| Apr 15, 2004
It's the reality shows that are bunching up at the top of the ratings. But networks continue to show hope for scripted shows - especially at this time of year. Pilot episodes for more than 100 proposed new series are being completed this month as part...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 10:58 AM
If there’s a great theater lobby in the sky, Diana Gibson, a vivid and sometimes harsh presence on L.A.’s small-theater scene for more than 30 years, arrived there July 17 after her death at age 69 from lingering ailments and pneumonia at...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 7:45 AM
The show about nothing is getting a big celebration this week on TBS.
The 25th anniversary of "Seinfeld" will be marked with 25 episodes airing Monday through Saturday on the cable channel. TBS bills these as the best 25 episodes, which fans may want to...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Buster Keaton rose to the highest heights of film stardom in the 1920s, but the actor known for his extraordinary acrobatic physicality and deadpan visage began a precipitous slide to obscurity after the advent of "talkies" and the box office and critical...
| May 29, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Theatricum Botanicum’s all-Shakespeare season gets going with two of the Bard’s best, a musical take on an Old Testament tale is on stage at the Pantages, and a former sitcom star portrays a silent-film legend at the Pasadena Playhouse....
| May 29, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Self-conscious, tonally uncertain and thematically vague, "The Big Ask" is a premise in search of a movie, one that co-directors Thomas Beatty and Rebecca Fishman never quite find.
This sluggish film involves a Joshua Tree-area getaway for three...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:24 PM
A couple of years ago, comic actor French Stewart received a birthday present from his wife, and it wasn't a necktie. Best known as the blithely dense space alien in the "3rd Rock from the Sun" sitcom, Stewart had trouble finding roles that fit his...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
David Suchet investigates the death of a pope in "The Last Confession" at the Ahmanson Theatre, Homer’s Odyssey is the inspiration for “Penelope” at Rogue Machine, and the fifth annual Hollywood Fringe Festival takes over local stages....
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:05 PM
More than one legend gets their due in “Stoneface,” which is only as it should be. In a felicitous transfer from the Sacred Fools Theater Company, Vanessa Claire Stewart’s surreal smash about the rise and fall and rise of Buster Keaton...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:26 PM
“Twelve Angry Men,” the classic jury-room drama by Reginald Rose, has undergone numerous incarnations. The 1957 film, based on Rose's original teleplay, starred Henry Fonda as one of the 12 white, male jurors determining the fate of a teenager...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:15 AM
It does seem odd at first that the new TV season brings a series called "Dads" and another called "Mom." But TV moves in waves and swarms, and this fall there is an emphasis on family (and on extended family), possibly reflecting the experience of writers...