| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:30 AM
A towering figure of Greek mythology, the half-human, half-god strong man Hercules has always been something of a schlock icon where movies are concerned, from the wave of Italian-made, sword-and-sandal cheapies that broke upon these shores in the 1950s...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Universal Pictures' Afghanistan war drama "Lone Survivor" stormed movie theaters over the weekend, while "The Legend of Hercules" debuted to less-than-legendary results.
"Lone Survivor," based on Marcus Luttrell's bestselling first-hand account of an...
| Jan 18, 2014
Channeling Jodie Foster in "The Silence of the Lambs," Kristen Stewart delivers a solid performance as a rookie Guantanamo Bay guard in "Camp X-Ray," a competently directed, politically questionable film whose most appreciative viewers will leave...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:43 PM
It is, Kristen Stewart agrees, just like falling in love.
"It's just a very familiar, necessary feeling when you read a script you want to do," the actress says, coming alive at just the memory. "I've gone with my gut, taken a lot of the thinking away,...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:00 AM
On a Friday a few weeks ago, the "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire's" first full day in theaters, I made my way into the real world — or at least as real as Rick Caruso's Americana at Brand gets — to see what the pre-"Games" party looked like,...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:30 PM
"Live at the Foxes Den" is a film with a noir soul trapped in an episode of "Glee" as told by Instagram. First-time writer-director Michael Kristoff and writer/co-star Jack Holmes serve up Jackson Rathbone as a wannabe-Sinatra-type lounge singer in this...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 9:09 AM
"Kate and Sam Are Not Breaking Up"
The final "Twilight" movie came out a year ago. That's a lot of time in pop-cultural terms — we've moved on to the next juggernaut, yes? And yet the on-again, off-again romance between its stars is of great...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Here's some post-Halloween fun. A new video has emerged online of a creepy "Twilight" doll that was intended to be the half-vampire, half-human spawn of Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward (Robert Pattinson).
The "Twilight Forever: The Complete Saga,"...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Adam Sandler and company are back in this comedy sequel that truly is more of the same, though the big plot device has Sandler's character moving back to his hometown to reunite with his pals (Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade) again.
The guys strike...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Jaimie Alexander may be done up in warrior's gear as Lady Sif in "Thor: The Dark World," but she showed off most of what's underneath that costume Monday at the movie's Hollywood premiere.
Her daring, see-through dress, by Azzaro Couture, according to...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:30 AM
For the last 18 months, the ardent fans of "50 Shades of Grey" have engaged in a parlor game of trying to cast Christian Grey. As far as the online groupies are concerned, the frontrunners were, and still are, Matt Bomer and Ian Somerhalder, who may never...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:30 PM
When Catherine Hardwicke, the brash darling of indie films like "Thirteen," landed the job to direct the adaptation of 2008's "Twilight," it was an important crack in Hollywood's glass ceiling. The first chapter of the vampire saga went on to gross nearly...