| Sep 13, 2011
| 10:09 AM
My earliest moviegoing memory is sitting in one of the two auditoriums in the Woodfield Mall parking lot, watching the Navy aircraft of "Top Gun" blare throughout the theater. My father flew in the Navy, as young as I was, it was a mandatory experience...
| May 18, 2011
| 7:04 AM
With the final season of "The Closer" approaching TNT announced Wednesday that it will launch a spin-off called "Major Crimes" starring Mary McDonnell as Capt. Raydor, who was often butting heads with Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (Kyra...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 8:25 AM
Denzel Washington has worked several times with action-specialist director Tony Scott ("Crimson Tide," "Man on Fire"), and they reteam on this effective, fact-inspired thriller that puts fresh spins on a time-tested premise of a train that's out of...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Muy pocos actores han cultivado la atención de Hollywood como Edgar Ramírez, venezolano que saltó a la fama mundial después de encarnar al terrorista El chacal en el telefilme francés Carlos.
El nuevo escalón que pisa Ramírez se titula Wrath of the...
| Mar 30, 2007
A thousand feet above Van Nuys, J.T. Alpaugh sat in the rear seat of a news copter, joystick in hand, ready to show off the high-definition video camera that hung orb-like from the front of the aircraft.
"OK, see that car up there?" Alpaugh asked....
| May 19, 2008
| 8:57 PM
JAMES FREY was back in his old neighborhood, strolling happily along the Venice boardwalk, enjoying a sunny day in a T-shirt and aviator shades as he passed tattoo shops and a man who was selling what he claimed to be "philosophy." It doesn't get any...
| Jun 18, 2008
A1991 photograph by John Humble shows Selma Avenue at Vine Street as a jumbled, architecturally constructed Hollywood landscape of office buildings, stores, asphalt and advertising billboards. Dominating the center is Angelyne, the cosmetically...
| Jun 21, 2009
Chris Pine is splayed across a red restaurant banquette as if it were the throne Hollywood is offering him as one of its newly anointed male hotties. To say Pine's actual seating is not a throne would be an understatement. The star of Paramount Pictures'...
| Jul 22, 2007
When actor Edgar Ramirez had a break from shooting "The Bourne Ultimatum" in London last spring, he didn't hit the English nightclubs or take a long weekend to unwind in the Cotswolds. Instead, he hopped over to Paris to observe the first...
| Jul 9, 2009
Oscar G. Mayer
Grandson of founder of meat company
Oscar G. Mayer, 95, retired chairman of the meat-processing company that bears his name, died of old age Monday at a hospice facility in Fitchburg, Wis., according to his wife, Geraldine.
He was the...
| Dec 17, 2008
The eyes are the same. Say what you will about Mickey Rourke's face -- ravaged by time, battered by boxing and altered by who knows what else -- but his eyes haven't changed. They still have the live-wire flash, moving from cocky charm to wounded pride to...
| Jul 15, 2008
When David Simon ("The Wire") considered HBO's proposal to script Evan Wright's book "Generation Kill," he knew the journalist should stay in the picture, he told television critics at their annual press tour last week. Simon, who worked on the...