| Dec 13, 2011
| 11:06 AM
Trying to build on his stardom as the lupine Jacob in the "Twilight" movies, Taylor Lautner is mildly successful in this melodrama from director John Singleton ("Boyz n the Hood") about a young man who goes on the lam with a friend (Lily Collins) when...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 5:01 PM
They were best friends since kindergarten and lived a block apart in South Baltimore's Pigtown. One was feisty, the other shy. Monday night, they set off to meet an acquaintance, crossing Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
A car heading south struck...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Jul 26, 2011
| 11:17 PM
The NFL lockout’s over, but the labor dispute (can we really call football players “laborers”?) served as a perfect comedic backstory for the epic, near-cinematic drama of violence and tribal rivalry we know as the NFL season.
| Aug 8, 2011
| 7:17 AM
"The Vampire Diaries" compelled Teen Choice 2011 voters, winning five surf boards during Sunday's ceremonies broadcast by Fox.
The series won choice fantasy/sci-fi TV show, while stars Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder were named choice fantasy/sci-fi...
| Oct 2, 2012
Stop what you are doing. I have a huge, mind-blowing story for you about a major celebrity. Get this:
Katy Perry was caught in ____ while ____ and his limo driver ____ an entire case of ____.
I will fill in each empty space on the first Wednesday of the...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 8:35 AM
"The Hunger Games"! "Twilight"!
These were the movies "MTV Movie Awards" host Russell Brand kept shamelessly mentioning during Sunday evening's telecast to elicit screams from the youthful audience at the Gibson Amphitheatre. Indeed, many of the stars of...
| Jun 21, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
In “Midnight in Paris,” Adriana (Marion Cotillard) longs for an earlier era, unfulfilled by 1920s Paris. If she saw the city in 1890 as presented in “Bel Ami,” she might stop dreaming of the past.
| Jun 28, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
Early on in “Ted,” the titular walking, talking teddy bear (voiced by director/co-writer Seth MacFarlane) watches “Jack and Jill” with four prostitutes at his side. Ted, who possesses a large sex drive for a...
| Oct 23, 2012
Victoria Justice recognized the demographic jump she’d be making from her hit Nickelodeon show “Victorious” to the PG-13 rated film “Fun Size.”
“I was like, ‘Don’t really know if this is going to fly,&...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 8:25 PM
It may seem like "Twilight" is coming to a close -- what with thousands of fans descending upon Los Angeles Monday night for the premiere of the final film.
But the journey isn't yet over for the stars of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2," who...