| Apr 9, 2012
| 4:45 PM
On Saturday, Charlton Heston and "The Ten Commandments" set the ratings pace with 89,400 viewers for ABC. The other top shows were CBS' "48 Hours Mystery" with 74,200 viewers and the 8 p.m. edition of Fox's "Cops" with 58,500....
| Dec 22, 2011
Robert Easton, a character actor whose command of a vast array of foreign and American regional accents led to a flourishing second career as a dialect coach to Hollywood stars such as Charlton Heston and Anne Hathaway, has died. He was 81.
| Jan 4, 2012
Ten days before Bob Anderson headed to the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki as part of the British fencing team, he responded to a call from a British film studio in need of three fencers to coach the lead actors for sword-fighting scenes in a new pirate...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 5:15 PM
As far back as Louis Lumière's 1895 "Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory in Lyon" 46-second short, work has been a central theme in motion pictures.¶There have been stark dramas about officer workers as drones (King Vidor's 1928 "The Crowd"), satires...
| Jun 3, 2012
Famous Men and Women As I Knew Them
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...
| Jun 24, 2012
There's a lot of crossfire about guns these days. The Obama administration is under siege over Fast and Furious, a federal sting operation that allowed firearms to go to Mexican drug traffickers and was linked to the slaying of a Border Patrol agent....
| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Herbert Lom, the Czechoslovakian-born actor who starred as Inspector Clouseau's boss Chief Inspector Charles Dreyfus in the Pink Panther movies, has died at the age of 95, reports the AP.
Lom's son Alec says the actor, born Herbert Charles Angelo...
| Jul 22, 2012
On a November night in 1994, the Alex Film Society was about to screen “Gone With the Wind” when the sound system failed. The screen had only been propped up two days before, and there had been no time to test the sound before the society's...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 8:19 PM
How would you like to be remembered?
Each of us enters our Golden Years with that question in mind.
What's my legacy?
If you had a choice, would you prefer to be remembered as: a generous philanthropist; connoisseur of the arts; devoted spouse,...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:56 PM
Gore Vidal was impossible to categorize, which was exactly the way he liked it.
The reading public knew him as a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels —from the historical "Lincoln" to the satirical "Myra Breckinridge" — and volumes of...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Back in the Jurassic Age before Twitter, celebrities used to settle scores in public by writing letters to newspapers. One of the liveliest dust-ups in memory took place in the pages of the L.A. Times between actor Charlton Heston and Gore Vidal, the...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 9:35 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 5 â 11 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here MYSTERY WOMAN: Franka Potente (âThe Bourne Identityâ) guest stars on the......