| May 31, 2013
| 5:40 PM
In something of a box-office surprise, the once iron-clad star Will Smith and his new "After Earth" lost Thursday night to the seeming upstart "Now You See Me." The futuristic sci-fi adventure vehicle for Smith and his son Jaden pulled in $1 million in...
| May 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The hand is quicker than the eye, according to David Kwong, magic consultant for the upcoming film "Now You See Me" from Summit Entertainment. But that's not the only trick behind how the film's central characters — a gang of four magicians played...
| May 17, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Amazon hasn't yet announced which of the 14 pilots it released last month will be getting series orders, but there's already been one confirmed casualty: "Zombieland."
Co-creator and co-writer Rhett Reese, who also co-wrote the hit film the pilot was...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
The Ellen DeGeneres Show The Tonight Show...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:00 PM
An indie movie about the making of an indie movie, "He's Way More Famous Than You" is the jittery spawn of "Living in Oblivion" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Halley Feiffer, playing a washed-up-before-her-time actress (named Halley Feiffer) who's...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 2:19 PM
In two previous posts, I discussed the Amazon pilots, a slate of proposed series by the cyberspace bookseller turned virtual moving-picture studio, now streaming online for viewer comment and ratings. (Thousands have already chimed in.) The first post was...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Kidnapping a bank manager to rob a bank is rare these days, but even more unusual is the use of a bomb, current and former bank robbery investigators said....
| Jun 15, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Woody Allen's "To Rome With Love," starring Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Allen, opened the Los Angeles Film Festival. It has received mixed reviews...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 4:39 PM
The L.A. Film Festival, which begins with Allen’s “To Rome With Love” on Thursday night at downtown’s L.A. Live and runs through June 24, will feature more than half a dozen movies dealing with African American themes, two of which...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Zombie foreclosures??? In the words of “South Park's” Sheila Broflovski: “What? What? Whaaat?” The Internets were all abuzz Wednesday morning ......
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Shia LaBeouf won't be making his Broadway debut this season after all. The 26-year-old actor has quit the upcoming revival production of the play "Orphans" in New York over "creative differences," according to a news release sent Wednesday.