| Dec 5, 2007
When you think of modern-day musicals, two names pop right into your head: Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. A producing team for nearly 15 years, their film and TV musicals have won scores of Oscars and Emmys, most notably for "Chicago," which took home six...
| Dec 27, 2007
We've been swimming in a sea of end-of-the-year lists for the last month -- writing them, reading them, and passing them along to our co-workers and friends.
At first blush they are sweet, giddy fun -- Sanjaya! Iggy! Michelle Pfeiffer returns!-- but...
| Jan 30, 2008
OK, so Angelina, Denzel and Keira didn't get asked to the Oscar prom. They shouldn't shed too many tears over their absence from this year's nominations.
After all, they're in very good company. From Humphrey Bogart ("The Maltese Falcon") and Marilyn...
| Jan 28, 2008
| 12:47 PM
At midday, the SAG Awards red carpet looked more like the Red Sea as workers struggled to wet-vac and mop up the rain that had leaked through the plastic tent covering.
But by 3:30, the carpet was flooded with bright colors, sparkle and shine as film and...
| Oct 8, 2009
After the gavel came down on Fox's legal comedy series "Ally McBeal" in 2002, the Emmy Award-winning show didn't go into rerun heaven. And only the first season even saw the light of day on DVD.
But now "Ally McBeal" is back. The entire five seasons of...
| Oct 29, 2009
Update: A 1920 Spanish-style hacienda in Brentwood owned by actor Dylan McDermott and actress Shiva Rose has sold for $6.5 million, according to the Multiple Listing Service.
The walled and gated four-bedroom, three-bathroom residence has been home to...
| Nov 21, 2009
Lakers reserve guard Sasha Vujacic has purchased a unit at the W Hollywood Residences.
The condominium, in the $350-million development at the landmark intersection of Hollywood and Vine, has two bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms in about 2,100 square feet....
| Jul 5, 2009
"Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" had all the makings of a hit, even without Arnold.
But after just two shortened seasons, Fox pulled the plug on the blockbuster franchise's move to TV. Ratings had fallen to a series low by May, and it seemed the...
| Jun 17, 2009
Conjure up the ideal screen role for a famed film beauty, a woman now "of a certain age," and she would almost certainly be the spitting image of Léa de Lonval, aging courtesan in love with a callow, gorgeous young wastrel. The heroine of Colette's...
| Jun 26, 2009
She's a leading Paris courtesan, that high-class brand of prostitute that had its heyday before the telephone created "call girls."
He is the son of a friend, a vain pretty-boy given to "debauchery" -- wine, women and opium. She knew him as a child and...
| Mar 6, 2009
The Class, an Oscar-nominated French film about a Paris middle school, should be required viewing for anybody considering a career in teaching. The problems seen here — class time wasted on discipline; parents in denial; frustrated teachers —...