| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Everything about "Get on Up," a provocatively structured and unusually rich musical biopic, is a little better, a little less formula-bound, a little sharper than the average specimen in this genre.
I'm surprised it's this good, given that director Tate...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:47 AM
It's hard to believe that the biggest music festival of the summer is in the home stretch. But there's still a huge amount of festing to do and it can be overwhelming. So here are 10 don't-miss attractions for the final weekend.
1. Cast in Bronze...
| Aug 8, 2014
The Hollywood novel is a difficult undertaking, especially in the era of Google and TMZ. F. Scott Fitzgerald basing “The Love of the Last Tycoon” on Irving Thalberg of MGM was a simple alteration; Charles Bukowski's namesake barely changed...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Fox has scheduled "Paper Towns," an adaptation of the 2008 young-adult book by "The Fault in Our Stars" author John Green, to hit theaters July 31, 2015.
Nat Wolff, who appeared in "Fault," is set to star as Quentin "Q" Jacobsen, a high-school kid...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Tracy had been threatened, stalked, slapped and beaten by her ex-boyfriend. But it wasn't until a police officer pulled out a form and read a series of questions designed to determine her risk of being killed that she realized the danger she was facing....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Admit it. The last time only time? you thought about Nebraska's biggest city was when Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning yelled "Omaha!" about 40 times in a playoff game last January.
That was fun, sort of. Imagewise, pro sports haven't been...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:30 AM
SELLERS: Heirs of Betty Sherrill
LOCATION: New York City, NY
SIZE: 5,000-ish square feet (by our estimates), 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: We can all thank Eamonn Eagleyes for his thoughtful digital missive that let Your...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Somewhere, Paul Schrader's head must be spinning. Again.
Back in 2004, the iconoclastic "Taxi Driver" screenwriter found himself locked in a headline-grabbing battle for creative control when his "Dominion," a prequel to William Friedkin's Oscar-...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:39 AM
The new film “The Keeping Room” opens with a quotation from Civil War Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, who declares, “War is cruelty ... the crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.” The story confirms the idea by opening with...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Booty, beauty, beats and Kate Bush. Below, a rundown of some of what happened this week in popular music.
-- A few decades from now, when music historians are writing the tome of Los Angeles in the early part of the century, two names will be at the...
| Sep 7, 2014
There are all sorts of activities for families this fall — from children's theater and kid-friendly concerts to a circus and farm tours.
One event of note this fall: A game by the Harlem Globetrotters will be the first family performance at...