| Mar 23, 2011
| 4:15 PM
Several TV networks are paying tribute to the wonderful film icon Elizabeth Taylor, who died Wednesday at the age of 79. The actress starred in 55 movies and 16 TV productions in her long career. She was nominated for five Oscars and won twice, for...
| Apr 29, 2011
It may be hard for those who grew up watching "Will & Grace" to imagine the shock and excitement when Mart Crowley's "The Boys in the Band" caught fire off-Broadway in 1968, becoming one of the most discussed, derided and defended dramas of its era.
| Aug 19, 2011
Walking in to the press screening, I overheard somebody sarcastically say “Oh boy, another movie in 3-D.”
I turned around and added, “Oh boy, another remake.”
If you’re going to take the 1985 cult classic and revamp it,...
| May 4, 2008
10 Bad Dates With De Niro
A Book of Alternative Movie Lists
Edited by Richard T. Kelly
Overlook/Rookery: 460 pp., $29.95
Movie geeks are list-making animals. It begins with the frenzied -- and nonsensical -- annual compilation of "10 best lists" (as...
| Dec 27, 2007
Alex Etel was the precious star of Danny Boyle's adorable children-find-money fantasy Millions.
In the three years since that came out, he has heard that word "precocious" a lot. Along with mentions of his adorable freckles. Both turn up often in reviews...
| Sep 12, 2009
A night at the Stiller compound?
Comic actor Ben Stiller and his actress wife, Christine Taylor, have listed their Hollywood Hills property at $12.5 million.
The site includes two houses and a one-bedroom guesthouse for a total of 10 bedrooms and 11...
| Aug 28, 2009
The former West Hollywood home of Oscar-winning actress Bette Davis is for sale at $2.45 million.
The 2,242-square-foot condominium is on the fourth floor of the 1930 Colonial House, which was designed by architect Leland A. Bryant and reflects the...
| Oct 7, 1991
On the streets of this quiet Santa Ynez Valley village, something was clearly going on Sunday, even if the details were a little fuzzy to some. Taking notice of all the police, tourist JoAnn Killmer guessed crime.
"I thought somebody had been robbed,"...