| 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 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...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 5:08 AM
Pentagon officials have started calling retired generals to let them know that their home addresses, private emails and other personal information appeared in a document that was publicized globally by a group claiming to support the Islamic State....
| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:39 PM
J.K. Rowling is famously media shy, but on Twitter, she's forthcoming, witty and opinionated.
Take her recent contretemps with Rupert Murdoch, which showed the "Harry Potter" author's sly humor and public fearlessness.
Rowling got into it with the...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 5:55 PM
DreamWorks Animation announced that its chief creative officer Bill Damaschke will step down from his position as veteran producers Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria transition into co-presidents of feature animation, according to the Los Angeles Times. ...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 3:44 PM
"If TV has taught me anything, it's that miracles always happen to poor kids at Christmas," the now-familiar spiky-haired boy said on Dec. 17, 1989. "It happened to Tiny Tim. It happened to Charlie Brown. It happened to the Smurfs. And it's going to...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Most Hollywood marriages don't turn out like this.
Fifteen years ago, several executives were jockeying for a plum position running 20th Century Fox Television, the production company behind "The Simpsons" and "Ally McBeal." The boss made a decision,...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:14 AM
I was the first Los Angeles Times reporter to interview Sam Zell after he bought the newspaper's parent company, Tribune, in 2007. During our interview at the executive jet terminal at LAX, he was blunt, crude and profane. He started the meeting with an...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 2:25 PM
LOS ANGELES - 21st Century Fox CEO and media mogul Rupert Murdoch is defending the Anglo-led cast of the upcoming Biblical epic "Exodus: Gods and Kings."
Murdoch, whose 21st Century Fox owns 20th Century Fox, the studio producing "Exodus," took to...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 9:01 AM
While 21st Century Fox Inc.'s co-chief operating officer, James Murdoch, is enthusiastic about the dynamic future of television, he’s not ready to give up on the established profit machines in the business.
Appearing Tuesday morning at the 42nd...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:00 PM
In Ridley Scott's lavish new 3-D epic, "Exodus: Gods and Kings," rivers run with blood, ancient seas part with tsunami force, and Christian Bale delivers a portrait of Moses as a passionate, hot-tempered holy man who struggles with his relationship to...