| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Hollywood always loved Elmore Leonard. The prolific novelist-screenwriter, who died Tuesday at age 87, didn't always return the affection.
Over the course of Leonard's six-decade do-si-do with the entertainment industry, his plain-spoken prose...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:40 AM
When Nelson Mandela recently watched footage of “Mandela,” a new biopic in which Idris Elba plays the charismatic South African leader, he was so transfixed by the performance he posed a telling question.
“He asked, ‘Is that me or...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Do movie directors, like fine wines, get better with age? That may sound like a frivolous question, but it has long been debated by critics as they weigh the relative merits of fiery young upstarts versus wise old veterans. The question takes on renewed...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:06 PM
When Ellen DeGeneres tweeted Friday morning that she is hosting the 2014 Oscars, it was somehow both a surprise -- the announcement came with so little advance warning -- and no surprise at all that the genial host was returning to the job. Following...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Zoe Saldana is reportedly a Mrs. — and has been for a while now!
The "Star Trek Into Darkness" actress married Italian artist Marco Perego earlier this summer, People reports.
They wed in a small ceremony with family and friends and are "very...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:02 AM
SAN DIEGO — Striding into a cramped hotel room at the beginning of what will be a long day at […]...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Cadillac tipped its hand on future plans Thursday night in Carmel, Calif., revealing a dramatic full-size coupe concept called the Elmiraj.
While General Motors has no plans to put the concept into production, it's a strong indication of where its luxury...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:56 PM
"The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" (Shout Factory DVD). One of television's great comedies, collected completely: 20 discs, 147 episodes, immaculately transferred, compactly packaged. I mean to get around to speaking of its virtues at length in some...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Christopher Walken, having already proved that he can sing (in the movie "Hairspray") and dance (in Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice" music video), reportedly has been cast in Clint Eastwood's big-screen version of the Broadway musical "Jersey Boys."...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Casting directors, the largely unsung heroes of the film and TV business, enjoy a warm, deserving close-up in the highly watchable documentary "Casting By," in theaters for a quick run before its HBO premiere next month.
Directed by Tom Donahue, the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:31 AM
The Van Der Beeks are having another Van Der Baby! James Van Der Beek and his wife, Kimberly, are expecting baby No. 3!
Kimberly, a self-proclaimed "professional mom" announced the news in a post titled "We're Expecting" on her blog Friday along with...