| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:58 PM
"Ender's Game" will have a happy beginning this weekend, but maybe not a happy ending.
The pricey adaptation of Orson Scott Card's popular 1985 sci-fi novel is poised to debut at No. 1 with a so-so $23 million, according to those who have seen pre-...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It's not as if Ender Wiggin has all that much riding on his shoulders. He just must single-handedly save the planet in a war against aliens and then become a moral compass for mankind. All before he's old enough to have a beer.
Orson Scott Card's...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:10 PM
The novel “Ender's Game” was the first of Orson Scott Card's multi-volume “Ender Saga,” and the film “Ender's Game” — the first bigscreen adaptation of Card's work — clearly hopes to be only the first of a...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Call it a hunch.
It was reported over the weekend that Vince Vaughn will star in and produce the adaptation of the Image Comics graphic novel, “Term Life.” And seeing how the Lake Forest High School alum often tends to film movies he...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Every generation seems to get its own film version of Shakespeare's classic about the star-crossed young lovers, and Douglas Booth and Hailee Steinfeld ("True Grit") assume the roles in this latest edition, boasting a screenplay by "Downton Abbey"...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Movie previews: A listing in the...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 10:35 AM
A bevy of beauties turned out Tuesday night to toast Tory Burch and her new flagship store on Rodeo Drive.
Jessica Alba, Emilia Clarke, Jaime King, Hailee Steinfeld, Kiernan Shipka, Isla Fisher, Emmy Rossum, Brooklyn Decker and many more came dressed in...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Oh, Tina Fey, only you can spin an ill-timed nip slip into promotional gold.
The "30 Rock" star, 43, who took home an Emmy for writing in a comedy series on Sunday, exposed a bit more than she wanted when she took the stage with writer Tracy Wigfield...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Taylor Swift proved over the weekend that she's pretty darn committed to her superfans: The "Mine" singer reportedly stopped everything in order to fly to Ohio to make a surprise appearance at one lucky fan's bridal shower.
Hey, if you invite them, they...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:09 AM
A lot of performers who come out of comedy, sketch and improvisation would rather die than do next-to-nothing on camera. Kristen Wiig, on the other hand — no problem. She can watch, and listen and be interesting. She's comfortable working on a small...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Thursday in Paris, with two or three additions to the main competition likely still to come, Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux announced the selections for the 67th edition of the world's premier collision of cinematic art, naked commerce...