| Jan 2, 2014
| 2:20 PM
"American Hustle," which may be the best two hours you'll spend at the movies, sets the stage with its opening: "Some of this actually happened."
The film is loosely based on the 1980 Abscam scandal, which resulted in the conviction of a U.S. senator...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Science-fiction writer Richard Matheson died on Sunday at age 87, leaving a legacy of some of the best genre storytelling […]...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Hampton Roads isn't Hollywood.
But sometimes, every so often, we act like it is.
Take, for example, last year, when Tom Hanks and friends came to Norfolk and Virginia Beach to film "Captain Phillips," a dramatization of the recent incident in which...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Every 10 hours, a child's wish comes true in South Florida.
Summer is high season for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which coordinates more than 540 wishes a year — almost half taking place in June, July and August — for youths afflicted with a...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Science fiction writer Richard Matheson passed away Sunday at age 87. Novelist and writer for film and television, Matheson had a long and storied career that saw him influence multiple generations of writers working in a broad cross-section of genre...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The L.A. Times is expanding its events for movie lovers with a new, free Indie Focus Screening Series at the Laemmle NoHo 7 theaters starting Aug. 22 with “Robot & Frank.”
Starring Oscar nominee Frank Langella as an aging jewel thief who...
| Feb 7, 2013
*1/2 (out of four)
A midnight movie that makes you wish you went to bed early, “John Dies at the End” falls into the no-man’s-land of movies you may need to be high to enjoy, but can barely follow when sober.
| Sep 30, 2011
| 4:22 PM
What better way to kick off October than squealing in public at a giant bunny? Tomorrow at midnight, get your cult sci-fi on at Facets Multi-Media (1517 W. Fullerton Ave. in Lincoln Park). For the low, low price of $5, you'll watch the ultimate...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Filmmaker Gregg Araki has come a long way from early ultra-low-budget movies like âThe Long Weekendâ (O' Despair) (1989) and âThe Living Endâ (1992). His last release was âSmiley Faceâ (2007), an amusing stoner comedy...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 1:10 PM
|| **** Biutiful
Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu. Written by Alejandro González Iñárritu, Armando Bo and Nicolas Giácobone. With Javier Bardem and Maricel Alvarez. (R) ||
| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:31 PM
A list of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack victims from data compiled by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
The overall death toll from the attacks stands at 2,977 -- including 2,753 killed as a result of the attacks at the World Trade Center, 184...