| May 25, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Most movie updates of television shows aren't that successful, but this smart and genuinely amusing take on the former Fox series - which launched Johnny Depp to stardom - teams Jonah Hill (also a writer and producer here) and Channing Tatum as novice...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
| Apr 14, 2012
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene.
Players from Burroughs, Burbank win scholar awards: Burbank High football player Mitch Camacho and Adam Velasco from Burroughs were given 2011- 2012 National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame...
| Mar 1, 2012
The new animated feature "The Lorax,"known in its entirety as "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax" to keep it straight from "John Grisham's The Lorax," does a few smaller things right but the bigger things not quite. I've come to fear these movies. I love Seuss so...
| Mar 1, 2012
*** (out of four)
Nice and easily enjoyable for kids and ex-kids, “The Lorax” promotes the importance of caring about something other than yourself or gifts. Considering the latter frequently feels like the target of most children’s...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 2:24 PM
"The Lorax" reminds me of how much I love animated movies and of how often I love animated movies.
Roughly two out of three animated films are better than the majority of live-action films that I see in a given year.
Maybe it's because animated...
| Mar 12, 2012
Consider yourself lucky, Newt Gingrich. If Rob Riggle were still on “The Daily Show,” he would be all over you.
“I think there’s a lot—and I don’t mean this in a mean way—but I think there’s just a lot of...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 12:31 AM
When I worked in radio years ago, I had friends with bands always bugging me to play their music on the air. They didn’t realize the big system in place that has record labels dictating what songs radio stations can play, and all that other...
| Nov 16, 2010
| 4:33 AM
After two episodes filled with pretty exciting, emotional twists, "Chuck" seemed to be getting back to basics with a solid, if not spectacular hour, that then redeemed itself with another gut-punch of an ending. The central idea of the episode......
| Dec 16, 2010
| 4:36 PM
While âHot Tub Time Machineâ and âScott Pilgrim vs. the Worldâ jockey for position as my Funniest Comedy of the Year, this Will Ferrell vehicle is pretty securely in third place. The setup is very much like the Bruce Willis/Tracy Mo...
| Apr 10, 2011
| 4:35 PM
When Harry Met Sally 2 with Billy Crystal & Helen Mirren from Billy Crystal...
| May 19, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Adult Swim announces new series for 2011 at the Upfront, featuring blaxploitation cartoon "Black Dynamite" and shows with Patton Oswalt, Paul Scheer, Rebecca Romjin....