| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked:
Ansel Elgort | Actor
Before Ansel Elgort was cast in two of next year's most highly anticipated...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:00 PM
SAN DIEGO — Strands of Christmas lights bathed the La Jolla Playhouse stage in a warm golden glow as singing, dancing sister act Violet and Daisy Hilton prepared to leave behind the companionship of friends. The Lizard Man and the Tattooed Lady, the...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Riding high after its massive $44 million U.S. gross for Eugenio Derbez's "Instructions Not Included," Pantelion Films, a joint venture of Lionsgate and Mexican media corp Televisa, will now distribute English-language horror film "Summer Camp" in North...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Russell Brand — he of the off-color humor and wild-eyed visage — has bought a character-filled home in Hollywood Hills West for $2.224 million.
The restored 1926 traditional-style house was designed by Roy Selden Price, an architect known...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:02 PM
I needed a drink after "We Will Rock You," the Queen musical that was incoherent when I first saw it in London a decade ago, totally ridiculous when I saw it in Las Vegas in 2004 and that now is, in this somewhat revised 2013 touring version, yet more...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Set in Las Vegas, also known as "The People's Republic of Bad Choices" as phrased by screenwriter Diablo Cody, "Paradise" marks the Oscar-winning writer's feature directorial debut.
The movie has been kicking around since late summer on VOD and now...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:30 PM
More Hobbits and "Hunger Games," more "Anchorman" and more "Thor" will feed filmgoers thirsting for the familiar through the end of the year. But with the summer reaching benchmark box office levels, fall and winter movies will need to keep up strong...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Spectacular song-and-dance numbers backed by soaring musical scores. Elaborate, encore-worthy set designs. Floors that shift, open and drop. Hundreds of costumes flouncing, floating, shimmering, shaking. Larger than life. Bigger than Broadway. If you're...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 9:26 AM
It was a ho-ho-ho-hum weekend at the box office, as five new releases failed to draw moviegoers to the multiplex in droves.
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" was the No. 1 film for the second consecutive weekend, collecting an additional $36.7...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
In watching Marc Forster's new action drama "World War Z," it's hard not to be struck by how well Brad Pitt is aging.
Yes, there's the slightest of silver highlighting his long locks, and the added distinction those little lines are etching on his face,...
| Mar 15, 2013
Frank Wildhorn's "Jekyll & Hyde" was never a subtle night of theater — more of a guilty, sexy pleasure, really, with high-wattage, hook-heavy power ballads that might not have had much of a connection to Robert Louis Stevenson's London (oh no),...