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  • '2 Guns' review: Now that's a buddy comedy

    '2 Guns' review: Now that's a buddy comedy
    *** (out of four) Easily underestimated, "2 Guns" actually contains about 15 times more guns and roughly that many laughs. If somehow you've never admitted that Mark Wahlberg's hilarious, you're going to have to give in: He's having a blast in "2 Guns"...
  • Box Office: '2 Guns' Opens With $1.28 Million

    Universal's "2 Guns" opened with $1.28 million from late-night Thursday shows as the Mark Wahlberg-Denzel Washington actioner faces off against kidpic "The Smurfs 2." Tracking projects that the film will hit around $30 million for the weekend, as the...
  • Film Review: Amoral universe in '2 Guns' and 'Drug War'

    Film Review: Amoral universe in '2 Guns' and 'Drug War'
    In "2 Guns," Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg play a duo of low-level minions for drug lord Papi (Edward James Olmos). Or more accurately they play two guys playing low-level minions. That is, Bobby (Washington) and Stig (Wahlberg) both work for law...
  • Review: '2 Guns' slick, but Washington and Wahlberg grate

     Review: '2 Guns' slick, but Washington and Wahlberg grate
    The only thing simple and direct about "2 Guns" is its title. This self-consciously nihilistic action movie is one slick piece of business as well as something of a double-edged sword. On one hand, it can be briefly diverting to see Icelandic director...
  • Reel Critics: '2 Guns,' please, with toast

    Reel Critics: '2 Guns,' please, with toast
    Two guys team up to rob a bank. But first they flirt with the waitress at the diner across the street, argue over pancakes versus hash browns and blow up the place before the toast arrives. This is the breezy start to "2 Guns," starring Denzel...
  • NCLR ALMA Awards: 'This Is Not the White People Emmys'

    "This is not the white people Emmys," said comedian Erik Rivera before the live telecast of the NCLR ALMA Awards on Sept. 27. Tasked with warming up the crowd, he reminded the audience to smile and have a good time before the cameras starting rolling...
  • 'Diana' the movie: Not bad, but not that good either

    "YOU KNOW, Hillary Clinton gives of herself. Princess Diana gives of herself. But they are not saints," said actor Edward James Olmos. Well, during no point in Hillary Clinton's lifetime has she ever been considered a saint. Princess Diana, however, even...
  • Holiday-season movie releases

    Holiday-season movie releases
    WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6 A Case of You A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
  • Stan Lee’s Comikaze cosplay: Thor, Loki, Disney, Batman and more

     
    Thor, Loki, Captain America and Iron Man cosplayers mill around the escalators in the Los Angeles Convention Center lobby on Saturday morning […]...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'How I Met Your Mother' on CBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'How I Met Your Mother' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 10 - 16, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES How I Met Your Mother In a flashback...
  • Live Chat: John Sayles talks 'Go for Sisters' on Friday

    Live Chat: John Sayles talks 'Go for Sisters' on Friday
    Filmmaker John Sayles will be talking about his new film, "Go for Sisters," in a live chat Friday at noon Pacific time with Times staff writer Mark Olsen. Sayles can answer your questions too; use the hashtag #AskLATimes on Twitter now and during the...
  • Live Chat: John Sayles talks 'Go For Sisters' indie film at noon

    Live Chat: John Sayles talks 'Go For Sisters' indie film at noon
    Join us at noon Friday for a live chat with filmmaker John Sayles. His 18th feature film as writer and director, "Go For Sisters," opens in Los Angeles on Friday. Questions can be sent via Twitter using the hashtag #AskLATimes. At once powerful and...