| Aug 23, 2010
At 9 a.m. on a Friday, the parking lot of Timberline at Mt. Hood was already filling up with SUVs and 4x4s as my husband, Marc, and I pulled in. The Wy'East Day Lodge echoed with the sound of slamming lockers and clomping ski boots. Roving bands of...
| May 11, 2011
| 9:50 AM
"House" is leaving the building, "30 Rock" has rolled away, "The Middle" is coming to an end, and "American Idol" will soon be idle.
A generation ago, the end of the broadcast networks' season meant the beginning of the "nothing worth watching" season....
| Nov 2, 2011
| 11:46 AM
When diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, Paul Sorvino worked with his doctor to create an overall treatment plan that included diet, exercise, and diabetes medications. He also realized the importance of support, and was thankful for his family and friends to...
| Jan 19, 2009
Despite appearances to the contrary, John Krasinski, the rangy costar of NBC's "The Office," does not fit into the category of actors who really want to direct. Even if the movie passion project he wrote and directed, "Brief Interviews With Hideous Men,"...
| Dec 21, 2009
C.D.B. Bryan, whose 1976 book "Friendly Fire" about the accidental death of a soldier in Vietnam struck a chord with disillusioned Americans, has died. He was 73.
Bryan died Tuesday of cancer at his home in Guilford, Conn., said his wife, Mairi. He was...
| Feb 18, 2009
Of the five lead actress Academy Award nominees, Melissa Leo is probably the most bohemian, the least likely to live in a luxury hotel or employ a personal assistant or spend weeks worrying over her Oscar gown. Leo tidies her own house, cooks her own...
| Mar 24, 2009
| 9:10 AM
A nearly perfect cast more than compensates for the over familiarity of elements of Lymelife, the umpteenth coming-of-age drama to roll out of Indiewood in recent years. Derick Martini's film has the gangly, awkward boy crushing on the cute girl next...
| Jul 11, 2008
Three new series are headed to TNT in the coming months, ensuring a nearly unbroken string of originals on the network into 2009.
The network has stated of goal of having all original programming on three nights of the week by 2010, and the trio of new...
| Jan 2, 2008
AH, to be young and in love on-screen.
Or young and in grief, in guilt, in the family way, in search of life's meaning.
Basically, it's the young part that counts. A preponderance of actors and actresses under the age of 25 have stood out this year at...
| Jan 30, 2008
OK, so Angelina, Denzel and Keira didn't get asked to the Oscar prom. They shouldn't shed too many tears over their absence from this year's nominations.
After all, they're in very good company. From Humphrey Bogart ("The Maltese Falcon") and Marilyn...
| Feb 14, 2008
TNT has added another drama to its roster of original series, picking up a show called "Leverage" from producer Dean Devlin.
The series stars Timothy Hutton ("Kidnapped," "The Good Shepherd") as a modern-day Robin Hood, a former insurance investigator...
| Mar 4, 2008
TNT is hoping to blow up the idea that a cable channel can't compete with the broadcast networks.
The network is stepping up its original series development in a big way. TNT -- which is home to ad-supported cable's top-rated series, "The Closer" --...