| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:00 PM
TORONTO — Watching Steve McQueen's achingly brilliant "12 Years a Slave" at the Toronto International Film Festival, I was struck by many things. The film's artistry — script, performances, imagery — is significant. The movie is...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The 2013 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Nov. 1. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
Two New York City detectives hunt for a serial killer targeting...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:20 PM
Mimi Clar Melnick, an author and former Los Angeles Times writer who was the host of jazz salons in her Encino home for more than 17 years, has died. She was 77.
Melnick died June 14, a few months after having open-heart surgery, her family announced...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Batman fans aren't exactly applauding the news that Ben Affleck will be the next actor to portray Bruce Wayne on […]...
| Jul 21, 2013
British comedian, actor and director
Mel Smith, 60, an actor, writer and director who was a major force in British comedy, died of a heart attack Friday at his home in northwest London, said his agent, Michael Foster.
Smith shot to fame...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 9:29 AM
GETTYSBURG, Pa. — You know the story of the Battle of Gettysburg. You know that the two sides met on a 9-square-mile battlefield in the Cumberland Valley of Pennsylvania, and you know that for three days in July 1863 cannons boomed and guns fired...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 4:17 PM
The makers of "Last Vegas," a "Hangover"-style comedy for the senior set, won an appeal of the film's R rating Thursday, a rare case of the Motion Picture Assn. of America overturning a ruling.
The CBS Films movie, which stars Michael Douglas as a...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 5:42 AM
“The Dark Knight Rises” might have been the most watched movie trailer on YouTube this year, but with 2013 just ......
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:03 AM
Excited to see Tom Cruise return to spectacle science fiction cinema in “Oblivion”? So are we. The Hero Complex screening ......
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:15 PM
"The Croods" could club its way to box-office success this weekend, as the animated caveman movie looks certain to end up No. 1.
The 3-D DreamWorks Animation film is likely to open with a solid $40 million, according to those who have seen pre-release...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Thursday’s Highlights: 'Viking Apocalypse' on National Geographic...