| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The maker of the popular "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" video game brought a hired gun, former New York mayor and lawyer Rudy Giuliani, to defend its prized brand from a lawsuit filed by ex-Panama military dictator Manuel Noriega.
Noriega, now 80 years...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 12:30 PM
One of my guilty pleasures is to read the dozens of mini reviews of new indie films that run Fridays in the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. I admire their commitment to support the indie scene with reviews, but it's daunting (if darkly amusing)...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Jessica Chastain wasn't a wild celebrity teen, but the actress thinks she would have been if given the opportunity.
The "Interstellar" star opened up about her career and her roots in the November issue of Glamour, saying she was grateful that the...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Perhaps the least interesting thing about Megan Ellison, Gigi Pritzker and Molly Smith is that these game-changing film financiers happen to be the scions of three of America's wealthiest families -- a status that's more Trivial Pursuit factoid than it is...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Outside the luxurious Carlton Hotel, a pair of genuine Soviet-made tanks with Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson and Harrison Ford inside are idling in the driveway as part of a publicity stunt for the forthcoming "The Expendables 3."...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 4:31 PM
In her recent work, director Kathryn Bigelow has shown a flair for the maximal, taking on epic characters and big subjects such as the futility and meaning of foreign wars. "Zero Dark Thirty" was a nearly three-hour look at a globe-hopping quest over...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Paramount and Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures are backing Richard Linklater's baseball comedy "That's What I'm Talking About."
Paramount will release the film in North America and Annapurna International will sell the international rights.
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Rudy Giuliani is back to denouncing "an evil, heinous criminal," as he put it. This time, it's Manuel Noriega.
Activision Blizzard Inc. has hired the former New York City mayor who presided during the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks to fight a...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:16 PM
The mother of a Maryland man with Down syndrome who died in police custody last year told a Senate panel Tuesday that the federal government needs to spend more to train law enforcement on how to approach the disabled and mentally ill.
| May 2, 2014
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- Keira Knightley has joined the cast of Working Title's 3D epic "Everest."
Other cast members include Jason Clarke ("The Great Gatsby," "Zero Dark Thirty"), who plays climber Rob Hall, Josh Brolin ("True Grit," "No Country for Old Men"), John...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:52 PM
There are few modern military characters as outsized as Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the former commanding general of international and U.S. forces in Afghanistan.
You might recall Michael Hastings' incendiary 2010 Rolling Stone profile of McChrystal that...