| Oct 9, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Two new films opened at the box office this weekend: the action film "Real Steel" and the political drama "Ides of March." "Real Steel," starring Hugh Jackman, was the No. 1 movie of the weekend, while the George Clooney-directed "Ides of March" sold a...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 4:33 PM
It wasn't long ago that the Pasadena Playhouse was struggling to survive and today it's announcing a solid team for its revival of Yasmina Reza's 1998 Tony winning play, "Art." Michael O'Keefe and Roger Bart are joining the previously announced Bradley...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:37 PM
George Clooney on how he turned paparazzi tactics on their ear and forged a mission of mercy to prevent African atrocities....
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:39 PM
A tribute to King of Cool action star Steve McQueen and a look inside the film projectionist's world sponsored by the Motion Picture Academy are among this week's highlights....
| Jun 30, 2012
| 11:41 PM
Magic Mike…how I wanted to just make it disappear.
This movie was so bad, I sat there thinking about all the good “Magic” things I remember. As a 10-year-old seeing Anthony Hopkins as a killer ventriloquist in Magic. Around that same...
| Feb 5, 2012
Actor Michael O’Keefe is between performances as he sits down for a quick bite in his dressing room. He’s just come offstage at the Pasadena Playhouse, where he appears as Serge, a would-be art collector in the three-person play “Art.&...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 12:48 PM
NOW do you believe Jeremy Renner can carry an action flick?
Yes, I know.
It's just a trailer.
Renner is taking over the lead in the Jason Bourne series, but "Legacy" is a spinoff, not a reinvention. I really like the design of the trailer, which...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 8:52 AM
Proof this is a slow news day: This is what everyone is talking about online.
People love them some Clooney. I get it. People, for some reason, care more about his love life than how he's capable of making such great films as "Good Night, and Good Luck"...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:42 PM
On Sunday, Hollywood celebrates itself and honors its own. All eyes (or most of them anyway) will be on the presentations of the Academy Awards.
But do the Oscars always end up in the right hands? Opinions abound on this topic, and what follows is only...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
It takes money to make money, and personal injury attorneys Mike Weiss (Chris Evans) and Paul Danziger (co-director Mark Kassen) don’t have any. So in 1998, when they take the case of a man who invents a safety needle that...
| Aug 9, 2012
*** (out of four)
To fill Matt Damon’s/Jason Bourne’s shoes, an actor/character must be fleet of foot, squeeze into tight spaces and possess badass hand-to-hand combat skills.
As Aaron Cross, another special operative feeling...