| Jun 2, 2011
| 4:32 PM
In Hollywood, summer is the season of familiarity. My kid isn't half as jaded as I am, but after sitting through a scrum of recent movie trailers crammed with bulked-up comic book heroes, battling villains and dodging explosions, he grumbled:......
| Apr 24, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The season of big summer tentpoles will kick off next weekend, when Universal Pictures' sequel "Fast Five" will drive into domestic theaters. But overseas, that film and another big-budget studio movie, "Thor," have already begun to roll out and are......
| Feb 3, 2011
You'd think this much would have been enough to make 2011 a banner year for Natalie Portman: So far this year, she's won a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe, earned an Oscar nomination and watched as her art-house film "Black Swan" has taken in...
| Mar 16, 2011
China has become such an important market for U.S. entertainment companies that one studio has taken the extraordinary step of digitally altering a film to excise bad guys from the Communist nation lest the leadership in Beijing be offended.
| Jun 4, 2011
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has listed her Beverly Hills estate for sale.
The asking price is "available upon request" on the Westside Estate Agency website, but local real estate industry sources place it at $49 million.
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:00 AM
China bought $91.9-billion worth of U.S. goods last year, including boatloads of medical devices, precious metals and electrical equipment. But when it comes to America's most celebrated cultural export — Hollywood movies — crossing China's...
| Nov 6, 2011
These have been scrapbook seasons for Tom Hiddleston — over the last two years the 30-year-old British actor has worked with directors Steven Spielberg, Woody Allen, Kenneth Branagh, Terence Davies and Joss Whedon — but there is one snapshot...
| Jul 25, 2011
"Captain America: The First Avenger" outmuscled its competition at the box office this weekend, including Harry Potter, and had the most forceful opening of any big-budget superhero movie released this summer.
The 3-D film, which stars Chris Evans as a...