| Feb 11, 2007
FROM the early silent era to Martin Scorsese's "The Departed," gangster films have captivated audiences around the world.
"Gangsters & Crime in the Big City," a weeklong retrospective at the American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre, offers an...
| Dec 27, 2009
Scarlett Johansson is set to step before a Broadway audience for the first time Monday night in Arthur Miller's waterfront tragedy, "A View From the Bridge," in the role of the 17-year-old niece of a tough New York longshoreman whose feelings for her...
| Nov 22, 2009
The Method is dead. Long live the Method. ¶ Spend an afternoon with David Lee Strasberg, the ambitious 38-year-old son of legendary acting guru Lee Strasberg, and you just might walk away with the idea that something revolutionary is going on at the...
| Sep 15, 2010
Martin Landau has worked with some of cinema's most accomplished filmmakers, including Alfred Hitchcock ("North by Northwest"), Francis Ford Coppola ("Tucker: The Man and His Dream"), Woody Allen ("Crimes and Misdemeanors") and Tim Burton ("Ed Wood")....
| Jun 3, 2010
The rise and fall of the Go-Go's is well known — and well televised. One month after the single "Our Lips Are Sealed" came out in 1981, MTV was launched and songs from the double-platinum "Beauty and the Beat" were soon in constant video rotation....
| Jun 20, 2010
Few plays have affected me as viscerally as "Angels in America." I can still recall my state of mind in the theater, having traveled to New York from New Haven, where I was in graduate school, to see both parts ("Millennium Approaches" and "Perestroika")...
| Jun 5, 2007
If ever given the opportunity to speak with James Lipton, do it. He is entirely as weird as he is on his infamous television show/masters class with the stars "The Actor's Studio, " but on the phone he seems more eccentric than pretentious.
| Oct 14, 2006
The spirits of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and Dean Martin were very much in evidence Friday evening at an American Cinematheque tribute to George Clooney.
The witty valentine to the Oscar-winning actor, political activist, producer, director,...
| Jan 9, 2009
This is one of those houses you might want to bow to in homage as you approach. It was owned by the late Milton Katselas, founder of the Beverly Hills Playhouse acting school, director and coach to half of Hollywood.
Katselas, who died at 75 on Oct. 24,...
| Dec 17, 2008
There is much to envy about actress Beverly D'Angelo: ageless beauty, a Hollywood career of lasting duration, the fact that the hunky Al Pacino parked his slippers at her front door for years and that she owns a 1920s Spanish-style gem of a house in...
| Jan 24, 2009
Perpetually touring performer Beck has lowered the price on his Malibu beach house a smidgen to pique interest. Old price: $2,399,000. New price: $2,345,000. Hey, we did say a smidgen. It's his second home, and his schedule hasn't allowed much use of it....