| May 13, 2012
Singer and actress Julie Andrews has listed the Brentwood house she owned with her late husband, director and screenwriter Blake Edwards, for $2.649 million. Less than a month after coming on the market, the tidy white home with gray shutters is already...
| May 25, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Universal Studios theme park has settled on times for its daily parade and nighttime lagoon show, both of which debuted this month.
Universal's Superstar Parade will wind through the streets of the Studios at 5 p.m. daily. The parade features floats...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 6:27 AM
September is such a cruel month for Floridians. In our hearts, we know the weather is getting cooler elsewhere in the U.S., but there's little evidence of that here. Plus, hurricanes — and breathless hurricane coverage on TV — continue to...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Universal Studios began "technical rehearsals" for its latest attraction, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, this weekend. Theme-park guests tried out the motion simulator for limited hours on Saturday and Sunday. Wait times extended beyond the hour mark....
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Expect more sightings of little, yellow, goggled, banana-happy beings as Universal Studios has started showing off its new attraction, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, to guests.
The ride — more properly, a motion simulator — has entered its...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 8:22 AM
Universal Studios will hold a grand-opening celebration for its newest attraction, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, with a yellow-carpet ceremony Monday morning.
The brightly colored carpet represents the popular, goggled worker-bee characters that...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 8:52 AM
Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, the newest attraction at Universal Studios, is officially open to the public.
A brief grand-opening ceremony this morning featured characters from the 2010 film "Despicable Me,"which the 3-D motion simulator is based. Also on...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Committing to the genre after years of fits and starts, Warner Bros. on Monday said it will produce one animated movie per year beginning in 2014.
Every other major studio in Hollywood has established an animation strategy in the past few years, with...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Cal Brunker has been lined up to direct, and Sarah Jessica Parker, Brendan Fraser, Jessica Alba, Craig Robinson and James Gandolfini are among the voice stars in “Escape from Planet Earth,” an animated 3D kids' action adventure due out in...
| Dec 13, 2010
| 4:37 PM
The LA Film Critics named “The Social Network” best picture, but also showed love to “Carlos” and “Mother” “Animal Kingdom” and “A Prophet.” The New York Film Critics also honored “The...
| Oct 10, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Animated comedy "Despicable Me" continued a strong overseas run with No. 1 openings in France and Spain this weekend, where the 3-D movie took in $5.3 million and $3.1 million, respectively. It was also No. 1 for the second weekend......
| Oct 15, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Despite strong performance from its movie studio and theme parks, NBC Universal's third-quarter operating profit tumbled 15%. The lower earnings were largely due to an unfavorable compairson to the year-earlier period and higher spending on programming to...