| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:00 AM
In “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa,” Johnny Knoxville gets bucked headfirst through a plate-glass window by a coin-operated ride, sticks his genitals into the business end of a vending machine and generally puts his body through a series of...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:30 AM
LAS VEGAS — From the 34th floor of the Aria Resort & Casino, a colossal hotel complex with more than 4,000 rooms and a 150,000-square-foot gambling floor, Robert De Niro surveyed what remained of the Las Vegas he once knew.
"I don't even recognize...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Helen Mirren keeps winning awards for playing Queen Elizabeth II.
The actress won multiple trophies, including an Oscar in 2007, for her role in "The Queen." Earlier this year, she collected an Olivier Award -- London's equivalent of the Tony Award --...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
China’s box office through the first three quarters was up 35% from last year, with contemporary-themed Chinese films drawing particularly large audiences.
Yu Dong, chief executive of Nasdaq-listed Chinese movie studio and distributor Bona Film...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
It looks like there will be plenty of computer animated movies underneath Christmas trees this year.
The Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios family film "Monsters University" and DreamWorks Animation's "Turbo" took the No. 1 and No. 2...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:19 AM
The nominations for the 20th Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced Wednesday morning. In the television categories, cable once again ruled the pack, with "Breaking Bad," "Homeland," "Behind the Candelabra" and "Boardwalk Empire" each receiving...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:29 AM
The nominations for the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday morning by the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. at the Beverly Hilton. In a sign of the ever-increasing breadth of quality television and the sometimes idiosyncratic taste of the...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:28 PM
Barbara Branden, who wrote a definitive biography of philosopher and novelist Ayn Rand after a close association that ended in a disastrous tangle of relationships, died Wednesday in a rehabilitation center near her home in West Hollywood. She was 84....
| Dec 14, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The desk shines, as do rows of Montblanc pens, and everything seems in its place, including the man who appears as if a meticulously dressed whisper. Most of the bottles in the liquor cart have not been opened, but the man, one of Hollywood's most...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Rufus Norris, who began his career as an actor before turning to directing, has been tapped to succeed Nicholas Hytner as the new director of Britain's presitigious National Theatre.
Norris is expected to assume his new role when Hytner steps down at...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:55 AM
Flashy meets gloomy? That's the look of the miniseries or movie category this year.
The Academy of Televison Arts and Sciences Thursday nominated wildy different favorites “Behind the Candelabra" and "Top of the Lake," creating a wide spectrum...