| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Getting up close to a Broadway star can cost you more than $300 a seat for the most popular shows running in New York. But a front row seat on Twitter or Facebook is always free.
The current Broadway season, which comes to a close Sunday at the Tony...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Another Broadway season, another cavalcade of television and movie stars testing their stage mettle.
Some come to build their acting muscles, others come for the publicity splash, and a select few come because they simply can't stay away. The chance...
| Jun 5, 2013
Brit Marling seems to have a thing for punishment. In “Another Earth,” she wrote about a woman seeking redemption following a vehicular manslaughter; in her film opening Friday, “The East,” an anarchist group seeks vengeance on...
| Jan 16, 2013
In the political thriller “Broken City,” Mark Wahlberg plays an underdog—not exactly something new for the Oscar-nominated actor (“The Departed”) when you recall “Boogie Nights,” “Invincible,” “...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:49 PM
After almost 25 years in Montrose, Rocky Cola Café will serve its final burgers on Sunday — an end wrought by stiffer competition from restaurants that have opened during the past two decades and a too slow recovery from the recession.
| Apr 4, 2013
You know what "Star Wars" is about? I mean, really about? Vietnam. It's a critical allegory of the war: The Rebels are the scrappy Viet Cong, hastily assembled, devoted and relentless; the Empire is the American military, tripped up by an enemy using...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — For all its perks, being a popular young actor like Shia LaBeouf in today's media climate can come with some intense pressures.
So intense that one of Hollywood's longest lasting stars says he probably couldn't handle them.
| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The casting hole created by Shia LaBeouf's abrupt departure from the Broadway revival of "Orphans" has been filled. Ben Foster will take the role of Treat, one of two brothers who hatch a plan to kidnap a prominent older man, played by Alec Baldwin.
| Sep 3, 2012
| 9:15 AM
"The Possession" took ownership of the No. 1 spot at the box office this Labor Day weekend, but there was no love for "The Oogieloves."
The horror flick produced by Sam Raimi did stronger-than-expected business, grossing a solid $21.3 million over the...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 7:05 AM
What do you do if your assignment is to cover the much-anticipated two-month filming of “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” in downtown Chicago – from where and what they filmed to what the cast has to say about filming here -- but access...
| Feb 6, 2011
| 9:11 AM
SHERMAN OAKS (KTLA) -- "Transformers" star Shia LaBeouf was briefly arrested early Saturday morning after a scuffle in a Sherman Oaks bar.
According to TMZ, LaBeouf, 24, was at Mad Bulls Tavern on Ventura around 1 a.m. on February 5 when a heated...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 3:43 PM
As a nation, we're divided in almost every respect. Our citizens never hesitate to take sides against one another, whether it's Democrats versus Republicans, Coke drinkers opposed to Pepsi enthusiasts or Yankee loyalists against Red Sox aficionados.