Bestselling author Tom Clancy, whose political thrillers spawned films such as “The Hunt for Red October” and “Patriot Games,” sold more than 50 million books overall and became a multimedia brand…
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A.C. Lyles, whose long association with Paramount began when he was 10 years old, died Friday in Los Angeles. He was 95. Lyles started out at Paramount working for Adolph Zukor more than 80 years…
In today’s hyper-caffeinated age, precious little lives up to its hype. But the “Breaking Bad” finale — perhaps appropriately — got the chemistry just right. From the first frame to the last on a…
CBS was understandably giddy when "Under the Dome" opened to eye-opening ratings, and proceeded to hold on well. Not only had the network taken a big swing outside its wheelhouse, but it scored a…
Los Angeles' new mayor has vowed to help staunch the flow of film and TV production jobs out of Hollywood, starting with the appointment of a film czar at City Hall.
"Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer is moving on. She's put a stake in the heart of her megahit vampire franchise, and saw modest results ($48 million worldwide) earlier this year from an adaptation of…
Simon Cowell has meted out his share of criticism as a judge of musical talent. So hopefully he can endure some leveled at him in hastening the descent of "American Idol," whose ratings decline…
Nerd alert: In July, crazy fanboys in "Star Wars" costumes will run across the Golden Gate Bridge holding lightsabers and wearing crazy grins across their faces.
A ludicrous marital drama-cum-morality play from contemporary black cinema's most prolific multihyphenate.
"Wish Me Away" is a fascinating portrait of Chely Wright, the first significant American country music artist to openly identify herself as gay.
The LA Film Festival announced its winners today after a buffet brunch at Chaya restaurant downtown.