| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Animation giant Pixar uses technology only as a means to an end; its films are rooted in human concerns, not computer wizardry.
The same can be said of the new book "Creativity, Inc.," Ed Catmull's endearingly thoughtful explanation of how the studio he...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
If just the mention of the name Ed Asner puts the theme song from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" in your head, then the actor's longtime Studio City house will probably bring to mind his trademark character: lovable, flawed, curmudgeonly, fatherly editor Lou...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Nicole Kidman's "Grace of Monaco," a biopic about the galvanizing actor-turned-royal originally scheduled for 2013, will open the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. It marks the second straight year that a high-profile, star-studded film originally set for an...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:31 AM
No other film released 25 years ago, and few made since, captured the crosscurrents of a single neighborhood on a sweltering summer day in late 20th-century America the way Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" did.
Lee's brash masterwork still plays like...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Disney World is pulling the plug on two of its live-entertainment options at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park next month. The last day for the Pixar Pals Countdown to Fun parade and the Disney Channel Rocks street show will be April 6, a Disney World...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Disney-Pixar realized it had hit on a can't-miss formula for animated blockbusters about the time "Monsters, Inc." came out in 2001.
Find some fantastical corner of pop culture you can peek in on — after hours. From the lives of toys when the kids...
| May 13, 2011
| 7:49 AM
Here's a quick look at the wealth of entertainment options this weekend at Orlando's theme parks and attractions:
+ It's the final weekend of the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. This weekend's HGTV guest is designer popular Vern Yip, who...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 2:05 PM
Programming for open-air festivals is like programming for neighborhood theaters: You've got to know your audience. The Little Italy Outdoor Film Festival almost started a mini-riot one year when organizers decided not to open with "Moonstruck." Never...
| Jun 12, 2011
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich
J.J. Abrams and Michael Giacchino: The Hammer Conversations series presents Abrams, the co-creator of the series "Lost" and creator of "Felicity," "Alias" and "Fringe," in conversation with film composer Giacchino ("...
| Oct 6, 2011
Steven P. Jobs, the charismatic technology pioneer who co-founded Apple Inc. and transformed one industry after another, from computers and smartphones to music and movies, has died. He was 56.
Apple announced the death of Jobs — whose legacy...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Ted Danson is a newcomer to "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," but he's not the only one.
Elisabeth Harnois actually was introduced last season as forensic sleuth Morgan Brody in a guest appearance on the long-running CBS drama series. She's back full...