| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:22 AM
It's a testament above all to comic branding — the commercial value of familiar, well-liked names and faces. But with "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" as the latest example, these days we're often dealing with a certain kind of formulaic star-...
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2013
*1/2 (out of four)
If the raucous, unjustly maligned “Project X” recalled hollering in the center of a bonkers, you-had-to-be-there party, “21 and Over” feels like being a sober, irritated designated driver wondering how much...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 5:43 PM
"What happened last night?" — a line from the hit 2009 film "The Hangover."
LAS VEGAS — As the characters in the quintessential guys-bonding-in-Vegas movie "The Hangover" discovered, Sin City offers a multitude of grown-up escapes that could...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Fee-fi-fo-fum — Hollywood smells the blood of a box office bum.
Bryan Singer's nearly $200-million production of "Jack the Giant Slayer" is set to debut with a disappointing $25 million this weekend, according to those who have seen pre-release...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 9:19 AM
“Jack the Giant Slayer,” Bryan Singer’s new version of “Jack and the Beanstalk,” didn’t get off the ground this weekend.
The nearly $200-million 3-D production opened with a disappointing $28 million, according to...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:13 AM
There will be a lot of talk this weekend about the sensual relationship we have with food. But will the Food Network South Beach Wine and Food Festival let you hit a friend in the kisser with a tomato or dip a crispy stick of bacon in a pool of chocolate?...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 2:29 PM
The Film Independent Spirit Awards are the penultimate stop before the Oscars -- but with just one day to go before the Academy Awards, 9-year-old Quvenzhane Wallis had reached her red carpet threshold.
As her publicist told her she had a few more...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 5:12 AM
SANTA MONICA, Calif. — The persistent irony of the Film Independent Spirit Awards is that as much as they're positioned as the DIY antidote to the Academy Awards, the indie film with the most Oscars recognition almost invariably reaps the greatest...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:32 AM
Before we get to the fantasy suites -- er, I mean the candlelit dens of polite conversation -- a disclaimer: I knew AshLee was going home on this episode. That’s because I was at the “Women Tell All” taping on Friday, and she was there....