| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:00 AM
A populist confection with ambitions to high art. A hodgepodge whose messiness has generated both raves and criticism. A colorful throwback that is also surprisingly modern and relevant. David O. Russell's "American Hustle" is a series of entertaining...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:40 AM
If you’ve raised kids in the last 15 years or so, you’ve probably taken a trip or two into the scary (but not overwhelmingly so) mind of the writer R.L. Stine.
Stine’s “Goosebumps” series is a collection of ghost and horror...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 10:43 AM
“The Lego Movie” is still snap-and-pop connecting with audiences.
As expected, the blockbuster hit comedy, based on the popular toy, topped the box-office charts for a third straight weekend, blowing away newcomers “3 Days to Kill&...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:32 PM
At this time of year the cinematic conversation usually is centered on Oscar front-runners, or the best titles that screened […]...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:57 PM
"The Lego Movie" will face little competition for the No. 1 box office spot this weekend as the 3D disaster picture "Pompeii" and the Kevin Costner action thriller "3 Days to Kill" enter theaters.
The irreverent, 3D animated comedy from Warner Bros....
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Southland Lumber & Supply Co., one of the leading suppliers of lumber to the entertainment industry, is shutting down next week after nearly seven decades in business — another casualty of runaway production.
The closing of the Inglewood company,...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:30 AM
So far this year, there have been two proven bets at the box office: Legos and Kevin Hart.
That hot streak continued through the Presidents Day weekend, with "The Lego Movie" building on its blockbuster opening to finish No. 1 for a second time, while...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:34 AM
"The Lego Movie" built upon its success this holiday weekend, beating out four new movies to secure the No. 1 spot at the box office for the second time.
After posting a surprisingly strong debut, the animated 3-D film collected an additional $63.5...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The question to be asked of "About Last Night," the so-called reimagining of the 1986 screen adaptation of David Mamet's caustic one-act dating comedy "Sexual Perversity in Chicago," is not: "Is it better than the first film?" because it's a draw, at...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The animated comedy "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2" ate the competition's lunch in its home video debut.
The children's sequel, complete with food/animal hybrids, was the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title in its first week in release....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The $69-million opening of "The Lego Movie" last weekend has Hollywood film studios scanning the aisles of toy stores for the next hit.
In recent years, several film series based on action figures and other children's products have found major box-...