| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:37 AM
The upcoming Johnny Depp sci-fi movie "Transcendence" will debut in China on April 18, the same day it's released in the U.S., Chinese company DMG Entertainment said on Monday.
China is also getting an exclusive 3-D version of "Transcendence," the...
| 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,...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:00 AM
So Ellen DeGeneres is set to host the 86th Academy Awards next week. Nothing against her or, for that matter, Billy Crystal (who has hosted nine telecasts), Whoopi Goldberg (who has hosted four) or Steve Martin (who has done three), but when was it...
| 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...
| 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'...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Less is rarely more in the major business.
Warner Bros. rounded out the CinemaCon studio presentations with a lengthy bang, corralling filmmakers and stars to introduce the studio's 2014 slate for summer and beyond.
Highlights included an exclusive...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Johnny Depp is sporting a band around his ring finger encrusted with a single diamond -- or what he called a "chick's ring" -- that ultimately led him to discuss engagement rumors without actually saying that he was engaged.
The "Pirates of the...