| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:35 AM
"The Hunger Games"! "Twilight"!
These were the movies "MTV Movie Awards" host Russell Brand kept shamelessly mentioning during Sunday evening's telecast to elicit screams from the youthful audience at the Gibson Amphitheatre. Indeed, many of the stars of...
| Jun 21, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
In “Midnight in Paris,” Adriana (Marion Cotillard) longs for an earlier era, unfulfilled by 1920s Paris. If she saw the city in 1890 as presented in “Bel Ami,” she might stop dreaming of the past.
| Jun 28, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
Early on in “Ted,” the titular walking, talking teddy bear (voiced by director/co-writer Seth MacFarlane) watches “Jack and Jill” with four prostitutes at his side. Ted, who possesses a large sex drive for a...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 7:01 PM
SAN DIEGO—the stars of the Twilight series came out for the first day of Comic-Con.
Hundreds of fans camped out all week to guarantee their spot for the Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2 panel.
''I feel like I gave it absolutely every last drop,...
| Jul 27, 2012
Antonique Smith is most famous for her starring role of Faith Evans in "Notorious" where she received rave reviews. The LA Times called her "delicious in the role" and Rolling Stone Mag said she was "terrific". She was also praised by critics, including...
| Aug 20, 2012
Since tackling more serious material than, say, “Without a Paddle” or “Employee of the Month,” with the excellent indie “The Freebie” and NBC’s solid “Parenthood,” Dax Shepard has noticed that...
| Mar 13, 2013
"Could care less" is the Taylor Swift of idioms.
Is it perfect? Hardly. Is it elegant? Not especially. Is it grammatically correct? Well, no.
But neither is it worthy, in my mind, of the scorn heaped upon it.
"An ignorant debasement of language,"...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:14 AM
For its 2013 movie awards, MTV has added two new categories to help measure true excellence in filmmaking: Best Shirtless Performance and Best Musical Moment.
What do you expect from an awards ceremony that honors Best Kiss, Best WTF Moment and Best...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Linda Beutel says her daughter, Liz, is not that much different than any other 15-year-old.
Liz is boy crazy and she's into her iPhone and iPad. She'll sometimes say: "Have you seen Taylor Lautner's abs? Wow!"
Liz and her family live in Irvine, not...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:52 PM
This is it for fans of the enormously successful movie franchise based on Stephenie Meyer's novels, the finale ... and the theatrical box-office take proves that devotees turned out in force for it.
Now parents - and both vampires now, too - Bella and...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 8:08 PM
"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2" could also be titled "The Glampires Strike Back," as three teen heartthrobs finally end their endless saga. Forever. One hopes.
The "Twilight" films started a new age of beautifully groomed, soft spoken...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 8:25 PM
It may seem like "Twilight" is coming to a close -- what with thousands of fans descending upon Los Angeles Monday night for the premiere of the final film.
But the journey isn't yet over for the stars of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2," who...