| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:08 AM
After the coffee. Before finding my winter coat.
The Skinny: Friday's roundup includes the box-office preview and John Malone's latest financial maneuverings. Also, a look at DreamWorks, which hopes "Need for Speed" can be a hit. I'm out of town this...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:58 AM
"Star Wars" indeed. The battle for the lead role in "Star Wars: Episode VII," the next film in the famous franchise, is heating up, according to a Variety report naming five young actors as top contenders.
Disney and Lucasfilm are considering Ed...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Aaron Paul rolled into the "Need for Speed" premiere on Thursday night in Hollywood, but just barely — the classic car he and wife Lauren Parsekian were riding in overheated just as they arrived at the red carpet.
"That never happened once...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:28 PM
"The Michael J. Fox Show" (NBC, Thursdays). I come to spare a few good words and happy thoughts for this fine family sitcom, to praise and not to bury it, though the dominant (and no doubt accurate) line in the press is that it is fatally low-rated and...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Brad Garrett, the larger-than-life (seriously, he's 6-foot-8) actor, stand-up comedian and producer, will be adding one more line to his résumé this Saturday: host of the Writers Guild of America, West Awards.
This week, Garrett invited The Times to his...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 11:36 PM
Alfonso Cuaron won the Directors Guild of America’s award for directorial achievement in feature film for “Gravity,” the outer space survival story starring Sandra Bullock.
"This is truly an honor and I'm humbled by it," Cuaron said as...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 12:14 PM
"Breaking Bad" might not be with us any longer, but one of the show's most beloved characters, the grizzled hit man Mike Ehrmantraut, will return in "Better Call Saul," AMC's spinoff.
Along with Bob Odenkirk, who will reprise his titular role as crooked...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:22 PM
The Writers Guild of America honored Spike Jonze for his future-set love story "Her" with its award for original screenplay and Billy Ray for "Captain Phillips," the true story of a hijacking at sea, for adapted screenplay on Saturday night. The awards...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Tuesday night's State of the Union address from President Barack Obama will get a reality TV guest star with the presence of "Duck Dynasty" cast member Willie Roberston.
Robertson, who serves as the chief executive of the Robertson family business, Duck...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:32 PM
More than 20 new posters and three trailers for “Game of Thrones” have been revealed, offering an ominous glimpse of […]...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Months after it had its series finale on AMC, "Breaking Bad" continues to rack up awards -- most recently at Saturday's Writers Guild of America Awards, where it was named best dramatic series.
In his acceptance speech, creator and show runner Vince...