While many of these remakes might be bad ideas from the start, a knee-jerk negative reaction to every one is a bitch too far.
Marian McPartland, a renowned jazz pianist and host of the National Public Radio show “Piano Jazz,” died of natural causes Tuesday night at her Port Washington home on Long Island. She was 95. Over a…
Sheila Whitaker, who served as director of international programs for the Dubai International Film Festival, died Monday in London. She was previously director of the London Film Festival from 1987…
Joyce Brothers, the pop psychologist who pioneered the television advice show in the 1950s and enjoyed a long and prolific career as a syndicated columnist, author, and television and film…
Helena Carroll, an Irish stage, television and film actress died at her home in Los Angeles on March 31. She was 84. Carroll was born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland. She moved to the United States…
A federal judge has ruled in favor of Angelina Jolie and producers of “In the Land of Blood and Honey” in a suit in which an author claimed that the project lifted from his novel about war-torn…
Phyllis Diller, the groundbreaking comedienne whose signature cackle and confidence in the men's club of comedy made her a unique figure in entertainment circles, died Monday at age 95.
Nora Ephron who started as an acerbic essay writer before moving into film as a director and being Oscar nommed for writing "Silkwood," "When Harry Met Sally" and "Sleepless in Seattle," died in a…
Kathryn Joosten, who portrayed Karen McKluskey on "Desperate Housewives," died on Saturday after a long battle with lung cancer. Joosten was 72.
Walter Mathews, stage, film, and TV actor, died of natural causes in Mountain Center, Calif., on April 28. He was 85.
Rose Freeman, an actress under the name Joan Taylor who later managed the "Hawaii Five-O" property created by her husband, writer-producer Leonard Freeman, died of natural causes in Santa Monica on…