| Aug 15, 2010
Red Hook Road
Doubleday: 344 pp., $25.95
Ayelet Waldman is a worrier. Because she is the mother of four children, ages 7 to 16, that shouldn't be surprising. Her last book, "Bad Mother," a work of nonfiction, outlined many of...
| Jan 24, 2012
Bingham Ray, the co-founder of October Films, one of the top independent film distribution companies of the 1990s, and a former president of United Artists who was a leading force in independent films for more than two decades, died Monday. He was 57....
| Nov 4, 2011
Tom Keith, who created an astounding array of captivating, hilarious, bawdy sounds and voices as longtime master of radio sound effects for Garrison Keillor's nationally syndicated "A Prairie Home Companion," has died. He was 64.
Keith, who also co-...
| Jul 4, 2012
Ben Davidson, an iconic face of the 1960s-era Oakland Raiders and later a popular fixture in Miller Lite TV commercials, has died. He was 72.
Davidson, who had been receiving treatment for prostate cancer, died Monday night, former Raiders coach John...
| Aug 10, 2010
Her life was marked by professional triumphs, including a Tony Award-winning debut on Broadway in Lillian Hellman's 1946 drama "Another Part of the Forest" and a best actress Oscar for her role in the 1963 drama "Hud."
But for Patricia Neal, the husky-...
| Jan 17, 2011
Actress Susannah York became a star in the 1960s with performances in several high-profile films such as 1969's "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" for which she received an Academy Award nomination. But she fought to be noticed for more than her striking...
| Aug 22, 2011
Reza Badiyi, a prolific television director whose credits included "Get Smart" and "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" and who set a Directors Guild of America record for directing the most hours of episodic series television, has died. He was 81.
| Feb 2, 2011
| 7:53 AM
(CNN) -- Thirty five years ago, it was the fantasy of millions of teenage boys. From now on, it will be a museum piece.
The red swimsuit Farrah Fawcett wore in an iconic 1976 poster, along with other items from her career, will be presented Wednesday...
| Dec 29, 2011
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The reigning monarch of England’s storied past tells tales on his beloved Downton Abbey...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The wonders of 3-D---and Pina Bausch’s innovations---get all the attention in Wim Wenders’ interviews. But if it’s true that most Academy members will see "Pina" on the 2-D discs provided them rather than at any 3-D screenings, then,...
| Feb 14, 2012
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Meryl Streep given a lifetime achievement award at the Berlin Film Festival....
| Feb 25, 2012
| 4:37 PM
"The Artist" took top honors at the Film Independent Spirit Awards Saturday. The event honors the best work in the independent film arena...