| Jun 4, 2012
Apologies on our absence last week, ladies and gents. One of us was too busy recovering from throwing an epic rager/almost punching a guy in the wang at North Avenue Beach and the other didn't leave the house for three days due to a"Breaking Bad"marathon....
| Jun 15, 2012
| 7:06 AM
MALIBU, Calif. (KTLA) -- The Malibu High School student who was slapped by a teacher imitating a bit from the movie "Bridesmaids" has filed a $1 million lawsuit against the school district.
15-year-old 9th grader Dionne Evans is suing the Santa Monica-...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Jennifer Westfeldt reprises her acting and writing skills from "Kissing Jessica Stein," adding directing this time, in this enjoyable comedy. She and Adam Scott play two friends who decide to see if they can handle parenthood without an emotional...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 10:54 AM
Already open in New York and Los Angeles and going into general release Friday, writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson's strange, audacious drama "The Master" evokes a feverish state of mind more than a conventional movie, though its story can be...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Big-budget tent poles dominated the international box office this weekend, but there was one country that Spider-Man and the prehistoric "Ice Age" mammals couldn't conquer: Australia.
Down Under, the potty-mouthed "Ted" ruled the multiplex, grossing a...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 7:35 AM
A lot of terrible romantic comedies come along in a given year, and after five or six you begin to question your belief in anything — romance, comedy, movies, even terribleness itself. Before you know it you're trying to break the fever and hit...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:47 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood's latest films performed tepidly at the box-office on Oscar weekend, with Melissa McCarthy's "Identity Thief" returning to the top spot in its third week of release.
The Universal comedy earned $14.1 million on the...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Melissa McCarthy stole the show at the box office this weekend, proving she has the star power to attract moviegoers to theaters even during a blizzard.
"Identity Thief," her comedy co-starring Jason Bateman, easily ran away with the weekend's No. 1...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 2:32 PM
After its first act, "Identity Thief" becomes a predictable, mildly amusing road trip comedy.
This is actually a really good creative decision because the film is effectively cutting its losses after realizing that it can't keep milking laughs from...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:07 PM
In my final years in the public defender's office, identity theft became a factor for many clients wrongly accused of crimes. Someone would be arrested for a crime while possessing false identification in the client's name. After making bail, the...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 10:33 AM
We know "Divergent" — the futuristic sci-fi flick starring Shailene Woodley ("The Descendants") and directed by Neil Burger ("Limitless") — will begin filming entirely on location in Chicago and at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios on the West...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 7:16 AM
Baking as an act of redemption and reinvention has cropped up rather frequently in the American cultural landscape recently — think Keri Russell as an abused wife who finds her purpose in pies in "Waitress" or Kristen Wiig's thwarted bakery owner in...