| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Matthew Bourne’s delirious remake of "The Sleeping Beauty," which opened Thursday at the Ahmanson Theatre, managed to leapfrog through time as magically as other major productions while remaining uniquely contemporary in look and sensibility.
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Director Sofia Coppola has frequently explored the ennui and existential crises of the beautiful and well-to-do, including Scarlett Johansson's drifting college graduate in "Lost in Translation," Kirsten Dunst's stifled princess in "Marie Antoinette"...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
For the first time since YA adaptations ("Twilight," "The Hunger Games") became the new blockbusters, we have a movie in which the most important stars do exactly what they're supposed to.
In "Divergent," Shailene Woodley ("The...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Kristen Stewart is an actress, a fashion spokeswoman and, apparently, a poet.
The "Twilight" alum, who covers Marie Claire's March fashion issue in Emilio Pucci and talks about "risk, romance, and having no regrets," also penned a little "embarrassing"...
| Jun 29, 2013
Arnold Schwarzenegger's body-building success brought him to America and afforded him a minor bit of fame, but it was his […]...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" earned 10 nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards early -- including best film, actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, supporting actor for Tommy Lee Jones and supporting actress for Sally Field -- while Tom Hooper's musical ...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Ben Affleck's film "Argo" took the best picture Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards. Other marquee winners were Daniel Day-Lewis for lead actor for “Lincoln,” Jennifer Lawrence for lead actress for “Silver Linings Playbook,” and Ang...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 12:51 PM
I dropped in on one of Universal Studios' technical rehearsals for its upcoming lagoon show called "Universal's Cinematic Spectacular: 100 Years of Movie Memories."
The show officially debuts May 8 (along with Universal's Superstar Parade), but there...
| May 3, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Universal Studios is adding two events to its daily schedule that may encourage guests to stay into the night at the theme park.
Universal's Superstar Parade and "Universal's Cinematic Spectacular: 100 Years of Movie Memories" lagoon show officially...
| Dec 11, 2011
Once upon a time — and by that we mean just a few months ago — it was the old-school horror genre that was being dusted off and repurposed into 21st century popular culture replete with wizards, werewolves, zombies and the hollow-cheeked...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 11:15 AM
The new trailer for "Mirror, Mirror," sets up an intriguing 2012 duel over Snow White movies. MM, with a cast that inclues Julia Roberts and Nathan Lane, is a comic romp.
The other big screen treatment is "Snow White and the Huntsman," starring...