| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:17 AM
After the coffee. Before resetting the clock in my car.
The Skinny: Finally made it to The Last Bookstore in downtown L.A. Very cool place. Now I know where to go when I have to escape from the newsroom, which is every day. Monday's roundup (or is it...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:51 PM
If reviews are any indication, the "Hunger Games" film franchise need not fear the sophomore slump. Building on the success of the 2012 film, the sequel "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is earning excellent reviews. Many critics are praising director...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:30 PM
In promotion for his new "The Shining" sequel "Doctor Sleep," Stephen King has taken to commenting on some of today's most popular book series. For those wondering, he's not a Twihard.
In a recent (and rare) interview, he admitted to reading "Twilight"...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:15 PM
After Miley Cyrus unfollowed Liam Hemsworth on Twitter on Saturday, it was only a matter of time: The two have reportedly called off their engagement.
Reps for both sides — Cyrus, 20, and Hemsworth, 23, met while making the movie "The Last Song"...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Jennifer Lawrence, scrappy star of "The Hunger Games" franchise and imaginary BFF to the world, has signed on to portray one of American literature's great sociopaths.
Lawrence will play Cathy Ames, the beautiful, depraved mother of twin sons in a...
| Oct 1, 2013
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire": Don't question it. The fervor over Suzanne Collins' best-selling trilogy about a teenage girl's butt-kicking prowess in a post-apocalyptic future is here to stay, and fans of the series will demand to watch the sequel to...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Fans of Suzanne Collins' trilogy "The Hunger Games" have to wait until late November to see the second installment in its film adaptation, but at least they can secure their spots: Advance tickets for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" are now on sale....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult have the rumor mill churning with dating stories now that they've been spotted together again.
These "X-Men" stars can't seem to stay exes.
On Tuesday, the Oscar-winning actress and her "X-Men" costar spent some...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:30 AM
In 2011, I sat down for a lengthy interview with Justin Timberlake, who told me that he was having the time of his life as a big screen star. Even though he'd experienced a few setbacks ("I bombed all my auditions," he confessed), he was in the middle...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:30 AM
1. Jason Feuerstein, 34
VP of Entertainment Finance, Union Bank
Feuerstein is relationship manager for FilmNation, Gaumont Intl. Television, Annapurna, Gold Circle and Weinstein Co. He's already executed more than $1 billion in commitments, including $45...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:30 AM
An anti-bullying allegory writ on the largest possible scale, "Ender's Game" frames an interstellar battle between mankind and pushy ant-like aliens, called Formics, in which Earth's fate hinges on a tiny group of military cadets, most of whom haven't...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Just as "The Hunger Games" author Suzanne Collins introduced a dystopian world that entranced millions of readers and moviegoers, so Lionsgate's marketing chief Tim Palen has brought that universe to life in an elaborately detailed campaign for "The...