| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It wasn't just that Ron Howard didn't follow Formula One racing.
He was equally unfamiliar with the particulars of NASCAR, Indy car, drag racing, monster trucks — if it had four wheels and wasn't his car, what was there to worry about?
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:52 PM
The new season of "Sesame Street," which begins Monday, will give a special spotlight to one of its oldest stars. Cookie Monster, the big blue baked goods enthusiast, who has appeared on the PBS children's show since its debut in 1969, is becoming the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:25 PM
If the elegant cars of Formula One racing are thoroughbreds, "Rush," the new film set in that world, is more of a mixed breed. When screenwriter Peter Morgan candidly calls this "a British independent film directed by a Hollywood director," he is...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky have purchased a Malibu estate from actors Paul Hogan and Linda Kozlowski for $4.8 million.
The remodeled home, built in 1992 and set on an acre, has ocean views, vaulted ceilings and a library. A Victorian exterior...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:13 PM
"Thor: The Dark World" will steal "The Best Man Holiday's" thunder at the box office this weekend.
After debuting with a healthy $85.7 million, the 3-D superhero sequel is expected to collect at least an additional $40 million during its second...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:57 PM
"Dallas Buyers Club" is a hardscrabble look at a real-life character who helped transform the nation's attitude toward AIDS. Ron Woodroof was a Texas roughneck working the oil fields, riding bulls in the rodeo and partying way too much for his own good....
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:05 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out this whole life thing.
The Skinny: Thursday I worked from 5:30 a.m. until about 8:10 p.m. and unfortunately I won't be able to mail it in today. But to paraphrase Hyman Roth, this is the life I have chosen. Friday'...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 11:12 AM
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas -- at least for moviegoers, that is.
"The Best Man Holiday" unwrapped a No. 1 debut at the box office Friday night, narrowly edging out "Thor: The Dark World" for top honors heading into the weekend despite...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Chloe Bennet can't wait to take a break from saving the world to celebrate Thanksgiving with her family in Chicago.
Bennet has been solving crimes as ace computer hacker Skye in "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." since filming began on the ABC series this...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When the highly anticipated "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." premiered this fall on ABC, its ratings looked solid, if not downright heroic.
Just as important, the network had reason to believe it had finally found a show that young men would watch...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Behold, it's "Thor 2"! Well, sort of: Chris Hemsworth is expecting his second child.
The "Thor: The Dark World" star — older brother to "Hunger Games" star Liam Hemsworth — and wife Elsa Pataky have another baby on the way, Us Weekly...