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  • 'Scary Movie 5' spoofs horror while '42' takes swing at baseball history

    April 12, 2013 5:00 AM 155

    It is not always a good thing to launch two genre-related films within a week of each other but it might actually help "Scary Movie 5." Sure, it is a spoof but with the success of "Evil Dead," it could be the prefect one-two punch. Go to see them back-to-back. What a way to spend a day by getting scared and then poking fun of those things that just made you that way. Oh, the opposite

  • HANNIBAL Episode Recap: “Amuse Bouche”

    April 12, 2013 3:08 AM 163

    by Allison Keene Posted: April 11th, 2013 at 8:00 pm A fellow TV critic said of Hannibal, “NBC doesn’t know what it has with this show.” He’s absolutely right. Though it has some of the trappings of a procedural (a case of the week, a familiar make up of quirky forensic detectives, a kind of “you can’t handle the truth!” refrain), Hannibal is elevated

  • ‘Matilda the Musical’ at Shubert Theater

    April 12, 2013 2:00 AM 128

    “Matilda the Musical,” the London import that opened on Thursday night, is the most satisfying and subversive musical ever to come out of Britain, where it was nurtured into life by the Royal Shakespeare Company. In many ways this production would seem to be an example of show business as usual: It’s inspired by a book (the children’s novel of the same name by Roald

  • Lazaro Eliminated And Top 5 Revealed

    April 12, 2013 1:37 AM 143

    The fan (but not judges') favorite wound up with Amber Holcomb were in the Bottom 2. After the "Idol" results were announced, Lazaro sang "Feelin' Good" for the judges' save, but Keith, Nicki, Randy and Mariah were not in agreement about keeping him around. "OK, sounds good," Lazaro said to the judges when he found out he was going home. "It's cool, guys." Amber

  • ‘The Simpsons’ Cooks Up ‘Breaking Bad’ Couch Gag

    April 12, 2013 12:53 AM 126

    Over the last few years, we’ve seen ‘The Simpsons‘ couch gags that parody everything from ‘Game of Thrones‘ to good-old fashioned noir art, but the latest pop-culture spoof is as pure as it gets. In advance of this Sunday’s all-new episode, the latest ‘Simpsons’ couch gag puts a new spin on ‘Breaking Bad,’ so check out the expertly-done intro inside

  • 'To the Wonder' is a beautiful blunder

    April 12, 2013 12:30 AM 345

    Marina and Neil take a scenic journey to Normandy and find themselves in awe at their budding love. Awe is not exactly the film audience's reaction. Director Terrence Malick presents great beauty on the screen, but that doesn't save this pretentious, incoherent mess (*½ out of four; rated R; opens Friday in select cities) from insufferable tedium. Straining

  • Dome Is Where the Art Is as Academy Museum Takes Shape: A Photo Gallery

    April 12, 2013 12:03 AM 258

    The Academy Museum will be nestled next to LACMA's 5-year old Broad Contemporary Art Museum (right) -- and across the street from the future Wilshire-Fairfax Purple Line subway stop. The overall plan for the Academy Museum includes all six levels of the former May Co. building, features more than 30,000 square feet of flexible exhibition galleries, special

  • Box Office Preview: 'Scary Movie 5,' '42' to Face Off for Top Spot

    April 11, 2013 11:05 PM 199

    Pre-release tracking suggests the horror movie parody featuring Charlie Sheen and Lindsay Lohan and the Jackie Robinson biopic are running neck-and-neck. Scary Movie 5, a parody of horror movies, and 42, a biopic about a baseball legend Jackie Robinson, will battle it out for the box office title this weekend, with pre-release tracking suggesting a close

  • Joe Jonas Is Silly, Sexy & Awesome As He Makes A Fan’s Dreams Come True [VIDEO]

    April 11, 2013 7:51 PM 173

    The Jonas Brothers hottie took to YouTube today to post one of the best response videos we’ve ever seen. It seems a Jonas Brothers fan asked Joe if he would accompany her to her last college formal. Sadly, Joe can’t go, but don’t worry because he’s definitely making it up to her! First we’ve got the amazing video, which just goes to show how hilarious

  • Joe Jonas declines fan's invitation to sorority formal, makes a counteroffer video

    April 11, 2013 7:43 PM 160

    Joe Jonas is the latest star to be asked to a formal function by a fan, and the 23-year-old decided to get creative when it came to responding to Shaina Koh If there is one proven way to catch a celebrity's attention — it's through the powers of YouTube. Joe Jonas is the latest star to be asked to a formal function by a fan, and the 23-year-old singer