| Nov 26, 2013
The adventures of T.E. Lawrence are back in the spotlight. He was the subject of a major museum show in Germany a few years ago. In 2010, Michael Korda published a full-length biography titled “Hero.” Two English miniseries are in the works,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:30 PM
HONG KONG -- Singapore drama "Ilo Ilo" and Turkish historical drama "The Long Way Home" shared the New Talent Award presented Tuesday at the close of the Hong Kong Asian Film Festival.
The festival, in its tenth edition screened a total of 60 films and...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley," in which the former directs a film about the latter, premieres Monday on HBO. It is an homage and a celebration, with something of a high-class homemade feel.
The first black female comic to make it in the...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 10:29 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange
Golf notebook: Mickelson eyes 2016 Olympics
--Phil Mickelson, coming off a season in which he captured the Open Championship at Muirfield, let the world in on a little secret: He wants to compete in...
| Nov 18, 2013
When Doris Lessing learned she had been chosen as the 2007 Nobel laureate in literature, her response was something less than joyous.
"I can't say I'm overwhelmed with surprise," she told reporters outside her London home as she emerged from a cab...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:16 AM
A century after Newport News shipbuilders laid its keel on Oct. 27, 1913, the mighty battleship USS Pennsylvania is largely forgotten.
But in its day the 31,400-ton warhorse represented a critical milestone for the increasingly capable yard -- where...
| Oct 26, 2013
To find out what she needed to discover about the life-changing matters that her parents didn't discuss, Isabel Wilkerson interviewed 1,200 people over 18 months.
She re-created one man's harrowing 1,500-mile car trip from Louisiana to California. She...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:30 AM
To commemorate the centennial of the beginning of World War I, Dolomite Mountains Ltd. will lead eight-day tours exploring the via ferrata, or iron path, the network of lines and metal ladders built to aid soldiers as they fought in and around the...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:30 AM
While Paramount was celebrating box office success with "Bad Grandpa," it was all about the kids at the Big Brothers Big Sisters Rising Stars Gala at the Beverly Hilton Oct. 26.
Par's domestic marketing and distribution prexy Megan Colligan received...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
There is no big set piece to open "Solo," the new James Bond novel by British author William Boyd. The secret agent best known as 007 doesn't launch the story with an extravagant car chase, sky diving stunt or gunfight.
The book is populated with...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Joe Sacco made his name chronicling modern conflicts as a journalist and cartoonist in such works as “Palestine” and “Safe Area Gorazde.” Now he turns his attention to history, specifically to World War I and the Battle of the...