| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:00 AM
In the upcoming movie "Ender's Game," boy warrior Ender Wiggin faces a series of challenges as he embarks on a journey to battle insect-like creatures that threaten to destroy the planet.
The movie also is a test for the film's co-producer, Digital...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Tom Cruise meets sci-fi in director Joseph Kosinski's ("Tron: Legacy") fantasy, as the actor plays one of the last people left on a ravaged Earth. While completing his mission to salvage whatever remaining resources he can for the evacuated human race, he...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:44 PM
"House M.D." actress Olivia Wilde has sold her Los Feliz home for $2,190,950.
The Spanish villa, built in 1929, features a courtyard entry, original Malibu tile, stained glass, wood floors and beamed ceilings. There are French doors, a screening room...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 5:41 AM
Gwyneth Paltrow proves herself an able singer (which she also has demonstrated on several award shows) in this drama of a troubled country music star on the road to redemption.
After a stay in rehab, she sets out to resume her career under the guidance...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 3:01 PM
A nightly dance party created as a last-minute diversion to entertain idle hordes waiting for a wildly popular attraction at Disney California Adventure has turned into an ever-evolving mainstay that might just become an accidental institution.
| Aug 20, 2012
A dozen managers sat around a rectangular table at the Wit hotel in the Loop, their attention fixed on a man in an Armani suit standing in the front of the room.
They waited quietly, the CTA Red Line train periodically rumbling by, until the tall,...
| Nov 18, 2010
| 9:52 PM
On Friday, Hurley will release its limited edition line for the Disney film "TRON: Legacy," to be sold at Pacific Sunwear stores throughout the U.S.
The "TRON"-inspired men's and women's collections by Costa Mesa-based Hurley incorporate the film's...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 7:17 PM
According to several published reports this past week, a visual-effects studio that has worked on recent Disney films such as "Tron: Legacy" and Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland" soon will move its operations from California to Port St. Lucie.
| Dec 15, 2010
| 11:41 AM
Like "Avatar," "TRON: Legacy" takes us into a world of digital imagination, a dreamscape Netscape of blacks and blues and neon-lit "programs" and disc-duels for the teeming masses of bits and bytes.
It's a gorgeous sequel to 1982's "TRON," a video game...
| Dec 19, 2010
The merchandise collaborations for "Tron: Legacy," which opened in theaters Friday, may seem like they're all over the grid — with the movie's distinctive look and name turning up on everything from $30 backpacks to $15,000 hand-finished designer...
| Dec 22, 2010
There is a down-home comfort saturating "Country Strong," in that "somebody done somebody wrong song" way, that almost carries you through when its music-drenched melodrama gets predictable. Which is pretty much as soon as the fragile, still-in-rehab...