| Mar 3, 2011
| 3:35 PM
***1/2 (out of four)
Hotshot politician David Norris (Matt Damon) isn’t as focused on his career after he meets beautiful dancer Elise (Emily Blunt). One problem: A group of mysterious men who have the ability to freeze time and manipulate space...
| May 18, 2011
| 9:47 AM
Short stories by sci-fi icon Philip K. Dick have fueled such movies as "Blade Runner" and "Minority Report," and another is the source of this intriguing fantasy-adventure starring Matt Damon as a rising politician whose love life becomes a concern of...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 1:51 PM
The spy game is alive and well on television.
A prime example: "Covert Affairs," the USA Network adventure-drama show that scored high ratings right out of the gate last summer. With filmmaker Doug Liman ("The Bourne Identity") among its executive...
| Jan 16, 2011
There are more than 7,000 miles between Los Angeles and Beirut but when it comes to beauty, distance is meaningless. In a sophisticated world of technology and travel, beauty trends in one international style capital can influence those in others around...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Update: "The Office" star John Krasinski, husband of actress Emily Blunt, has sold a West Hollywood home for $880,000. It came on the market at $945,000 in March.
The 1926 English country-style house is gated and sits behind tall hedges. The nearly 1,...
| Mar 5, 2012
Emily Blunt wants to jump off a building.
Don’t worry; she’s just talking about taking on an action role, which she hasn’t had a chance to do yet. “Something where I have to wear a wire,” the English actress says with a...
| Mar 8, 2012
** (out of four)
If subjected to a movie about a niche sport in a distant place, I’d admittedly much rather see “Ping Pong in Bora Bora” or “Jai Alai Atop Mount Everest.”
Still, it’s odd how clearly the characters...
| Jul 9, 2011
"Project Runway" host and executive producer Heidi Klum and her husband, singer-songwriter Seal, have sold their Beverly Hills Post Office-area estate in an all-cash deal for $7 million. Listed at $6.9 million, the property received multiple offers and...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:44 AM
The pre-wedding prelude actually does last that long for a seemingly dissimilar couple played by Jason Segel - who also co-wrote the movie - and Emily Blunt in another comedy from producer Judd Apatow that combines raunch and sweetness.
| Sep 26, 2012
“I can imagine a young actor having a leading role in this big action movie saying, ‘What do you mean? You’re casting me but you want to change my face?’” says Rian Johnson of his awesome sci-fi thriller “Looper,&...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 4:00 PM
"Dredd" (R). In the future, a tough cop serves as judge, jury and executioner. With Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby and Lena Headeya. TownMall Cinemas (1:50,4:50* p.m.)
"End of Watch" (R). Police partners form a close bond, and also share a...