| Jan 12, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Star trainer and nutritionist Harley Pasternak of Los Angeles has a celebrity client list that would make Ari Gold green with envy. Think Halle Berry, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Common, Al Pacino, Hilary Duff, Jessica Simpson, Eva Mendes, Seth...
| Jun 11, 2010
| 8:32 PM
The inspirational speech given by Al Pacino in the movie "Any Given Sunday" has been the pre-playoff game ritual for Sandburg. The Eagles will listen to it one more time before the Class 4A state title game against Fremd at 7 p.m. Saturday.
| Jan 10, 2009
There is much to envy about actress Beverly D'Angelo: ageless beauty, a Hollywood career of lasting duration, the fact that 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 Beverly...
| Nov 24, 2008
| 12:37 PM
The big surprise in Milk, the new film about murdered gay activist Harvey Milk that opens in December, isn’t that Sean Penn is totally credible as a homosexual—when is Sean Penn ever not remarkable?—but that Howard Rosenman appears in several scenes....
| Sep 20, 2006
Scriptland is a new weekly feature on the work and professional lives of screenwriters.
Indiana Jones, meet Jack Sparrow. Jim Uhls, who successfully adapted the "unadaptable" Chuck Palahniuk novel "Fight Club," has been hired to turn "Rex Mundi," a...
| 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,...
| 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.
| 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 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....
| 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...