| Mar 3, 2014
| 12:30 AM
In a nail-biting photo finish, "12 Years a Slave" was crowned best picture of the 86th Academy Awards, besting the night's most popular film, "Gravity," which won a total of seven awards.
But that wasn't the only eyebrow-raising moment of the night....
| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — Robert Duvall first came to Texas when he was 10, a San Diego military brat on a visit to his mother's family. It would be his first time on a horse, and his first encounter with the people he would later come to know so well....
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Gray is the new black. Night, the new day. Rain, the new sun. Clouds gather, shadows linger. The Oscar-nominated cinematographers' images fill the screen with a beauty only possible in worlds gone monochromatic, turning the most elemental of color...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Tom Sherak, who died Tuesday of prostate cancer, was beloved in Hollywood for his long leadership of the Academy of Motion Pictures and his extensive charitable work as chairman of the MS Dinner of Champions and on the board of the Motion Picture and...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:00 PM
In the three years since earning an Oscar nomination at age 14 for her film debut in Joel and Ethan Coen's "True Grit," Hailee Steinfeld has had barely a moment to catch her breath.
Last year, she tackled sci-fi ("Ender's Game) and Shakespearean tragedy...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Was there ever an actor who aged more gracefully, more beautifully than Peter O'Toole, who died Saturday at age 81?
I know the conventional wisdom is otherwise, insisting that, physically at least, O'Toole bore the ravages of a hard-lived life. I said...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 10:43 AM
"Inside Llewyn Davis" was in tune with moviegoers this weekend.
The Coen brothers' new folk-music dramedy debuted in limited release this weekend to stellar results, grossing $402,000, according to an estimate from distributor CBS Films. Playing in four...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Keeping it in the entertainment industry, Aziz Ansari of "Parks and Recreation" has bought a house in Los Feliz for $2,686,950 from director Andrew Douglas.
Designed by Buff & Hensman and built in 1968, the Mid-Century Modern post-and-beam home features...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 6:30 AM
It's not as if Ender Wiggin has all that much riding on his shoulders. He just must single-handedly save the planet in a war against aliens and then become a moral compass for mankind. All before he's old enough to have a beer.
Orson Scott Card's...
| Oct 31, 2013
In step with its sensitive, tactically brilliant 12-year-old hero, "Ender's Game" is a bit of a tweener, neither triumph nor disaster, a war-games fantasy with a use-by date of Nov. 22, when the new "Hunger Games" movie comes out.
Its central action...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:32 AM
First published in 2003, the four-issue comic book series R.I.P.D. tells the story of a police force made up of officers who are on their second tour of duty, now working with the Rest In Peace Department. These officers can move between the real world...