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  • Israeli Sitcom About Palestinian Family Confronts Racism, Politics

    Variety's Under the Radar series looks at movies and TV shows that deserve a closer look. What: "Arab Labor" Where to watch: KCET, LinkTV, linktv.org/arablabor Why watch: The first Israeli series to show Palestinians speaking Arabic on primetime was...
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor, Taylor Kitsch More to Show Films at Palm Springs ShortFest

    Chiwetel Ejiofor, Taylor Kitsch, Rose McGowan, Bebe Neuwirth and Michael Urie are among the list of actor-director who will be showing short films at the 20th annual Palm Springs International ShortFest & Short Film Market this month. The ShortFest...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Community' on NBC

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Community' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 13 - 19, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES 30 for 30 The late '80s-early '90s heyday...
  • Cannes: Billy Ray to Direct 'Secret' Remake

    Billy Ray will direct "The Secret in Their Eyes," an adaptation of Argentinean pic that won the 2009 Academy Award for foreign-language film. IM Global will launch international sales at Cannes. Helmed by Juan Jose Campanella and starring Ricardo Darin,...
  • Cannes: Despite a Slew of Announcements, This Market is Slimmer

    Going into this year's Cannes, the consensus is that, rather than too many projects, there may well be too few despite the flurry of down-to-the-wire high-profile announcements on the eve of the festival. But less product has its upsides. "What we...
  • WGA Members Ratify New 3-Year Deal

    Members of the Writers Guild of America have ratified a new three-year master contract a day before the current deal expires. The terms of the contract, which were ratified by 98.5% of the members, stretch from May 2 through May 1, 2017. A total of 1,193...
  • 'Sharknado 2' aims to have even more bite

     'Sharknado 2' aims to have even more bite
    If it's true that lightning never strikes in the same place twice, then neither does a sharknado. For the sequel to last summer's surprise social media phenomenon, director Anthony C. Ferrante knew he had to take his low-budget sharks-in-a-tornado...
  • Former WGA Prez Patric Verrone's Senate Campaign Raises Less, Spends Less Than Rivals

    Former Writers Guild of America West president Patric M. Verrone has raised nearly $44,753 for his campaign for the California State Senate and spent $12,052 -- far smaller amounts than his rivals. Verrone announced earlier this month that he was seeking...
  • Writers Guild Reaches Deal with Producers

    The Writers Guild of America and Hollywood's production companies have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year master contract. The agreement came late Tuesday, just a month before the current deal expires on May 1. Negotiations have been...
  • Writers Guild: New Deal Addresses TV Writer Problems

    Leaders of the Writers Guild of America are touting their new contract as addressing key problems for TV writers -- who are now seeing far shorter seasons. "Importantly, we have now placed limits on the options and exclusivity requirements often...
  • Oscar race up in air as 'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' '12 Years' log wins

     Oscar race up in air as 'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' '12 Years' log wins
    When Oscar nominations were announced last week, "Gravity" and "American Hustle" led the field, each winning 10. "12 Years a Slave" was right behind them with nine nominations. Then "Hustle" won the Screen Actors Guild Award for ensemble last Saturday,...
  • Michael Phillips on 2013 screenplays up for Oscars

    Michael Phillips on 2013 screenplays up for Oscars
    Oscar-nominated or not, a screenplay remains a halfway thing until it goes before the cameras. Similarly, a movie is only a movie until the post-screening discussion, whether that discussion takes place in your head, alone, or with strangers in a room. At...