| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A judge who sided with James Cameron in a plagiarism suit over "Avatar" has refused to disqualify herself from the case.
Eric Ryder, who recently lost the suit, had sought to disqualify Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Susan Bryant-Deason due to her...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
On September 29, AMC aired the final episode of "Breaking Bad," thus ending the shocking tailspin of turning Bryan Cranston's Walter White from, as creator Vince Gilligan likes to say, Mr. Chips into Scarface.
The drama has been an Emmy darling, most...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:01 AM
The preferred Twitter hashtag for "Breaking Bad" on Sunday night was "#goodbyebreakingbad." In case anyone hadn't already heard, the show -- which in six years progressed from cult favorite to beloved pillar of the pop cultural firmament -- was airing its...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Topher Grace, Sarah Silverman and Patti Lupone will star in Bruce Eric Kaplan's comedy series pilot for HBO, "People in New Jersey," with "The Heat" helmer Paul Feig directing.
Kaplan and Feig are exec producing with Lorne Michaels and Andrew Singer...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On Demand DVD New Releases Oct. 14-20 Not too Many Big-name titles debuting this week, but there's still plenty on offer: The Heat Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy star in this buddy cop comedy about an uptight FBI agent who must partner with a...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK -- Can money solve a Hollywood gender imbalance?
That's the question posed by a new film fund that aims to boost the number of female directors.
The fund, called Gamechanger Films, will exclusively finance movies directed by women, The...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:31 AM
NEW YORK — While promoting a film, most actors wax poetic about how fantastic their costars were to work with on set. Few, however, actually mean it — and even the ones who do rarely form the type of bond that "The Heat" stars Melissa McCarthy...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy merge their comedic styles as seemingly mismatched law enforcers in writer Katie Dippold's action comedy that reteams McCarthy with her "Bridesmaids" director, Paul Feig. The action isn't shortchanged as Bullock plays...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Director Roland Emmerich is the master of action movies high in calories but low in nutritional value. "Independence Day," "The Day After Tomorrow" and "2012" are among his previous credits. Great production values and cinematography are utilized only...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Secrets of the Dead In the new episode...