| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The 1987 film "Ishtar" has long held a cultural status much larger than that of just a single movie, as shorthand for the utter worst, an epochal flop with audiences and critics alike and a huge financial bomb. Its air of failure has become all-...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 10:00 AM
ALBUQUERQUE — Five months after scoring his second Emmy for playing tortured junkie Jesse Pinkman on AMC's "Breaking Bad," Aaron Paul paraded around a massive soundstage at Albuquerque Studios, carrying another kind of prize on his back.
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:10 PM
The animated film "Despicable Me 2" has been denied a release in China, a spokesperson for distributor Universal Pictures has confirmed.
The 3-D movie, a sequel to the 2010 hit, has grossed $584 million worldwide. And it has been a huge success...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences plans to present a concert at UCLA's Royce Hall showcasing the year’s Oscar-nominated scores and songs on Feb. 27, three days before the March 2 Academy Awards.
The proposed concert, announced to...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Irish singer Jordan O'Keefe's performance on Britain's Got Talent reverberated with a global audience online, attracting more than 1 million online views since the televised semifinal competition Saturday.
With the help of Attraction, a Hungarian...
| May 24, 2013
| 8:30 AM
"Graceland," an original crime drama premiering June 6 on USA Network, isn't set in Memphis.
Instead, the location is sunny and sexy Manhattan Beach, where agents with the FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration and Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:30 AM
An essay in the program for Los Angeles Opera's new production of "Tosca," which opened at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Saturday night, begins by quoting Benjamin Britten on Puccini's opera. The British composer, Joseph Berger writes, was "'sickened'...
| May 13, 2013
| 12:23 PM
NEW YORK -- In a time long removed from Michael Scott and must-see TV, NBC is hoping Michael J. Fox and Sean Hayes can help fill its Thursday night comedy void.
The network on Monday unveiled its programming for the year ahead during its annual upfront...
| May 7, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Anne Hathaway debuted her platinum blond hair wearing a seriously sheer gown at the annual Met Gala in New York on Monday. She was among a number of stars who took on dramatic 'dos for the occasion.
The Oscar-winning "Les Miserables" star went all in...
| May 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
An old index card reads: Original. Real. Poignant. Those were the first words Greg Daniels jotted down a decade ago as his guide in adapting the daft British TV series "The Office" for an American audience.
The ideas on the flimsy card stock proved...
| May 1, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Comcast Corp. posted strong first-quarter earnings with gains in nearly all of its business units -- except for the NBC broadcast network as the peacock's feathers once again got plucked.
Dismal prime-time ratings at NBC contributed to a $35-million...