| Feb 15, 2015
| 10:44 AM
Although its setting is 18th century Versailles and its central character is the wife of Louis XVI and the erstwhile queen of France, you could chop the noggin off the Steppenwolf Theatre's blithely anachronistic but fundamentally insecure new...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 5:30 AM
Media mogul John Malone bought a significant stake in Hollywood studio Lionsgate in what could be part of a broader strategy to beef up his Starz cable network.
The billionaire, who is chairman of Liberty Media and considered an architect of the...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 9:47 AM
Media mogul John Malone is getting into the “Hunger Games” business.
The billionaire media investor will join the board of Lionsgate, the film company behind the "Hunger Games" franchise, in a complicated deal that intertwines the Santa...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 3:49 PM
Federal investigators have ended their three-year investigation into whether Rupert Murdoch's media company violated U.S. laws during the British tabloid phone hacking and bribery scandal.
The U.S. Department of Justice said Monday that it had closed...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 2:32 PM
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| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Jonah Goldberg's recent commentary ("Jews, outnumbered by Muslims, suffer under mob rule," Jan. 25) denounces appeasement. Yet this very same essay is a prime example of exactly that — hypocritically to boot!
On the one hand, he notes that "If...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 5:00 AM
DreamWorks Animation's plans to lay off 500 people, overhaul management and release fewer movies was intended to reassure investors that the struggling Glendale studio was taking steps to right itself.
But the moves had the opposite effect on Wall...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Barry Humphries sat at a table overlooking the pool of his Beverly Hills hotel and blew his nose. He had just arrived from his home in London and was suffering with a common cold — something it's hard to imagine ever getting the better of his...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 11:49 AM
Say “Page 3 Girl” to a Brit, and it can only conjure up one type of image.
A young, attractive woman posing seductively in front of a camera wearing skimpy bikini bottoms and little (or nothing) else.
For more than four decades, these...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 4:00 AM
DreamWorks Animation SKG, the upstart studio that once rivaled Walt Disney Studios in mining box-office gold from animated features, is embarking on a fresh round of layoffs following a string of disappointing releases.
DreamWorks is looking to shave as...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 1:42 PM
Stung by a series of box office misfires and failed sale attempts, DreamWorks Animation plans a substantial number of layoffs, two people familiar with the matter said.
In a move to cut operating costs, the Glendale studio intends to significantly reduce...