| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:19 PM
There's no dispute that "Despicable Me 2" is a runaway smash.
On Saturday, the animated sequel eclipsed $800 million at the global box office, more than $250 million better than the 2010 original.
That total puts "Despicable Me 2" in the top 40 of...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Director Steve McQueen's third feature, "Twelve Years a Slave," screened for the first time Friday evening at the Telluride Film Festival with reviews so strong that its inclusion in this year's Oscar race appears inevitable. While extremely brutal for...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The park is named after the late actor and conservationist Leo Carrillo, who played the comic sidekick Pancho in the 1950s Western TV series "The Cisco Kid."
Located along Pacific Coast Highway near the Los Angeles-Ventura County line, it has doubled...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara opened up about the dissolution of the deal that saw Thomas Tull's Legendary Pictures finance many of Warner Bros. Pictures' most successful films at USC School of Law event on Saturday.
While he didn't delve too deeply...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The man behind the two tracks that were each dubbed "the song of the summer" ("Get Lucky" and "Blurred Lines") will help write the soundtrack of next summer: Hans Zimmer has enlisted music producer Pharrell Williams to help score "The Amazing Spider-Man...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Audiences can see Jared Leto on Nov. 1 in the role that could win him an Oscar, as Focus Features releases "Dallas Buyers Club." By a happy coincidence, Leto's previous film -- a mind-bogglingly obscure $44 million sci-fi epic called "Mr. Nobody" -- opens...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:27 PM
... but what he really wanted to do was direct.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a familiar and widely liked face, a fact adjacent to his being a good actor. His mug has been in America's homes and on various-size screens for most of his 32 years.
He was in "A...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Ken Watanabe was born in Uonuma, Japan, on this day in 1959. This birthday guy has an extensive resume in Japanese films and TV, but is no stranger to American audiences, with memorable roles in films such as "Letters from Iwo Jima,"...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When the first "Die Hard" and "Terminator" movies landed in theaters in the 1980s, both were rated R. But their sequels arrived with PG-13 marks — even though the level of violence had actually escalated.
Critics have blasted Hollywood's movie...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Potent, persuasive and hypnotic, "The Dark Knight Rises"has us at its mercy. A disturbing experience we live through as much as a film we watch, this dazzling conclusion to director Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy is more than an exceptional...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Algunas veces los villanos de las películas inspiran más que los héroes como sucedió en Aurora (Colorado), donde James Holmes, joven que asistía al estreno de The Dark Knight Rises, disparó contra los asistentes, causando 12 muertos y más de 50 heridos....