| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:55 AM
The drama "Starred Up" earned the most nominations for the 16th Moet British Independent Film Awards on Monday morning, receiving eight, including best film, best director for David Mackenzie, best actor for Jack O'Connell and supporting actor for...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Renowned British actor Terence Stamp was initially hesitant to take on the role of a curmudgeonly pensioner in the touching new film, "Unfinished Song," opening this week at the Playhouse 7 in Pasadena.
"I don't know if I play ordinary that well,"...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Before becoming a widely lauded songwriter, Jimmy Webb was just another aspiring musician living in a dingy Los Angeles apartment.
The Oklahoma transplant would wander from his low-rent flat in Silver Lake to a place that would inspire one of his most...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Avi Hoffman is Jewish. Still.
So much so the actor proclaims it with the title of his latest stage project, "Still Jewish After All These Years: A Lifetime in the Theatre." The one-man-show is being produced through May 19 by the Boca Raton Theatre...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 12:20 PM
"First you're young. Then you're old. Then you're wonderful."
— Alice Roosevelt Longworth
STRATFORD, Canada — Christopher Plummer is in the wonderful phase of his career — and at 82 he's seizing the opportunity.
In February, the six-...
| Nov 7, 2010
Martin Baum, an old-time New York theatrical talent agent who became a veteran voice of experience for the upstart Creative Artists Agency in the late 1970s and who brought to the firm such established star clients as Sidney Poitier and Peter Sellers, has...
| Oct 22, 2010
Historian wrote 'Death in Rome'
Robert Katz, 77, a writer and historian whose meticulous reconstruction of an infamous Nazi massacre in Rome brought him fame and sparked a trial over whether he defamed the pope, died Wednesday in a...
| May 15, 2011
| 7:15 PM
In Michael Feeney Callan's fawning new biography, we get plenty of the actor, director and environmentalist we already know but only a tantalizing, too-brief glimpse of a young man we almost never hear about: Charles Robert Redford Jr., Angeleno.
| Apr 11, 2012
| 4:32 PM
There are some people who, when you get the chance to hear them talk about their lives, you just have to stop what you're doing and listen. The late Richard Harris was one such person — whenever he stopped by David Letterman's set, I always tended...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 4:36 PM
"Tyrannosaur," a drama about a rage-filled man who finds redemption thanks to a charity store worker, was named best film Sunday evening at the British Independent Film Awards. Olivia Colman took lead actress honors and Paddy Considine earned the...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Silen flicks, Italian masterworks and a chat with Clint Eastwood and an evening with long-time Times film critic Kevin Thomas are on tap this week....
| Nov 12, 2011
| 4:23 PM
When it comes to songwriting, Jimmy Webb has few peers. His lyrics are rife with stunning imagery, his music with nuances and emotions that carry those words into your head and heart. As a singer, Jimmy Webb is a great......