| Jan 28, 2013
| 11:19 AM
The question of "Why" looms over "Othello," William Shakespeare's tragedy of jealousy and revenge. Why does scheming Iago go to such lengths to bring about Othello's downfall? Why is Othello, a Moor living among white Europeans, so quick to fall prey to...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Skyfall is the latest James Bond film and number 23 overall in the series. Daniel Craig returns for his third turn as the British secret agent 007 for director Sam Mendes. Aside from Craig, the film boasts an A-list cast with the likes of Judi Dench,...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:20 PM
If "Skyfall" is the new 50, James Bond is handling it remarkably well. Five decades after the first cinematic incarnation of 007, novelist Ian Fleming's agent provocateur, the spy-craft in the new film is sharper, the intrigue deeper, the beauties...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:16 AM
1. Bruce Banner on the lift hill of Incredible Hulk Coaster, Islands of Adventure
2. Your host, your "ghost host" in the stretching room of Haunted Mansion, Magic Kingdom
3. Supervillain Gru in Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, Universal Studios
| Nov 24, 2011
Canadian actor and stage director
John Neville, 86, a British-born Canadian actor and stage director who played the title role in Terry Gilliam's 1988 film "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" and had a recurring role in "The X-Files" TV...
| Apr 29, 2012
A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...
| Nov 6, 2011
For nearly five decades, J. Edgar Hoover was the face of law enforcement in the U.S., but to most Americans, the longtime Federal Bureau of Investigations director remains an enigma. "J. Edgar," directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Leonardo DiCaprio as...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Nov 17, 2011
For Leonardo DiCaprio, any story worth telling starts with a question.
"Why?" the actor said, banging his fist on a table. "His personal life, his tactics, what drove him, what were his motives? What the hell did he really want?"
The man instigating...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 9:34 PM
If Jeff Bridges wins an Academy Award for portraying Rooster Cogburn in "True Grit" 41 years after John Wayne, they will not be the first actors to triumph for the same role. Who did so earlier? Hint, they prevailed in 1972 and 1974 for portraying the...
| Sep 30, 2010
| 4:34 PM
John Cale is the Forrest Gump of rock, linking a disparate group of tastemakers and cultural figures throughout the four-plus decades of his career. Cale will perform his 1973 album "Paris 1919" tonight at UCLA's Royce Hall, followed by a......
| Oct 18, 2010
| 4:34 PM
In 1862, Ivan Turgenev's "Fathers and Sons" was published. It did not win an award for the "feel good" book of the year. It was, as you might expect, not about mothers and daughters, but about fathers and sons. It's......