| May 24, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Amanda Bynes was released from custody Friday following her arrest on charges of reckless endangerment, marijuana possession and tampering with evidence after allegedly throwing a bong out of her apartment window in New York. The "Easy A" actress...
| May 20, 2013
| 1:03 PM
If not Seth, who?
With Seth MacFarlane's tweeted announcement that he would not be returning as host of the Academy Awards after his controversial but highly rated turn earlier this year, the question becomes "Who next?" Producers Craig Zadan and...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:30 PM
"Look at me now, people wonder how I got into this game," croons Joe Piscopo in Brian Herzlinger's mindless musical comedy "How Sweet It Is." It's a valid question: Piscopo — one of the two break-out stars in the 1980s class of "Saturday Night Live"...
| May 2, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| May 5, 2013
| 10:50 AM
In Sunday's Calendar (and online here), I review "Flip: The Inside Story of TV's First Black Superstar," a worthwhile new biography of the late comedian by Kevin Cook ("The Last Headbangers," "Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything"). The...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Universal Studios in Hollywood will raze the 41-year-old Gibson Amphitheatre to make way for its coming Harry Potter attraction, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Like the Wizarding World in Orlando, the Hollywood Harry Potter will be a theme park...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 4:49 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has hired Craig Zadan and Neil Meron for an encore performance as Oscar producers, retaining them for the 2014 broadcast after this year's show garnered solid ratings.
The move is unusual because the job...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Brett Ratner runs Brett Ratner Brands in addition to making films. The Tribeca Film Festival award jury member discusses how he came to embrace product placement....
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Universal Studios President Ron Meyer says the failed attempt to release the Eddie Murphy comedy "Tower Heist" early via VOD was because of a "communication problem" with theater owners....
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Miley Cyrus comedy "LOL" is being released by Lionsgate with no virtually no publicity....
| May 3, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Viacom second quarter earnings, released Thursday, were up 56%. Revenue was up 2% to $3.33 billion....