ray, $29.95
Available on VOD beginning May 7
Since opening at Sundance this year, this sci-fi-inflected indie drama has been described as "baffling," but even though it's a complicated film, its basics aren't that...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Fox released three trailers to preview its new drama series for 2013-14. They are "Almost Human," "Sleepy Hollow" and "Rake."
In an attempt to restore ratings that fell by 20% last season, the network announced shows that were heavy on established...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:07 PM
It's not exactly almost time for "Almost Human." Fox has pushed back the premiere date for the sci-fi drama.
The futuristic series, created by J.H. Wyman ("Fringe") and featuring TV and film power player J.J. Abrams as an executive producer, was...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:39 AM
"Sleepy Hollow." Thank heaven that World Series is over; after a three-week baseball-imposed hiatus, Fox's hysterically historical monster mash is finally back. And as the latest installment includes an appearance by Mr. John Noble ("Fringe," "Lord of the...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Ichabod Crane has battled an evil Headless Horseman and been baffled by an electric coffee maker in Fox's freshman fantasy hit "Sleepy Hollow."
Yet one of the big topics on social media is the 18th century clothing he continues to wear weeks after...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:09 AM
Here are some notable shows on TV during the week of Nov. 4 to Nov. 10.
Monday, Nov. 4
Mike & Molly
8 p.m. Monday, CBS
A freshman comedy whose name I've already forgotten was canceled, so "Mike & Molly" is back! Chicago-area native Melissa McCarthy...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Only God Forgives
Available on VOD beginning July 19
With all the talk about Nicolas Winding Refn possibly directing a James Bond movie, or a Wonder Woman film, or a "Logan's Run" remake, fans of the Danish filmmaker might have begun to worry that...
| 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...
| Jul 23, 2013
J.J. Abrams is not dropping out of the next “Star Wars” film, contrary to certain online reports. “There is no […]...
| Aug 19, 2013
J.J. Abrams' production company Bad Robot has released a mysterious new teaser for a project labeled “Stranger.” It's a beautifully […]...