| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:29 PM
At the end of his rambunctious one-man show Thursday at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, William Shatner gave what must have been the least-needed apology uttered that night in Costa Mesa: "Sorry to disappoint you, but I'm real."
It wasn't an off-...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:40 PM
When William Shatner opened on Broadway last February, he wasn't nearly as confident as his show's title indicated.
The actor's one-man show sported the cheeky moniker, "Shatner's World: We Just Live In It." But a nasty elemental force had invaded...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:17 PM
What's in a name? If you're a Chicagoan and your surname is Capone, everything. There is perhaps no more notorious name associated with the city (except perhaps Gacy, or for a time, Bartman). Growing up, Deirdre Marie Capone lived what she calls a "shame-...
| Jan 2, 2013
Though he was five years removed from an Oscar nomination, in 2011 Ryan Gosling was everywhere, skyrocketing into A-list territory thanks to "Crazy Stupid Love," "Drive" and "The Ides of March." In 2012 it was Channing Tatum, who scored three hits ("The...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:30 AM
How often have you attended a show for the first time and instantly recognized all the major characters the moment they appeared?
Chances are you'll do so when you visit "The Addams Family" at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Even before the...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 8:18 AM
KAMLOOPS, Canada - "It's a true thing," as my grandmother used to say. Luxury lodging is in the eye of the beholder.
Whether it's an inn, hotel, resort, even a campsite, all the assorted bits that meet to make a hotel feel like a home will never be to...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 6:03 AM
Sylvester Stallone put his spin on the comic-book character a number of years ago, but in the view of many purists, this made-in-3D version is the much more faithful one. Karl Urban ("Star Trek") now has the role of the futuristic judge, jury and...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Tumblr Thursday has been coming to you in the paper for awhile now, so it seemed like about time that this list make its way to the Internet, for your convenience, of course. Some of these are a little old hat now, but they're all important to remember....
| May 23, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Director and screenwriter Justin Zackham ("The Bucket List") seems to be working on a new movie genre. In "The Big Wedding," he oversees the production of a mildly raunchy, R-rated romantic comedy that's tailored for senior citizens. Robert De Niro, Diane...
| May 17, 2013
| 12:26 PM
“Star Trek Into Darkness” grossed $13.5 million during its first day in U.S. theaters Thursday, putting it on track to approach $100 million at the domestic box office by the end of this weekend, according to studio estimates. The take...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:00 AM
"Star Trek Into Darkness" opened atop the U.S. box office, though its debut didn't quite make the jump to warp speed that Paramount Pictures executives expected.
"Into Darkness," the second J.J. Abrams-directed installment in the long-running science-...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:06 PM
It’s one of the strangest scenes in “Star Trek Into Darkness”: With no explanation or motivation, USS Enterprise visitor Carol (Alice Eve) strips down to her blue underwear, whereupon James T. Kirk (Chris Pine) sneaks a peek.