| Sep 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
For many parents of young children, the battle over limiting little ones' time with iPads and other mobile devices is difficult and seemingly unending. They can serve as fantastic baby sitters in a pinch, but the soulless gaze they can prompt in...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 1:41 PM
"Jurassic Park 3D" had a strong opening day in China on Tuesday, earning $6.3 million on 2,500 screens to debut at No. 1.
That gives the Universal movie, a 3-D conversion of Steven Spielberg's 20-year-old science-fiction adventure, the fourth highest...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Robert Downey Jr.'s exciting third round as the Marvel superhero finds him with his share of enemies ... one a supervillain known as the Mandarin (Ben Kingsley) and another a more earthly foe (Guy Pearce) who's nursing a deep-seated grudge against the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Neither Netflix nor Amazon were on stage, but the growing clout of these online video distributors was nonetheless felt at a San Francisco conference focused on the future of TV.
As the rival services bid against one another for exclusive rights to...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 23-29 Brotherhood of the Traveling Rants “Godfather of hipsterdom” Gavin McInnes goes on a stand-up comedy tour with his best friend from high school and things go from bad to worse to downright catastrophic....
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:02 AM
The cloudless August morning was so warm and tranquil it could have been plucked from the mind of a dreaming […]...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
He's a superhero and an investment hero, and he isn't Warren Buffett or Bill Gates.
I'm thinking about Iron Man.
As any fan of action movies knows, "Iron Man 3" is drawing millions of people to theaters and generating billions of dollars at the box...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Superstorm Sandy was a force behind Broadway’s 6.2% dip in audience attendance -- its lowest level in several years, according to end-of-season statistics reported Tuesday by the Broadway League.
Box-office grosses were virtually the same: Shows...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The eternal problem with Tomorrowland is that the commonplace reality of today inevitably catches up to and ultimately surpasses the ultramodern imagined future of yesterday.
Disneyland's forward-looking land of tomorrow has seen many evolutions since...
| May 19, 2013
| 9:43 AM
"Star Trek Into Darkness" opened atop the U.S. box office, though its debut didn't quite make the jump to warp speed that Paramount Pictures executives expected.
"Into Darkness," the second J.J. Abrams-directed installment in the long-running science-...
| Apr 21, 2013
In last week's Fashion Diary column, I wrote about the wardrobe choices of Gwyneth Paltrow during her recent publicity tour through L.A., when she appeared at events promoting her new cookbook and personal trainer Tracy Anderson's new fitness studio....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:32 AM
The gown that Gwyneth Paltrow wore to the world premiere of "Iron Man 3" last week in L.A. has gotten a lot of buzz, mostly negative. The Antonio Berardi dress is boat-necked with bell sleeves, but it was the skirt that got all the attention, with sheer...