| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:51 PM
In "The Purge," the saying "Have a safe night" takes on a literal meaning as the annual legal-crime-spree approaches, when everything- rape, murder, theft and more- will be legal for a 12-hour period. The idea alone appears wild and irrational. However,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Hugh Jackman has been touting his upcoming Broadway tuner "Houdini" from "The Wolverine" red carpets, and even if definite plans are far from finalized, the possible 2014 bow mentioned by the thesp could shake up the Rialto landscape with a new...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:20 PM
You may have missed it for the racket produced by the majority of movies currently going boom-boom — or, in the case of "The Lone Ranger," bust-bust — at the multiplex. But with the arrival of Sundance Film Festival sensation "Fruitvale...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:30 PM
If two "Macbeths" is company, is three a crowd?
That's a question Broadway types have started to wonder in the wake of glowing reviews for the Kenneth Branagh-toplined revival of "Macbeth," now in the midst of a brief, buzzmagnet run as part of the U.K.'...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Kenneth Branagh is back in Bard territory with a new production of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" that he stars in and co-directed with Rob Ashford at the Manchester International Festival in England. The production marks the first time Branagh has played the...
| 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...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:19 AM
This weekend, we continue to bask in the afterglow of celebratory fireworks and that brat that fell back in the fire, the spirit of independence not just a memory but a way of life in a nation where we have the freedom to worship LeBron James, the...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:07 PM
This seems like a good time to talk about Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, the men responsible for two of hip-hop’s most-infectious hits: “Thrift Shop” and “Can’t Hold Us.”
The Seattle-based duo just announced dates for their...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:59 AM
The publishing industry got a little smaller Friday when Hachette announced its plans to buy Hyperion, the adult imprint owned by the Walt Disney Co. Disney, under Disney Publishing Worldwide, will retain its children's books.
Hachette, formally known...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
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| Jun 7, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Much has been made this spring of the triumph of movies that don't contain much star power over the films that do.
This weekend, that will likely happen again as "The Purge," a low-budget ($3 million) futuristic horror pic starring Ethan Hawke and...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 9:32 AM
"The Internship" got bossed around at the box office this weekend, as the film starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn appealed to far fewer moviegoers than the low-budget thriller "The Purge."
Made on a micro-budget of just $3 million, "The Purge"...