| Oct 31, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Showy performances, big names and high hopes propel the film releases for November. As we head to the year's end, we need a few heroes at the multiplex. Remember: Opening dates are subject to change.
Release date: Nov. 5
| Oct 31, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Now we're cooking. Finally, the fruits of the international film festival circuit are being delivered all over the place, just in time for awards season, formerly known as "winter."
Now is the time we learn if the rapturous reception for Bennett Miller'...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Christopher Nolan's space epic "Interstellar" had a promising launch at the box office with early showings.
The film, which goes up against Disney's animated film "Big Hero 6" this weekend, pulled in $1.35 million in its early limited release, according...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Near the end of Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar," as this vast science fiction blockbuster-to-be neared its third hour, the floodgates burst: My chin quivered (check), tear ducts filled (check), cheeks grew warmer (check). And yup, I cried. Sneaking a...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 11:29 PM
Before Corona del Mar High senior Kirsten Hansen ever broke in a pair of running shoes, before she ever worried about her mile time, she was an actor.
It began when Hansen was little, when she used to watch the "Cats" musical on repeat. Her mother,...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Although it is undoubtedly a science-fiction space epic with a massive scope, at its core "Interstellar" is about family and the love that transcends time and space. Director and co-writer Christopher Nolan is known to produce films that tease the mind ...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:30 AM
There is a long-running misconception that members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences love only underdog biopics, literary adaptations and anything in which Meryl Streep speaks with an accent. But if you look at the list of the 500-plus...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
SELLER: Wally Pfister
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CCA
SIZE: 4,990 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: An unexpected but welcomed weekend missive from a fella we'll call Ben A. Snitch let this property...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Singer-actress Selena Gomez has sold her picture-perfect house in Tarzana for $3.45 million.
The Traditional-style home is entered through a blue stone patio with a fountain. Bay windows flank the red front door, which opens to a high-ceiling entry with...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Thomas Tull, chairman and chief executive of Legendary Entertainment, has sold his castle-like estate in Calabasas for $9.5 million.
Features of the French country-style mansion include a two-story library, a screening room/theater, a children’s...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Three major cinematographers - Janusz Kaminski ("Lincoln"), Phedon Papamichael ("Nebraska") and Wally Pfister ("The Dark Knight Rises") - have teamed to present Advanced Filmmaking, a series of online instructional videos for aspiring filmmakers.