| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 1:42 PM
If one of the main draws for 3-D filmmaking and exhibition has always been its immersive, "you are there" quality, what if someone put viewers smack in the middle of a brutal, bloody boxing match? And has no one thought of this before?
Ang Lee may be...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:56 PM
NBC has renewed the Chicago-set and filmed "Chicago Fire" along with four other dramas, the network announced Friday.
"Chicago Fire" has done OK in the ratings, but more importantly it has boosted NBC's 9 p.m. Wednesday ratings by 24 percent year-over-...
| Apr 14, 2013
If the political machinations of the Nixon administration had been as smartly executed as the Orlando production of Broadway play "Frost/Nixon," history well could have taken a very different course.
Empty Spaces Theatre Co(llaboration) opened the first...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Frank Langella will topline a new production of "King Lear" set to bow at the U.K.'s Chichester Festival Theater this fall prior to a early 2014 run at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Production will follow the same route from Chichester to BAM taken by...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Peter Morgan answered his cellphone Friday but said right away that it wasn't a good time to talk. The Oscar-nominated writer of the 2006 movie "The Queen" explained in a polite but hurried manner that he was in a car en route to London's Gielgud Theatre,...
| May 31, 2013
| 12:00 PM
When architect Kai Cole began designing her Mediterranean-style Santa Monica home, she weighed all the usual concerns — space, light, flow — along with one quite specific to her family's needs: where to hold the Shakespeare readings.
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:22 PM
I'm midway through the book "Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter," on which the new movie is based. The book's a lot of fun; the movie seems to getting lukewarm reviews. I decided this would be a good time to create a......
| May 28, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Under the Streetlamp
Saturday March 19
25 E. Galena Boulevard
The performance will raise funds for the Aurora Area...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 4:06 AM
CBS newsman Mike Wallace, the dogged, merciless reporter and interviewer who took on politicians, celebrities and other public figures in a 60-year career highlighted by the on-air confrontations that helped make “60 Minutes” the most...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 12:52 PM
NEW YORK — Mike Wallace didn't interview people. He interrogated them. He cross-examined them. Sometimes he eviscerated them.
His reputation was so fearsome that it was often said that the scariest words in the English language were "Mike Wallace...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 1:09 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — "Mike Wallace is here to see you."
The"60 Minutes"newsman had such a fearsome reputation that it was often said that those were the most dreaded words in the English language, capable of reducing an interview subject to a shaking,...