| Mar 10, 2010
| 4:33 PM
This year's Oscars numbered only one foreign-born winner -- Austria's Christoph Waltz ("Inglorious Basterds") -- among the four acting champs. However, that does not mean the Oscars are guilty of any homegrown bias. After all, six of the 20 acting...
| Mar 19, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 14 - 20 in PDF format This week's TV Movies An accident leaves a janitor (Eddie Cibrian) with the ability to heal others in the new TV movie "Healing......
| Jan 20, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Jan. 20, 1958: Hedda Hopper says John Wayneâs next movie will be a western called âWarlock.â Well, not quite. It actually stars Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda and Anthony Quinn....
| Jan 29, 2010
| 4:33 PM
John Papadakis' restaurant is a lot like its owner -- big, brash and loud. No dim lights, no quiet romantic evening here. On a typical night, the music builds and Papadakis breaks into a Greek dance with a waitress, a......
| Apr 1, 2010
Do you hear it? Tick, tick, tick ... hmmmm, perhaps it's one of two things: 60 Minutes is on TV; or maybe, just maybe, it's your biological clock ticking.
Is there really a biological clock ticking away ... for guys? While just a common metaphor, the...
| Nov 12, 2010
Dino De Laurentiis, the flamboyant Italian movie producer who helped resurrect his nation's film industry after World War II and for more than six decades produced films as diverse as the 1954 Federico Fellini classic "La Strada" and the 1976 remake of...
| May 13, 2010
| 8:49 AM
Several months ago, I was at Universal Studios and thought, "One day I'm going to be bored enough to come out here and survey the stars in the sidewalk."
That day was yesterday, when I went to the Hollywood area of the theme park and took stock. There...
| Jul 29, 2010
| 11:09 AM
Seventeen years ago, when Eva Franchi began annual concerts honoring her husband, the elegant Italian tenor Sergio Franchi, her grief after her husband's death from cancer in 1990 was still fresh. The last thing on her mind was a dress code.
| Jan 12, 2011
Christopher Trumbo, the screen and television writer son of Oscar-winning screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, who was blacklisted and imprisoned during the Red Scare as a member of the Hollywood 10, has died. He was 70.
Trumbo died Saturday from complications of...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 9:41 PM
MALIBU, Calif. (KTLA) -- Francesco Quinn, the 48-year-old son of legendary actor Anthony Quinn, collapsed and died Friday in Malibu, according to reports.
Quinn was walking home from a store near his home on Rambla Vista with his son Max when he...
| Aug 8, 2011
Francesco Quinn, the actor son of movie legend Anthony Quinn, had a promising debut with a supporting role in the Oscar-winning film "Platoon" before carving out a journeyman career with steady TV work and straight-to-video productions. He died Friday...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 1:51 PM
SNERD By Mortimer Snerd August 16, 2011 The Bears Looking for a "Sod-mother"
The controversy surrounding the slippery sod at Soldier Field isn't on solid footing behind the scenes. As Bears' and Chicago Park District bigwigs bicker about how best to...