| Apr 18, 2013
| 10:27 AM
LAS VEGAS -- Here, in the place where his comedy franchise "The Hangover" began four years ago, Todd Phillips seems particularly at home.
While the filmmaker wasn't nearly as inebriated as the protagonists of his raunchy film series, he admitted he...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 7:27 AM
A group of influential screenwriters will converge on Chicago this weekend, including Lucy Alibar (whose script for "Beasts of the Southern Wild" was nominated for an Oscar this year) and Bob Gale (who wrote all three "Back to the Future" films).
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Neither White House invaders nor a team of aging comedians could expel "Monsters University" from the top of Rentrak's DVD sales chart.
The prequel to Pixar's hit computer-animated family film "Monsters, Inc." was the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:19 PM
A great beard can be a delicate thing.
There is a fine line between a facial masterpiece and a catastrophe on your face.
You can't go wrong with a carefully groomed beard, but sometimes letting your facial hair go wild can look just as good.
| Nov 25, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Warner Bros.' Superman movie "Man of Steel" flew high in its first week of release in the home entertainment market, landing as the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray title.
Directed by Zack Snyder and starring Henry Cavill as Clark Kent, the film made $291...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Standup comedian Brody Stevens' big screen credits (as he's quick to tell you) include "The Hangover," "The Hangover Part II" and "Due Date." He's been pals with fellow standup and current movie star Zach Galifianakis for years -- since their days of...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Disney's 3-D animated summer movie "Planes" appears to have some lift as a home entertainment title, soaring to the top of Rentrak's DVD and Blu-ray sales chart in its first week in release.
Featuring the voice of comedian Dane Cook, the "Cars"...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
It looks like there will be plenty of computer animated movies underneath Christmas trees this year.
The Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios family film "Monsters University" and DreamWorks Animation's "Turbo" took the No. 1 and No. 2...
| Dec 12, 2013
Playwright Conor McPherson's "The Seafarer" takes place on the kind of Christmas Eve too often ignored in the season of mandatory cheer — one filled with recrimination, booze and soul-crushing fears of what the future holds, in this life and the...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Diversity, as San Diego anchorman Ron Burgundy explained nearly a decade ago, was an old wooden ship used during the Civil War. Which, of course, was way off. Ron, played by Will Ferrell in the 2004 comedy “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,&...
| May 8, 2013
| 11:58 AM
In one of the most anticipated box office showdowns of the summer, "The Hangover Part III" is hoping to get a jump start on "Fast & Furious 6."
The final installment in Todd Phillips' raunchy R-rated comedy franchise was slated to face off against "Fast...