| 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....
| May 14, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Author events in Southern California this week include Benjamin Busch, Erik Larson and Pico Iyer....
| Oct 8, 2010
| 10:13 AM
It's back to "Gladiator" territory as this adventure from writer-director Neil Marshall ("The Descent") focuses on Roman warriors who must fend for themselves when their leader is captured by enemy troops.
They ultimately decide on what could turn out to...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:27 PM
Dominic West won't be playing a serial killer again any time soon.
The British actor, best known for his role as hard-drinking detective Jimmy McNulty on "The Wire," had his fill of the darker side while filming "Appropriate Adult" (9 p.m. Saturday,...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 7:21 AM
The broadcast networks were shut out of the best TV drama category when nominations for the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday morning.
FX's "American Horror Story" is the only non-pay-cable series to make the cut, joining Starz's...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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&...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 10:35 AM
In BBC America's absorbing series, "The Hour" (9 p.m. Aug. 17; 3.5 stars), a group of TV journalists in 1956 London launches a new kind of BBC news program (think a live "60 Minutes") that hopes to report honestly about—not to—the British...
| Dec 3, 2008
With Punisher: War Zone, Thomas Jane, the actor with two first names and little acting talent, looks like the smartest guy in the room. He didn't return to the vigilante film series after making one awful movie four years ago.
To re-boot the DOA Punisher...
| Dec 5, 2008
With "Punisher: War Zone," Thomas Jane, the actor with two first names and little acting talent, looks like the smartest guy in the room. He didn't return to the vigilante film series after making one awful movie four years ago.
To re-boot the DOA...