| Dec 6, 2013
With its ill-gotten loot, femme fatale and ends-of-the-earth locales, "Swerve" looks at first like a promising genre entry from Down Under, where the bar is set high. It might be the country's physical isolation or its penal-colony legacy, but a number of...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Cloying and smug when it's not being unfunny and crass, the high school reunion comedy "Back in the Day" hits lows with a frequency that suggests a world-class sharp shooter or free-throw king.
With every thudding gross-out gag or mistimed bit of...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Like any producer of a successful franchise, Universal Studios is ready to give its guests more of "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter."
The theme park operator revealed new details of the expansion of the park inside its Islands of Adventure, in...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Entertainment newsmag "Extra" is moving from a mall to a theme park.
The syndicated series, hosted by Maria Menounos and Mario Lopez, will kick off its 20th season from Universal Studios Hollywood. Show will tape daily segments from various parts of...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:53 PM
A bit of lost Los Angeles lives for now in a Pomona warehouse.
Glimpse it and get goose bumps, even on a sticky summer day.
The soft curve of the Brown Derby's hat. The dragon that danced outside Grauman's Chinese.
The worn characters above a prewar...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:16 PM
In an area that Los Angeles real estate brokers have dubbed "the lower Westside," the rush is on to fill in the once-sparsely developed land north of LAX and southeast of Marina del Rey with new residences, retail outlets and creative businesses.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:53 AM
We keep hearing it: The theatrical exhibition component of the movie business is on a slow fade to extinction. Well. Besides taxes, cockroaches and "Two and a Half Men," what isn't going away, ultimately?
Try telling that to ArcLight Cinemas. The...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Breeders Cup 2013 dates, times and TV channels: NBC Sports Group has coverage of the Breeders Cup horse racing event from Santa Anita Park in Los Angeles Nov. 1-2. Breeders Cup 2013 dates, times and TV channels Friday, Nov. 1 4-8pm ET (NBCSN) Breeders...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Tickets are on sale for Universal CityWalk's rebooted New Year's Eve celebration, now known simply as "Eve."
The party includes admission to six nightclubs (Groove, Rising Star, Red Coconut Club, Pat O'Brien's, Bob Marley’s – A Tribute to...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Eight new venues are coming to Universal's CityWalk by June, including new Italian and Mexican restaurants, a Hot Dog Hall of Fame and Cowfish, which will serve burgers and sushi.
Also on tap: a new 130-seat Starbucks, a Stone Cold Creamery, Menchies...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Bob Marley -- a Tribute to Freedom, a nightclub at Universal CityWalk, will mark Jamaican Independence Day with a celebration on Saturday.
The event will include live reggae music, food and drink specials, Jamaican and African merchandise sales,...