| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:30 AM
In what might be an industry first, movie director Robert Rodriguez ("Desperado," "Machete," "Sin City") has his own TV channel.
Born out of a commitment by Comcast, as it acquired an interest in NBCUniversal, to carry minority-owned networks, El Rey...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:30 PM
In Robert Rodriguez's 2007 film "Planet Terror," a greenish gas causes havoc and turns normal townspeople into rampaging zombies. In 2014, the director will team up with a greenish liquid to find new filmmakers and gain some promotional assistance for his...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Out to prove that the comic-book movie needn't be mega-financed behemoths, the scrappy superhero-noir indie "Sparks" busks its 1940s saga of dark redemption with considerable visual energy, if not always coherence or competence.
Starting with wounded,...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"Middle Eastern feminist vampire romance" is likely to remain an underpopulated cinematic subgenre, but at least it now has a luminous standard-bearer in "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night." A sly, slinky creeper set in an imaginary Iranian underworld --...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
A new poster of Eva Green striking a pose as the titular femme fatale in "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" has been deemed too risque by the Motion Picture Assn. of America, according to a report by the New York Post.
The poster, which shows Green...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Try as he might, Mario Cuomo, singer for rising garage-rock quintet the Orwells, can't seem to avoid trouble.
His high school years essentially were a string of missed classes and misdeeds, including a lengthy suspension for launching a water bottle at a...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Jessica Alba wore double corsets to achieve her signature toned body after her two pregnancies.
So, basically, she would have fit right in in Victorian-era England.
It turns out the secret to concealing the visible changes a woman's body undergoes...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Robert Rodriguez's new "Machete Kills" is the strongest example yet of the corner the filmmaker seems to have painted himself into, a sad funhouse of bad movies made in thrall of bad movies. Even the self-sufficiency of Rodriguez having his own production...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Josh Brolin is a little tired of being thought of as a "man's man" type of actor. But he scaled Mt. Shasta anyway.
The performer, who has embodied a swaggering masculinity in such movies as "No Country for Old Men" and "True Grit," says that he's...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 9:28 AM
Jaime King stars as consummate southern belle Lemon Breeland in The CW's new series "Hart of Dixie," a fish-out-of-water story about a New York City doctor (Rachel Bilson) adjusting to life in a small Southern town after she inherits a local medical...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The apparent suicide of filmmaker Tony Scott sparked a number of Hollywood collaborators and admirers to take to Twitter on Sunday night to express their grief over the death of the director of such movies as "Top Gun." Scott, brother of Ridley Scott,...