| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Nationally, the Oddball Festival lineup is pretty insane. About 25 comedians are on tour for the mega-amphitheater show, each lineup alternating between cities. This week, in Hartford, the lineup includes some of the most famous comedians working right...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Millennium Entertainment's catalog and distribution platform has been sold to the company's current management team and private investment firm Virgo Investment Group.
The company's leadership will remain in place with Bill Lee staying on as CEO, but...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:44 AM
As long as this planet provides the roads, real and metaphoric, and the pals, the road-trip buddy movie may well outlive the movies themselves.
"Land Ho!" is a disarming addition to the tradition, giving a well-worn genre a few new wrinkles. For one,...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Hopes have run understandably high for the first major feature film effort from Matthew Weiner, creator and executive producer of TV's brilliant "Mad Men." But between some negative advance reviews and a reportedly underwhelming debut at last year's...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:30 PM
With a key legislative vote looming in Sacramento, backers of improving California's production tax credit have honored 32 Emmy-nominated shows for shooting in Los Angeles rather than going to incentive-rich locations.
In a Thursday gathering at the 1600...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:30 AM
ROME - Alejandro G. Inarritu's "Birdman or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance," toplining Michael Keaton, will open the Venice Film Festival.
The black comedy, about a washed-up actor (Keaton) who once played an iconic superhero and must overcome his ego...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:30 AM
When the Toronto International Film Festival announced its high-profile premieres on Tuesday, the lineup was filled with the expected prestige — an adaptation of a Pulitzer Prize-winning work starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts ("August: Osage...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:43 PM
What do giraffes dream of when they take a little giraffe snooze?
Tough to say, but it probably has little to do with meeting the Campus Drive 73 Freeway overpass face-first.
About five months after shooting for "The Hangover Part 3" closed down a 3-...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Chris Hardwick is a busy guy. He runs the popular podcast and website The Nerdist and travels the county doing standup. Last fall, his "Talking Dead," the popular aftershow in which he and guests dissect each episode of "The Walking Dead," grew to an...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:05 AM
When "The Hangover Part III" opened with half as many ticket sales as its predecessor in May, it was clear American moviegoers had tired of the Wolf Pack.
But there was hope yet for Warner Bros. In the two years between the second and third "Hangover,"...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:14 AM
For its 2013 movie awards, MTV has added two new categories to help measure true excellence in filmmaking: Best Shirtless Performance and Best Musical Moment.
What do you expect from an awards ceremony that honors Best Kiss, Best WTF Moment and Best...