| Feb 16, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Tom Payne pulls off playing a jockey in HBO's "Luck," but the British actor says he won't be making a career change any time soon.
"I value my health too much," Payne told me during a recent phone interview, laughing. "Jockeys—it's so difficult ......
| Mar 15, 2012
| 8:16 AM
ARCADIA, Calif. (KTLA) -- HBO announced Wednesday that it is cancelling the racetrack drama "Luck" after the death of a third horse during filming.
The show was already facing criticism from animal rights activists, after two horses were hurt during...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 9:19 PM
"Drive" is all about mood but without the edge.
This noir-ish crime story will remind you a lot of Michael Mann's "Heat" in its look and deliberately slow pace. Like that movie, it favors long, smoldering stares over dialogue, punctuated by sudden...
| Apr 9, 2012
Stop what you’re doing, horror movie directors, “The Cabin in the Woods” director/co-writer Drew Goddard isn’t buying.
“I can tell when a group of characters are supposed to be friends but don’t care about each other....
| Oct 19, 2011
| 10:00 PM
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Little Texas City, Texas, is mostly populated with pimps, underage prostitutes and other shady characters, including a tattooed thug (Jason Clarke) who’s usually just referred to as “the white guy.” So it’s no...
| Jan 26, 2010
| 4:40 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Director and producer Michael Mann was born in Chicago on this date in 1943. This birthday guy created the innovative classic 1980s series "Miami Vice," after beginning his career as a writer for both "Starsky & Hutch" and "Hawaii Five-O."...
| Jun 18, 2008
A1991 photograph by John Humble shows Selma Avenue at Vine Street as a jumbled, architecturally constructed Hollywood landscape of office buildings, stores, asphalt and advertising billboards. Dominating the center is Angelyne, the cosmetically...
| Dec 3, 2006
NOIR is the indigenous Los Angeles form: It was created here, it grew up here and from here it spread, not only as a genre but as a way of looking at life, character and fate. As a framing lens, it's now so powerful that it seems not only to be a strategy...
| May 22, 2010
If Anne Rice can sell 100 million copies of her books, she should have no trouble with her residence in Rancho Mirage, recently listed for $3.3 million.
Built in 1995, the immaculate home has a formal dining room and living room designed for...
| Dec 10, 2008
Robert Prosky, a character actor with hundreds of film, TV and stage credits, and whose roles included an avuncular sergeant on the NBC police drama "Hill Street Blues" and a desperate real estate salesman in David Mamet's play "Glengarry Glen Ross,"...
| Apr 21, 2009
In nightclubs and strip joints across the country, the song of the moment is Jamie Foxx's "Blame It (On the Alcohol)," a leering tale of bad boys, well, behaving badly. The hit certainly inspired a few smirks in Hollywood, where Foxx has become a...
| May 1, 2009
Summer is never about which movies we're "looking forward to." It's which movies we're dying to see, all breathless and fanboy/fangirl goofy.
There's a Wolverine prequel, a Da Vinci Code sequel, Bruno to follow Borat, more transforming robots and one...