| Aug 18, 2012
| 9:32 PM
A friend of mine had seen this movie before me and said “I really didn’t need to see Meryl Streep have an orgasm.”
I immediately yelled, “Hey! Spoiler alert here! I haven’t seen it yet.”
I missed the press screening...
| Mar 2, 2012
Early in his career as one of Hollywood's top cinematographers, Bruce Surtees became known for his artful use of low-level, moody lighting in films such as Don Siegel's "The Beguiled" and "Dirty Harry" and Bob Fosse's "Lenny."
Surtees, 74, who received...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 12:31 AM
When I worked in radio years ago, I had friends with bands always bugging me to play their music on the air. They didn’t realize the big system in place that has record labels dictating what songs radio stations can play, and all that other...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 9:50 AM
In director Lawrence Thelen's take on The Graduate — the classic '60s Mike Nichols film starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft — Benjamin Braddock (played by Luke Guldan, right) has his whole life ahead of him, but can't seem to figure...
| Sep 3, 2012
It's not uncommon for Gian Fulgoni to be told how much he looks like Dustin Hoffman, or even to be mistaken for the Academy Award-winning actor and pressed for an autograph.
It happens at least once a week. When it does, the typically gregarious,...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 8:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- An array of talents was on display Sunday at the Kennedy Center Honors gala where President Barack Obama toasted the lifetime achievements of an iconic ballerina, a famed comedian, a timeless actor and two chart-topping musical acts.
| Nov 21, 2012
For fragrance lovers, it's the season of opulent choices.
L'Objet's champagne-scented candle is decked out in a malachite vessel with 24-karat gold and amethyst quartz cabochon detailing that can double as a treasure box later.
| Nov 21, 2012
| 9:03 PM
It's getting cold out there, and what better way to keep warm than by cozying up for a flick at your local cinema?
This season, there is no shortage of quality films to watch, whether you're looking for something escapist, such as Peter Jackson's...
| Jun 25, 2010
| 4:35 AM
It's a good weekend for show-biz institutions. Dick Clark and “American Bandstand” will be saluted at the Daytime Emmys at 9 p.m. Sunday on CBS. Regis Philbin, another TV legend, will host from Las Vegas. Honoring Clark and “Bandstand...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Charlotte Stoudt talks to rising star Patrick Adams about "Luck," "Suits" and his upcoming return to the L.A. stage in "Nine Circles" at the Bootleg Theater...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:39 PM
Barrymore will make her debut beside Robert Osborne on March 3. "The Essentials" is a Saturday evening staple that salutes a classic film. The choices this season will include "Dinner at Eight," which features Drew's grandfather, John, and great-uncle...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 4:25 PM
A trebuchet built by two Kutztown high school students won the youth trebuchet division at the World Championship Punkin' Chunkin' in Bridgeville, Del. last weekend. The machine, named "Stomach Virus," was built by Dustin Hoffman and Andy Dietrich, with...