| Dec 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Cult movies come about in different ways. Some, like "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," happen because their particular brand of badness lends itself to celebration. Others, such as "The Big Lebowski," reach cult status due to a matching of style and fan...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 4:00 AM
In the early 1990s, writer-director Jim Abrahams was making a big studio comedy about a mission to kill a foreign dictator — and not just any foreign dictator, one the United States had recently gone to war against: Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein....
| Dec 18, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Top management at Sony Pictures Entertainment are feeling the walls close in on them.
Continued fallout over the Nov. 24 cyberattack that released derogatory missives not meant for public consumption, combined with the decision to cancel the Christmas...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Employees at Sony Pictures Entertainment received threatening emails on Friday that claimed to be from the group that carried out a massive cyber attack at the Hollywood film studio.
The email said it came from GOP, the shorthand for "Guardians of Peace,...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Sony Pictures Entertainment plans to roll out the red carpet for the Thursday premiere of "The Interview," but the stars of the controversial comedy about North Korea will not face the customary glare of TV news cameras.
The studio said Wednesday only...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 9:01 AM
An 18-year-old man in northwest England was arrested in connection with a Christmas Day hacking of Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox Live and Sony Corp.’s PlayStation Network Internet services.
British officers working with the FBI arrested the man...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 1:53 PM
Sony Pictures has set a Feb. 17 release date for the DVD and Blu-ray versions of "The Interview," the Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy that provoked the massive hacking attack at the studio.
The Blu-ray version, which is being marketed as the "Freedom...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:00 AM
What a difference a few weeks makes. One month ago, the devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures over the comedy "The Interview" was making headlines around the world and rattling nerves across the movie industry. At the Golden Globes ceremony Sunday,...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:12 PM
Jerry Seinfeld will continue to chat up funny people for another year. Crackle has renewed his Web series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" for a sixth season.
The announcement came during Crackle's presentation at the TCA Winter Press Tour in Pasadena...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 12:55 PM
In the wake of the hack at Sony Pictures Entertainment and other prominent data breaches, the White House tried Tuesday to jump-start the effort to pass cybersecurity legislation by unveiling an updated proposal aimed at ironing out major sticking...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 12:24 PM
The streaming service Netflix wants to make Sony's "The Interview" available to its 53 million worldwide subscribers, Netflix's chief content officer said on Wednesday.
Ted Sarandos of Netflix would not comment on efforts to make that possible, however....