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  • ‘Bullet to the Head’: Walter Hill on Stallone, ‘anti-buddy’ movies

     
    In the shoot’em-up action thriller “Bullet to the Head,” which reaches theaters Friday, Sylvester Stallone portrays Jimmy “Bobo” Bonomo, a ......
  • Tonight: ‘X Factor’ finalists; Miss Universe; ‘Home for the Holidays’; Katie Couric

     
    THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The TV highlights Wednesday: 1. Now that “The Voice” has named its winner, the focus turns to “The X Factor.” Finalists Tate Stevens, Carly Rose Sonenclar and Fifth Harmony perform in a two-hour show...
  • TMI: Antoinette LaVecchia, Actress

    TMI: Antoinette LaVecchia, Actress
    Name:  Antoinette LaVecchia Found at: TheaterWorks (Hartford) Occupation: Performer   What is the one thing that has defined your life so far? My father's decision to bring us to the United States has been the greatest thing to define my life so far. At...
  • Best Commercials with Matt Miller

    The 2012 AICP SHOW & NEXT AWARDS AT THE HAMMER MUSEUM In Los Angeles July 25th, 2012 Hammer Museum 10899 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90024 Doors open at 6:30pm Screening: 7:00pm, Billy Wilder Theater Seating for the screenings will be available on...
  • 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...
  • Blu-ray Review: A bit of a 'Titanic' waste

    Blu-ray Review: A bit of a 'Titanic' waste
    There are literally dozens of movies about the Titanic; this 1953 Hollywood version is one of the three best-known (the other two being Roy Ward Baker's “A Night to Remember” and James Cameron's modest little 1997 chamber drama). Like Cameron,...
  • Alex Theatre hosts event dedicated to writer-director Billy Wilder

    Alex Theatre hosts event dedicated to writer-director Billy Wilder
    Billy Wilder was a lover of words, and a writer above all else. He said many times in interviews that his move into the director's chair was simply to protect his scripts. Wilder cared deeply about the language, rhythm and timing he spent months...
  • Evening Land Vineyards' eccentric yet grounded vintner

    Evening Land Vineyards' eccentric yet grounded vintner
    Like most outsiders who get into the wine business, Mark Tarlov, the guiding force behind Evening Land Vineyards, had much to learn about the ins and outs of running a winery. So he surrounded himself with smart people, learned the lessons he needed to...
  • From the Archive: Billy Wilder's six Oscars

    From the Archive: Billy Wilder's six Oscars
  • Review: 'Dropped Names' by Frank Langella dishes on fellow actors

    Review: 'Dropped Names' by Frank Langella dishes on fellow actors
    Dropped Names Famous Men and Women As I Knew Them Frank Langella Harper: 356 pp., $25.99 Frank Langella's "Dropped Names" is a different kind of memoir. Rather than recapping his life story, the veteran stage and screen actor offers a series of...
  • Classic Hollywood: Cemeteries of the stars

    Classic Hollywood: Cemeteries of the stars
    Steve Goldstein knows where all the famous bodies are buried. By day, he's a businessman who owns a payroll service. But in his off hours, he's one of Hollywood's best-known grave hunters. Author of "LA's Graveside Companion: Where the V.I.P.s R.I.P" and...
  • Book calendar: Author events for the week of November 28, 2010

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. MONDAY Christian Lander: The author of "Whiter Shades of Pale: The Stuff White People Like, Coast to Coast, From Seattle's Sweaters to Maine's Microbrews" will present and sign his new book. Book Soup,...