| Mar 4, 2013
It is an interesting week for On Demand/DVD New Releases, not a lot of big-name titles coming out, but the total number of films being released is more than we usually see. For the younger set, there's Barney, the Care Bears, Thomas and Friends, and...
| Mar 5, 2013
Playing for Keeps had its start on a playing field — a local baseball field in Encino, Calif., where assistant Little League coach Jonathan Mostow met screenwriter Robbie Fox, who happened to be the team’s head coach. Fox had an idea to...
| May 13, 2013
Earth’s victory over alien invaders in “Independence Day” may have been but the first battle in a war. The film’s […]...
| Aug 12, 2013
On Demand DVD New Releases Aug. 12-18 This week, there's lots of familiar faces gracing the big screen: The Big Wedding alone features Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Susan Sarandon, Katherine Heigl, Amanda Seyfried and Robin Williams! In addition to Robert...
| Feb 19, 2011
As the Berlin International Film Festival kicked off last week, the upheaval in Egypt was on everyone's lips here in the German capital. But it was the bitter aftermath of Iran's 2009 populist uprising that truly infused this year's Berlinale.
| Nov 8, 2010
Poor Gerard Butler.
Ever since his rippling Spartan abdomen graced the silver screen in "300," the gossip sites have been merciless. If he gains a few pounds and then has the audacity to go shirtless on a beach, the paparazzi snap a photo and make out...
| May 6, 2011
"There Be Dragons," most of which is set during the Spanish Civil War of the late 1930s, is supposed to be about the intersecting lives of a saint and a sinner. But it is a third man, a revolutionary, who nearly steals the show. Which might have been...
| Jan 6, 2012
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While overall on-location film production in the greater Los Angeles area was up last year, Glendale has had a hard time competing with neighboring areas in attracting film shoots.
There were 234 film permits pulled in Glendale last year, down roughly...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 6:46 AM
HALF MOON Bay, Calif. (KTLA) -- Actor Gerard Butler had to be rescued while filming a scene at big-wave surfing spot Mavericks near Half Moon Bay.
Butler was in the water with surfers Greg Long, Zach Wormhoudt and Peter Mel when a set of waves bigger...
| Feb 2, 2012
*** (out of four)
“Go. Get you home. You fragments.” Ouch. Those are not the words of a guy who respects the people.
In this adaptation of the Shakespeare tragedy, Caius Martius (Ralph Fiennes, who also directed) quickly learns that a leader...