| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:11 AM
"What if we took 'Snakes on a Plane,' combined it with 'Jaws' and relocated the thing from an airliner to the Westside of Los Angeles?"
Someone, somewhere uttered those words before coming up with the idea for "Sharknado."
Which makes us wonder how one...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:21 PM
There's a good chance you will cross paths with one of the many projects filming in Chicago this summer — especially if you work or live downtown. After all, there are three major-studio movies and five (possibly six) TV series scheduled to shoot in...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
It pays to be Marvel's main man.
Robert Downey Jr. pocketed an estimated $75 million between June 2012 and June 2013, earning him the title of Highest-Paid Actor in Hollywood, this according to Forbes magazine's annual list.
Downey earned $50 million...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Taking advantage of the Fourth of July weekend (and the promise of an air-conditioned theater) to catch up with a few recent releases, I was surprised to find I had unwittingly strapped myself in for a buddy-comedy marathon. By which I mean that besides...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes
Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 21 - 27, 2013 in PDF format
This week's TV Movies
Secrets of the Dead In the new episode...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Silent versions of children's literary classics will be screened under the stars at the Heritage Square Museum in Los Angeles this summer.
The series kicks off on July 20 with the fanciful 1924 adaptation of J.M. Barrie's "Peter Pan," starring Betty...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Fans can soon get more of "Magic Mike": The unlikely hit stripper film staring Channing Tatum and inspired by the actor's life is Broadway bound.
"Magic Mike, the Musical" is headed to Broadway, Tatum has confirmed via Twitter. No word on if Tatum...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The pay is great. You get invited to all the hot parties. Celebrities covet your company (or your Rolodex).
Representing A-list movie stars is obviously a great gig -- until you look at the summer box office results. Stars like Will Smith, Johnny Depp,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:06 AM
What movies and stars did best in the world of social media this summer?
"Iron Man 3" may have been the season's box office champion, but it looks like the latest installment in the "Fast & Furious" franchise drove off with the biggest Facebook...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Summer moviegoing is usually about the stars, the spectacle and the sizzle.
But in a trend that's mystifying Hollywood, this summer's box office is being driven by films with modest ambitions, including relatively inexpensive comedies, lower budget...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Activist investor Daniel Loeb, the chief executive of hedge fund Third Point, has turned up the heat on Sony Corp. in his call for the electronics and media giant to make an initial public stock offering of up to 20% of its entertainment arm.