| Aug 13, 2010
| 4:33 PM
People with funeral fetishes, I have got the movie for you, and it is Roger Corman's "House of Usher." (Yes, I am beaming affectionately at you, my dear goth friends.) The first in a rash of Corman films taken from titles by Edgar Allan Poe, "Usher" is...
| Jun 3, 2010
| 9:35 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 30 - June 5 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here TO THE LETTER: Contestants hope to follow in the footsteps......
| Dec 15, 2009
| 9:34 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 13 - 19, in PDF format This week's TV Movies DO NO HARM: Sean (Julian McMahon) is asked to perform surgery on a prison inmate (Eric Stonestreet) in the......
| Jun 9, 2010
| 12:44 AM
Himan Brown, the pioneer radio producer and director of "Grand Central Station," "Inner Sanctum Mysteries" and other popular shows of the 1930s and '40s who returned to the airwaves three decades later with " CBS Radio Mystery Theater," has died. He was...
| Dec 24, 2009
Hollywood agents, that most despised of human specimens, of which I was one, are as indispensable as the rabies vaccine, which kills as easily as it cures. Although in one form or another agents, as the middlemen brokers of human talent, have existed...
| Mar 20, 2008
| 2:31 PM
You've heard the expression "Tofu for brains?" Well, you should've.
That's the anchor and premise of Zombie Dearest, an animated short starring Tofu: The Vegan Zombie.
This Florida-filmed farce (computer-assisted 3-D animation) from Lee Stringer pops...
| May 22, 2008
At the end of an impressive if murky reflecting pool in the middle of a lawn so verdant it seems out of place, the original Hollywood swashbuckler, Douglas Fairbanks Sr., lies buried in one of the Hollywood Forever Cemetery's most ostentatious mausoleums....
| Jan 2, 2008
PERCHED together on a couch in a London hotel room, both suffering from the flu, Tim Burton and Johnny Depp make for a brilliant comic double act, sharing jokes, finishing one another's thoughts, laughing like naughty schoolboys, goading each other into...
| Jan 9, 2008
WHEN it comes to neighborhood restaurants in L.A., it's all about the micro-climates -- the prevailing winds can be so different in different parts of town, you can't just plant a bistro any old where and have it flourish. The Del, an 8-month-old spot...
| Oct 14, 2009
Stuart M. Kaminsky, a writer of impressive range who created four distinctive detectives for series set in Los Angeles, Chicago, Florida and Moscow, has died. He was 75.
Kaminsky, who joined the elite of his craft in 2006 when the Mystery Writers of...
| Nov 28, 2009
George Carlin was stand-up comedy's transformational man. He went through it time and again through the decades, first as a young hipster hungry to fit into the showbiz life, then slowly finding his voice and a roomful of laughs as a counter-culture...
| Jun 21, 2009
Chris Pine is splayed across a red restaurant banquette as if it were the throne Hollywood is offering him as one of its newly anointed male hotties. To say Pine's actual seating is not a throne would be an understatement. The star of Paramount Pictures'...