| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"HOUSEWWORK can't kill you. But why take a chance?"
That was one of the hundreds -- no, thousands -- of jokes told by the late great Phyllis Diller. She was the comedienne with the wild hair, wilder clothes and a no-account husband she referred to as...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Per Fly's "Waltz for Monica" ("Monica Z"), a biopic of Swedish jazz singer Monica Zetterlund, has been added to the lineup of Gothenburg-based Way Out West, a Scandi twist on South by Southwest.
One of Sweden's most anticipated film releases, "Monica"...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Liam Hemsworth isn't wasting time nor tears on Miley Cyrus, getting caught on camera Tuesday planting a big ol' smooch on another (quite beautiful) woman.
Before the news of his broken engagement with Cyrus even had time to settle -- it was officially...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The week's programming highlights include returning reality and drama series, Major League Baseball's All-Star Game, the ESPYs and Disney Channel's next big movie aimed at young viewers.
Disney Channel is hoping for another "High School Musical" with...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:33 AM
It's been five years since Zac Efron graduated from the "High School Musical" franchise, the guileless film series that established the young star as a mom-approved heartthrob.
Yet even with his Disney Channel days in the rear-view mirror, the actor has...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Has Zac Efron been to rehab in recent months? That was the word out Tuesday from unnamed sources, alleging to several media outlets that the "17 Again" actor had wrapped up treatment about five months ago.
Efron, whose newest flick, "Parkland,"...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Vanessa Hudgens is kind of a good girl. At least that's what her Marie Claire interview makes her out to be: a "good girl gone badass," to be exact.
The "High School Musical" alum, 24, covers the fashion and beauty mag's October issue and her feature...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:22 AM
We have five words for you: Bill Nye the Waltz Guy.
The embarrassment of riches in reality-TV land keep coming. "American Idol" on Tuesday bestowed on us a "dream team" of a judges panel. Now Wednesday gives us the roster of celebrity participants --...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Sept. 6′s North American premiere of Peter Landesman's "Parkland" generated a respectful response -- and not an insignificant number of tears -- at the Roy Thomson Hall on the second night of Toronto Film Festival.
"I really do enjoy listening to...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Independent financing has always meant cobbling together a variety of sources, and in the past five years, financing against music licensing has become another funding source to add to the indie menu.
Cutting Edge Group has invested in 10 films screening...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The 2013 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Nov. 1. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
Two New York City detectives hunt for a serial killer targeting...