| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Carl Sheldon had a mission Friday to boldly go where he has never has gone before: MegaCon.
A dedicated "Star Trek" fan for most of his life but a first-time MegaCon participant, Sheldon traveled from Vermont to join this weekend's festivities at the...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:12 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just as Oscar host Seth MacFarlane set his sights on a variety of targets with a mixture of hits and misses, the motion picture academy spread the gold around to a varied slate of films. "Argo" won best picture as expected,...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Watching Patrick Stewart re-enact his greatest onstage goof-up is a comedy show in itself.
He cringes as he relates the time he fell asleep onstage during a performance of 'King Lear': "One Saturday afternoon, I kind of drifted off …," he...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Anything can be rehabilitated if John Galliano can be rehabilitated," says Mickey Boardman, the head of the fashion magazine Paper. (Mickey was referring to the revival of the dreaded UGG boots.)
But the remark was in recognition of Galliano's alcoholic...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Adam Malin was 13 when he went into business, and his chosen profession was the business of sci-fi and comic books. This was back in 1971, years before his proliferation of fan gatherings to celebrate the likes of "Star Trek" and "Xena," an effort Malin...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Everyone seemed to be talking about what Seth MacFarlane would do as host of the Oscars. On Sunday night, MacFarlane kept that dialogue going, making Hollywood's big night all about Seth MacFarlane.
The "Family Guy" creator opened the 85th Academy Awards...
| 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-...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Presenter Colin Farrell (pictured above, right), host Max Greenfield and honoree Josh Lieberman (pictured above, left) had a curious Jewish/Catholic thing going on at the 12th annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball. The June 8 gala at the Susan Harris and...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:48 PM
"The Americans" and its channel, FX, led the pack in the Television Critics Assn. awards nominations, announced Monday morning.
The first season of the Cold War spy drama starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys grabbed four nominations, including a...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The summer moviegoing season is a time for superheroes, explosions — and marketing tie-ins. Some are a common-sense pairing of cinema and brand — "Fast & Furious 6" and Dodge, "The Hangover: Part III" and Caesar's Palace Las Vegas —...
| May 27, 2013
| 9:29 AM
"Fast & Furious 6" blew past the finish line at the box office this Memorial Day weekend, leaving "The Hangover Part III" to face a sobering reality.
The sixth entry in the action-packed "Fast" franchise took in a robust $120 million from Thursday...
| May 27, 2013
| 2:18 PM
“Star Trek: Into Darkness” bothered me in a number of ways. A warning: if you haven’t seen the movie, spoilers lie ahead. If you read on, get ready for a nerded-out rant, the likes of which you’ve never before seen (unless you read...