| Jan 5, 2015
| 5:30 PM
"Into the Woods" has fast become a record-breaking, box-office hit musical with three Golden Globe nominations, a hot-selling soundtrack and kudos from audiences, critics and even fans of the original Broadway show.
For a popular but complicated Stephen...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:21 PM
This summer, singer-songwriter Josh Groban carved out two weeks for an orchestral tour of East Coast amphitheaters. It's one of his favorite things to do.
"I grew up in L.A., with the Hollywood Bowl and the L.A. Philharmonic," Groban says. "It's the...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 5:22 PM
The final installment of the "Hobbit" franchise is likely to top the box office again over the four-day Christmas weekend.
"The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" is expected to add $50 million to its current $107.9 million domestic haul,...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Aubrey Plaza is so deadpan she's undeadpan, and not just in her new zombie movie. Playing April, Indiana's snarkiest state employee on "Parks and Recreation," the actress who'd be most likely mistaken for the MTV animated show goddess "Daria" slings so...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Sarah Silverman flashed a vape pen filled with "liquid pot" on the Emmys red carpet Monday -- but said later that she wasn't high when she accepted her trophy.
"Flashed" might be the wrong word: She initially showed off the outside of her tiny gold bag...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:35 AM
Originally announced for a summer 2014 release, Andy and Lana Wachowski's science fiction epic "Jupiter Ascending" opens Feb. 6, following a few reshoots and several months of postproduction effects work. So it won't be long before moviegoers learn the...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:48 AM
In the generation since "Into the Woods" opened on Broadway, the entertainment world has recycled a forest's worth of enchantress-based, princess-dependent and fairy tale-steeped mythology for mass consumption, from Disney's "Frozen" and "Maleficent" to...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 6:35 PM
For Claire, the privileged and seemingly friendless Angeleno whom Jennifer Aniston plays in "Cake," physical pain has become not just a torment but an organizing principle. It defines her dependence on prescription drugs and on the housekeeper who watches...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Riot Fest Twitter guy
In 2013: Attempted to get Jesse and the Rippers from “Full House” to play Riot Fest and had to settle for a butter sculpture; managed the most personality-driven festival Twitter handle...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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| Dec 21, 2014
| 10:00 PM
1.5 stars (out of four)
My sister loves musicals, and “Into the Woods” is her all-time favorite. So after seeing the big-screen version of the Stephen Sondheim production, I had to call and ask her why.
“I’ve always loved fairy...