| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:04 PM
In the opening moments of "The Spectacular Now," 17-year-old Sutter is trying to bluff his way through the infamous personal essay on a college application. He is fortified by drink as he tries out charm, wit, cynicism and insult — everything but...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:29 AM
With the notable exception of 2012's "Flight" — a character piece that earned him fresh plaudits and an Academy Award nomination -- Denzel Washington has had a remarkably consistent career over the last five years. Every one of the five lead roles...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:54 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing what I can get for my autographs.
The Skinny: I'm up extra early today to listen to a Time Warner earnings call (it was a good quarter). That's Time Warner, not Time Warner Cable, so don't get your hopes up about new...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 1:42 PM
If one of the main draws for 3-D filmmaking and exhibition has always been its immersive, "you are there" quality, what if someone put viewers smack in the middle of a brutal, bloody boxing match? And has no one thought of this before?
Ang Lee may be...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:43 PM
"Gravity," the deep space thriller starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, is getting the Dolby Atmos treatment.
The Warner Bros. movie will be the first at the AMC Lincoln Square in New York to be filmed in the next generation sound format, known...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Kris Jenner had some strong words for President Obama after he took aim at her daughter Kim Kardashian and rapper-boyfriend Kanye West.
The president, who has previous decried West as a "jackass" when the rapper famously upstaged Taylor Swift, was...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Step aside, Beyoncé: When Shailene Woodley decided to chop off her locks, she started a trend.
Woodley, "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" actress who played George Clooney's daughter in the Oscar-winning film "The Descendants," has always...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:15 AM
At 58, Jeff Daniels has made more than 40 movies, been nominated for three film Golden Globes and had one of the defining big-screen comedies of the 1990s ("Dumb & Dumber"). But before last year he had never been a TV-series regular — and had...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Elmore Leonard, whose work has fueled Hollywood films for decades, will have an impact on the business even after his death.
Leonard, who died Tuesday, recently had his 1978 crime novel "The Switch" adapted into a movie titled "Life of Crime." It is...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:20 PM
"Gravity" has landed in China, and it's pulling in plenty of moviegoers.
Adding to its already strong international ticket sales, "Gravity" has made an estimated $9 million in its first two days in China, according to Warner Bros.
The Alfonso Cuarón ...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:23 PM
President Obama will visit the Glendale campus of DreamWorks Animation SKG next week during a trip to Los Angeles.
Obama will tour the site and make a speech to the company's employees, the White House confirmed Thursday.
“On Tuesday, November...