| Feb 7, 2012
| 7:55 PM
Education: Undergrad: Colorado State. Grad school: University of Maryland School of Social Work.
OCCUPATION: Social worker
INTERESTS: Dancing, skiing, swimming and traveling
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Unspooled in the January dumping ground and not screened for critics, Renny Harlin's "The Legend of Hercules" has preemptively conceded defeat in its duel with Brett Ratner's "Hercules," the other Hollywood project based on the same Greek hero due this...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 1:30 PM
The skinny guy doesn't get cast as Hercules. Conversely, you can't just go down to the Gold's Gym in Venice Beach and hire some muscle head to play the lead in a big-budget 3-D movie. Acting chops to go with the bulging biceps and rippling midsection...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
While the movie industry is on track for a record summer box office, there's blood on the streets of Hollywood.
The swing-for-fences strategy adopted by most of the majors can pay off big when it works. But judging from the hundreds of millions in red...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Zack Snyder's new take on the most famous of comic book heroes could just as easily be called "Superman Returns...Again," but Warner Bros. presumably was in no hurry to remind us of Bryan Singer's 2006 disappointing "Superman Returns." Compared to the...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Henry Cavill is flying into theaters next month as Superman in Zach Snyder's "Man of Steel," the latest big-screen adaptation of the comic book superhero.
The actor, 30, who hails from the self-governing island of Jersey in the English Channel, hasn't...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Titanic in 3-D
It may seem like a cheap way for director James Cameron to wring even more money from his record-breaking epic about the lovers Jack (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Rose (Kate Winslet) and their doomed voyage aboard that ill-fated boat. But the...
| May 25, 2012
| 9:58 AM
A certain fairy tale figure is getting lots of movie treatment this year, thanks to the current "Snow White and the Huntsman" and this considerably lighter take on the story from highly visual director Tarsem Singh ("Immortals").
Lily Collins plays Snow,...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:05 AM
A "cricket" is an insect, but it also may be a footstool. The cricket (footstool) was usually no more than l2 inches high. It was used as a seat for very young children in school or as a foot rest. Larger stools, 12 to 18 inches high, were used for...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Not even the Sexiest Man Alive could lure moviegoers to the box office this weekend.
On the the slowest weekend at the multiplex thus far this year, "The Words," a new film starring Bradley Cooper -- deemed by People magazine to be the most attractive...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Emmy-winning composer Trevor Morris has sold his place in the Cheviot Hills-Rancho Park vicinity and bought a house in Santa Monica for $1.59 million.
The Santa Monica property includes a three-bedroom, 23/4-bathroom house, a swimming pool, a spa and a...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 9:33 PM
The revolving door of senior executives at Relativity Media continues as Chief Operating Officer Brian Edwards has left after less than six months on the job....