| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Nationally, the Oddball Festival lineup is pretty insane. About 25 comedians are on tour for the mega-amphitheater show, each lineup alternating between cities. This week, in Hartford, the lineup includes some of the most famous comedians working right...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:00 AM
There are movies you love, movies you hate, movies you love to love, movies you love to hate and some sliding scale in between of awfulness, indifference and awesome. And then there are the movies of Adam Sandler, which seem to exist on their very own...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 10:30 AM
For Jonah Hill, the most daunting challenge of his role in Martin Scorsese's financial depravity epic "The Wolf of Wall Street" wasn't getting the part. "Leonardo DiCaprio basically co-signed for me," Hill says of his co-star, who persuaded Scorsese to...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Heidi Klum has bought the Sherman Oaks estate of Ed Weinberger, one of the creators of "The Cosby Show," and his wife, television actress Carlene Watkins, for $9.875 million.
The red-brick Georgian-style mansion sits on 5 acres that take in canyon,...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:41 PM
It is just a few minutes into "Grown Ups 2" when star Adam Sandler is peed on in the face by a deer. How one feels about that — is it funny, is it cheap, is it a weird curiosity? — will likely be an accurate litmus test for responses to the...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:44 AM
The critics have spoken, and “Grown Ups 2” is the winner -- as the worst movie of the summer so far.
Although the Adam Sandler comedy is expected to do good business in its debut this weekend, the sequel has attracted a blizzard of...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:41 PM
The "Hangover" movies, even the third one no one defends, barely qualify as comedies in the traditional sense. They're more like grimy action pictures with a joke or two tossed in to avoid the charge of false labeling. Their ugliness of spirit compounds a...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 8:01 AM
More like "This Is Whiny," "This Is 40" has its share of clever, zingy material, proving that writer-director Judd Apatow has lost none of his ability to land a punch line with the right, unexpected turn of phrase. "My boobs are just ... gone," bemoans...
| Nov 20, 2010
Judd Apatow and his wife, Leslie Mann, have sold their Pacific Palisades home for $5.26 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
The traditional house sits behind gates on nearly an acre at the end of a cul-de-sac. Built in 1997, the stately 6,000-...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Being first out of the gate often matters a lot in the Oscar derby. "Frozen River" and "Little Miss Sunshine" reaped top nominations in 2008 and 2006, respectively, after being the first DVDs shipped to academy members. This year, that distinction goes to...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 1:17 PM
Jim Carrey goes for something different in this offbeat comedy, the true story of a man who leads a rather ordinary existence ... until a car accident wakes him up to the sort of life he really wants to have.
He crosses over to the wrong side of the...