Film / Television

'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' tops box office for 2nd week

Movie fans sympathetic to rebellious apes being mistreated in medical experiments kept “Rise of The Planet Of The Apes” at the top of the box office this weekend.

'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' tops weekend box office

Fans went “Ape” at the box office this weekend. Here's the tally of the past week’s most popular movies.

Hollywood actors urge more black filmmakers to tell their stories

Race, politics and representation on the big screen were the topics at hand at the 102nd NAACP Convention at the Los Angeles Convetion Center on Wednesday.

'Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows - Part 2' tops weekend box office

With a record-breaking weekend at the box office for the final segment of an epic series, “Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2” signaled the end of an era for millions of Harry Potter fans.

New 'Harry Potter' movie breaks midnight screenings record with $43.5 million domestically

The final installment in the Harry Potter franchise set a record at last night’s midnight screenings around the country.

'Mad Men,' 'Mildred Pierce,' 'Modern Family' top Emmy nominations

AMC's "Mad Men," the sharply observed drama of a changing 1960s America, received 19 Emmy nominations Thursday morning to lead the series pack, while HBO's melodramatic miniseries "Mildred Pierce" starring Kate Winslet grabbed a top 21 noms.

Sherwood Schwartz, creator of 'Brady Bunch,' 'Gilligan's Island' dies at age 94

Sherwood Schwartz has died at age 94. Schwartz was the writer-creator of two of the best-remembered TV series of the 1960s and 1970s, "Gilligan's Island" and "The Brady Bunch." Great niece Robin Randall said Schwartz died at 4 a.m. Tuesday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' tops weekend box office

"Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon," the summer blockbuster so far, continues soaring to new heights at the box office. Audiences can’t seem get enough of computer-generated robots gone bad.

Former Magic Johnson theater reopens as Rave Cinemas 15 in South Los Angeles

Nearly a year after the Magic Johnson cinemas closed, a new state-of-the-art multiplex opened in its place today at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Mall.

Los Angeles appeals court: County doesn't have to require condom use in porn

An appeals court says the courts can't compel public health officials to require and enforce condom use in porn.

'Carol Burnett Show' executive producer Bob Banner dies

Here's a tug of the ear to the man who convinced comedienne Carol Burnett to answer audience questions on her long-running variety show. Bob Banner was 89 years old when he died Wednesday at the Motion Picture and Television retirement home in Woodland Hills.

'X-Men: First Class' tops weekend box office

Fantasy and comedy were the two top genres generating the biggest bucks at the box office. Here's a rundown of this past weekend’s favorite five.

'Hangover Part II' tops weekend box office

Movie fans definitely had a huge hangover on this Memorial Day weekend.

How Scotty McCreery won 'American Idol'

From that initial moment when Scotty McCreery stepped in front of the "American Idol" judges and bellowed "lock the doors and turn the lights down low" in his deep-beyond-his-years register, the fresh-faced country crooner captured everyone's attention and he never let it go.

Highland Park celebrates relighting of iconic theater sign

For more than a decade, the large sign over Highland Park’s only movie theater was hard to see at night. A ceremony recently shed light on the neighborhood’s resurgence.

'Thor' tops weekend box office

More “thunder” at the Box Office this weekend from a fantasy film about an alien warrior.