| Mar 20, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Harry Reems, who starred with Linda Lovelace in the 1972 pornographic film "Deep Throat" and became a cause celebre in Hollywood after he was convicted on federal obscenity charges related to the movie, has died. He was 65.
Reems, who had pancreatic...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Thanks to “Flight” and “Safe House,” Denzel Washington was the biggest star of 2012, according to the Quigley Poll. Anne Hathaway ranked second, based on her drawing ability in “Les Miserables” and “The Dark...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:37 PM
On "Mad Men," Sally's night out with the grown-ups takes an icky turn...
| Jan 1, 2013
It's just a parade, after all, a once-a-year parade, so in the grand scheme of things, the Tournament of Roses Parade doesn't matter — until it does. And it does.
There's a paradox at the core of Pasadena's pretty street party. What began in...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Comedian Rosie O'Donnell says she loves TLC's reality show "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" so much that she wants to buy the family a house....
| Apr 13, 2012
| 4:39 PM
On Saturday evening, the TCM Classic Film Festival will be screening a selection of Hollywood figures' home movies at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel – you can see Esther Williams teaching her children how to swim, Steve McQueen taking his two kids to...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Tony Martin, one of the last of the big-name singer-actors from the golden age of Hollywood musicals, has died. He was 98.
Martin, who toured for years with his wife, dancer-actress Cyd Charisse, died of natural causes Friday at his home in Los Angeles,...
| Mar 26, 2012
Patience Abbe was only 11 when the memoir she wrote with her two brothers, "Around the World in Eleven Years," climbed onto the bestseller lists for grown-ups in 1936.
As the siblings recounted their nomadic childhood in Europe and subsequent move to...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Let us pray to the gods of All Things Tacky that there is enough blue eye shadow and bad wiggery in this town to sustain the high camp and lowdown-and-dirtiness on display in a pair of fringe shows this week. Though separated by five miles of real estate,...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Movies, Magic and My Father's Twentieth Century
Riverhead: 432 pp., $28.95
In "The Entertainer: Movies, Magic and My Father's Twentieth Century," New Yorker staff writer...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:32 PM
First published on Dec. 25, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
Pity the rubes. Those wayward tourists who dawdle in their cars and tour buses along Beachwood Drive, enraging the locals as they haltingly seek that perfect Hollywood sign photo op...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Shirley Temple Virts, 75, of Martinsburg, W.Va., and formerly of Brunswick, Md., died Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Care Haven Center, Martinsburg. Visitation will be Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at John T. Williams Funeral Home, Brunswick. The...