Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron and Jason Reitman work on the set of “Tully.” (Courtesy Focus Features)

Theron depicts real-life motherhood in ‘Tully’

“Every time Jason calls I know it’s going to be a challenge,”…

 

Boots Riley’s Oakland-set “Sorry To Bother You” with Lakeith Stanfield and Tessa Thompson gets its local premiere on April 12 on both sides of the Bay. (Courtesy photo)

61st SFIFF to host Charlize Theron, Boots Riley

The 61st San Francisco International Film Festival, slated for April 4-17 in…

 

Charlize Theron and David Oyelowo star in “Gringo.” (Courtesy Amazon Studios)

Complicated yet likable ‘Gringo’ runs out of steam

The knotty action-comedy “Gringo” is the latest from Blue-Tongue Films, a collective…

 

The Fate of the Furious, the newest chapter in the popular motion-picture series, has plenty of thrilling and ridiculous action. (Courtesy Universal)

Outrageous, enthusiastic action in new ‘Fast and Furious

It’s possible some jokester could have called it “The F8 of the…

The Fate of the Furious, the newest chapter in the popular motion-picture series, has plenty of thrilling and ridiculous action. (Courtesy Universal)
This week's "Modern Family" episode is about how Cam (Eric Stonestreet, center) and Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) react when their daughter Lily (Aubrey Anderson-Emmons) has a transgender pal over for a playdate. (Courtesy ABC)

‘Modern Family’ episode to star 8-year-old transgender actor

It appears as though someone was listening to Jeffrey Tambor’s Emmy acceptance…

This week's "Modern Family" episode is about how Cam (Eric Stonestreet, center) and Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) react when their daughter Lily (Aubrey Anderson-Emmons) has a transgender pal over for a playdate. (Courtesy ABC)
The beautiful “Kubo and the Two Strings” tells a magical, touching story. (Courtesy Laika/Focus Features)

Animators share joy of making ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’

In today’s golden age of animated films, the new “Kubo and the…

The beautiful “Kubo and the Two Strings” tells a magical, touching story. (Courtesy Laika/Focus Features)
Ariana Grande looked glam and sounded great at the MTV Movie Awards. (Courtesy MTV)

Scoop: Sex, ‘Star Wars’ in spotlight at MTV Movie Awards

It wouldn’t be the MTV Movie Awards if there weren’t something sexy,…

Ariana Grande looked glam and sounded great at the MTV Movie Awards. (Courtesy MTV)
A number of high-profile entertainers, including Oprah Winfrey, above, Mary J. Blige, Charlize Theron and Meryl Streep, have signed an open letter calling on world leaders to fight for gender equality across the globe. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Scoop: Celebrities urge world leaders to fight for girls and women

A number of high-profile entertainers — including Oprah Winfrey, Mary J. Blige,…

A number of high-profile entertainers, including Oprah Winfrey, above, Mary J. Blige, Charlize Theron and Meryl Streep, have signed an open letter calling on world leaders to fight for gender equality across the globe. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
In this March 13, 2007 file photo, Steven Avery listens to testimony in the courtroom at the Calumet County Courthouse in Chilton, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

Scoop: ‘Making a Murderer’ filmmakers say they expected backlash

The filmmakers behind Netflix’s “Making a Murderer” documentary say they expected a…

In this March 13, 2007 file photo, Steven Avery listens to testimony in the courtroom at the Calumet County Courthouse in Chilton, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
COURTESY UNIVERSAL PICTURESCharlize Theron and Seth MacFarlane are fun in the entertaining “A Million Ways to Die in the West.”

‘Million Ways to Die’ a good-looking Western comedy

With “A Million Ways to Die in the West,” Seth MacFarlane has…

COURTESY UNIVERSAL PICTURESCharlize Theron and Seth MacFarlane are fun in the entertaining “A Million Ways to Die in the West.”
Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/APSean Penn

Sean Penn, Charlize Theron planning wedding

Sean Penn hasn’t asked her yet, but sources say Charlize Theron is…

Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/APSean Penn
Frank Micelotta/Getty ImagesActor Sean Penn and actress Charlize Theron pose with their Oscars after winning Best Male and Female Actors/actress during the 76th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater on February 29

Scoop: Sean Pean reportedly dating Charlize Theron

It looks like Sean Penn has just scored himself yet another gorgeous…

Frank Micelotta/Getty ImagesActor Sean Penn and actress Charlize Theron pose with their Oscars after winning Best Male and Female Actors/actress during the 76th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theater on February 29