| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:17 PM
A judge threw out a criminal charge Tuesday against a Crofton man accused last summer of likening himself to a "joker" and threatening to blow up co-workers.
The case raised alarm in the wake of a mass shooting in Colorado but ended quietly after...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Given that Ben Affleck will never, ever cite “Daredevil” as his favorite movie experience (even though he worked with his future wife, Jennifer Garner), the news that the Oscar-winning “Argo” filmmaker will soon play the Caped...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:45 AM
The worst thing about “Afternoon Delight,” Jill Soloway's feature directorial debut, is its title: Does anyone want, or need, to be reminded of the Starland Vocal Band's one-shot 1976 hit?
Once you get past that easily surmountable bump,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" enjoyed one of the more anomalous releases in 2012. Despite the fact that many critics gave Jackson's adaptation of the J.R.R. Tolkien classic poor marks, the first of three "Hobbit" films was a global...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:21 PM
After playing beefy tough guys in films such as "The Dark Knight Rises" and "Bronson," while also trying his hand at a romantic leading man role in "This Means War," Tom Hardy will soon take on a very different role: that of Elton John in the biopic...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The big screen is getting bigger — and bigger.
The industry's largest theater chains are bulking up with extra-wide screens in the latest push by exhibitors to distinguish themselves from other forms of entertainment.
This fall, the former...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Many people in Los Angeles know that those bright yellow rectangular signs that pop up periodically in their neighborhoods mean a TV show or movie is being filmed nearby.
What they may not know is that the production information on those signs is...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:03 PM
If you ask me, the days of "nerds versus jocks" are long gone. These days it's very hard to make a distinction between the two factions, because the line that seperates them has blurred to the point of being non-existent. Consider this: two prominent...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:45 AM
By Under Armour standards, the launch of the company's Alter Ego line -- specifically a Superman base layer shirt -- earlier this year was quiet.
The success, though, was typical: the Baltimore-based manufacturer found it had tapped into a new market,...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:30 AM
If you're suffering Hollywood career doubts and need a little advice, there are worse people you could turn to than Christopher Nolan.
That's the situation Oscar-winning cinematographer Wally Pfister found himself in several years ago when he debated...