| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The 1987 film "Ishtar" has long held a cultural status much larger than that of just a single movie, as shorthand for the utter worst, an epochal flop with audiences and critics alike and a huge financial bomb. Its air of failure has become all-...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"R.I.P.D." was D.O.A. and "The Lone Ranger" was unable to lasso moviegoers. Yet at summer's end, Hollywood is riding happily off into the sunset thanks to an unexpected number of $100-million-plus hits that drove the seasonal box office to a record....
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Those waiting for the further adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow will have to wait a little longer.
In what will probably be seen as another blow to the once seemingly invincible producer Jerry Bruckheimer, the release date of the fifth installment of...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:48 PM
Walt Disney Co. and producer Jerry Bruckheimer will not renew their first-look deal when it expires in 2014, ending a relationship that resulted in 27 movies and lasted more than 20 years.
Bruckheimer, whose summer tentpole "The Lone Ranger" was a...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 7:26 AM
After the coffee. Before getting ready for Emmy madness!
The Skinny: I'd like to squeeze a movie in this weekend and am debating between "Prisoners" and "Enough Said." Anyone want to go with me? Friday's headlines include producer Jerry Bruckheimer...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:08 AM
The news Thursday that the Walt Disney Co. and producer Jerry Bruckheimer would not renew their deal with when it expires in 2014 was not a surprise, but it does mark the end of an era.
With this summer's disappointing box office returns for the...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:25 AM
The spectacular 22-year partnership of Walt Disney Co. and producer Jerry Bruckheimer will come to an end next year, signaling the Burbank company's changing priorities and how the shifting sands of the movie business are affecting A-list producers.
| Apr 17, 2013
| 3:08 PM
LAS VEGAS -- The cavalcade of A-list stars continued to descend upon Caesars Palace here Wednesday, as Johnny Depp turned up to wow movie theater owners at CinemaCon, days after Brad Pitt put in a surprise appearance.
Depp's arrival to tout Disney's...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:00 AM
ALBUQUERQUE — Johnny Depp was the picture of breezy relaxation as he walked bare-chested across the "Lone Ranger" film set in the high desert of New Mexico last May — despite the punishing midday glare and the pelting sand from a brewing...
| 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 3, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Summer is the season for blockbusters at the box office, and this year Hollywood is going all in.
Midway through a year of declining attendance and ticket sales, the major studios are betting heavily on big-budget spectacles that can fatten the bottom...