| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:41 AM
Russell Brand replaces Dudley Moore in this remake of the 1981 comedy ... but really, who could ever replace Moore? That's much of the problem here, as Brand tries to assume the title role of a boozy heir even more reluctant to go through with an arranged...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 11:29 AM
Words & Ideas
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.
Bill Adler & Cey Adams: The author and designer will present and sign their new book, "Def Jam Recordings: The First 25 Years of the Last Great Record Label." Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 12:19 PM
Everything you need to know about what's going on 11/14-11/20.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; Subject to change)
Happy Feet 2
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1
Basketball Wives L.A. (season finale; 8 p.m.; VH1)...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 6:36 AM
From the Mike Sragow Gets Reel blog:
Jason Winer directed every other episode of the first season of the award-winning ABC comedy "Modern Family." He has just made the jump to movie comedy with the forthcoming remake of "Arthur," starring Russell Brand...
| Apr 9, 2012
In 2006, Greta Gerwig was living in Logan Square, making her first movie (Joe Swanberg’s “LOL”) and fighting off a heat wave.
“We didn’t have air conditioning,” she recalls, “so we had to just put a bowl of ice...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:32 AM
As Katy Perry prepares to make her first post-split appearance at the People's Choice Awards this week, the 27-year-old pop star is thanking fans for support.
The singer tweeted on Saturday that her spirits have been lifted by kind words sent to her from...
| Jun 16, 2011
In the latest sign of Hollywood's accelerated efforts to expand its presence in the fast-growing Chinese market, Warner Bros. Entertainment has announced plans to offer its movies via cable television there, the first such venture by a major studio....
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:47 PM
"The altitude's kinda giving me a bit of a headache. Does anyone got (an), Aspen?"
Oh, Steven Tyler. It was so funny I forgot to laugh.
"American Idol" travels to Aspen, Colo., for the first time, where we learn about Rocky Mountain Oysters and...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 11:18 AM
The Grammys cast aside their celebratory vibe Sunday to pay tribute to singer Whitney Houston, whose death over the weekend hung heavy over the 54th annual awards show.
Until Saturday, the pre-show drama had focused on Adele and how the six-time-...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:42 AM
Oprah Winfrey had her favorite restaurants where she and her A-list guests would dine during “The Oprah Winfrey Show’s” run in Chicago, including RL and Table Fifty-Two, and now it appears Rosie O’Donnell has her own favorites...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 10:04 AM
The Easter Bunny-to-be decides to go AWOL and pursue a Hollywood career instead in this comedy that combines computer animation and live action, something director Tim Hill knows from his "Alvin and the Chipmunks" work.
Russell Brand voices "E.B." the...