| Nov 10, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The Britannias, as emcee Rob Brydon told the uninitiated are a British award, "And we do things differently in Britain."
For starters the winners at BAFTA/LA's Nov. 9 bash at the Beverly Hilton knew they were receiving a prize. For another, anyone who...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:50 AM
The revival of Matthew McConaughey's career continues apace with the announcement he will be receiving the Desert Palm Achievement Award at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film festival.
The awards gala will be Jan. 4, during the festival...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Complementing the Oscar buzz surrounding Matthew McConaughey's role in "Dallas Buyers Club," the thesp will be feted with the Desert Palm Acting Achievement Award at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Gala on Jan. 4 at the Palm...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:49 AM
After the coffee. Before cranking "Rock 'n' Roll Animal."
The Skinny: When other kids were buying Beatles albums, I was buying the Velvet Underground's "Loaded." Lou Reed made me feel blue when I wanted to feel blue and lifted me up when I wanted to get...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:28 PM
A moment of silence, please — or, if you’re of a religious bent, a prayer, perhaps — for Blockbuster. It’s dead, but for those of a certain age at least, it won’t be forgotten.
The official obituary, in the cold language of...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The American Film Market kicks off Wednesday with a kind of cautious bullishness, following the relatively robust business at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival in September.
With 402 films scheduled to screen -- including 321 market premieres and 75...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:11 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Governors Awards — or as Martin Short called them, the "highest honor an actor can receive ... in mid-November" — were presented Saturday evening in Hollywood.
And Short's joking comment...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:45 PM
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This week's TV Movies
| Nov 2, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The star power under a tented ballroom enclosing a blocklong stretch of Beverly Hills' Crescent Drive was intense. Kevin Spacey, Jodie Foster, Amy Adams, Gwen Stefani, Demi Moore and 1,000 or so other influencers came out in glittering gowns and tuxes for...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 9:16 AM
What goes up must come down, and so "Gravity" finally did this weekend, falling to the runner-up position as "Bad Grandpa" ruled the box office.
Johnny Knoxville's hidden-camera prank flick was an easy No. 1 this weekend, debuting with a robust $32...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:30 AM
While Paramount's "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" has bumped three-time champ "Gravity" from the top spot at the box office with a $32 million domestic opening, it appears to have taken out Fox's "The Counselor" with it, pushing the fellow opener to a...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:38 AM
This week, the pull of young men was stronger than "Gravity."
Powered by the same audience that made the TV series "Jackass" into a money-making franchise, Johnny Knoxville's hidden camera-fueled movie earned an estimated $12.6 million on Friday....