| Sep 10, 2010
When Sony Pictures' plan for a fourth "Spider-Man" movie starring Tobey Maguire fell apart in January, the studio had to come up with a new way to keep the superhero series alive after three movies released from 2002 to 2007 grossed $2.5 billion...
| Aug 3, 2011
Jason Davis, a 25-year-old heroin addict and grandson of oil billionaire Marvin Davis, was the most shameless cast member on "Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew" last season, a distinction akin to being the nerdiest person at a "Star Trek" convention —...
| Aug 26, 2010
Apparently, there's no such thing as a quiet little corner of the world when your name is James Cameron. "Welcome to the wind tunnel," the 56-year-old filmmaker said as a Santa Monica sea breeze gusted through the French doors of his beachside hotel...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 12:02 AM
Michael Mahler, the composer and lyricist of the very promising new musical "Hero" at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, is a young, multitalented Chicago fellow who likes to do a lot of different things in the theater. Fair enough. But if there's...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 1:10 PM
"Meet my co-chair," William Shatner observed from the stage of Auditorium Theatre Friday night, whereupon a seat on wheels was flung in the general direction of the man who once flew the Starship Enterprise. Ah, such a night for cutting-edge comedy. "My...
| Aug 7, 2010
Screenwriter, bestselling novelist and "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" director Nicholas Meyer has put his Pacific Palisades house up for sale at $7.3 million.
The two-story Cliff May design, built in 1937, has been his family home for 15 years....
| Oct 10, 2011
| 3:54 PM
The $1.5 billion Paramount Park in Spain hopes to rival Disneyland Paris as a European tourist destination when the movie theme park debuts in spring 2015.
> Photos: Paramount Park Murcia theme park in Spain
Located on the Mediterranean coast about...
| Feb 12, 2011
Actress Winona Ryder has sold her Sunset Strip-area home for $3,725,000, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
The Spanish-style house, built in 1936, sits behind a thick hedge of ficus trees on a third of an acre. Bougainvillea and wisteria cover the...
| Sep 11, 2011
Yes, it has dinosaurs. But at its core Fox's new sci-fi epic "Terra Nova" is an environmental fable. And a pretty darned expensive one at that.
In fact, even though it has no big-name stars raking in giant paydays, "Terra Nova" is probably the...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 9:38 PM
One of the most talked-about movies at this year’s Berlin Film Festival has turned out to be “Iron Sky,” a quirky sci-fi parody with aspirations to political satire....
| Aug 13, 2011
This is a Klein bottle, a kind of Mobius strip rendered in glass. The man holding it has a brain not unlike these confounding items, possessed of unusual twists and multidimensional turns that can be challenging for lesser mortals to get their own heads...
| Aug 1, 2012
As shipments go, it was routine — about half a ton of supplies — except it was delivered by the first commercial flight to the International Space Station. SpaceX partnered with NASA in this new model, the brainchild of Elon Musk, who's behind...