| Jun 16, 2010
Considering he's one of the most iconic of TV characters, the brilliant, rumpled bed of a detective Lt. Columbo had quite an inauspicious start.
William Link and his late writing and producing partner Richard Levinson first introduced Columbo in a...
| Oct 14, 2011
"Went the Day Well?" is the innocent-sounding title of one of the most subversive films to come out of World War II, a British drama that was unsettling in its day and is even more so now.
Playing for a week at the New Beverly Cinema in a 35mm...
| Dec 17, 2009
| 4:33 PM
â¢ Amy Kaufman chats with the thespians who read off the names of nominees for the 16th annual SAG Awards at Thursday's 5 a.m. press conference. As Amy writes, "Inside the theater, SAG President Ken Howard welcomed the audience before introducing...
| Oct 30, 2009
| 4:34 AM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 25 - 31 in PDF format This week's TV Movies VIVID: Nightmares insert Allison into scenes from the horror classic 'Night of the Living Dead' in this new episode......
| Dec 4, 2008
Skip E. Lowe was on his way back from the TV studio Wednesday when he learned that his 30-year-old public access show may not fade to black in Los Angeles after all.
Across town, City Council members were struggling to keep the plug from being pulled...
| Aug 1, 2008
" Chris & Don: A Love Story" is a fascinating documentary, one much better than its rather flat and unimaginative title.
What an extraordinary and unusual love story it turns out, by its end, to be, that of the long, devoted gay partnership between...
| Dec 17, 2009
| 1:21 PM
MALIBU -- Oscar winning actress Jennifer Jones, who won an academy award for her portrayal of a saintly nun in "The Song of Bernadette" (1943), has died at her Malibu home. She was 90.
Jones, who played opposite giants such as Gregory Peck, died of...
| Mar 19, 2009
Rin Tin Tin and I are into what we call "extreme romping." Once a week, we head for the back country, where we leap crags and ford rivers -- just like in the movies, except there are no bad guys. Last week, before beginning our trip home, he mentioned...
| Dec 18, 2009
Jennifer Jones, the actress who won an Academy Award for her luminous performance in the 1943 film "The Song of Bernadette" and who was married to two legendary men -- producer David O. Selznick and industrialist and art collector Norton Simon -- has...
| Dec 24, 2009
Hollywood agents, that most despised of human specimens, of which I was one, are as indispensable as the rabies vaccine, which kills as easily as it cures. Although in one form or another agents, as the middlemen brokers of human talent, have existed...
| Feb 9, 2003
When the Oscar nominations come out Tuesday, there are bound to be cries of injustice -- and in many cases, those charges will have merit. Can anyone really defend the exclusion from the Oscar nominee list in various years of movies such as "Some Like...