| Dec 13, 2012
| 10:30 AM
After earning no recognition from the Screen Actors Guild on Wednesday, "Django Unchained" swept into the Golden Globe nominations on Thursday, scoring five nods.
Behind Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," which received seven honors, Quentin Tarantino's film...
| May 12, 2013
| 8:56 AM
“The Great Gatsby” wasn’t the No. 1 film at the box office this weekend, but Warner Bros. executives may be breaking out the bubbly anyway.
Baz Luhrmann's 3-D take on of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1920s novel lost out to “Iron Man 3,&...
| Mar 3, 2013
The frozen fields of Wyoming came first. Long before the championship trophies. Before the glitz and glamour. Jerry Buss was still a teenager, digging ditches beside his stepfather, when he dreamed of bigger things.
It was youthful ambition — a...
| May 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Literary scholars and film experts will debate whether F. Scott Fitzgerald would have embraced or abhorred a big-budget 3-D version of “The Great Gatsby.” (Baz Luhrmann has speculated that the author, a famous showman, might have liked it.)...
| May 13, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Moviegoers have always loved seeing Leonardo DiCaprio sporting period costumes, just so long as it's not a fat suit. But as eye-popping as this weekend's box-office results were for "The Great Gatsby," not that many moviegoers felt compelled to watch...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:46 PM
When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show.
The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
To judge by some of the reviews of the new film adaptation of "The Great Gatsby," you'd think Australian director Baz Luhrmann would be facing extradition for his crime against an American classic.
But I have a message for all those self-appointed...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
CANNES, France -- The movie world feted an old friend Wednesday night, or at least an old sport.
Two weeks after celebrating Baz Luhrmann's big-budget adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel with a throwback party at the Plaza Hotel in New York,...
| May 7, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| May 9, 2013
| 12:44 PM
"The Great Gatsby" is set to make a splashy debut at the box office this weekend, but "Iron Man 3" will still be the life of the party.
The Marvel Studios film starring Robert Downey Jr. debuted with a massive $174.1 million last weekend and has already...
| May 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Oscar Wilde wrote that moderation is a fatal thing, and Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann would seem to agree. Lurhmann, the director of such films as "Romeo + Juliet" and "Moulin Rouge!" is known for his visual flair, lavish production design and...