| Dec 15, 2012
| 3:57 PM
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" (PG-13). Bilbo Baggins begins a journey to reclaim a stolen treasure. With Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage. TownMall Cinemas (11:00 a.m., 12:00*, 3:00, 3:30, 4:00*, 7:00, 7:30*, 8:00*, 10:50...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:30 AM
This is not your great-great grandfather's Dracula.
It's NBC's — and that means in this lush, re-imagined world, the mysterious count made famous in Bram Stoker's 1897 classic now has washboard abs, is posing as an American (vampire) in London,...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:05 AM
A movie can become a franchise easily when its plot basically consists of its stars hanging out and vaguely pretending that a story is being told.
As such, this summer brings “Grown Ups 2,” in which Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock...
| Jul 11, 2013
Zero stars (out of four)
You know what? No.
I won't list a lot of the jokes in “Grown Ups 2” because pathetic cracks about Chia pets and “Droolio Iglesias” speak for themselves. I won't describe all the ways the characters mock...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:41 PM
It is just a few minutes into "Grown Ups 2" when star Adam Sandler is peed on in the face by a deer. How one feels about that — is it funny, is it cheap, is it a weird curiosity? — will likely be an accurate litmus test for responses to the...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Linda Beutel says her daughter, Liz, is not that much different than any other 15-year-old.
Liz is boy crazy and she's into her iPhone and iPad. She'll sometimes say: "Have you seen Taylor Lautner's abs? Wow!"
Liz and her family live in Irvine, not...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:52 PM
This is it for fans of the enormously successful movie franchise based on Stephenie Meyer's novels, the finale ... and the theatrical box-office take proves that devotees turned out in force for it.
Now parents - and both vampires now, too - Bella and...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Taylor Lautner and "Tracers" costar Marie Avgeropoulos are sounding the new-couple alarm.
The "Twilight Saga" alum, 21, and the Canadian-Greek actress, 27, are costarring in the action flick, which is filming in New York, and things are said to be...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Amanda Seyfried had a few gaffes as she arrived at the set of "The Late Show With David Letterman" on Tuesday.
The "Lovelace" star stopped to greet fans outside the building and signed photos, magazines and other autograph-ready items. The 27-year-...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 2:31 PM
New details have emerged about a secret romance friends say the late Princess Diana had after ending it with Prince Charles but before dating Dodi Al Fayed.
And it wasn’t just any relationship. The man involved was supposedly Diana’s "true...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:00 PM
John Mayer is as well known for his expansive collection of famous ex-girlfriends as for his music. It's a list of dalliances that reportedly includes — but doesn't appear limited to — Jennifer Aniston, Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Love Hewitt...