| 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,...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
What do Jenny on the Block, a freshly minted studio exec and Machete have in common? They are all new invitees to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The academy announced Friday that it had invited 276 people to join its ranks, including...
| 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...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 2:00 PM
In 2010, after the animation studio Illumination Entertainment's first film, "Despicable Me," became a surprise hit, its makers faced a quandary.
"Despicable Me" derived much of its appeal from the character of a curmudgeonly supervillain named...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:15 AM
NEW YORK — In its 14-year history, the website CollegeHumor has accrued 4.7 million subscribers, won 11 Webby awards and drawn more than 2 billion page views in becoming a leader of the digital comedy world.
But it has never attempted one of the...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Legendary Entertainment has struck a financing, distribution and marketing deal with NBCUniversal, parent of Universal Studios, the companies said Wednesday.
Universal will market, co-finance and distribute Legendary films for five years beginning in...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Santa Clarita's film business reached a record level in the last fiscal year, fueled by such television shows as "Justified" and "Franklin and Bash."
The suburban northern Los Angeles County city generated 1,069 film days in the year ended June 30,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 3:32 PM
In “R.I.P.D.,” Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges portray deceased lawmen who keep the peace from beyond the grave -- the odd-couple partners protect the living from malevolent spirits who refuse to go quietly into the afterlife.
| 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...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 6:33 PM
They are the three best friends that anyone could have.
Sam Koch, Morgan Cox and Justin Tucker are pretty much inseparable. Whether they are taking on Joe Flacco and Michael Oher in a heated game of cornhole, hitting the Las Vegas strip in the...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:29 AM
This past weekend, Neill Blomkamp's sci-fi pic "Elysium" opened to $30.5 million. Though it won the weekend, it was an unremarkable number -- and that's what made it so remarkable.
"Elysium" might have been expected to jump up a lot closer to $40...