Monday, Jun. 10, 2024

Although its video streaming service sparkles with a Hollywood sheen, Netflix still taps its roots in Silicon Valley to stay a step ahead of traditional TV and movie studios.

The Los Gatos, California, company, based more than 300 miles away from Hollywood (where Netflix also maintains...

Thursday, May. 23, 2024

For a guy like Glen Powell, the ascent to movie stardom isn't really a question. It's more like an inevitability.

Blessed with that square jawline, those bright green eyes, a flop of dirty blonde hair and the kind of symmetrical smile that would seem suspect if it weren't so darn charming...

Monday, Apr. 29, 2024

Jerry Seinfeld has been responsible for more movies than you think.

Yes, he co-wrote and lent his voice to 2007's "Bee Movie." But before that, "Seinfeld" — where going to the movies, with or without the aid of Moviefone, was nearly as regular a destination as the coffee shop — gave birth...

Wednesday, Apr. 3, 2024

It's time to take another trip to Italy, to the charming, cobblestoned streets of the Amalfi Coast, sipping coffee at cafes and looking for the la dolce vita. And it just wouldn't be fun without our favorite serial killer, right?

Tom Ripley is back for another turn at wearing dressing...

Monday, Apr. 1, 2024

As the past few weeks have shown, British royalty and the media can be an explosive mix.

The absence of the Princess of Wales after abdominal surgery in January sparked uncontrolled online speculation that was first heightened by the release of a manipulated photo, then eased by a video...

Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2024

When we first meet the hero of Guy Ritchie's new Netflix series, he's not exactly what you'd expect from a Guy Ritchie hero. He's a peacekeeper for the United Nations, under orders to de-escalate tensions. Can that really last, this being a Guy Ritchie series? Doubtful.

"The Gentlemen," a...

Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024

A new entry in the "Avatar" franchise is about to soar and James Cameron has no part in it.

"Avatar: The Last Airbender" is a completely different fictional world from Cameron's Pandora but the two similarly named dueling sci-fi fantasy properties have kept throwing out new entries over...

Monday, Feb. 19, 2024

Although Vince Staples has been in the limelight for more than a decade, he still thinks fame is a weird thing.

And while the Southern California rapper isn't necessarily concerned with "making the best thing" or reaping critical praise, he's willing to endure the publicity machine if it...

Monday, Jan. 29, 2024

Thirty-nine years ago, the biggest music stars in the world crammed into a recording studio in Los Angeles for an all-night session that they hoped might alter music history.

"We Are the World" was a 1985 charity single for African famine relief that included the voices of Michael Jackson...

Thursday, Jan. 4, 2024

In 2021, Sam Song Li was cast in an independent film as the ancestor of a character played by a pre-"Shang-Chi" Simu Liu. To the general public, the non-speaking cameo might seem insignificant. But for Li, it was a seminal moment.

A producer told him she picked him after looking at more...

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