| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:50 PM
The Ryan Reynolds-Jeff Bridges deceased-buddy-cop comedy “R.I.P.D.” may not be the worst reviewed movie this summer -- that honor belongs to Adam Sandler's “Grown Ups 2.” But “R.I.P.D.,” which arrived in theaters...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:11 PM
The early returns are in, and it looks like a weekend to forget for Ryan Reynolds.
The actor’s two new films -- the animated “Turbo” and the sci-fi comedy “R.I.P.D.” -- are off to dreadful starts at the box office,...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Summer moviegoing is usually about the stars, the spectacle and the sizzle.
But in a trend that's mystifying Hollywood, this summer's box office is being driven by films with modest ambitions, including relatively inexpensive comedies, lower budget...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 1:53 PM
The horror film "The Conjuring" scared up big crowds going into the weekend, taking in an estimated $17 million dollars on Friday and tracking to unseat "Despicable Me 2" at the top of the box office.
Another debut, DreamWorks Animation's "Turbo,"...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Will "R.I.P.D." go down as the biggest flop of the summer?
It's hard to make the distinction, given the number of big-budget misfires that have landed in theaters this season. But according to distributor Universal Pictures, the $130-million action-...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:23 AM
A couple of weeks ago, millions of people talked about (if they didn't always watch) a made-for-cable movie about Los Angeles enduring a flying-shark attack. Thirty-eight years ago it was Steven Spielberg's "Jaws"; this summer it was Ian Ziering's...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Clutching a gold microphone as shiny as his gold watch, Robin Thicke sauntered into a recording studio in Playa Vista on a recent afternoon like he owned the place.
The R&B singer known for his romantic ballads was taping a brief live performance for...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:42 PM
If they ever create an Oscar category for multi-level plot theft, "R.I.P.D." would win the first award. The initials stand for "Rest in Peace Department" and the screenplay follows a trail blazed by several blockbuster films that came before. This movie...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 11:48 AM
“The Wolverine” ripped up its competition going into the weekend, raking in an estimated $21 million on Friday in ticket sales.
As expected, the latest blockbuster in the “X-Men” film series will easily lead the weekend box...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:10 PM
A budding folk singer's struggle to connect with fans is at the heart of Joel and Ethan Coen's latest film, "Inside Llewyn Davis," their historically informed story of a musician trying to find his way in the Greenwich Village folk music scene circa 1961....
| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:51 PM
The new Fox series "Almost Human" on Sunday introduced us to 2048 Los Angeles, where it is commonplace for robots to be partnered with human police officers to fight crime.
Yet detective John Kennex (Karl Urban) isn't quite ready to accept Dorian...