| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:15 PM
NEW YORK -- Walking out of the theater after the official U.S. debut for Steve McQueen’s slavery tour de force “12 Years a Slave” on Tuesday, a viewer could be heard adding skepticism to her admiration.
“I wanted to ask about why...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:55 PM
The year's biggest hit movie has landed in the home entertainment market.
"Iron Man 3," the Marvel superhero movie starring Robert Downey Jr. in the titular role, was the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title in its first week in release.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Paramount Pictures is laying off 110 workers at its Los Angeles and international offices as the company streamlines its business operations.
In a memo to employees, Paramount's chief operating officer, Frederick Huntsberry, said the staff cuts would...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:38 PM
The infection caused by "World War Z" has spread from the box office to home entertainment.
The apocalyptic zombie film starring Brad Pitt is the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title in its first week in release, and it's also the No. 1 rental.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Lady Gaga has come to Miley Cyrus' defense.
And here you thought Cyrus would no longer dominate the news cycle.
Eclectic pop diva Gaga joined Bravo heavyweight Andy Cohen on "Watch What Happens Live" on Wednesday for an "extravaGaganza" in which the...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Jennifer Aniston rumor-debunking alert! She's not pregnant.
The "Friends" alum, who finds herself in the news quite often for things she's not doing, is putting to bed the latest rumor that she's with child.
File this one under stories that won't go...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:30 AM
TORONTO — Standing ovations for movies playing at the Toronto International Film Festival are as ubiquitous as Benedict Cumberbatch and the food trucks lining the downtown entertainment district. Every film receiving a gala premiere brings the...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Steve McQueen’s period race drama “12 Years A Slave” has taken home the top audience prize for a film at the Toronto International Film Festival, while Jehane Noujaim’s Egypt-set political documentary “The Square” has...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Behind the Candelabra
HBO, $19.97; Blu-ray, $24.99
One of the best movies Steven Soderbergh has made in years, the HBO telepic "Behind The Candelabra" stars Matt Damon as Scott Thorson, a dog-trainer who in the late '70s became the romantic partner of...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Berlin Wall was a thing of chicken wire and Kleenex compared with the barrier that once stood between film and television in America.
Unlike British actors, who moved easily between stage, television and film, American movie stars were essentially...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Randell Makinson, a forceful advocate for preservation of the rambling Greene & Greene bungalows that came to be seen as graceful emblems of early 20th century California, has died. He was 81.
His death at his Pasadena home on Tuesday was caused by...