| 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...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
On a blazing summer morning, James Deen, looking like the frat boy next door, hunched over a table inside a Woodland Hills café lobbing harsh words at the film business, just days before his dramatic-feature debut in one of the summer's most talked-...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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The Bachelorette Desiree Hartsock,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Jeff Daniels phones from his car in Michigan. He's not there to film (though he did just dub some voice-over tracks for "The Newsroom," the HBO series that garnered him his first Emmy nomination for portraying prickly newsman Will McAvoy). He lives there,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Hollywood had a hard time saying "no" to Gary Shusett.
In the early 1970s, he co-founded Sherwood Oaks Experimental College, a professional school devoted to the craft of filmmaking, and kept it going for the rest of his life by brandishing a trait...
| May 31, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Hong Kong martial arts superstar Jackie Chan has made more than 100 films, including his 1978 breakthrough, “Drunken Master,” and the “Rush Hour” trilogy of comedy-action blockbusters with Chris Tucker that have grossed nearly $900...
| 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...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Don Rickles loves to reminisce about Frank Sinatra, who was the comedian's biggest champion and great friend.
Rickles was a young comic in the late 1950s, building a reputation for himself at Miami Beach nightclub Murray Franklin's, when he first...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:00 AM
James Gandolfini, the Emmy-winning actor who swaggered his way to fame as the murderous, clinically depressed mob boss on HBO's groundbreaking drama "The Sopranos," died Wednesday on vacation in Rome. He was 51.
The cause was a heart attack or stroke,...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
In watching Marc Forster's new action drama "World War Z," it's hard not to be struck by how well Brad Pitt is aging.
Yes, there's the slightest of silver highlighting his long locks, and the added distinction those little lines are etching on his face,...
| May 29, 2013
| 6:45 AM
When "Inside the Actors Studio" quietly made its debut in 1994, Bravo was a decade-plus-old, little-watched cable network that aired highbrow art films, opera and ballet.
Nineteen years, 300 guests and 15 Emmy nominations later, the show, one of Bravo's...