| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Sarah Silverman, old? That is a joke, right?
Even in jest, it was pretty strange that Silverman would get mocked for her years, as she was at September's Comedy Central roast of James Franco, because she seems to be aging at a rate far slower than anyone...
| 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...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Futuristic giant robots may be designed to defeat monsters, but they seem to be no match for a bunch of middle-aged comics.
"Grown Ups 2" headed into the weekend tracking ahead of Guillermo del Toro's ambitious sci-fi effort "Pacific Rim" at the box...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
What do Jenny on the Block, a freshly minted studio exec and Machete have in common? They are all new invitees to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The academy announced Friday that it had invited 276 people to join its ranks, including...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 8:13 AM
The female-comedy renaissance epitomized by "Bridesmaids" added a new notch to its holster this weekend with the success of "The Heat."
Featuring slapstick physical comedy and a plot involving a mysterious Keyser Soze-like drug dealer (I'll admit I...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Director Paul Feig, hot off the box-office success of “The Heat,” is going to stick with women with guns. But in his next movie, his lead will be a spy — a female James Bond.
The planned 20th Century Fox project is in the early...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:26 PM
"The Heat," starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, is the latest entry in a long-running and much-loved movie joke: the buddy-cop comedy. In this case, a bosom-buddy cop comedy.
The movie follows a well-beaten path. They're cops, they're enemies,...
| Jun 26, 2013
You probably wouldn’t imagine Paul Feig, the creator of the short-lived NBC classic “Freaks and Geeks,” staring death in the face during a ride-along with cops. And you shouldn’t.
“I’d be absolutely useless,”...