| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:49 PM
I was going to review of Woody Allen's "To Rome with Love," but why waste your time? Except for the scenery, it's a major disappointment. Oliver Stone's pulpy, ferocious thriller"Savages" makes greed good and exciting.
Set in Laguna Beach, two best...
| Jan 26, 2012
"Such a kind little man," coos the bustling owner of a quaint 19th-century Dublin hotel, regarding her most sphinxlike waiter, the servant played by Glenn Close.
This is Albert Nobbs, and he is actually a she. For reasons we learn gradually, emotional...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 1:42 AM
I tried thinking of clever puns like “Close, but no cigar.” The problem with that one is the movie wasn’t even close. It was so far from close to being remotely interesting. At the screening I attended with 20 other critics, I had...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 9:39 PM
This movie is all over the map (literally and figuratively). It was fun hearing all the San Diego locations mentioned and in that regard, I thought of the other movie like this I didn’t care for – Traffic. That film also dealt with a woman...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 1:05 AM
OPENING FRIDAYIce Age:
You have to say this for the fourth film in this animated franchise: At least it's not afraid of being wedged between "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "The Dark Knight Rises" on the summer release schedule....
| 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...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Oliver Stone's coming film adaptation of "Savages" has led author Don Winslow to write a prequel....
| Jul 26, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Local production around the Los Angeles area in film, commercials and television increased 25% last week compared with the same period a year ago, according to the latest numbers from FilmL.A., Inc. Production was also up 15% last week from......
| Oct 27, 2010
| 4:34 PM
“You're going nowhere,” his school headmaster tells him. “Is nowhere full of geniuses, sir?” the young John Lennon snaps back. “Because if it is, I do belong there.” The quick wit, sarcasm and self-confidence are...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 4:36 PM
I think you know who should get the British film academy (BAFTA) Oranage Rising Star award for best screen newcomer this year. Emma Stone broke out with “Easy A.” Gemma Arterton didn't quite with “Tamara Drew” or “Prince of...
| Dec 2, 2010
| 9:45 AM
Women's College Basketball-Maryland at Purdue, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Duke at Wisconsin, 7:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network)
Men's College Basketball-Arizona State at Baylor, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); UCLA at Kansas, 8 p.m. (ESPN2); Missouri at Oregon, 10...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 6:50 AM
Shortly after the 30th anniversary of his death, this drama recalls the younger years of John Lennon, who was destined to become one of modern music's genuine icons.
As played here by Aaron Johnson, the Liverpool lad is at the crux of an emotional tug of...