| Apr 5, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Trying to tear meat off a chicken skeleton is an annoyance for many Americans, especially younger ones. So KFC, in what it’s calling a “game changer” of a move, is ditching the bones.
The Kentucky-based chicken chain is rolling out its...
| Apr 18, 2013
LAS VEGAS -- The head of the National Assn. of Theatre Owners may want Hollywood to make fewer R-rated movies, but the exhibitors at CinemaCon this week seem to be eager for more.
During nearly every studio presentation here this week, the movies...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Let's say there's a row of beautiful movie theaters, and the marquee of each one reads, "New film by (name of filmmaker here)." And let's say there's no other information about the film itself. Which one would you choose? We offered this dilemma to some...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Steven Spielberg is returning to the charged terrain of real-life American events, with the “Lincoln” director announcing Thursday he'll tackle the story of U.S. sniper Chris Kyle as his next directorial project. Bradley Cooper will star as...
| May 15, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Predictability and the arts-and-entertainment world have an uneasy relationship.
Predictability is a given — like the mouthfeel of a Big Mac — when it comes to, say, the punch lines on "Two and a Half Men" or the beats of your average...
| May 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Cannes, France--With award-season hits such as “The Silver Linings Playbook” and “Django Unchained,” the Weinstein Co. had a small but potent slate in the latter half of 2012.
On Friday evening at the Cannes Film Festival, the...
| May 20, 2013
| 1:03 PM
If not Seth, who?
With Seth MacFarlane's tweeted announcement that he would not be returning as host of the Academy Awards after his controversial but highly rated turn earlier this year, the question becomes "Who next?" Producers Craig Zadan and...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Bradley Cooper, star of “The Hangover 3,” may be Hollywood’s most well-adjusted mama’s boy.
As he has explained at length before, the 38-year-old Cooper moved in with his widowed mother after the death of his father a few years...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:39 PM
"Glee's" Naya Rivera is keeping her real estate agent mother busy this year.
The 26-year-old actress bought a house in Los Feliz for $2.6 million and a sale is in the works on her home in a 90210 neighborhood.
The East Coast-inspired traditional...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Jennifer Lawrence is putting her haters on blast, though she isn't naming names.
In a cover story in the November issue of Harper's Bazaar UK, the young Oscar-winner talks about the negative feedback she's already received during her short career,...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:22 PM
With the drumbeats building for the release of the second movie in the "Hunger Games" franchise -- "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" opens Nov. 22 -- it seems reasonable for the film's cast to be shaping up their future plans.
Star Jennifer Lawrence...