| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Judgment Day comes to Hollywood with a vengeance in "This Is the End." Jonah Hill is in bed with the devil — in James Franco's mansion. An inferno rages in the front yard, and movie star egos are filleted for fun. When the apocalyptic comedy gets...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:26 AM
A quick glance at recent movie openings might give you the impression that Hollywood has something against humanity, which has been brought to the brink of annihilation in such films as "Oblivion," "After Earth," "Rapture-Palooza" and now "This Is the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW ORLEANS — The music is blaring inside James Franco's house and there's booze — and drugs — everywhere. Actor Michael Cera is snorting lines of cocaine, while comedian Aziz Ansari is trying (and failing) to hook up with Rihanna....
| Aug 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Clear History on HBO finds the “Mad Men” honcho Jon Hamm battling it out with Larry David. It’s been a while for Larry David fans. The Curb Your Enthusiasm star has taken his usual time between projects, this time exerting his...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Larry David, who is on a break from his series "Curb Your Enthusiasm" — permanent or not, he will let you know — returns to HBO on Saturday with a full-on movie-type movie, "Clear History," in which he plays not his usual fictionalized self...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 1:50 PM
"What Not To Wear" (TLC, Fridays). One of the greatest series on television begins its final season this week. I speak of course of the decade-old "What Not To Wear," based on an earlier British model, in which friendly yet acerbic, gentle but firm...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Like many other observers in the TV industry, HBO’s chief executive officer Richard Plepler is perplexed by Netflix’s decision not to disclose the ratings for its original series, like the Emmy-nominated “House of Cards.”
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:45 AM
EXCLUSIVE: What do you do if the you have the R-rated comedy hit of the summer? If you’re James Franco, you follow it up with…a new William Faulkner adaptation.
The star of “This Is The End” told The Times on Monday that he&...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Warner Bros. invested a ton of money to revitalize the aging Superman franchise. Their new effort begins with great casting. British actor Henry Cavill has the buffed body and squared-jaw good looks to be the "Man of Steel." He also projects a genuine...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 1:10 PM
"Man of Steel" will move faster than a speeding bullet at the box office this weekend, but how far can it travel?
The first Superman film to hit theaters in seven years is expected to soar with a debut weekend take of between $90 million and $100...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:45 AM
News Corp.'s cable unit FX Networks has restructured its executive ranks in advance of the launch a new entertainment channel -- FXX -- and a corresponding increase in original programming production to service it.
Under the new structure, three...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:20 AM
We wanted to start off this post with an astute Powerism -- but, darn it, none of them were clean enough, so we'll just get to it: brusque comedy "Eastbound & Down" will, indeed, end its run on HBO after its upcoming fourth season.
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