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  • 'Draft Day' a 'Moneyball' for the hard-core pro football fan

    'Draft Day' a 'Moneyball' for the hard-core pro football fan
    Draft Day Lionsgate, $29.95; Blu-ray, $39.99 A sort of "Moneyball" for people who distrust statisticians, "Draft Day" stars Kevin Costner as an NFL general manager (for the Cleveland Browns) who risks the ire of his owner, his coach and his fan base...
  • Tuesday's TV highlights: 'Rizzoli & Isles' and more

    Tuesday's TV highlights: 'Rizzoli & Isles' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 15 - 21, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Nick News With Linda Ellerbee A large...
  • David Wain's 'They Came Together' Completes 12-Year Journey at L.A. Film Festival

    David Wain found himself in reflective mood as his romcom spoof "They Came Together" had its West Coast premiere Monday night at the Los Angeles Film Festival. "We tried to make this in 2002 but we couldn't get the studio to do it," he told the...
  • 'From Dusk Till Dawn' TV Star to Play Tina Fey's Daughter in 'The Nest'

    Madison Davenport ("From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series") has joined Universal's "The Nest" opposite Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Production has launched in New York City on the comedy that is directed by "Pitch Perfect's" Jason Moore and penned by Paula Pell....
  • LAFF: Sony Pictures Classics Revisits 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon'

    Sony Pictures Classics co-presidents Michael Barker and Tom Bernard accepted the Spirit of Independence Award Monday at the Los Angeles Film Festival and discussed their paths into the industry as well as the relevance of foreign films on younger...
  • John Leguizamo Joins Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in 'The Nest' (EXCLUSIVE)

    John Leguizamo has joined Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in Universal comedy "The Nest." "Pitch Perfect" helmer Jason Moore will direct. The script is based on an original idea by Paula Pell, who wrote her debut screenplay about two 30-something sisters who...
  • Film Review: 'Cut Bank'

    Watching an estimable quintet of character actors do their thing is the chief pleasure of "Cut Bank," a largely routine thriller dressed up as a quirky small-town morality play. The feature helming debut of Matt Shakman, a former child actor turned...
  • Viggo Mortensen 'Embraces the Ugly Side of Characters,' Says 'Two Faces of January' Director Hossein Amini

    Hossein Amini admitted to a bit of jet lag before Tuesday night's screening of "The Two Faces of January" at the Regal at LA Live at the Los Angeles Film Festival. "I've just been at the Sydney Film Festival and came back through London, which is where I...
  • TV Picks: 'Kid President,' Wilfred,' 'Motor City Masters,' more

    TV Picks: 'Kid President,' Wilfred,' 'Motor City Masters,' more
    "Kid President: Declaration of Awesome" (Hub Network, Saturdays). Young Internet phenom Robby Novak, now 10, is the star of this whole-family-friendly half-hour series, expanded from the short online "pep talks" -- at once mock-inspirational and...
  • 'They Came Together' skewers bad rom-coms

    'They Came Together' skewers bad rom-coms
    *** (out of four) What may as well have been called “Wet Hot Met Sally,” “They Came Together” cheekily replicates romantic comedy cliches. But director David Wain (“Wet Hot American Summer”) and co-writer Michael...
  • Review: 'They Came Together' ★★★

    Review: 'They Came Together' ★★&#9733
    The agreeable romantic-comedy critique "They Came Together" is occasionally very funny, and moderately funny the rest of the time. In mathematical terms that adds up to pretty funny or "funny enough." Director David Wain has worked in genre spoofs and...
  • Film review: 'They Came Together' a parody party

    Film review: 'They Came Together' a parody party
    David Wain’s “They Came Together” identifies the tropes of the romantic comedy with uncommon acuity. If only it would stop winking so much. Wain has made his film with an enviable collection of funny people. It stars Paul Rudd and...