| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Never underestimate the power of Oprah.
Heading into the weekend, prerelease audience surveys suggested that "The Butler" -- the first movie the media mogul has appeared in in 15 years -- would be in a tight race with "Kick-Ass 2" for No. 1. Instead,...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:54 PM
The actress Lake Bell has spent a lot of her screen career in movies such as "What Happens in Vegas" and "No Strings Attached" being better, funnier and truer in semi-disposable supporting roles than the leading players she supported. Then she made a...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Lake Bell's voice has meat on its bones, but it hasn't been hung out in the smokehouse like her voice idol Lauren Bacall's. It's on the medium-well side of deep, the medium side of nasal, and it's expressive without being singsongy.
It certainly is...
| Aug 13, 2013
The highlight of a lot of mediocre movies ("Over Her Dead Body," "What Happens in Vegas," "It's Complicated," "No Strings Attached"), Lake Bell finally gets the starring role she deserves in "In A World ..."
Considering how few leading parts for women...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:21 PM
After playing widely on this year's festival circuit, the film "In a World..." begins its rollout to theaters today, opening in New York and Los Angeles.
The movie is the feature debut as writer and director for actress Lake Bell, best known for...
| May 29, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Enzian Theater will open the comedy "Frances Ha" on Friday, May 31, and as a bonus, patrons of the 9 p.m. show can participate in a question-and-answer session with star Greta Gerwig.
"Frances Ha" is about an awkward dancer trying to get her life in...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 12:40 PM
One of the most buzz-worthy titles at this year's Sundance Film Festival is already off the market.
"jOBS," the festival's closing-night film starring Ashton Kutcher as Apple founder Steve Jobs, will be released by Open Road Films in April, the...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 3:16 PM
"Two and a Half Men" star Ashton Kutcher has bought a home in the heart of the Hollywood Hills for an undisclosed amount. The house had most recently been listed at $10.8 million.
The modern-style house, completed in 2007, has views of the Hollywood...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Verizon iPhone coming at last: After years of rumors, Apple's iPhone is coming to Verizon on Feb. 10. As Verizon users ourselves, we just want to say: Can you hear me now? Good. [BusinessWeek] Ashton Kutcher's sex advice: The "No Strings Attached" star...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher and Ivan Reitman hit the "No Strings Attached" premiere in Westwood. Will the Ashton Kutcher comedy "No Strings Attached" hurt Natalie Portman's "Black Swan" Oscar hopes?...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 4:32 PM
With the male-skewing action comedy "The Green Hornet" currently dominating the box office, Paramount Pictures is hoping to take the top spot with a movie aimed at young women. Paramount's Ashton Kutcher-Natalie Portman romantic comedy "No Strings...