| Aug 18, 2012
| 6:05 PM
If you think traffic is bad now — just wait. The city of Irvine is in the process of approving more than 10,000 residential units, all within 10 miles of downtown Laguna.
In an effort to raise additional funds for the construction of the Great Park...
| Aug 4, 2008
| 4:06 PM
In its gleefully befogged first hour, " Pineapple Express" seems to be onto something new: It's a marijuana comedy that keeps shuffling genres, like a stoned blackjack dealer. James Franco is blissfully funny as Saul, the supplier who finds himself...
| Jul 25, 2008
LOS ANGELES -- Talk about a smokin' marketing campaign. New billboards promoting Judd Apatow's upcoming movie Pineapple Express, starring Seth Rogan and James Franco, has Sony/Columbia TriStar doing damage control.
The billboards, five of them in Los...
| Nov 3, 2008
There's a new breed of performer that's becoming a hot Hollywood commodity, and we're not talking about garrulous Chihuahuas.
Once largely shunned as pariahs by the entertainment industry, porn stars are turning up with increasing regularity on shopping-...
| Jul 31, 2009
"Funny People" was supposed to be Judd Apatow's coming out party. The movie in which "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and "Knocked Up" writer-director, who has long made his bread and butter on the back of immature guys and their raunchy talk, shows his grown-...
| Dec 10, 2008
"Slumdog Millionaire," a modern-day fable about an orphan from Mumbai who ends up on a television game show, is shaping up to be this movie season's Cinderella story.
At one point, it seemed poised to go straight to DVD after its original studio,...
| May 8, 2009
There's no honor among thieves in Next Day Air, a dopey, bloody and downbeat "Black Pineapple Express." The laughs come easily enough. But the violence and grim finale drag this coke-deal-gone-wrong comedy into a hole it can't giggle its way out of....
| Sep 9, 2008
| 10:35 AM