| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:53 AM
Natalie Wood death certificate: Despite a change in Natalie Wood's death certificate, law enforcement sources said there is no new evidence to suggest her much-chronicled death was a homicide....
| May 1, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Annette Bening, Al Pacino, Ed Harris and several other celebrities helped power a surge in feature film shoots on the streets of Los Angeles last month, but film industry officials were hardly star struck....
| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:14 PM
There will be a tense standoff between two hostage movies at the box office this weekend, as “Taken 2” and “Argo" battle for No. 1.
After a spectacular $49.5-million debut last weekend, the Liam Neeson sequel "Taken 2" will likely...
| Jun 2, 2012
First published on July 3, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
The harbor area of southwest Los Angeles County is the closest thing we have to a blue-collar coast. It’s where cruise ships call, where ton upon ton of maritime machinery hums...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Philip Seymour Hoffman will be on the big screen during the Toronto International Film Festival, but it won't be in writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson's highly anticipated film,"The Master," that's said to be a thinly veiled look at Scientology....
| Jul 31, 2012
| 11:22 AM
The Toronto International Film Festival will debut genre movies from Barry Levinson, Rob Zombie and Martin McDonagh, among others, for the Midnight Madness portion of its festival, which runs from Sept. 6-16.
Programmed by TIFF's resident genre expert...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 12:08 AM
Director-producer Tony Scott, who apparently committed suicide Sunday in San Pedro at age 68, left behind a lengthy filmography.
One of the first directors to make the transition from commercials to features, he helmed movies including "Top Gun,”...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Cold-blooded linebackers will knock down “Warm Bodies” at the box office this weekend, as the Super Bowl is expected to be a much bigger draw than the new zombie movie.
Super Bowl weekend is traditionally one of the slowest of the year at the...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 9:16 AM
While most Americans will camp out in front of their televisions with seven-layer dip watching the Super Bowl this afternoon, a relative handful of teen girls is likely to head to the multiplex instead.
Young female moviegoers pushed "Warm Bodies"...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Through three decades of fevered tabloid speculation and whispers of a deeper story, the official account never changed: Natalie Wood drowned accidentally. The 43-year-old star of "West Side Story," who couldn't swim, had been drinking the night before...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:22 AM
As a leading man, Colin Farrell hasn't had a fantastic run at the box office over the last few years.
This summer, his action-hero turn in the "Total Recall" reboot sold a disappointing number of tickets, and things went even more disastrously when he...