| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Michael Bay is known for his big, loud action spectacles, but an appearance at CES 2014 in Las Vegas on Monday afternoon found the "Transformers" director awkwardly, uncomfortably quiet.
While participating in a Samsung news conference to hype the...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:53 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out why 2014 is dragging.
The Skinny: Apparently the first Monday after Jan. 1 is the most depressing day of the year. I actually was in a good mood yesterday. Go figure. Maybe I'm just grateful not to be at the...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:55 PM
LAS VEGAS — Local resident Tony Holdip stood admiring the latest technological lust object on display at the world's largest consumer electronics show as a friend joined a crowd of amateur photographers snapping pictures of the immense 110-inch...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:24 AM
A man attacked director Michael Bay with an air conditioner on the Hong Kong set of "Transformers: The Age of Extinction" on Thursday.
A statement the studio released described "a bizarre encounter with a man allegedly under the influence of a...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
KARACHI, Pakistan — The first Pakistani film up for Oscar consideration in half a century faces 75 foreign-language rivals from around the world, many made with much larger budgets and far slicker marketing campaigns. It must survive the Academy...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:30 AM
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Late one night, in the woods on the outskirts of this low-key coastal town, a "burn" is being prepared.
To enact the burn — an elaborate, fiery TV stunt — a twentysomething actress, caked in black witch makeup that...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Jamie Dornan will be the new Christian Grey, according to "Fifty Shades of Grey" author E.L. James.
Dornan, 31, who played hunky Sheriff Graham Humbert in ABC's "Once Upon a Time," is the actor replacing "Sons of Anarchy" star Charlie Hunnam. Dornan...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Jerry Bruckheimer, one of Hollywood's most powerful producers, is returning home.
The veteran filmmaker, who had an enormously successful run on the Paramount Pictures lot with "Flashdance," "Beverly Hills Cop," "Top Gun" and other movies in the 1980s...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:59 AM
The fall TV season just getting underway is studded with some big movie names. "21 Jump Street" helmers Phil Lord and Chris Miller directed the pilot of cop sitcom "Brooklyn Nine Nine," screen actors James Spader and Toni Collette anchor the dramatic...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:00 AM
With the big-budget spectacles of summer behind us and the dramas of awards season on the horizon, French Canadian director Denis Villeneuve, a foreign-language Oscar nominee for 2010's "Incendies," returns with another dark, weighty film: "Prisoners."...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The conventional wisdom holds that summer is for teens — hence so many superheroes, fart jokes and massive pieces of machinery — and that adults better wait until fall if they want to visit the multiplex. "Red 2" is set to turn the...