| May 15, 2013
| 3:32 PM
The total revenue generated by e-book sales in the U.S. in 2012 was $3.04 billion, a 44.2% increase over the year before. That gain was announced in the preliminary year-end report released Wednesday by BookStats, a joint statistics project between the...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:04 PM
PEN Center USA's 23rd annual literary awards festival went off without a hitch at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Monday night -- except for the small fact that its lifetime achievement award winner, Joan Didion, was not in attendance.
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Patrick Bateman, the homicidal Wall Street executive of Bret Easton Ellis' ultra-gory novel "American Psycho," was memorably played by Christian Bale in the 2000 movie adaptation. For the coming stage musical version, producers have cast another British...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When casting news for the film adaptation of E.L. James' erotic romance novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" broke over the long weekend, reactions were muddled with expressions running from "Finally!" to "Seriously?!"
The announcements came Monday via James'...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:26 AM
"Fifty Shades of Grey" fans, are you ready? Actors Charlie Hunnam and Dakota Johnson have tied up the starring roles in the film adaptation of E.L. James' bestselling erotic romance.
James dropped the bombshell on Monday, announcing the casting...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 12:22 PM
To hear James Deen tell it, performance anxiety was never a factor in his debut acting job. The popular and prolific porn performer -- who has starred in several thousand adult films including such titles as “Orgy University” and “Farrah...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:17 PM
A list of upcoming shows across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses.
Justin Timberlake, Nov. 26 (Mon.)
Justin Timberlake, Nov. 27 (Mon.)
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Snoop Dogg and Ice Cube, Oct. 12...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 1:37 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Cedar Cove Olivia (Andie...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The marketing of AMC's new drama, "Low Winter Sun," revolves around a moody black-and-white photo of lead actor Mark Strong and the show's tagline: "Good Man. Cop. Killer."
Just another player in the crowded genre of "Gee, it's tough to be a straight...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:45 PM
If the creation of self-important tedium were a competitive sport, "The Canyons" would take home the gold. This film so corners the market on lethargy and pretension the judges might not even bother handing out a silver or even a bronze.
| Aug 4, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Despite boasting the provocative combination of Lindsay Lohan and a porn star, "The Canyons" failed to interest moviegoers this weekend.
At least that was the case at the one theater where the movie debuted, New York City's IFC Center, which sold a...