| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:09 AM
The new movie "Divergent" opens on a marsh, wild and untended, its grasses long, wavy and serene. So what follows, considering the relatively benign, "Ferris Bueller"-ed archetype of Chicago on film, might prove unnerving: As the camera pans across...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Even though it stretches to nearly two-and-a-half hours and concludes with an extended gun battle, by the time "Divergent" ends, it still seems to be in the process of clearing its throat. Blame it on burdensome commercial expectations, perhaps: Adapted...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 11:10 AM
There's a new J-Law biography, and fans might find it downright comical.
"Fame: Jennifer Lawrence" is the latest release in an online comic book series that chronicles the lives of Hollywood stars. The print, digital and (oh-la-la!) animated...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:55 PM
Four people were arrested on Tuesday in connection with drugs found at the home of film star Philip Seymour Hoffman following his death of an apparent heroin overdose, the New York Daily News and CNN reported, citing unidentified police sources.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Philip Seymour Hoffman's cause of death is still "pending further studies," New York City's chief medical examiner said Wednesday.
Four people arrested in New York have been charged with drugs offences possibly connected to narcotics found at the home...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. rode its hit film "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" to a record-setting third quarter.
The company reported record quarterly revenue of $839.9 million, up 13% from a year earlier. Lions Gate turned a profit of $88.8...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
For those who can't get enough of Oscar-nominated films, the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising offers the Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibit running Feb. 11-April 26 in downtown Los Angeles.
The free show, now in its 22nd year,...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:13 PM
In Veronica Roth's young adult trilogy of best-selling futuristic hellholes, being a "divergent" means you avoid easy categorization and defy the crushing dictates of your overseers.
The movie version of "Divergent" is no divergent. It goes along to get...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
For the first time since YA adaptations ("Twilight," "The Hunger Games") became the new blockbusters, we have a movie in which the most important stars do exactly what they're supposed to.
In "Divergent," Shailene Woodley ("The...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:02 AM
The realms of science fiction and comics may be home to some of the most fantastic space battles, epic team-ups […]...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Jennifer Lawrence is at it again with French fashion house Christian Dior, which has debuted the Oscar winner's latest ad campaign for Miss Dior.
The "Miss Lawrence" images mark the "American Hustle" star's third campaign with the brand and are the...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 8:30 PM
"You're aberrated. You've wandered from the proper path, haven't you? These problems you have â¦ you seem so familiar to me."
These words were spoken by Philip Seymour Hoffman in what would turn out to be one of his last screen performances, as the...