| Aug 9, 2013
When he first hit movie theaters as the young Daniel Larusso in "The Karate Kid", Ralph Macchio never imagined how much of an impact the role would have on his life. Now, almost 30 years later, the seemingly ageless actor is still being reminded of how he...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:30 PM
While 4K television technology promises dazzling visuals, for the near future it will remain a luxury item well beyond the reach of mainstream consumers.
Sony Electronics on Monday began taking preorders of its $699 4K Ultra HD Media Player, preloaded...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 5:55 AM
Debra Messing, who stars on "Smash" as Broadway lyricist Julia Houston, has listed her showstopper in Bel-Air for $11.995 million.
The traditional-style house, designed by architect Paul R. Williams and built in 1937, features bay windows, updated...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:30 AM
While it's still unclear how many consumers will take a shine to new Ultra HD TVs, Sony is getting ready to launch the industry's first 4K streaming service this summer using an encoding system from startup Eye IO to squeeze the video down for broadband...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:45 PM
I have so many questions after seeing "After Earth," the new sci-fi action-adventure starring Will Smith and his 14-year-old son, Jaden.
First, just how much blinding power is in that famous smile of his? On the day Will Smith floated the idea —...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:00 AM
In the new sci-fi movie "After Earth," the real-life father-son duo of Will and Jaden Smith play the fictional father-son duo of Cypher and Kitai Raige, two space-faring humans whose ship crashes on a perilous, long-abandoned Earth about 1,000 years in...
| May 26, 2013
| 2:44 PM
David Schwimmer apparently has more dance moves than just the ones he demonstrated by the water fountain in the famous intro for NBC's "Friends."
The 46-year-old actor and director told Interview magazine last year that he was a "pretty good dancer"...
| May 15, 2013
| 1:36 PM
News that Jaden Smith wanted to be emancipated from his parents for his 15th birthday so he could get his own place to live swept the Internet earlier this week. The only problem was, it wasn't true.
"I'm not going anywhere," Jaden told Ellen...
| Jan 17, 2012
Acting career began at 93
Mae Laborde, 102, an energetic senior citizen whose outgoing personality landed her in several Steve Lopez columns and launched a late-blooming acting career, died in her sleep Jan. 9 at an assisted living...
| Nov 22, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Reboots used to be strictly for shows and films from the '80s ("The A-Team," "The Karate Kid," "TRON"), but with new "Spider-Man" and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" films on the way, even the last decade is apparently fair game. With "Harry Potter and the...
| Jun 3, 2010
| 9:32 PM
I took my son to see "The Karate Kid" Wednesday night and I found myself with a lot of explaining to do. Don't get me wrong, we had a good time, since if you're a stone-cold Jackie Chan fan, like......
| Jun 10, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Two beloved properties from the '80s will be duking it out for No. 1 at the box office this weekend. Sony Pictures' remake of "The Karate Kid" and 20th Century Fox's big-screen adaptation of the television show "The A-Team" are......