| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Yes, this is why they closed down the 73 toll road in coastal Orange County last fall. A massive pile-up on the highway when Zach Galifianakis barrels toward an underpass while towing a giraffe in a trailer behind his convertible.......
| May 28, 2013
| 9:35 AM
"Fast and Furious 6": 1, "Hangover Part III" director Todd Phillips: 0.
The Memorial Day weekend box office results are in, and "Fast 6" flattened the Wolfpack's third outing by a 2-to-1 margin. Now Phillips -- like some of his film's characters --...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:23 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out what to do this weekend.
The Skinny: Loyal readers know what a big fan I was of ABC's "Nashville." That's why last night's season finale was such a disappointment. What was once a cool breeze on a humid night is...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Fee-fi-fo-fum — Hollywood smells the blood of a box office bum.
Bryan Singer's nearly $200-million production of "Jack the Giant Slayer" is set to debut with a disappointing $25 million this weekend, according to those who have seen pre-release...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 9:19 AM
“Jack the Giant Slayer,” Bryan Singer’s new version of “Jack and the Beanstalk,” didn’t get off the ground this weekend.
The nearly $200-million 3-D production opened with a disappointing $28 million, according to...
| May 23, 2013
| 1:57 PM
This weekend will see one of the biggest box office face-offs of the summer as two big-budget franchises aiming to attract male moviegoers go head-to-head at the multiplex.
The action-heavy "Fast & Furious 6" and the raunchy comedy "The Hangover Part...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 2:29 PM
The Film Independent Spirit Awards are the penultimate stop before the Oscars -- but with just one day to go before the Academy Awards, 9-year-old Quvenzhane Wallis had reached her red carpet threshold.
As her publicist told her she had a few more...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:19 AM
After the coffee. Before deciding what movie not to see this weekend.
The Skinny: I'm going to try to not stuff myself on "Arrested Development" this weekend. Just because Netflix is releasing all the new episodes this weekend doesn't mean I have to...
| May 24, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Given that he hasn’t had a good joke since Eisenhower was in the White House, Jerry Lewis probably shouldn’t have complained that he doesn’t find female comedians funny.
At a Cannes Film Festival news conference to tout his new film,...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:32 AM
Before we get to the fantasy suites -- er, I mean the candlelit dens of polite conversation -- a disclaimer: I knew AshLee was going home on this episode. That’s because I was at the “Women Tell All” taping on Friday, and she was there....
| May 30, 2013
| 7:36 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out where the month of May went.
The Skinny: I've got a pile of pilots to watch, but I just can't find the energy right now. Instead, all I want to do is watch baseball and take naps. Thursday's headlines include a look...