| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Tom Hanks, producer, director and A-list actor, has cast off a house in Pacific Palisades for $5.025 million.
The Spanish-style villa, built in 1929, has an Old Hollywood ambiance. The interiors feature archways, frescoed ceilings, a library, a sky-...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Orlando Bloom has sold a house in Hollywood Hills West for $3.9 million.
Set behind a tall wooden gate on three-quarters of an acre, the 1940s house has a black exterior and is surrounded by ferns and lush landscaping.
The Outpost Estates-area ranch...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:30 AM
The Steve Tisch Cinema Center at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills officially opens May 1 with the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival's gala honoring Carl Reiner.
The festival will also pay tribute opening night to Sid Caesar, who died in February,...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 4:19 PM
For 24 years, the Tribune has capped each high school sports year by honoring a group of students whose excellence extends to both the classroom and fields of play. The 2013-14 Scholar-Athlete Team represents the best in academics and athletics the...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:05 AM
Tom Hanks, Lily Tomlin and Sting are among the latest Kennedy Center Honorees.
They will be saluted along with singer Al Green and ballerina Patrica McBride on Dec. 7. CBS will air the event on Dec. 30.
It's the 37th annual Kennedy Center Honors,...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:07 AM
"Forrest Gump" came out 20 years ago and it created something of a sensation. It won the Best Picture Oscar, and Tom Hanks won for Actor in a Leading Role.
That was an amazing year for American movies, and to tell you the truth, I would have preferred...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Even as California looks to substantially boost funding for its film tax credit, North Carolina may be exiting the Hollywood stage.
North Carolina was among the first states to offer film tax credits. The state's incentives, low labor costs and varied...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Even casual followers of pop culture over the last four decades could probably pick out a bunch of Jackson Browne songs, either from movies they've seen ("Somebody's Baby" in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High," or even "Running On Empty" in "Forrest Gump"),...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:00 PM
"Forrest Gump" is headed back to the big screen for its 20th anniversary — or, rather, the bigger screen. The weeklong September re-release will screen exclusively in Imax, with digitally remastered images and sound.
Directed by Robert Zemeckis,...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:00 PM
To understand what's wrong with Hollywood today, you have to go back to the British philosopher and historian Sir Isaiah Berlin and his concept of the hedgehog and the fox.
Riffing off a fragment attributed to the ancient Greek poet Archilochus,...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Angelina Jolie is doubling down on directing and continuing to pursue her overseas interests while doing so: The globe-trotting actress, humanitarian and filmmaker has signed on to helm "Africa," a sweeping drama about the famed paleoanthropologist...