| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Unlike most heroes of the Japanese swordplay genre, Himura Kenshin refuses to kill. That's an admirable quality, until one realizes he's susceptible to the same sequel pressures as anyone else: When the reluctant samurai laid down his sword in "Rurouni...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Y'all, I'm nervous about this season. We've got a new showrunner and he's talking about shaking things up. Once we got Erin Andrews, I didn't need any more shaking.
Argh. There's a weird new opening featuring Len and Bruno leaving England and coming...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Adam Sandler has taken some almighty drubbings from critics (including this one) for his series of increasingly moribund comedies over the past few years, so it deserves to be stated upfront: Of the many things that go horribly wrong with his latest, "The...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Directing, co-writing, producing and starring in his latest movie, a comedy Western called "A Million Ways to Die in the West" while juggling the production of four primetime series during the past year wasn't enough for the multihyphenate. So he also...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:20 PM
The future — at least Chicago-born director Robert Zemeckis' idea of the future, as envisioned in 1989 — arrives, in our present space-time continuum, in 553 Earth days. That date, Oct. 21, 2015, is when "Back to the Future Part II" is set,...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:42 AM
The late-night circuit is usually a well-oiled Hollywood hype machine through which movie stars and hot-shot directors can safely plug their latest films. Every once in a while, though, things go off the rails, a phenomenon that seems to happen with a bit...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Architecture fans can experience the opulent charm of downtown Los Angeles' historic movie palaces when the Los Angeles Conservancy's popular "Last Remaining Seats" film series kicks off June 11 with "The Lady Eve" at the Los Angeles Theatre.
| Mar 22, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Artists Drew Struzan and the late Bob Peak may not be household names, but their movie posters have graced the walls of museums and galleries as well as countless homes and college dorm rooms.
Struzan's more than 150 posters include ones for "Blade...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:14 PM
2015 is just around the corner, and you know what that means -- hoverboards!
Or, to use the official brand name, HUVr boards!
That's right! Just like we were promised in the 1989 movie "Back to the Future Part II," we will soon be able to zip around...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:00 PM
H. Lorenzo has relaunched its women's store on Sunset Boulevard with a light, bright look.
Founder Lorenzo Hadar designed the space with natural exposed beam ceilings, white lacquer floors and windows galore.
For the Record, 4:22 p.m....
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) has pre-bought all worldwide rights on Groundswell Productions' comedy "The Final Girls," starring Malin Akerman and Taissa Farmiga.
Todd Strauss-Schulson will direct with Michael London producing alongside...