| May 16, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Krupali Tejura wants a frozen banana stand in Newport Beach. No, not Dad's or Sugar 'N Spice or any of the other venerable spots around town.
She wants that banana stand.
Earlier this month, media outlets announced that Netflix would promote new...
| May 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Amazon, the online retailer, recently posted 14 original "TV pilots" on the Web for public viewing and reviewing. In an instant, and before a single show has officially debuted, it has established a brand.
Television is changing fast, so fast that it is...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Just two days before "Arrested Development" would release its first new episodes in seven years, creator Mitchell Hurwitz called David Cross with a frantic request: Could the actor do a quick reshoot? Cross, however, was sporting a full, dyed beard for...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 2:19 PM
In two previous posts, I discussed the Amazon pilots, a slate of proposed series by the cyberspace bookseller turned virtual moving-picture studio, now streaming online for viewer comment and ratings. (Thousands have already chimed in.) The first post was...
| May 2, 2013
| 6:59 AM
Not content to just sell us books, lawn implements, baseball bats, printers, devices to read books on, bar tools, printer paper, used printers, ink cartridges, used ink cartridges and automobile floor mats — did I miss anything? — Amazon is...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Amazon, the online bookseller turned online department store, turned e-book-reader manufacturer, turned publisher, turned video streaming service, turning movie-and-TV studio, has posted its first 14 "TV pilots" -- six kids' shows and eight grown-up...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 7:01 AM
The Bluths are back May 26.
Netflix has announced the premiere date and an additional episode for the cult comedy "Arrested Development." That brings the number of episodes to 15, all of which will be available at 2:01 a.m. CT May 26 at netflix.com....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 8:13 PM
T minus 50 days.
Netflix has announced that the 15-episode fourth season of "Arrested Development" will premiere at 12:01 a.m. PST May 26. The show, which centers on the formerly wealthy, dysfunctional Bluth family and their frozen banana stand, is...
| May 1, 2011
A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
| 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...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 9:37 PM
Holiday movies, specials and very special holiday episodes of your favorite series fill the TV screens between now and Christmas Day. Here are many of the highlights. “Glee” 8 p.m., Tuesday, Fox. Extraordinary Merry Christmas: The glee club...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 4:36 PM
"The Cabin in the Woods," a horror movie produced and co-written by Joss Whedon and directed by "Cloverfield" screenwriter Drew Goddard, will have its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival's opening night March 9,...