| May 2, 2012
Dr. Earl Rose, the medical examiner in Dallas when President Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, died Tuesday at a retirement community in Iowa City, Iowa. He was 85.
Rose's wife, Marilyn, said he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and then...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 2:46 PM
If John Travolta was worried about facing the public after coming up against a handful of recent sexual harassment accusations, he wasn't showing it at Monday’s premiere of the new Oliver Stone film "Savages."
This spring Travolta was sued...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 12:40 PM
"The Amazing Spider-Man"continues to weave an enticing web at the box office as the superhero has ensnared $59.2 million after two days in theaters.
Sony Pictures is anticipating that its 3-D movie will have taken in around $130 million by Sunday, on the...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:24 PM
"It's that kind of a story where things got so out of control," says O, the narrator of"Savages."She's talking about the plot, but she might be talking about the filmmaking as well.
Adapted from the bestselling Don Winslow novel, "Savages" has a lot...
| 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 8, 2012
| 6:36 PM
"The Amazing Spider-Man" was the hero of the box office this weekend, swinging to the No. 1 position past a new documentary about Katy Perry and Oliver Stone's gritty "Savages."
The 3-D superhero flick starring Andrew Garfield debuted Tuesday and...
| Aug 2, 2012
Character actor appeared regularly on 'Columbo'
John Finnegan, 85, a character actor who portrayed a scout in the 1984 baseball film "The Natural" and regularly appeared on television's "Columbo," died Sunday at his Palm Desert home from...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 8:30 AM
In the late '80s a thunderbolt of inspiration struck Jack Valenti, longtime chief of the Motion Picture Assn. of America: What if his organization got rid of the X rating, besmirched by years of misappropriation by hard-core exploitation films, and...
| Apr 20, 2012
Jonathan Frid, whose portrayal of charismatic vampire Barnabas Collins in the supernatural soap opera "Dark Shadows" turned the classically trained actor into a pop-culture star in the late 1960s, has died. He was 87.
Frid died April 13 of natural causes...
| Apr 29, 2012
A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Among the most important rap albums released over the last year or so, one contains a song about Nas' complicated relationship with his teenage daughter. Another has a track in which Killer Mike outlines President Reagan's contribution to the prison-...