| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Fox is so excited about its new Tuesday night comedy line-up for the fall season that it's giving Chicago residents an opportunity to preview all four comedies airing that night.
This Sunday, Fox will host an advance preview screening of the new comedies...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
TOLUCA LAKE, Calif. — Looking trim in a black windbreaker over a gray crew neck sweatshirt, Steve Carell walked into the diner near the Warner Bros. lot just like a regular guy.
OK, most actors/celebrities walk into diners like regular folk; it&...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 7:33 PM
"Ben & Kate" (7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Fox; 3 stars out of 4) will live or die by how much viewers love, or hate, Nat Faxon's exuberant portrayal of Ben Fox.
Faxon (Oscar-winning screenwriter, with "Community" star Jim Rash, of "The Descendants") spins like...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:06 PM
The comedy "The Way, Way Back," which closed the Los Angeles Film Festival on Sunday, is a coming-of-age story based on events that really happened in the life of the film's co-writer and co-director, Jim Rash.
The film, which played before a packed...
| Jul 4, 2013
***1/2 (out of 4)
If possible, I would blend “The Way, Way Back” with ice and syrup and drink it all summer. I’d wear it as sunscreen or I’d put it in my pocket, careful that it didn’t get wet at the pool or beach.
| Jul 2, 2013
More than a year later, Nat Faxon hasn’t fully processed winning an Academy Award.
“It still feels surreal and dreamlike,” says the former “Ben and Kate” star, whose work with Jim Rash (Dean Pelton on “Community&...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Whenever I find myself in a bleak mood, a quick glance at the Ron Swanson Pyramid of Greatness usually does the trick. A near-perfect melding of minds between the "Parks and Recreation" writing staff and actor Nick Offerman, this visual guide on how to...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| May 3, 2013
| 6:55 PM
Evan Beamer, co-director of "In Security," had a brush with danger Friday.
The Los Angeles resident almost backed into a Camaro after receiving a text telling him that his first feature film had been honored as an Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 11:50 AM
To begin talking about the new indie film "The Way, Way Back," I want to go way, way back.
Praise for the movie's excellent cast, anchored by Sam Rockwell, Toni Collette, Steve Carell, Allison Janney and teenage rock Liam James, will come later. As good...
| Sep 25, 2012
The highlights tonight, the second night of the 2012-13 TV season: 1. “NCIS” reveals which characters survived that explosive finale last season. ”NCIS,” at 8 p.m. on CBS, was the most popular drama last season. It faces...