| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:00 PM
TORONTO--When director Denis Villeneuve first approached Jake Gyllenhaal to star as a detective in his new dramatic thriller, "Prisoners," the actor was skeptical. The movie contained plenty of genre elements — heinous crime, creepy suspect —...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:30 PM
PETER DEBRUGE: Looking back on 11 days and several hundred movies, it's somewhat disheartening to realize this is the year that Oscar hype all but overwhelmed the Toronto Film Festival. Things have been gradually building up to this, considering that...
| May 2, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Mila Kunis has been voted FHM's sexiest woman in the world and is apparently "the perfect girlfriend" as well.
Ashton Kutcher must be blushing with pride.
The British men's mag released its annual list of 100 sexiest women on Wednesday that included a...
| May 17, 2013
After graduating from the University of California at Berkeley, Kate and Laura Mulleavy moved back home to Pasadena, Calif., and fashioned an internship for themselves watching horror movies: "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre," "Night of the Living Dead," etc....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:01 AM
The preferred Twitter hashtag for "Breaking Bad" on Sunday night was "#goodbyebreakingbad." In case anyone hadn't already heard, the show -- which in six years progressed from cult favorite to beloved pillar of the pop cultural firmament -- was airing its...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Making a big studio movie when you're the strong-willed independent sort can run you into a lot of sand traps. Filmmakers in that position think studio execs are a bunch of philistines and marketing-minded meddlers, while the execs thinks a director is...
| Mar 13, 2011
The "I Have a Dream" Foundation-Los Angeles staged its annual gospel brunch on March 6, with Amy Brenneman of "Private Practice" playing host to an audience that included Ray Romano, Noah Wyle, Regina King, Michael Cudlitz and Scott Bakula, among 400...
| Mar 20, 2011
Do you think you might have, or might be, a pushy stage mother? Do you think you might have, or might be, a crazed sports dad?
"Certainly not!" say the parents.
Eye rolls from the kids.
Meet Henry and Eva, lifelong best friends who pass back and...
| Apr 6, 2011
| 7:37 AM
After the demands "Black Swan" placed on her, Natalie Portman was entitled to an easier job, and she found one in this friends-with-benefits comedy directed by Ivan Reitman ("Ghostbusters").
She and Ashton Kutcher play pals who step into the area of...
| Apr 10, 2011
Following the April 3 game against the Denver Nuggets, 750 Lakers fans poured into the Lexus Club at Staples Center for the 4th annual Casino Night, a $500 per person benefit for the Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation, which promotes education,...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 11:20 AM
There's been a lot of Natalie Portman on-screen lately, between her Oscar-winning work in "Black Swan" and such subsequent releases as "No Strings Attached" and "Your Highness." This drama from director-screenwriter Don Roos ("Bounce") actually was made...