| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Jon Favreau is cooking up a new movie in Los Angeles and it has nothing to do with superheroes. Favreau, executive producer of the "Iron Man" movies and "The Avengers," has begun filming his latest project, an indie comedy called "Chef," set to shoot this...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:24 AM
In case you were unaware, Angelina Jolie is famous. Like, really famous. So in one sense it's perfectly logical that she would top the most recent Forbes list for highest-paid actresses, with earnings of $33 million over the last year, according to a...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Peter Facinelli, who plays doctors in the "Twilight" films and the "Nurse Jackie" television series, and his ex-wife, actress Jennie Garth, have sold their home in Toluca Lake for $3.99 million. The buyer is "The Big Bang Theory" co-creator Bill Prady....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Finally! A romantic comedy that works. And not just because of Shakespeare.
There's a disarming home-movie vibe to adapter/director Joss Whedon's small-scale, black-and-white contemporary version of "Much Ado About Nothing." He shot it in 12 days in his...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Think of it as a single scoop of sorbet: Joss Whedon's "Much Ado About Nothing" is both a palate cleanser for the director and a small but savory treat for Shakespeare-starved audiences.
Whedon needed a change of pace for the few weeks between...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Look, up in the sky! It's a bird. It's a plane. It's the expectations for Warner Bros.' "Man of Steel"!
The Superman picture comes at a crucial time for the studio. With the completion of the "Dark Knight" trilogy last year, Warner Bros. needs a new...
| May 31, 2013
| 12:00 PM
When architect Kai Cole began designing her Mediterranean-style Santa Monica home, she weighed all the usual concerns — space, light, flow — along with one quite specific to her family's needs: where to hold the Shakespeare readings.
| May 7, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported a massive jump in net income for its fiscal second quarter, lifted by the performance of its media networks, movie studio and theme parks.
The Burbank company posted net income of $1.51 billion for the quarter that ended March...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Iron Man is already part of an elite crew of superheroes, but now he is set to join a rarefied group at the box office.
"Iron Man 3," the third film in the franchise starring Robert Downey Jr., will pass the $1-billion milestone, possibly by Wednesday...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
If viewers are losing interest in broadcast TV, what can lure them back? Executives hope they have an answer: stars.
Lifting the curtain on their 2013-14 schedules at the "upfronts" in New York this week, the networks behaved like smartphone-...
| May 9, 2013
| 9:33 AM
The delightful "Iron Man 3" opens and finishes with a big "wow" as the sarcastically brilliant Tony Stark creates new armor that can be summoned onto the body at will, a technical display that amuses and thrills.
Picking up where last year's "The...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Star power didn't do much to attract moviegoers to the multiplex this weekend, as two celebrity-heavy films were unable to jump-start the box office.
"Pain & Gain," featuring typically reliable box-office draws Dwayne Johnson and Mark Wahlberg,...