| Mar 7, 2014
| 8:53 PM
Actress-singer was on '60s 'Honeymooners'
Sheila MacRae, 92, a versatile actress and singer who performed in a popular 1950s nightclub act with her husband, Gordon MacRae, and appeared opposite Jackie Gleason in his late '60s revival...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
"It's time to get going again."
With these words, host and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson kicks off the new documentary series, "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey." Premiering on Fox, the National Geographic Channel and eight other affiliated networks...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Probably more than any other instrument in an orchestra, the tuba has the sound of authority — big, brassy, deep and imposing.
For the young, struggling John Van Houten, that sound inspired the discipline he needed. The tuba instructor, who...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Leonard Nimoy, best known as Mr. Spock of "Star Trek," has been diagnosed with a lung disease and is lobbying fans to quit smoking in order to prevent a similar fate of living less and not prospering.
The 82-year-old actor announced the news on...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:57 AM
A Dean Koontz suspense novel is the source of this melodrama with Anton Yelchin ("Star Trek") as the title character, a short-order cook who has the "Sixth Sense" gift - or curse, depending on your view - of being able to see dead people.
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Director-producer Clifford John Bole, who helmed more than 40 episodes of various "Star Trek" series, died Feb. 15 at his home in Palm Desert, Calif. He was 76.
Bole directed 25 episodes of "Star Trek: The Next Generation," seven of "Deep Space Nine" and...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Though the title is a brand name thanks to the long-popular BBC-made documentary series, this family-friendly film goes its own way, putting a story to its visuals of computer-generated creatures set against real backdrops.
Justin Long voices a young...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:02 AM
The realms of science fiction and comics may be home to some of the most fantastic space battles, epic team-ups […]...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Cemeteries aren't usually thought of as hotbeds of activity, but last Saturday night at the Forest Lawn Museum, atop the memorial park's Glendale grounds, proved the exception. As a blues band blared and colored lights splashed off the white walls of an...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"I never understood why anybody would want to be an artist when they could be a window dresser," says Simon Doonan, the man who's been a window dresser -- and a lot more -- for some 30 years now. "If you're an artist, you're stuck in some gallery...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Emmy Award-winning director Robert Butler was looking over his list of credits recently in preparation for the UCLA Film & Television Archive's "Evening With Robert Butler" celebration Thursday at the Billy Wilder Theater.
"I won't be coy," confessed...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Veteran actor Leonard Nimoy, best known as Spock in the 1960s television series "Star Trek" and a string of feature films that followed, said he was "doing OK" after being diagnosed with lung disease and urged fans on Thursday to quit smoking.