| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:51 PM
"Gravity" made history this weekend as it defied industry expectations and shot to No. 1 at the box office, posting the highest October opening ever ($55.6 million).
Much has been made of the film, both critically and by audiences, for its revolutionary...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:46 AM
CBS will once again broadcast the annual Tony Awards ceremony, with next year's show scheduled for June 8 at Radio City Music Hall. As in the past, the network will broadcast the ceremony live, with a delay for the West Coast.
In recent years CBS...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer, stars of the CBS comedy "Two and a Half Men," have been named the highest-paid TV actors of 2013 by Forbes magazine.
Despite flagging viewership as of late, the show makes most of its dough in syndication, which keeps its...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:46 AM
Janis Joplin died in 1970 at the age of 27, but her spirit is being conjured nightly in the new production "A Night with Janis Joplin" that opened this week at the Lyceum Theatre in New York.
The musical, previously seen at the Pasadena Playhouse this...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:10 AM
After the coffee. Before dreading another argument with my bank.
The Skinny: My bank thinks my account has been compromised. I think I know what happened but finding someone to explain it to is making me feel like Kafka. Most annoying. Today's headlines...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are returning to host the Golden Globe Awards in 2014 and 2015. The duo's chemistry and their ability to deliver barbs with a twinkle have made them an awards-show favorite, not just at the Globes but at the Emmys and other...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Dozens of celebrities walked the red carpet at "The Smurfs 2" premiere -- Britney Spears, Katy Perry, Neil Patrick Harris -- but all eyes were on a diminutive 92-year-old with a bedazzled cane.
Ann Hudson, Perry's grandmother, stole the show outside a...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Right down to the brute functionality of its title, "The Smurfs 2" may be the platonic ideal of a major studio sequel — no markedly better or worse than the first and with just enough difference to lay claim to being something new. Just as with...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Sony Pictures has brought out “Smurfs 2,” a return to the world of the trait-happy blue creatures with a dose of (largely Paris-set) live action. Many of the faces and voices will be immediately recognizable — Neil Patrick Harris and...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
If you get to them early enough on announcement day, you can get newly minted Emmy nominees to talk about pretty much anything. Can you blame them? They're excited at the news, they're happy for their colleagues — they're punch-drunk from getting up...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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