| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Award shows take note: It pays handsomely to satisfy teen girls.
The American Music Awards drummed up 12.9 million viewers, a 32% bump over last year, marking the show’s second-biggest audience in 11 years, according to preliminary numbers...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"DON'T PUT your daughter on the stage, Mrs. Worthington," goes the Noel Coward ditty.
Today, Will Smith might be thinking along the same lines -- don't put your son in your movies, Mr. Smith!
"After Earth," the post-apocalyptic sci-fi entry starring...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
"He says, 'Dad, I want to be emancipated.' I know if we do this, he can be an emancipated minor, because he really wants to have his own place, like ooh," Will Smith says of his son Jaden Smith....
| May 31, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Hong Kong martial arts superstar Jackie Chan has made more than 100 films, including his 1978 breakthrough, “Drunken Master,” and the “Rush Hour” trilogy of comedy-action blockbusters with Chris Tucker that have grossed nearly $900...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Justin Bieber may have left Mally the monkey behind in Germany, but the bill for Mally's care looks to be following him back to the States.
Bieber will owe several thousand euros for food, care and vet visits over the two months since the capuchin...
| 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 1, 2013
| 4:30 PM
While 4K television technology promises dazzling visuals, for the near future it will remain a luxury item well beyond the reach of mainstream consumers.
Sony Electronics on Monday began taking preorders of its $699 4K Ultra HD Media Player, preloaded...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 12:38 PM
In "White House Down," aspiring Secret Service agent Channing Tatum is tasked with saving the free world -- but he may not fare as well in rescuing the summer box office fortunes of the action movie's distributor, Sony Pictures Entertainment.
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
It appears "After Earth" is on track to join "Battleship," "John Carter" and "Cowboys & Aliens" in Hollywood's Contemporary Hall of Shame. Although less expensive than those costly misfires, Sony's $135 million sci-fier starring Will Smith and his son...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:11 PM
There are really three movie stars headlining ‘‘The Internship’’: Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, and Google. Actually, it’s a surprise Google doesn’t get top billing over the humans, so...
| May 31, 2013
| 10:30 PM
UPDATE: M. Night Shyamalan and Sony's "After Earth" is cratering at the domestic box office, with an estimated $10 million Friday and paltry $25 million-plus weekend, according to early estimates.
The $130 million film was expected to launch in the $35...
| May 29, 2013
| 11:14 AM
The science fiction movie "After Earth" marks a homecoming of sorts for star Will Smith, a Philadelphia native.
A major portion of the Columbia Pictures movie, which opens Friday, was filmed at the new Sun Center Studios outside Philadelphia that is...