| Jun 3, 2011
Pauline Betz Addie
1940s tennis champion in Hall of Fame
Pauline Betz Addie, 91, a champion tennis player who won Wimbledon in 1946 without dropping a set during the entire tournament, died Tuesday at an assisted-living facility in Potomac, Md., the...
| May 3, 2012
"The Avengers"are here, and resistance is futile.
Even if you're frustrated by the relentless calculation of Marvel Studios' plan for world cinema domination, fed up by the shameless way the studio used several of its earlier, at times pro forma...
| Nov 13, 2011
In just 10 years, Alber Elbaz has succeeded in waking the sleeping beauty that was the French fashion house of Lanvin, giving it a modern identity and a must-have status.
His particular brand of imperfect glamour — fraying lace edges, exposed...
| Sep 1, 2010
The Cinecon Classic Film Festival is not for movie softies. It's for hard-core film buffs and historians who don't want to see the usual vintage fare that pops up on Turner Classic Movies or at revival theaters. So if you're looking to see "Casablanca,"...
| Nov 21, 2010
The Dangerous Otto Katz
The Many Lives of a Soviet Spy
Bloomsbury: 366 pp., $26
He had at least 21 aliases. He insisted that he was briefly Marlene Dietrich's husband in 1920s Berlin, which was probably not so, though he was possibly...
| Feb 1, 2012
John D. Lowry, an entertainment technology innovator who founded Lowry Digital Images, the renowned movie restoration company in Burbank that worked its magic by returning film classics such as "Casablanca" and "Star Wars" to their pristine state for...
| Dec 4, 2010
Bill Bratton insists the steak tips on garlic toast weren't bad. But that's not to say he went to Elaine's on Manhattan's Upper East Side for the food.
No one did.
Elaine's was a scene, a clubhouse, an escape from the loneliness of the New York night...
| May 14, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Gene Morphis keeps busy online. He has, it seems, more than 100 friends on Facebook, about 400 connections on LinkedIn and nearly 600 profile views on his personal Blogger site. But one of those sites may have gotten him fired.
Morphis was removed...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Warner Bros. at the Smithsonian: The Smithsonian marked the opening of a new theater and exhibits Wednesday night by presenting Clint Eastwood the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal....
| Feb 15, 2012
| 4:43 PM
If you loved Oprah Winfrey's Oscar specials on her old daytime show, you'll want to turn to OWN at 9. She talks to nominees Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer of "The Help" and Jonah Hill of "Moneyball." A sit-down chat with Lady O can't hurt their chances...
| May 7, 2012
| 4:38 PM
"Casablanca" will kick off the opening weekend programming for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' new Hollywood amphitheater and event space, the organization announced Monday. The full lineup includes films from Mel Brooks, the Coen...
| Nov 14, 2010
Edgar Andres caught the movie bug when he was 16 years old, after a filmmaker came to his high school to talk about the craft. Soon after, the teen joined a couple of programs, the Urban Oasis Film Academy and Inner City Filmmakers, which teach urban...