| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:37 AM
In this week's box office video report, Los Angeles Times entertainment writer Amy Kaufman talks about the failure of Tom Cruise's "Rock of Ages" and Adam Sandler's "That's My Boy."...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:36 AM
In her weekly box office video, Los Angeles Times reporter Amy Kaufman talks about the big hits and misses at the multiplex. This weekend, it was "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" and "Prometheus."...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Hordes of moviegoers were bitten by the "Spider-Man" bug this weekend, as the superhero flick flew to the top of the box office.
The 3-D reboot starring Andrew Garfield as the web-slinger debuted on Tuesday and grossed a healthy $140 million during its...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 9:18 AM
20th Century Fox can chill out today, as the fourth installment of the studio's animated "Ice Age" franchise easily debuted in the No. 1 spot at the box office this weekend.
"Ice Age: Continental Drift," the only new movie to hit theaters nationwide this...
| May 28, 2012
| 4:05 PM
Making money from YouTube videos — it's something I've always wondered about. You won't get rich stuffing Mentos into bottles of Diet Pepsi, right?
Probably not. But millions of people are at least hoping for some modest returns, thanks to a...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 9:12 AM
It was a highly animated weekend at the box office, as moviegoers spent more than $85 million to see both "Brave" and "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted."
"Brave" is the 13th film from Pixar Animation to open in the No. 1 position at the multiplex, as...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 9:21 AM
"Magic Mike" was stripped of the top spot at the box office by a debaucherous teddy bear, as "Ted" dominated ticket sales at the multiplex this weekend.
"Ted," an R-rated raunchfest from "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane, debuted with a strong $54.1...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 8:10 PM
Documentarian Shola Lynch, who previously profiled Shirley Chisholm's groundbreaking run for president, turns her lens on another significant African American female figure from the early '70s in "Free Angela and All Political Prisoners." Applying her...
| Sep 22, 2010
Irving Ravetch, a two-time Academy Award-nominated screenwriter — for "Hud" and "Norma Rae," written with his wife and collaborator, Harriet Frank Jr. — has died. He was 89.
Ravetch died Sunday of pneumonia at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in...
| Feb 18, 2011
Host of NBC's 'Meet the Press'
Bill Monroe, 90, who hosted the long-running Washington political television show "Meet the Press" for nearly a decade, died Thursday at a Washington-area nursing home.
Monroe was the NBC show's fourth...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Among the films in the lineup of the 2012 Cannes Film Festival are "On the Road," "Moonrise Kingdom," "Cosmopolis" and "7 Days in Havana."...