| Nov 11, 2010
| 9:20 AM
The television adventure series, mentored by the recently deceased Stephen J. Cannell, received big-screen treatment in this entertaining and stunt-filled revision.
Liam Neeson makes a good successor to George Peppard as Hannibal, the leader of a team of...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 2:13 PM
It's natural with the dawn of a new year to bid farewell to the old, and to those who left with it. In terms of television talents lost in 2010, though, the ritual hits particularly close to the heart.
A number of genuine icons of the home screen...
| May 10, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Action film screenwriter Skip Woods has put himself where the action is in L.A. — the bustling Hollywood Hills West area — with the purchase of a hillside house for $2.004 million.
The sleek contemporary, built in 1951 and extensively...
| May 27, 2012
The price that first-time homeowner Justin Bieber paid for his new digs in Calabasas has wended its way into the public record: $6.5 million.
Set on 1.3 acres in a gated community, the 10,000-square-foot main house is described as "transitional French"...
| Nov 27, 2011
It has been a busy real estate year for former "Friends" cast mates. Actors Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry have both sold places. Now actor-director David Schwimmer has put his home in Hancock Park on the market at $10.7 million.
The roughly 11,000-...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Is this purgatory?
We have a group of men society left behind, working at an outcast oil rig in Alaska. These are the kind of men who only call each other by their last names. The plane taking them back to civilization crashes in an even more remote...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 12:23 PM
Survival proves hugely challenging for an oil-rig crew, whose plane crashes in the wilds of Alaska, in this purposely grueling melodrama from director Joe Carnahan ("The A-Team").
Liam Neeson stars as the potential savior of the wreck's survivors,...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 6:30 PM
With films such as"Unstoppable"and "Man on Fire," Tony Scott told adrenaline-filled stories about fearless men — spies and cops, race car drivers and fighter pilots — who live by a code and face death on their own terms.
He filled his...
| Jul 25, 2010
Talking to Girls About Duran Duran
One Young Man's Quest for True Love and a Cooler Haircut
Dutton: 274 pp., $25.95
I hate the '80s. I'm not saying I hate the days of my youth, but I hate burnished nostalgia for an era in which I just...
| Aug 29, 2010
In the autumn of 2008, China's best-known filmmaker, Zhang Yimou, found himself at a career crossroads.
The multiple Oscar nominee had spent the previous two years away from movies, orchestrating the opening and closing ceremonies for Beijing's Olympics,...
| May 29, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Chris Lee went on the set of "The A-Team" and found out firsthand that Quinton "Rampage" Jackson lives up to his nickname. This is a longer version of the Calendar cover story that will appear in the Sunday edition of......
| Jun 6, 2010
| 4:33 PM
FROM THE ARCHIVE: 2007 RIDLEY SCOTT INTERVIEW Ridley Scott is one of three directors I'll be interviewing on stage next weekend at the first Hero Complex Film Festival and we'll be screening two of his landmark films: "Blade Runner" and......