| Nov 19, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Actor-comedian Patton Oswalt ("Ratatouille," "Big Fan") will host the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards, the nonprofit announced Tuesday.
Film Independent, the organization which also produces the Los Angeles Film Festival, will hold the 29th annual...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Jerry Stahl believes it's impossible to shock an audience anymore, but in his new novel, "Happy Mutant Baby Pills" (Harper Perennial, $14.99 pp.), he comes close.
His main character, Lloyd, falls in love with a murderous woman named Nora who wants to...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The Fall Season is here, people. And though premieres will happen up and down what is still anachronistically called a dial, the season remains mainly the domain of the broadcast networks — which seem bent for the moment not on aping cable TV, as...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Prolific film and television producer Jerry Bruckheimer ("Top Gun," "Black Hawk Down," the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise ) will be the recipient of the 27th American Cinematheque Award.
Bruckheimer will receive the award, announced Tuesday, at...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Ron Burgundy wants us to stay classy -- and wants himself to be early. "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," the sequel to the comedy hit of about a decade ago, will have its release date moved up two days to Dec. 18, Paramount Pictures said Tuesday.
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
On the Table With Eric Ripert The chef...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK — When screenwriter Steven Conrad was hired to write a draft of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" three years ago, he knew the degree of difficulty would be high. After all, over a development period of more than 15 years, about a half-...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Bob Odenkirk and David Cross gave voice to several alternative comics from the Los Angeles performing scene on their “Mr. Show with Bob and David,” which ran on HBO for three years in the mid-'90s. Sarah Silverman, Paul F. Tompkins, Mary...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Viacom Inc.'s Paramount Pictures has named Amy Powell to the position of president of Paramount Television as the company ramps up its efforts to develop programming for smaller screens.
Powell will continue to serve as head of Paramount's digital...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
TORONTO--To most movie fans, the Toronto International Film Festival that kicks off Thursday is simply a showcase for many of the fall's most anticipated titles.
But to the studios and filmmakers exhibiting these films, it represents something more...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:04 PM
At CinemaCon this April, 20th Century Fox was the rare studio that showed its award-season hopeful off to movie theater owners. Amidst the special effects-laden summer tentpoles being previewed, Fox's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" footage stood out,...