| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Sony Pictures Entertainment rode the box office performance of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" and "22 Jump Street" to a profitable fiscal first quarter.
For the three months ending June 30, Sony Pictures posted operating income of $78 million, up 109%...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Hollywood and the sports world played together nicely for ESPN's 2014 ESPYS award ceremony. The mixture of stars, stand-up comedy and speeches at the annual telecast at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre created a light yet sometimes highly emotional atmosphere...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Though it wasn’t Chris Pratt’s first big-time exposure—he did nine episodes of “The O.C.,” apparently—the first thing I remember seeing him in was “Bride Wars,” the miserable 2009 comedy that led to...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:28 AM
Hiccup, Toothless and the Vikings of Berk are back in “How to Train Your Dragon 2.”
Five years have passed since Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) and Toothless began their adorable friendship. There is peace among Vikings and dragons and the...
| May 11, 2014
My young-adult son, Jeff, and I don't always see eye to eye. I give him good advice; he says I am meddling. I plan; he wings it. Our mother-son dynamic can be rocky at times. Imagine that.
When my husband dropped out of a November trip to New York...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:26 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel put the city's schoolchildren on the hook to read a couple of million more books this summer, part of a bet on national TV to get late-night host Jimmy Fallon to visit Chicago again.
The mayor's appearance on “The Tonight Show&...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:21 AM
With strong early word of mouth and solid reviews, Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill's "22 Jump Street" was poised to be a hit before Schmidt and Jenko even began their latest antics. When the film took in well over $20 million on Friday and wound up with...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:12 PM
From the fashionable day-old scruff on Hiccup's 20-year-old Viking chin to the amped-up fire power of Toothless, "How to Train Your Dragon 2" has made good use of the years since the villagers of Berk and the boy who'd rather not be chief first charmed...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Clint Eastwood rinda homenaje a Frankie Valli y The Four Seasons, cantante y grupo que marcaron época durante los años 60. Al oscilar entre el musical y la biografía, el cineasta se queda corto y entrega una versión cinematográfica...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:00 AM
"Sorry seems to be the hardest word," Elton John once sang, but for celebrities that no longer appears to be the case.
Apologies from high-profile musicians and actors have been piling up recently, reflecting regret (or at least its image) for a wide...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:17 PM
The sequel comedy "22 Jump Street" is as rude, crude and ridiculous as the rowdy original. Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum revise their roles as bumbling undercover cops. Once again, they are sent into a school to employ their incompetent methods to track...