Veteran Oscar Producer Gilbert Cates Dead at 77

By Sandy Cohen, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Producer and director Gilbert Cates, who oversaw a record 14 Academy Awards ceremonies and founded the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, has died. He was 77. The Directors Guild of America confirmed the death Tuesday. Cates also founded the School of Theater Film and Television at […]

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On Demand Now: ‘Grown-Ups,’ ‘Scott Pilgrim,’ ‘Charlie St. Cloud’

Xfinity On Demand today premieres a big batch of new films to check out. There’s the big-time all-star comedy Grown-Ups, the amazingly innovative cult favorite romantic action comedy Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Zac Efron’s moody drama Charlie St. Cloud, the family film Ramona and Beezus and the indie dramedy about a man who loses […]

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On Demand: ‘Date Night,’ ‘Death at a Funeral,’ ‘The Joneses,’ ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’

Comcast On Demand today is premiering a big batch of entertaining new movies for you to dial up, kick back and check out. There’s the hit Tina Fey/Steve Carell comedy Date Night, as well as Chris Rock’s ensemble yukfest Death at a Funeral and the coming-of-age story Diary of a Wimpy Kid. There’s also a […]

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New In Theaters: Grown-Ups, Knight and Day

Here’s what’s opening in a theater near you, and chances are you’re sick of hearing about them, but they may actually be fun movies. There’s the all-star cast of Saturday Night Live vets Grown-Ups, and Knight and Day has been in theaters since Wednesday, and it’s $3.8 million opening day take is the lowest for […]

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Opening Wide: Kick-Ass, Death at a Funeral

Here’s what’s opening in theaters nationwide this weekend for your viewing pleasure. There’s the much-anticipated take-no-prisoners gritty-crazy superhero action flick Kick-Ass, and then there’s Chris Rock heading up a big broad ensemble comedy Death at a Funeral. Take a closer look at both of them below. [iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Kick-Ass/149854/1463564901/-Kick-Ass-%3A-I-m-Kick-Ass/embed 580 476] Kick-Ass Buy tickets at Fandango! […]

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Chris Rocks Letterman, Mocks Scandal

The audience ate up funnyman Chris Rock’s appearance on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman‘ Wednesday night, exploding in laughter when the comedian weighed in on Tiger Woods’ recent press conference and the athlete’s much ballyhooed return to golf. “I woke up groggy and I see a biracial man behind a podium apologizing about sex,” […]

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