| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Fall seasons don't only include the premieres of new series. New original movies usually abound, and Fall 2013 is no exception. Here are some of the Fall 2013 New Shows: Movies to check out over the next few months, from dramas to family films and more....
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:33 PM
The following On Demand/DVD new releases are available this week: Hotel Transylvania: In this spirited animated adventure, Dracula runs a resort where monsters can get away from those pesky humans. But once his daughter decides she wants to explore the...
| May 14, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Author events in Southern California this week include Benjamin Busch, Erik Larson and Pico Iyer....
| Jan 15, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Golden Globes: Idris Elba of "Luther" wins for best actor in a series, mini-series or motion picture made for television at the Golden Globes....
| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:35 PM
George R.R. Martin took time during HBO's Golden Globes afterparty to talk about books and writers in Hollywood....
| Mar 9, 2012
| 4:39 PM
When the Disney folks decided to drop the last two words from the title “John Carter of Mars,” they were left with the blandest, least informative name of any big-budget film in living memory. Sure, “Shrek” and “Forrest Gump&...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 9:43 AM
British comedy star Rowan Atkinson turns his pseudo-James Bond loose again in this sequel that isn't consistently funny but still has its moments ... especially one involving the star and a too-adjustable chair.
The banished English is brought back...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Sorry, I tried my best to not doze off during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards. There were a few interesting moments (Seth Rogen concealing his erection, the clever acceptance speech from the folks at Modern Family, every Elton John...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:10 AM
More cinema awards.
The Los Angeles Film Critics Circle has a reputation for sometimes picking unusual choices. This year, the critics honored "Amour" (picture and female actor Emmanuelle Riva), "The Master" (director P.T. Anderson, actors Joaquin...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 5:48 PM
There's probably some great psychology/sociology book out there that analyzes why we like ghost stories, why they appear in nearly every culture, and why they're generally the first horror concept each culture develops. Presumably it has something to do...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 12:25 PM
It's not often that a sequel is better than the original, especially when the original is as dazzling as BBC America's miniseries "The Hour" was last year.
But that's the case with the intoxicating mix of lust, longing, superb acting and a little bit...