| Jun 10, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Theater critic Charles McNulty and pop music critic Ann Powers began their conversation about the changing sound of the Broadway musical in the lobby of the Sam S. Shubert Theatre in New York, where they ran into each other at a Sunday matinee of...
| May 13, 2010
| 8:49 AM
Several months ago, I was at Universal Studios and thought, "One day I'm going to be bored enough to come out here and survey the stars in the sidewalk."
That day was yesterday, when I went to the Hollywood area of the theme park and took stock. There...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 9:05 PM
Elizabeth Taylor, the glamorous queen of American movie stardom, whose achievements as an actress were often overshadowed by her rapturous looks and real-life dramas, has died. She was 79.
Hospitalized six weeks ago for congestive heart failure, Taylor...
| Dec 17, 2010
Blake Edwards, a writer-director who battled depression in his personal life yet was known as a modern master of slapstick and sophisticated wit with hit films such as the "Pink Panther" comedies, "10" and "Breakfast at Tiffany's," has died. He was 88....
| Jan 3, 2011
Anne Francis, who costarred in the 1950s science-fiction classic "Forbidden Planet" and later played the title role in "Honey West," the mid-1960s TV series about a sexy female private detective with a pet ocelot, died Sunday. She was 80.
| May 5, 2011
Jackie Cooper, whose tousled blond hair, pouty lower lip and ability to cry on camera helped make him one of the top child stars of the 1930s in films such as "Skippy" and "The Champ," has died. He was 88.
Cooper, who grew up to become a successful TV...
| Apr 12, 2010
Be the reason technology, family or frugality, people are flocking to The National World War II Museum in the resurgent Crescent City. Since the start of 2010, more than 100,000 visitors have trooped through the Museum's six-acre campus to learn about the...
| Nov 18, 2010
| 10:05 PM
If there's anything negative about the Orange County Performing Arts Center's current attraction, "Beauty and the Beast," it's that this marvelous musical fantasy will be history after Sunday.
Any touring production so dynamically staged and so fully...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 4:28 PM
Dear Mr. Rooney,
I have been a fan of your films for 50 years, from "Andy Hardy" and "Young Tom Edison" to "The Human Comedy" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream." I believe that I have seen and own most of them, but I have always wanted to interest my...
| Dec 18, 2010
You couldn't avoid Ricky Gervais right now, even if you wanted to.
The English comedian has a new stand-up special premiering on HBO on Saturday, just weeks before the DVD release of the first season of "The Ricky Gervais Show," an animated incarnation...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 4:06 AM
| Feb 15, 2011
| 3:59 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Actor Mickey Rooney has been granted court protection from his stepson and his stepson's wife after alleged abuse.
According to court documents filed Monday, the couple is accused of draining Mr. Rooney financially, verbally abusing...