| Sep 6, 2012
*** (out of four)
It’s been years, maybe around the time of “Wedding Crashers,” since the once-charismatic "PECLB0000005706">Bradley Cooper (“The Hangover”) truly held the screen rather than merely existing on it as...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:07 PM
On what is traditionally the slowest moviegoing weekend of the year, only one film has a shot at crossing the lowly $10-million mark at the box office.
"The Possession," the horror picture that was No. 1 at the multiplex over the "EVFES000025">Labor...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Not even the Sexiest Man Alive could lure moviegoers to the box office this weekend.
On the the slowest weekend at the multiplex thus far this year, "The Words," a new film starring Bradley Cooper -- deemed by People magazine to be the most attractive...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Some of the biggest blockbuster movies in the last 10 years are based on books. (That means you, Harry Potter and “The Hunger Games”). But the annual television lineup has always included its share of book adaptations as well, dating back to...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:43 PM
What do giraffes dream of when they take a little giraffe snooze?
Tough to say, but it probably has little to do with meeting the Campus Drive 73 Freeway overpass face-first.
About five months after shooting for "The Hangover Part 3" closed down a 3-...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Warner Bros. may need to dial 911 after suffering its fifth consecutive box-office disappointment this year.
This weekend, the Warner comedy "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" lost out to the lower-profile "The Call," starring Halle Berry as an emergency...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:04 PM
The upcoming closure of the Corona del Mar (73) Freeway isn't for roadwork. It's for film production, officials said.
The August agenda of the San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor board shows members were slated to discuss the state road closure,...
| Jun 13, 2012
Yes, Andy Samberg shares a similar name and kinda similar face with Adam Sandler.
Yet perhaps the main reason Samberg was the obvious choice to play Sandler's character's child in "That's My Boy" is that, just like a devoted son who stands by his dad,...
| Jun 21, 2012
** (out of four)
I'm no dating expert, but testicular cancer does not seem like a very promising first-date conversation topic.
Not that awkward, overweight Abe (Jordan Gelber of “Boardwalk Empire”) and mopey Miranda (Selma Blair) have any...
| Jun 28, 2012
***1/2 (out of four)
I tell my wife that I really liked “Magic Mike,” and she laughs. This does not surprise me.
For months, women and men who rarely see the skin they’re interested in onscreen have hooted and hollered for a movie...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 12:48 PM
When I was with a group of parents earlier this week, watching our kids play in a 14-and-under baseball tournament, I asked them how many of the boys—aged 13 and 14--had gone to see the R-rated movie “Ted.” The answer: Just about all...