| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:06 AM
“You can help me by thinking about your future.”
Since the car mysteriously crashed into their house, Emily and her mom are staying in a motel. Emily reassures her mother that she can help out in any way that she possibly can, but Mrs....
| Aug 29, 2011
| 9:50 PM
I am too tired to go crazy about this. And there really are so many hugely more important things going on the world practically every day.
I cannot let the addition of HLN host Nancy Grace to the lineup of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" pass...
| May 29, 2014
| 12:30 AM
"Rain Man" casts a long shadow that "The Odd Way Home" doesn't do enough to wriggle out from under, even if its leading characters' very similar dynamic takes place somewhat further down the economic ladder. Starring Rumer Willis as the reluctant minder...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:41 PM
The mismatch-couple, road-trip indie "The Odd Way Home" has all the hallmarks of a director — in this case, one Rajeev Nirmalakhandan — eager to announce, "Look what I can do!"
What he can do is commercials, maybe. The story concerns drug-...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Los Angeles premiere of Gia Coppola's "Palo Alto" unspooled at the Directors Guild Theater Monday after months of festival play for the first-time director's portrayal of disaffected youth.
The film, based on a book of short stories by James Franco,...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The M Word
At a struggling Los Angeles TV station, a children's show actress leads her female colleagues as new management arrives from New York on a cost-cutting mission. With Tanna Frederick, Michael Imperioli and Gregory Harrison....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:30 AM
NBCUniversal's E! said it would launch three new series and a set of specials as part of its new programming in the year ahead while it continued to focus on development as it casts about for a new hit franchise on the order of its various programs...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Oscar week is officially in full swing, and there was no shortage of stars on hand as Vanity Fair continued its "Campaign Hollywood" by partnering with Fiat for a celebration of the town's young actors and actresses on Feb. 25.
Celebs including Oscar...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Continuing its tradition of selecting names that sound a little like made-up nouns from Middle-earth (hi, Rainey Qualley!), the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has named Sosie Bacon as Miss Golden Globe for its ceremony on Jan 12.
Bacon is the daughter...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
SURPRISING DEPARTURE AND ARRIVE AT "YOUNG AND RESTLESS": After spending a total of 16 years since 1994 in the role of Phyllis on "Young and Restless," Michelle Stafford has decided to leave the show to pursue new opportunities. Her exit date and whether...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Director Baz Luhrmann is known for his glittery film adaptations of classic love stories from Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" to F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby," as well as his original romance "Moulin Rouge."
"For the Record: Baz Luhrmann,"...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:18 PM
The 2013 Los Angeles International Short Film Festival, which arrives Sept. 5 at Laemmle's NoHo 7 in North Hollywood, will feature 280 short films from 17 countries.
The 17th annual festival, which runs for one week and ends Sept. 12, features shorts...