| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:39 AM
How crowded was December at the movies? Crowded enough to push George Clooney and "The Monuments Men" into an early 2014 release. And that's good! That's good. Because a little quality to go with our winter movie diversions would be good.
Here are 10...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The end of the "Boardwalk" is approaching.
HBO announced at its Television Critics Assn. press tour session in Pasadena Thursday that "Boardwalk Empire," the 1920s period drama top lined by Steve Buscemi, will come to a close at the end of its fifth...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:54 AM
Magic coach Jacque Vaughn appealed to his players’ professionalism when asked if his club could recover after Friday’s 20-point loss to Sacramento.
What else can Vaughn do?
"Let me check my watch here," said Vaughn, whose team faces the...
| Dec 27, 2013
It's the final column of 2013. So, happy New Year! And here are 10 moments from the Chicago theater — the inspired, the unusual and the I-can't-believe-they-just-did-that — that I'll be remembering for years to come.
1. The umbilical cord...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Japanese beverage firm Suntory Holdings will buy Beam, the company behind American bourbon Jim Beam, for $13.6 billion.
In addition to Jim Beam, Suntory will acquire Maker's Mark and Knob Creek bourbons, Teacher's and Laphroaig Scotch whiskeys,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:30 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Friendly fire? A former detective puts...
| Dec 21, 2013
Consider this a purge.
A necessary year-end draining of the snippets, moments and bolts of cultural lightning that burned hot in my skull, sometimes left a mark, sometimes faded quickly, but always jolted me awake in 2013 and became, if only for one...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 9:38 AM
A personal list, for sharing. You won't find the movies "It's a Wonderful Life" or "A Christmas Story," neither of which I've ever been able to sit through, on this short list. The first I find hopelessly saccharine. As for the second, though as a boy I...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Conjuring horror in comics requires a masterful touch. As “Coffin Hill” artist Inaki Miranda said at New York Comic Con […]...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:23 PM
In some ways the 2013 Lafayette football team is plagued by something I'm calling, for lack of a better term, "Groundhog Day" Syndrome. Remember the Bill Murray movie? Funny stuff. But with Lafayette, there is nothing funny about it. "Groundhog......
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" may be hitting theaters after awards season ends, but the film has landed a different kind of honor: It will open the 2014 Berlin International Film Festival.
The Fox Searchlight film will kick off the...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:39 PM
A busy week for Wes Anderson watchers has been capped off by the arrival of the trailer for his upcoming "The Grand Budapest Hotel," which opens March 7, 2014.
The film has a typically large and outstanding cast that mixes together Anderson regulars...