| Jan 23, 2013
When he's on a film set, Ken Gold sees himself as the sole advocate for the health and welfare of one part of the cast that can't speak for itself: the animals.
Gold, who is based in Chicago, has worked for the past 11 years as an American Humane...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Anyone walking in off the street just to see General Zod up close is likely to be bemused and perhaps confounded by Sam Shepard's "Simpatico," a bizarre and byzantine drama even by Shepardian standards.
But for anyone who has watched Michael Shannon and...
| May 26, 2013
| 2:44 PM
David Schwimmer apparently has more dance moves than just the ones he demonstrated by the water fountain in the famous intro for NBC's "Friends."
The 46-year-old actor and director told Interview magazine last year that he was a "pretty good dancer"...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 12:55 PM
When Diane Lane first arrived at the Goodman Theatre to begin rehearsals for David Cromer's much-anticipated fall production of Tennessee Williams' "Sweet Bird of Youth," someone handed the famous actress — star of such movies as "Rumble Fish,"...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 7:01 AM
A Red Orchid Theatre’s staging of Sam Shepard's “Simpatico,” which is to star longtime collaborators Michael Shannon and Guy Van Swearingen, has been pushed back several weeks. Instead of beginning performances on June 13, the show now...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:14 AM
While the "Man of Steel" made a superior show of strength at the box office over the weekend, Henry Cavill, the man who dons the cape for the latest Superman film has already proved himself a fashion plate, turning out for the film's various worldwide...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:05 AM
When "The Hangover Part III" opened with half as many ticket sales as its predecessor in May, it was clear American moviegoers had tired of the Wolf Pack.
But there was hope yet for Warner Bros. In the two years between the second and third "Hangover,"...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Today comes word from the folks over at Yahoo that searches for the name "Tom Ford" have spiked 155% in the last month and that the search engine's queries for the fashion designer's name are up ninefold in 2013 compared with the same time last year.
| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Warner Bros.' Jeff Robinov is stepping down from the top position at Hollywood's largest movie studio.
Robinov has served as president of Warner Bros. Pictures Group since 2007. While he has not officially left the studio, he is making arrangements to...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
I have a theory for what is causing "Man of Steel's" faster-than-expected slide at the box office: Jor-El.
Around the fifth time Russell Crowe materializes as Jor, the long-dead father of Clark Kent, a.k.a. Kal-El, a.k.a. Superman, I wanted to scream....
| May 30, 2013
| 10:38 PM
The Boys in the Boat
Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Daniel James Brown
An underdog story of nine working-class boys from the University of Washington's eight-oar crew and their...
| May 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The ownership records of this property read like a “Who’s Who” in Hollywood. Actress Kate Jackson sold the place to saxophonist Kenny G in 1990. Tennis champ Pete Sampras sold it to film producer Jon Peters in 2004. Now the Westside home...