| Mar 31, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Paul Umansky, an opera lover, occasional actor and, for more than two decades, the public voice of Sinai Hospital, died March 27 at the Gilchrest Center.
He was 81, and died following a three-year bout with multiple myeloma.
"He was a great guy," said...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Jay Ward's in-depth knowledge and love of cars and motorsports gave him the title of "guardian" of the Disney-Pixar "Cars" franchise.
It was only fitting to have the "Cars" Creative Director help bring two of the film's characters to the real world....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:51 PM
An army of ancient Greeks is poised to beat a preternaturally smart cartoon dog at the box office this weekend.
"300: Rise of an Empire," a 3-D sequel to 2007's "300," is expected to gross about $45 million in ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Good news out of Palm Springs this week: Work has begun on dismantling "Forever Marilyn," the grotesque colossus fabricated with typical ham-handedness by sculptor J. Seward Johnson, which has been marring an already vacant lot at a prominent downtown...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It was Samuel Butler who wrote of dogs that, "You may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too." He reckoned without the prissy, annoyingly infallible canine hero of "Mr. Peabody &...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Tuna, a Chiweenie with an overbite and more than 700,000 followers on Instagram, was there. So were Lassie, Rin Tin Tin, Beethoven, Marley, Toto and several other dogs of renown.
The canine A-list had gathered in Hollywood in February to celebrate one...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:13 AM
The new 3D Greco-Persian epic from Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures began its box office charge with $3.3 million in ticket sales from Thursday night showings in the U.S. and Canada.
That's a strong start for the bloody $100-million sequel, which...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 10:10 AM
The sequel "300: Rise of an Empire" is proving unstoppable at the box office on its opening weekend, earning more than $17 million on Friday, according to estimates.
The number adds to an already strong start for the 3-D Greco-Persian epic, which earned...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:34 AM
DreamWorks Animation's "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" scored a box-office victory with a strong second weekend as "Need for Speed" fell short of expectations and "Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club" bombed.
The 3-D animated "Mr. Peabody," a comedy about a...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Although (and also because) they exist at the margins of what we talk about when we talk about television -- cable drama eating up most of that air, unfairly -- cartoons are among the most original, personal, forward-looking and also historically...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Craig McCracken, who gave the world "The Powerpuff Girls" and "Foster's House of Imaginary Friends," is back with a new cartoon, "Wander Over Yonder," about a happy alien who polices the universe with love. It premieres Friday on the Disney Channel....
| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Decades before Dos Equis introduced the most interesting man in the world via a beer commercial, that title might have belonged to a dog — a debonair, bow tie-wearing, Harvard-educated cartoon beagle named Mr. Peabody.
The star of "Peabody's...