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Billy Crystal

Billy Crystal
Billy Crystal is an actor and comedian. He has starred in such films as "When Harry Met Sally" and "Monsters, Inc."
Billy Crystal is an actor and comedian. He has starred in such films as "When Harry Met Sally" and "Monsters, Inc." « Show less

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  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...
  • No. 1 'Monsters University' scares off 'World War Z' at box office

    No. 1 'Monsters University' scares off 'World War Z' at box office
    "Monsters University" easily graduated at the top of the box-office class this weekend — even as "World War Z" finished with a better-than-expected grade. Pixar's 3-D animated film starring a bunch of furry creatures was No. 1 with a stellar debut...
  • 'The Hobbit' beats 'Django,' 'Les Mis' for third No. 1 in a row

    'The Hobbit' beats 'Django,' 'Les Mis' for third No. 1 in a row
    "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" scampered away with the top spot at the multiplex this weekend, beating out a handful of popular Christmas releases to claim No. 1 yet again. For the third consecutive weekend, Peter Jackson's prequel to "The Lord...
  • When jokes go too far

    When jokes go too far
    Oscar hosts are supposed to be irreverent and edgy, otherwise they are instantly accused of boring us silly. So Seth MacFarlane must have been surprised by the rolling backlash from his performance at last week's Academy Awards. In a gathering storm...
  • Ellen DeGeneres hosting Oscars: What does history say?

    Five of the last seven hosts to stand at the Oscar podium were doing it for the first time. Not so for this year’s choice, Ellen DeGeneres, who emceed movie’s biggest night back in 2007. That offers a chance to read some tea leaves for this...
  • 2013 Fall Guide: Which Broadway shows will kill?

    2013 Fall Guide: Which Broadway shows will kill?
    John Grisham has written novels, short stories, books for children and nonfiction works, and in all of the above, he has done very nicely for himself. The first printings of his signature thrillers have typically sold in the millions (7 million people...
  • Friday TV Highlights: 'The Watsons Go to Birmingham' on Hallmark

    Friday TV Highlights: 'The Watsons Go to Birmingham' on Hallmark
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Last Man Standing Tim Allen's family...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'POV: Ping Pong' on PBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'POV: Ping Pong' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 8 - 14, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Wynton Marsalis: A Young—Arts...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Anger Management' on FX

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Anger Management' on FX
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 8 - 14, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Million Second Quiz The big money...
  • Local man to play in '12-12-12' Hurricane Sandy relief concert tonight. Watch it here

     
    When the curtain lifts on the 12-12-12 Concert for Hurricane Sandy Relief tonight in New York City’s Madison Square Garden, onstage will be The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Paul McCartney, The Who, Eric Clapton, Bon......
  • ‘The Blue Umbrella’: First look at Pixar’s rainy day love story

     
    A rainy twilight sets the stage for two umbrellas to fall in love in a clip from “The Blue Umbrella” ......
  • Seth MacFarlane trying not to worry about “ruthless bit of scrutiny” that comes with Oscars gig

     
    Although my body was remaining somewhat on Central Time, getting up at 4am in Los Angeles yesterday was still a pretty unnatural sensation for me. It felt somewhat surreal as myself and a colleague, and a handful of other TCA critics, left our Pasadena...