| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Blanche Baker was born in New York City today in 1956. This birthday gal won an Emmy award for TV debut performance in the 1978 miniseries "Holocaust." She's since appeared in films such as "Hypothermia," "The Girl Next Door" and...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:06 AM
Edwidge Danticat: The acclaimed author of "Krik? Krak!" "The Farming of Bones," "The Dew Breaker" and "Brother, I'm Dying" returns to Books and Books (265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables) with "Claire of the Sea Light," a magical tale of a girl's...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Last year’s Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival opened with a gamble: a little-known French film with no box-office stars that was not only shot in black-and-white, but came with another layer of anachronistic provocation. It was a silent...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 5:22 AM
"The Bible," History's 10-hour miniseries, concludes its run Easter night. The final two hours, starting at 8, depict Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection as well as the lives of the early disciples.
The production from Roma Downey and Mark Burnett has...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 4:37 PM
A Luis Bunuel retrospective and a tribute to the real-life hero of the film "Hugo" are among this week's highlights....
| Apr 8, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Tennessee Williams' Oscar-nominated `Baby Doll' screenplay to be staged in L.A., marking his centennial...
| Nov 7, 2010
The moment one enters the gracious Upper West Side apartment of Eli Wallach, the home he has shared for decades with his wife and fellow actress, Anne Jackson, there is an unmistakable sense of life being well lived. Smiling and curious about his guest,...
| Dec 13, 2008
Van Johnson, who soared to stardom during World War II as MGM's boy-next-door in films such as "A Guy Named Joe" and "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" and became one of the era's top box-office draws, died Friday. He was 92.
Johnson, who was most frequently...
| Mar 18, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Raquel Welch left her shredded cave-girl dresses in the '60s, but she's poised to revive another of her beloved looks from the era -- Foster Grant sunglasses. The 70-year-old actress and legendary sex symbol was a model for the brand's......
| Nov 26, 2008
John Michael Hayes, who wrote the script for "Rear Window" and was a frequent Hitchcock collaborater, has died. He was 89.
The screenwriter who was nominated for two Academy Awards died of natural causes on Wednesday Nov. 19 at a Hanover, New Hampshire...
| Jul 2, 2009
Karl Malden, a versatile Oscar-winning actor who built a six-decade Hollywood career playing heroes and heavies -- and, often, relatable ordinary men -- yet who was certain he was best known as a commercial pitchman for American Express, has died. He...
| Feb 17, 2010
Elia Kazan was one of the consummate filmmakers of the 20th century, directing such classics as 1951's "A Streetcar Named Desire," 1954's "On the Waterfront" and 1955's "East of Eden." He won three Oscars, five Tony Awards and four Golden Globes....