| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Sony Pictures has brought out “Smurfs 2,” a return to the world of the trait-happy blue creatures with a dose of (largely Paris-set) live action. Many of the faces and voices will be immediately recognizable — Neil Patrick Harris and...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Watching mainstream TV makes Andie MacDowell anxious these days.
The Golden Globe-winning actress says that she can unwind only when watching reruns of "I Love Lucy" and "The Andy Griffith Show." That's why when the opportunity arose to star in the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
There are underdogs. And there are underdogs. Then there is "Turbo," a garden snail who dreams of winning the Indy 500.
Honestly, they pretty much had me at "racing snails."
The idea for animation's latest 3-D event movie sounded absurd enough to...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:56 AM
"The Lone Ranger" will have to crack its whip to reach the front of the box office pack this holiday weekend.
The big-budget western starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer hit theaters at 7 p.m. Tuesday opposite "Despicable Me 2," but the animated 3-D...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 1:17 PM
“The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” would have to pull a rabbit out of its hat to avoid a disappearing act at the box office.
Despite its bigger budget and higher-profile cast, the magic comedy starring Steve Carell and Jim Carrey will have to...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Presidents Day was almost a bad one for "A Good Day to Die Hard."
The fifth installment in the Bruce Willis action franchise narrowly won the holiday weekend at the box office, just stealing No. 1 from "Identity Thief," the Melissa McCarthy comedy...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:45 PM
I have so many questions after seeing "After Earth," the new sci-fi action-adventure starring Will Smith and his 14-year-old son, Jaden.
First, just how much blinding power is in that famous smile of his? On the day Will Smith floated the idea —...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:33 PM
"Epic," a fairy tale about a tiny universe of creatures who protect the forest, has many virtues.
The animation is lush and imaginative. The 3-D effects are stunning, among the best we've seen. The coming-of-age ideas are framed in eco-friendly ways....
| May 25, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Jewel may have come from the Lilith Fair generation of female singers and songwriters, but her latest move pays homage to a much earlier era of guitar-playing troubadours.
The 39-year-old is taking on the role of June Carter Cash in "Ring of Fire," a...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:11 PM
As with any great opera, the tenor dies in the end, falling upon his own scimitar as the teary-eyed vixen sings her heart out. And the fat lady is nowhere to be found.
That's because the L.A. Galaxy still has a chance at resurrection Wednesday night...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Whitney Houston remembered on TV...