November 26, 2010
The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Justin Bieber; Lee DeWyze. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Emeril Lagasse; Barbara Walters. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV Rachael Ray Tackling the biggest shopping day of the year. (N) 9 a.m. KCBS The Doctors Factors that may cause an early onset of hearing loss; Natalie Cole. (N) 11 a.m. KCAL The Fran Drescher Show (Series Premiere) Kirstie Alley and Dr. Ian Smith; Fran's parents.
August 17, 2012 |
Dermot Mulroney is joining the cast of A-list stage and screen stars for the film adaption of Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning play "August: Osage County. " Mulroney will be reunited with his "My Best Friend's Wedding" co-star Julia Roberts. In "August: Osage County," Mulroney will play Steve, a less-than-noble businessman whose eye wanders to the pot-smoking daughter of Barbara (Roberts), played by "Little Miss Sunshine's" Abigail Breslin. As previously announced, Tony Award winner Margo Martindale ("Cat on a Hot Tin Roof")
January 10, 2014 |
"August: Osage County" has its six Oscar winners and nominees (oooh), its basis in a Pulitzer- and Tony-winning stage production (aaah), its Academy Awards dreams (gasp) and its reviews (blah). The movie opens wide in theaters Friday. The film was initially set to go wide on Dec. 25 amid holiday hoopla, but the Weinstein Co. reportedly pulled it back. Meantime, "August" the film (as opposed to the play, which scooped up five Tonys) has a 58 out of 100 on Metacritic. Will you see it?
May 12, 2001 |
Showtime's "My Louisiana Sky," an appealing coming-of-age story set during a summer of change and growth for a young girl of the '50s, offers simple pleasures about salt-of-the-earth people. Nicely directed by actor Adam Arkin, this pleasing family film generates minimal conflict among the characters yet captures its time and place with an understated approach that is not condescending or judgmental.
April 28, 2011 |
The combo of faith healing and showbiz occupies an indelible place in Los Angeles history, a dark vein of razzmatazz. For his first stint in the director's chair, actor Mark Ruffalo dives into that volatile mix with a contemporary vision set amid downtown's dispossessed, fringe dwellers and rock 'n' roll strivers. Despite the powerful sense of place, "Sympathy for Delicious" unwinds a narrative thread that grows increasingly tattered and flimsy. Especially in light of Ruffalo's distinguished screen performances — including his role in this film — "Sympathy" plays out with a disappointing messiness.
July 5, 1998 |
Along with Rob Reiner, Ron Howard and Danny DeVito, Penny Marshall is one movie director who gets to relive her past nightly in reruns--now more than ever as "Laverne & Shirley" joins Nick at Nite's lineup Monday. Marshall, 54, whose directing credits include "A League of Their Own" and "Big," is doing groundwork for new projects--when not sparring with Rosie O'Donnell in those Kmart commercials. THE CLUB: "There are a lot of us [former sitcom actors] who seem to have gone into directing.