| May 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Trailers typically precede movies and excite auds about coming attractions, but they were the main event at Friday night's 15th annual Golden Trailer Awards, held at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills.
The lengthy ceremony, honoring the best in motion...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Nuri Bilge Ceylan is at the peak of his powers with "Winter Sleep," a richly engrossing and ravishingly beautiful magnum opus that surely qualifies as the least boring 196-minute movie ever made. Following Ceylan's sublime 2011 drama "Once Upon a Time...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Wally Pfister is one of Hollywood's most renowned cinematographers of complex visual screenplays.
He won an Oscar for his work on the groundbreaking sci-fi twister "Inception." He was nominated for "The Prestige" and two Batman movies. He was director...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:00 AM
At this point, there seems little beyond Scarlett Johansson's abilities. So who's to say she can't play the smartest woman in the world?
In writer-director Luc Besson's "Lucy," opening Aug. 8, Johansson follows her recent extraordinary trio of "Her,"...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Sidney Lumet's 1964 adaptation of Edward Lewis Wallant's novel debuted in Europe but took almost a year to reach American screens. Despite its many virtues, it's easy to see why American distributors plugged their ears and pretended it didn't exist....
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The M Word
At a struggling Los Angeles TV station, a children's show actress leads her female colleagues as new management arrives from New York on a cost-cutting mission. With Tanna Frederick, Michael Imperioli and Gregory Harrison....
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:30 PM
"Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" helmer Tomas Alfredson will direct an adaptation of the Jo Nesbo crime novel "The Snowman" for Working Title Films and Universal.
Alfredson will be working on a draft of the screenplay with writer Soren Sveistrup. The film...
| May 2, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Oliver Luckett has perfected the art of excess. Seemingly every inch of the walls in his Los Angeles tech start-up, theAudience, is crowded with murals and framed works by street artists such as Shepard Fairey as well as contemporary artists like Jere...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Latino playwright, actor on 'The Electric Company.'
Luis Avalos, 67, a Cuban American actor who had a regular role as Dr. Doolats on the 1970s public television children's series "The Electric Company" and later was active in Los Angeles'...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Among Samuel L. Jackson's most distinguishing, amusing and popular trademarks are his caustic, often foul-mouthed rants he has fired off in films such as "Pulp Fiction," "Jackie Brown" and "Snakes on a Plane."
But when Jackson unleashed a vicious tirade...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 2:51 PM
If you’ve resisted “The Lego Movie” for any reason, reconsider before it leaves the big screen.
The little plastic blocks that have captivated kids and bedeviled vacuum cleaners and bare feet for generations absolutely fit their...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Apparently KTLA-TV's Sam Rubin isn't the first person to get Samuel L. Jackson and Laurence Fishburne mixed up.
In an interview last April on "George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight," a talk show that airs weekdays on the CBC, Canada's public broadcaster,...