| Oct 23, 2010
| 7:01 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — At 17, Michael Fleming has written the musical score for the upcoming "Our Town" production, which will open Friday night at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa.
A junior at the Orange County High School of the Arts in Santa Ana,...
| Nov 24, 2010
| 8:24 AM
Two very good looking people play two offbeat and abrasively charming lovers in "Love & Other Drugs." And when your screen romance is as sexual as this one, it helps if your stars are about as good looking with their clothes off as human beings get....
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:10 AM
Lydia Loveless does a lot of venting on her second album and debut for Chicago-based Bloodshot Records, “Indestructible Machine.” Growing up in rural Ohio outside Coshocton, population 11,000, Loveless says feeling like an outcast was...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:56 AM
VANCOUVER, Wash. — It was a December night, around the mid-1800s from the look of it, in a cozy candlelit parlor. I was eavesdropping on a teatime conversation between James Douglas, Fort Vancouver's bow-tied chief trader, and Narcissa Whitman,...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 1:51 PM
MT VERNON, MO - Each week the KSPR Sports Team will give you an inside look at a local high school athlete. This week we chat with Mt Vernon senior Danielle Goodman.
Danielle (5'8") is a standout volleyball and basketball player (1st team all-...
| Dec 10, 2008
"Slumdog Millionaire," a modern-day fable about an orphan from Mumbai who ends up on a television game show, is shaping up to be this movie season's Cinderella story.
At one point, it seemed poised to go straight to DVD after its original studio,...
| Dec 31, 2008
A Russian partisan commander looks dismissively at the Bielski brothers, eyeing tough Zus (Liev Schreiber) and tougher Tuvia (Daniel Craig) and proclaiming, "Jews don't fight."
"These Jews do," comes the prompt reply, and "Defiance," the new film by...
| Jan 1, 2009
On a recent chilly morning, Liev Schreiber was eating breakfast in a downtown Manhattan restaurant while a swarm of shutterbugs hovered outside on the corner near his apartment. ¶ However, Schreiber wasn't exactly the one whom the photographers were...
| Feb 22, 2009
Carl St.Clair can clearly recall being in the third grade in his hometown of Yoakum, Texas, and being "marched down to the Grand Theater where we all got to see 'Ben-Hur.' I was totally captivated," he says. "The score was overwhelming to me."
| Feb 22, 2009
Tonight's Oscar ceremony will be the 81st in the award's venerable history, and like people who've reached an advanced age, the institution has had a hard time getting respect in a contemporary culture that cares mightily about being up to the minute...
| May 31, 2009
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Despite the Oscar success of "American Beauty," Sam Mendes might be the best working director who has yet to make a truly outstanding film. Mendes' adaptation of Richard Yates' "soul-sick suburbia"...