Film / Television

'Scarface'/'Rocky III' actor/LA newsman Mario Machado dies

An L.A. TV news anchor in the 1960s and 1970s who appeared in movies like “Rocky III" has died. Machado was L.A.’s first Asian-American newscaster.

'Iron Man 3' rakes in $175.3M in No. 2 domestic debut

According to studio estimates Sunday, "Iron Man 3" had the second-biggest debut ever, behind the $207.4 million start last year for "The Avengers," which teamed him with other Marvel Comics heroes.

Re-evaluating Friedkin's 'Sorcerer' and other 'flops' by the wizards of the 1970s

A new revival of director William Friedkin's notorious 1977 box office failure "Sorcerer'" has Off-Ramp contributor RH Greene thinking about other ambitious cinematic flops from the "New Hollywood" era, and how time has been kind to them.

Salman Rushdie's 'Midnight's Children' heads to the big screen

We recently spoke with Salman Rushdie who said he never imagined this book would make it to the silver screen when it was first published 32 years ago.

Netflix loses 2,000 instant streaming titles

Sorry everyone — Netflix is cutting 1,794 titles, with a big chunk of that thanks to licensing agreements expiring with Warner Bros., MGM and Universal.

Don't *@#*%! with another man's vehicle: 'Pulp Fiction' Chevy found after 19 years

Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino's red convertible used in "Pulp Fiction' was stolen in 1994; officers believe they recovered it this month in the Oakland area.

'Draft Day' starts shooting as 2013 NFL Draft begins

The 2013 NFL Draft started Thursday. Also on hand for the draft — the cast and crew of “Draft Day,” shooting a new football movie starring Kevin Costner.

Disney, AMC settle 'Iron Man 3' release battle (trailer)

"Iron Man 3" is coming to the nation's 2nd-largest theater chain after all — AMC settled a dispute with Walt Disney Studios that threatened next week's launch.

VIDEO: Zach Braff wants that money you gave the Veronica Mars Kickstarter

Braff wrote and directed “Garden State,” and now he wants to make “Wish I Was Here” — and is asking fans for $2 million on Kickstarter to fund it.

Chinese TV casts actors to join Marky Mark and the clunky bunch in 'Transformers 4'

Ability to turn into a laser-fighting robot race car is neither required, nor encouraged.

Movie ratings to come with more prominent descriptions

The MPAA launches campaign to encourage parents to 'check the box' below a movie's rating for more prominent descriptions of its content.

Cooper, Jackson each win twice at MTV Movie Awards

The MTV Movie Awards Sunday night were as much about the anticipated movies of the upcoming summer season as they are about the winning films of last year.

'42' director Brian Helgeland on telling Jackie Robinson's story

'42' opens nationwide today. The film chronicles how Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey, played by Harrison Ford, found, signed and delivered Jackie Robinson to the majors.

'Nosotros Los Nobles': A riches to rags movie hits home in Mexico (Video)

The comedy 'Nosotros Los Nobles' (We Are the Nobles) has grossed more than $110 million and viewed by more than 2 million Mexicans and may become Mexico's top grossing film.

9 unexpected reasons to love Annette Funicello even more

Did you know she co-starred in a film that includes a yodeling polar bear and James Brown singing "I Feel Good" while wearing a ski sweater? Truth.

VIDEO: Geffen drops $25 million for Mid-Wilshire film museum

Music and movie mogul David Geffen has kicked in $25 million for a film museum planned by Academy Awards overseers.