| Nov 26, 2012
It's probably my favorite commercial on television right now. And you have to admit that it's a brilliant piece of marketing. A man is about to leave on a business trip and is saying goodbye to his wife and two daughters. The wife holds up her Galaxy S3...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 1:25 PM
One of the year's most-discussed new cable programs, the seriocomic HBO series casts Lena Dunham - also the show's frequent director and a writer on every episode - as one of several female friends in their 20s struggling to negotiate New York life....
| Nov 15, 2012
| 10:06 AM
At the White House correspondents' dinner a couple of years ago, Seth Meyers mocked the inability of Congress to work together by saying, "Do you know what the rest of America calls sitting next to someone with wildly different political...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Every movie star handles award season differently. Some are openly disdainful of the dog-and-pony shows — Joaquin Phoenix, anyone? — while others are able to at least feign excitement at the prospect of traipsing down yet another red carpet....
| Mar 16, 2013
| 6:11 PM
This week I'm feeling the need to address a topic that weighs on me more with each passing day: I'm getting old.
I've realized this because I no longer spend my weekends traipsing my kids to birthday parties with bounce houses and reptile shows. Instead,...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Warner Bros. may need to dial 911 after suffering its fifth consecutive box-office disappointment this year.
This weekend, the Warner comedy "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" lost out to the lower-profile "The Call," starring Halle Berry as an emergency...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 9:37 AM
They had supporting roles in "Knocked Up," but Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann get center stage as they reprise the characters in writer-director Judd Apatow's amusing comedy about reaching midllfe.
The couple aren't entirely happy about the situation,...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:44 AM
The pre-wedding prelude actually does last that long for a seemingly dissimilar couple played by Jason Segel - who also co-wrote the movie - and Emily Blunt in another comedy from producer Judd Apatow that combines raunch and sweetness.
| May 23, 2011
Americans appear to be growing tired of riding the high seas with Capt. Jack Sparrow, but "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" found box office treasure anyway.
The fourth entry in the Johnny Depp-starring "Pirates" series raked in $256.3...
| May 8, 2011
Kristen Wiig has just come off an average Saturday night, one that required her to wear a 2-foot-high wig, shuffle lethargically around a stripper pole and bury her face in Helen Mirren's cleavage.
"I was like, 'Are you cool with this? 'Cause I'm...
| Apr 7, 2011
It can be exhausting, admitted Russell Brand, being on all the time. Constantly looking for the laugh, thinking up witty comebacks, exuding rakish charm.
So last week, when the star of the new "Arthur" remake knew he had no audience to impress, he took...
| Jul 7, 2011
A little more than a year ago, the makers of "Zookeeper" took the Kevin James comedy to the AMC Ontario Mills 30 multiplex for a test screening. The talking-animals film had been scheduled to be released in October 2010, but the Sony Pictures brass were...