After volunteering at the Democratic National Convention in 1960, Harry Shearer was assigned the job of driver. "My assumption was, I would drive delegates to the sports arena where the convention…
Talking to Rick Caruso, the force behind Los Angeles' Grove mall development, about Disneyland is like talking to a physicist about Einstein: It's his element.
"Strangely enough, I was at the opening of Disneyland," says Dennis Hopper. "Natalie (Wood) and I rode in the parade. Nixon was governor of California. He led the procession."
Mickey Mouse is a potent symbol. "I've seen him crucified and naked, I've seen him with weapons. I've seen him smoking, drinking. I'm sure Disney wouldn't approve of that -- but I think it's almost a…
Leonard Maltin remembers the first time he took his daughter, then 4, to Disneyland. "She saw Minnie Mouse, let go of my hand, went running toward her, grabbed her around the waist and gave Minnie a…
Pete Docter has a confession to make: He tried to re-create the Tiki Room in his Minnesota home as a preteen.
Robin Williams looks back on some memorable film and TV roles: 'Mork & Mindy,' 'The World According to Garp,' 'Good Morning, Vietnam,' 'Dead Poets Society' and 'Good Will Hunting.'
It's been 26 years since the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. first presented Robin Williams with a Golden Globe -- a TV comedy actor trophy for ABC's "Mork & Mindy." Since then, he's been nominated for…
Terry George has a weakness for real people. "You're panning for diamonds rather than trying to snatch stardust from the sky," he says of hatching characters from true life instead of trying to…
Forget Fellini -- this year, the 61st Venice Film Festival is shining a spotlight on those directors who have faded from Italian screens. Although their films have been forgotten by many, the genre…
It's late afternoon on a balmy L.A. day and Jane Fonda and Jennifer Lopez are having a catfight. The thesps are filming "Monster-in-Law," which is being helmed by Aussie director Robert Luketic, on…