| Jul 7, 2011
A little more than a year ago, the makers of "Zookeeper" took the Kevin James comedy to the AMC Ontario Mills 30 multiplex for a test screening. The talking-animals film had been scheduled to be released in October 2010, but the Sony Pictures brass were...
| Jul 8, 2011
There's no "The" in the title of the Kevin James comedy "Zookeeper," and that lack of a definitive article pretty well encapsulates the generic fat man follies on display here.
Shifting James' unhip-employee brand from the shopping center ("Paul Blart:...
| Nov 20, 2011
Shopping centers have always been about more than shopping. Before the rise of Internet-based social interaction, malls were a workplace, gathering place and pop culture petri dish for the better part of two generations. That made them the perfect...
| Sep 25, 2009
| 4:33 AM
Adam Sandler is, by most accounts, a good-natured funnyman whose only known offense against animals is a scene from "Billy Madison" in which he pursues a hapless penguin while driving a golf cart. (In Sandler's defense, it's actually a human......
| Sep 25, 2009
| 4:32 PM
UPDATED: Production on 'Red Dawn' remake has started. What's more important, fame or money? For debt-ridden MGM, the answer is money. Today, as the struggling studio opens in theaters a remake of the 1980 movie musical 'Fame' â?? its first......
| Nov 2, 2009
| 4:34 PM
The Academy of Magical Arts has a week long celebration of magic and illusion planned for the 100th anniversary of the building which has been known as The Magic Castle since 1963. Beginning tonight, the festivities will culminate in a spectacular group...
| Jan 16, 2009
"Paul Blart: Mall Cop" is as sticky and gooey as a Cinnabon cinnamon roll, a snack the movie's title character has no doubt sampled once or twice over the years during his shift. A high-concept mash-up of "Die Hard" and "Kung Fu Panda," "Blart" gives...
| Aug 31, 2008
"We're going to have a black president come November! Raise the roof!"
The packed house erupts in cheers. People are clapping their hands and stomping their feet.
"We're going to have a black president! And it's going to be me!"
The cheers continue....
| Dec 12, 2009
It may be hard to envision gigolo Deuce Bigalow in San Marino, but the comic actor who played him has owned a home there since 2003. Now, RobSchneider has listed his French Normandy-style manor for $3.6 million.
Built in 1926 by architect Everett P....
| Nov 30, 2009
Comic actor Rob Schneider has listed his French Normandy-style manor home in San Marino for $3.6 million.
Built in 1926 by architect Everett P. Babcock as his personal residence, the two-story house retains much of its original character. The entry opens...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...