| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:05 AM
When "The Hangover Part III" opened with half as many ticket sales as its predecessor in May, it was clear American moviegoers had tired of the Wolf Pack.
But there was hope yet for Warner Bros. In the two years between the second and third "Hangover,"...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:06 AM
What movies and stars did best in the world of social media this summer?
"Iron Man 3" may have been the season's box office champion, but it looks like the latest installment in the "Fast & Furious" franchise drove off with the biggest Facebook...
| May 19, 2013
| 9:43 AM
"Star Trek Into Darkness" opened atop the U.S. box office, though its debut didn't quite make the jump to warp speed that Paramount Pictures executives expected.
"Into Darkness," the second J.J. Abrams-directed installment in the long-running science-...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:58 AM
“The Hangover Part III” might have been a flop, but that doesn’t mean its premise won’t be recycled in other movies again.
As we find out in the just-released trailer for "Last Vegas," the twist this time is to age...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:57 PM
Perhaps coach Adam Levine of "The Voice" got tired of being "the landlord." At any rate, the Maroon 5 frontman has sold his Hollywood Hills home for $3.55 million in an off-market deal.
The remodeled Midcentury Modern-style home sits on a half-acre...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Just after 9 on Monday night, Gov. Jerry Brown's legislative secretary Gareth Elliot picked up the phone and called a Hollywood studio executive.
Elliot wasn't pitching a new movie. He was calling to tell Scott Budnick, an executive producer of "The...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"SPECIAL EFFECTS and 3-D will not dazzle on their own merits forever; novelty wears off in the face of exposure to excellence. Sequels will just have to get better and cost less if they are to survive into the future."
So writes producer Lynda Obst in...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Warner Bros. has closed a financing deal with RatPac-Dune Entertainment, a four-year partnership with Dune's Steven Mnuchin, filmmaker Brett Ratner and Australian billionaire James Packer, to fund up to 75 upcoming films.
The total funds are expected...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Yes, this is why they closed down the 73 toll road in coastal Orange County last fall. A massive pile-up on the highway when Zach Galifianakis barrels toward an underpass while towing a giraffe in a trailer behind his convertible.......
| Sep 9, 2013
| 9:55 AM
The third, final and least effective round in director Todd Phillips' comedy series also factors in some action-adventure, as Alan's (Zach Galifianakis) decision to go off his meds - with some drastic results - prompts his pals (Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms,...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Jeffrey Tambor, an actor who was nominated for an Emmy award multiple times for his roles in Fox's "Arrested Development," and HBO's "The Larry Sanders Show," will be the speaker for the commencement ceremony of Penn State Lehigh Valley. Commencement........