| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Does your romantic relationship contain the elements of classic fiction, ŕ la “Anna Karenina”? Or can its emotional landscape be spelled out using the tiles from a game of Internet Scrabble of the kind that Paul Rudd plays in “This Is...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:15 PM
"The Croods" could club its way to box-office success this weekend, as the animated caveman movie looks certain to end up No. 1.
The 3-D DreamWorks Animation film is likely to open with a solid $40 million, according to those who have seen pre-release...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:53 PM
"Admission" is a nice movie. You have no idea how depressing it is for a critic to drag out what may be the blandest word in the English language. But it fits. "Admission" is a bowl of oatmeal — instant oatmeal — with nothing added; not sugar,...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 9:26 AM
It was a ho-ho-ho-hum weekend at the box office, as five new releases failed to draw moviegoers to the multiplex in droves.
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" was the No. 1 film for the second consecutive weekend, collecting an additional $36.7...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 9:27 PM
For his latest blood fest, Quentin Tarantino largely replays all of his other blood fests, specifically his last flick, ‘‘Inglourious Basterds.’’ In Tarantino’s new tale of wickedly savage...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:52 AM
In Greek mythology, Olympus was the home of the Gods. It's also the Secret Service code name for the White House in "Olympus Has Fallen." Director Antoine Fuqua brings his "Training Day" credentials to this nonstop action adventure, which could be...
| Mar 28, 2013
Sometimes the predictable revolving door of lousy pop culture deserves the eye rolls it generates. Unless you totally loved the latest “Die Hard” sequel?
In many ways, though, the first three months of 2013’s entertainment offerings...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 9:19 AM
It was a weekend of firsts at the box office.
The No. 1 spot went to the first cave-man family in "The Croods," and "Olympus Has Fallen" star Gerard Butler had his first strong showing at the multiplex in years.
The 3-D animated family film beat out...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Paul Rudd is going to join "Parks and Recreation." He'll be facing off with Amy Poehler!...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Optimism is running high for distribution deals at the Sundance Film Festival but box-office success isn’t guaranteed....
| Jan 21, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Buyers continue to cool their heels at the Sundance Film Festival....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Have you ever been to Medieval Times in Buena Park and thought, "Wow, I really enjoy gnawing on this roast chicken thigh, but the weird, bearded actors in this jousting show are giving me the creeps"? Me neither. But if......