| Oct 19, 2012
| 9:23 AM
A normally busy stretch of the 73 toll road in coastal Orange County will be closed this weekend for filming of "The Hangover Part 3," a deal that is drawing thumbs-down reviews from some....
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:53 AM
The cast of "The Hangover" has taken on Thailand and Las Vegas, an unpredictable gangster and Mike Tyson's tiger in the first two installments of their comedic trilogy. But if there's one thing you don't mess with, it's Southern Californians and their...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:33 PM
PG-13 rating is key for success. OWN drags Discovery profits down....
| Apr 23, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Murray Gershenz has spent nearly three quarters of a century collecting the albums that fill the dusty wooden shelves of his two-story West Adams record shop. From opera classics to big band, country western, jazz, R&B and rock, Gershenz has lived up to...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:38 PM
The arrival of Alan Horn, who was unceremoniously pushed out of his Warners job in April 2011, is a game changer for Disney. It’s a sign that Iger, who has spent the last several years hiring (and then firing) untested executive talent, notably...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:07 PM
On what is traditionally the slowest moviegoing weekend of the year, only one film has a shot at crossing the lowly $10-million mark at the box office.
"The Possession," the horror picture that was No. 1 at the multiplex over the "EVFES000025">Labor...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Not even the Sexiest Man Alive could lure moviegoers to the box office this weekend.
On the the slowest weekend at the multiplex thus far this year, "The Words," a new film starring Bradley Cooper -- deemed by People magazine to be the most attractive...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 12:48 PM
When I was with a group of parents earlier this week, watching our kids play in a 14-and-under baseball tournament, I asked them how many of the boys—aged 13 and 14--had gone to see the R-rated movie “Ted.” The answer: Just about all...
| 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...
| 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...