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April 19, 1998
MOVIES In "The Big Hit," Mark Wahlberg (right, with China Chow) plays a hired killer in a misfired kidnap plot who's made vulnerable by his need to be liked by everybody. This latest U.S. production by Hong Kong action master John Woo opens Friday in general release. Lou Diamond Phillips co-stars. MOVIES Gwyneth Paltrow's destiny is determined by whether or not she makes it aboard an about-to-depart London subway train in "Sliding Doors." Writer-director Peter Howitt tells it both ways.
December 17, 2010
The Early Show Matt Damon; pampering. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today An orphanage for baby elephants; Emily Blunt; Kevin Spacey. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Christmas shopping; former Gov. Sarah Palin (R-Alaska). (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV Rachael Ray Rocco DiSpirito; Kirsten Dunst. (N) 9 a.m. KCBS Live With Regis and Kelly Robert De Niro; Michael Eisner; holiday gifts for men. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Liam Neeson; hair products.
October 25, 2013 | By David Ng
The Old Globe in San Diego will present productions of "Othello" and "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" as part of its 2014 summer Shakespeare season, company leaders announced Friday. The season will include productions of the musical "Into the Woods" and Ronald Harwood's "Quartet," his 1999 play that was made into a movie last year directed by Dustin Hoffman and starring Maggie Smith. "Othello" (June 22 to July 27) will be directed by Old Globe artistic director Barry Edelstein; "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" (Aug.
Even though the festivities began at what many attendees think of as nap time, this event was geared toward guests under four feet tall--the Los Angeles premiere of Disney's latest animated epic, "Pocahontas," at El Capitan theater in Hollywood on Sunday, followed by a party in the parking lot behind the theater. The event benefited California Institute for the Arts, which appeared to be well-deserving of the attention as more than 30 of the people who worked on the film are Cal Arts graduates.
January 13, 2013 | Ed Stockly
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 13 - 19, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     CBS This Morning Nancy O'Dell. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Kelly and Michael Chris Colfer; AnnaSophia Robb. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View 10 a.m. KABC The Wendy Williams Show Meagan Good. (N) 11 a.m. KTTV The Talk Beth Behrs; Jessica Collins.
November 25, 2012 | Matt Cooper
Click here to download TV listings for the week Nov. 25 - Dec. 1 in PDF format This week's TV Movies  CBS This Morning (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Ray Liotta; Julie Andrews; Il Volo. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Alicia Keys performs. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A . 7 a.m. KTTV Rachael Ray Carson Daly. (N) 8 a.m. KCAL Live With Kelly and Michael Jack Black. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Angie Harmon; Wendie Malick and Jane Leeves.
September 9, 2012 | By Glenn Whipp
TORONTO -- Grabbing a smoke on the patio of downtown Toronto restaurant Terroni at the “Argo” party the other night, we were talking to actor Scoot McNairy about downtown L.A. French dip institution Cole's and the lost art of the three-martini lunch. McNairy introduced his friend, Jake, who told us he was in town to see the premiere of his dad's new movie, his first as a director. With the Toronto Film Festival's lineup of 289 feature films and 83 shorts, we smiled and nodded and thought it was nice that Jake's dad's debut movie found a home among the crowded lineup.
December 24, 2012 | By Ed Stockly
Click here to download TV listings for the week Dec. 23 - 29 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   SERIES Doctor Who: On Christmas Eve in 1892, an icy menace is threatening the world, and a feisty young governess (Jenna-Louise Coleman) calls on the Doctor (Matt Smith) for help, but he's mourning the loss of Amy and Rory and isn't interested in getting involved, in the science fiction series' new holiday episode (6 and 9 p.m. BBC America). The Graham Norton Show: Dustin Hoffman, Billy Connolly, Jennifer Saunders and "Doctor Who's" Matt Smith are guests on the variety series and Amy Macdonald performs (7:20 and 10:20 p.m. BBC America)
"Muppet Treasure Island" is a wonderful picture for children, a work of considerable artistry and craftsmanship that ought to please many adults as well, provided they're prepared to go along with a highly familiar, very simple story. It mixes Muppets--400, no less--and humans with ease, and Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil have come up with a clutch of pleasant songs.
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