| Nov 4, 2010
| 12:59 PM
One of the best-reviewed movies of the year, and certainly one of the most challenging, writer-director Christopher Nolan's strikingly visual melodrama plays liberally with reality and illusion. Leonardo DiCaprio has one of his best roles to date as a...
| Jul 15, 2010
| 7:44 PM
| Jul 22, 2010
| 7:30 PM
"Inception" is an amazing experience — a challenge for both brain and eye, as images fold upon each other like origami and defy gravity, time and space.
Dom (Leonardo DiCaprio) developed a method to extract secrets from people's minds by...
| Jul 26, 2010
When the big studios commit big bucks on their big franchises, the list of directors deemed equal to the task suddenly can grow very small.
FOR THE RECORD:
New directors: An article in Monday's Calendar section about studios'...
| Jul 29, 2010
If anyone's qualified to critique the summer blockbuster "Inception," it's Matthew Edlund.
An expert on rest, body clocks and sleep, Edlund has high praise for the Leonardo DiCaprio film, which has earned almost $144 million in its first 10 days of...
| Jul 30, 2010
| 6:00 PM
One of the big summer movies is "Inception," starring Leonardo DiCaprio. Last week in Newport Beach, the Hoag Hospital Foundation, The 552 Club, Warner Bros. and Regal Entertainment Group joined forces to present a private screening of the film at the...
| Aug 5, 2010
A strong year for Burbank-based Warner Bros. Studios helped media giant Time-Warner Inc. grow revenue in the second fiscal quarter, according to an earnings statement released Wednesday.
Time-Warner's filmed entertainment division brought in $2.5 billion...
| Aug 8, 2010
Everybody has an opinion about "Inception," and mine comes in the form of a question: Why are the movie's architectural settings, for the most part, so hackneyed?
Christopher Nolan's hyper-complex psychological thriller doesn't just make architecture a...
| Dec 9, 2010
Think of Christopher Nolan as a man trying to write a novel while the neighbors -- in this case, the rest of the world's population -- won't keep the noise down. The filmmaker doesn't own a cellphone, has no e-mail account and, in recent weeks, he's...
| Dec 14, 2010
| 10:03 AM
She wasn't there to hear the news or congratulate her clients, but Ronni Chasen was very much present at Tuesday's Golden Globe nominations.
The veteran publicist and awards consultant, who was slain on Nov. 16, worked on the successful Golden Globe...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 1:20 PM
SAN DIEGO - "Winter's Bone," the gritty independent film shot in the Ozarks, was named the best film of the year by the San Diego Film Critics Society.
The Debra Granik-directed film about a daughter looking for her meth-making dad in the deep Ozarks...