| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Cemeteries aren't usually thought of as hotbeds of activity, but last Saturday night at the Forest Lawn Museum, atop the memorial park's Glendale grounds, proved the exception. As a blues band blared and colored lights splashed off the white walls of an...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Growing up in a working-class London suburb beset by dull classes and endless winters, Dean Stockton often escaped into a dream vision of California fueled in equal measure by "Back to the Future" and the skateboard bible Thrasher magazine. "When I was 12...
| 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...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:30 AM
George R.R. Martin's bestselling "A Song of Ice and Fire" series has found even more readers with HBO's adaptation, "Game of Thrones." Martin's next much-anticipated installment, "The Winds of Winter," is coming -- it has to be. Entertainment Weekly has...
| 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...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:32 AM
Stretch limos, tuxedos, sequins and bouquets of Kleenex were the order of the evening at Friday’s red-carpet opening of the 28th edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival.
Among the most glittery of Hollywood glitterati were...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:57 PM
At age 52, Lea Thompson isn’t looking back, nor does she spend time worrying about the future. She’s happy right where she is, with a diverse acting resume, a new movie to tout and two ambitious daughters (actress Zoey and Madelyn, a musician)...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:30 PM
As sweet, familiar and reassuringly bland as rice pudding, Richard Curtis' "About Time" evokes a sense of deja vu, not least for anyone who's seen "The Time Traveler's Wife," a conceptually similar love story that also co-starred Rachel McAdams. After the...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:30 PM
From "Back to the Future" to "Star Wars," scour the most iconic hand-painted movie posters of the past half-century, and you're likely to find Drew Struzan's lower-case signature tastefully affixed to the images that set moviegoers' expectations alight...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:30 PM
A sold-out crowd filled the Warner Grand Theater in San Pedro, Calif., earlier this summer to celebrate the 35th anniversary of specialty record label Varese Sarabande. Among the parade of film music stars, composers Hans Zimmer and Danny Elfman lent...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:15 AM
It's been said no one purposely sets out to make a bad movie. But in the case of the grade-Z horror comedy "Dead Before Dawn 3D," that assertion is up for debate. Directed with sledgehammer finesse by April Mullen from Tim Doiron's cartoonish script (they...