| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:00 PM
There was a point in Captain America: The Winter Soldier where I decided that the movie could do no wrong. The film had already established the relationship between Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) and Sam Wilson (Antony Mackie) rather effortlessly in the...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 10:30 AM
With a Friday bow of $37 million, Disney-Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" not only obliterated its competition, but April domestic daily records.
The sequel is set to also break the weekend record for the highest-grossing April Stateside...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 12:12 PM
A red-white-and-blue-clad superhero will dominate the box office this weekend, with "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" poised to score the biggest debut of 2014 thus far.
The latest effort from Disney's Marvel Studios is likely to generate $90...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The Film Independent at LACMA Live Read presented Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" for the fifth installment of Jason Reitman's Live Read series.
Guest director Evan Goldberg, co-writer of "This Is the End," led the live read with a surprise cast...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 8:30 AM
In a slight change in procedure, Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron on Monday morning announced the slate of presenters at Sunday's Oscars.
The roster includes representatives of Hollywood from the 1950s and 1960s (Kim Novak, Sidney Poitier)...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Being chased or attacked. Being nude in public. Dying. Drowning. Falling. Flunking a test.
These calamities star in the classic nightmares that haunt our sleepy time under the sheets.
I bet Sam Rubin gladly would have traded any of those nocturnal...
| Sep 16, 2013
On April 3, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. gave a speech at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tenn. The speech, now known popularly as "I've Been to the Mountaintop," dealt specifically with a strike involving Memphis sanitation workers and, more broadly,...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Among Samuel L. Jackson's most distinguishing, amusing and popular trademarks are his caustic, often foul-mouthed rants he has fired off in films such as "Pulp Fiction," "Jackie Brown" and "Snakes on a Plane."
But when Jackson unleashed a vicious tirade...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Susan Bennett, a 64-year-old Zumba-loving Atlanta suburbanite, shocked tech geeks, over-connected teens and men attracted to the sound of her digital voice when she revealed this month that she is the original voice of Siri, the iPhone persona who...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Quentin Tarantino will appear as part of the tribute to actor Bruce Dern on Monday at the AFI Fest in Hollywood. Dern appeared in Tarantino's Oscar-winning "Django Unchained."
Dern has been busy this award season in support of his role in Alexander...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Apparently KTLA-TV's Sam Rubin isn't the first person to get Samuel L. Jackson and Laurence Fishburne mixed up.
In an interview last April on "George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight," a talk show that airs weekdays on the CBC, Canada's public broadcaster,...