| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:06 PM
The remake of the 1980s thriller "RoboCop" roars into theaters this weekend, and the title character roars into action on a motorcycle.
Except he doesn't roar.
The filmmakers behind the MGM remake were determined that the futuristic robocycle...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
I used to get blamed all the time for stuff Bob Steinback said.
To be fair, it wasn't always blame -- sometimes it was credit -- and it went both ways. Sometimes, he had to explain to people that it was not he who had written a certain thing, but me....
| 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...
| 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 18, 2014
| 11:02 AM
“The Avengers” are expanding their global itinerary — Joss Whedon's anticipated sequel “Avengers: Age of Ultron” will shoot key scenes […]...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:12 AM
It's been eight weeks and two days (or about 1,392 hours) since the series finale of "Breaking Bad" took (some of) America by the throat with its conclusion -- but who's counting?
For those who feel a hole in their heart from its absence, the complete...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Actor-comedian Patton Oswalt ("Ratatouille," "Big Fan") will host the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards, the nonprofit announced Tuesday.
Film Independent, the organization which also produces the Los Angeles Film Festival, will hold the 29th annual...