| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:39 PM
This column has been corrected. See note below.
I have been attending Costa Mesa Middle and High school choir concerts led by Jon Lindfors for about four years. Every time I see holiday or the end-of-the-year shows I think about how amazing he must be...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The 1987 film "Ishtar" has long held a cultural status much larger than that of just a single movie, as shorthand for the utter worst, an epochal flop with audiences and critics alike and a huge financial bomb. Its air of failure has become all-...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Michelle Williams will make her Broadway debut as sultry nightclub singer Sally Bowles in a planned revival of "Cabaret," according to reports.
The three-time Oscar nominee will star in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s production opposite Alan...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:22 AM
"Sleepy Hollow." A resurrected revolutionary war hero, a double-ax wielding horseman (headless), ghost trees, Colonial witches, an authority-defying female cop and at least one very funny Starbucks joke? Long before you can say, "Oh, did we mention the...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:14 AM
As they begin Season 3 of "Key & Peele" (9:30 p.m. CT Wednesday, Sept. 18, Comedy Central; 3 stars out of 4), comics Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele need to focus on new material.
It's not that fan favorite characters such as President Obama's...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Aided by blockbusters "Fast & Furious 6" and "Despicable Me 2," Universal Pictures crossed the $2-billion mark in international box-office receipts for 2013, a first for the movie studio.
As of Wednesday morning, the studio's international take was $2....
| Apr 14, 2013
| 11:13 PM
Tatiana Maslany put in some long days playing numerous roles in "Orphan Black," often acting all by herself in the BBC America series.
Maslany stars as Sarah, a woman who discovers she's one of several clones who look alike and share the same genetic...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Apparently, billionaire Elon Musk is channeling John F. Kennedy, who famously intoned, “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.”
Musk, who wasn’t even born when Kennedy gave his inaugural...
| May 1, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Comcast Corp. posted strong first-quarter earnings with gains in nearly all of its business units -- except for the NBC broadcast network as the peacock's feathers once again got plucked.
Dismal prime-time ratings at NBC contributed to a $35-million...
| May 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
An old index card reads: Original. Real. Poignant. Those were the first words Greg Daniels jotted down a decade ago as his guide in adapting the daft British TV series "The Office" for an American audience.
The ideas on the flimsy card stock proved...
| May 7, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Anne Hathaway debuted her platinum blond hair wearing a seriously sheer gown at the annual Met Gala in New York on Monday. She was among a number of stars who took on dramatic 'dos for the occasion.
The Oscar-winning "Les Miserables" star went all in...