| Feb 25, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Sony Pictures didn't waste much time replacing Amy Pascal. On Tuesday the company named Tom Rothman, the longtime Fox chief, the next chairman of Sony's motion picture group.
Before joining Sony in 2013 to lead its TriStar unit, Rothman spent 18 years...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:00 AM
If you've ever watched some chiseled action hero coolly taking out bad guys onscreen and thought to yourself, "How hard could that be?" I have two words for you: Try it.
On a recent afternoon, I paid a visit to 87Eleven in Inglewood, a stunt...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Deadpool, the wisecracking mercenary antihero, has proved just about unkillable in the pages of Marvel comics. His movie appears to be equally resilient: 20th Century Fox has announced it will release the long-gestating "X-Men" spinoff "Deadpool" on Feb....
| Mar 31, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Not many superheroes can wallop bad guys and belt out a tune with equal aplomb, but Fox's "X-Men" franchise boasts just such a guy in Hugh Jackman, a.k.a. Wolverine.
The star of last summer's "The Wolverine" demonstrated his singing prowess in an...
| May 22, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Time travel, Peter Dinklage and 1970s kitsch top a very long list of what makes "X-Men: Days of Future Past" such a blast.
Allowing one of the mutant corps to travel back to save a perilous present paves the way for all of the X-Men to find their better...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Orson Scott Card, the “Ender’s Game” novelist who ignited a firestorm over his comments about gay marriage, has written a paranoid essay comparing President Obama to Hitler in which he suggests Obama could be planning a coup to take over...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:38 PM
In the same week it makes its broadcast debut on PBS, this documentary looks at such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and Wonder Woman from the perspective of their effects over the years on the public ... and, in some instances, even...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Let's say there's a row of beautiful movie theaters, and the marquee of each one reads, "New film by (name of filmmaker here)." And let's say there's no other information about the film itself. Which one would you choose? We offered this dilemma to some...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Summer is the main inspiration for NBC's "Camp," a dramatic comedy created by Liz Heldens ("Friday Night Lights") and Peter Elkoff ("Gossip Girl").
The hour-long show, which premieres July 10, is set in the American Midwest but was filmed inland from...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Actor Hugh Jackman brought his one-man stage show to Los Angeles' Dolby Theater on Saturday in a benefit and live auction that raised $1.85 million for the Motion Picture & Television Fund.
The "X-Men" star performed his critically acclaimed one-man...