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  • '12 Years a Slave,' Kevin Hart winners at NAACP Image Awards

    "12 Years a Slave," director Steve McQueen's harrowing depiction of slavery in America, won top motion picture honors at the 45th NAACP Image Awards on Saturday evening at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Lupita Nyong'o won in the supporting actress...
  • New releases: Coens' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' a rich look at folk scene

    New releases: Coens' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' a rich look at folk scene
    Inside Llewyn Davis Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $35.99 Available on VOD beginning Tuesday Joel and Ethan Coen use the pre-Bob Dylan Greenwich Village folk scene as a jumping-off point for a black comedy about obsolescence, but unlike earlier, similar...
  • 'Out of the Furnace'

    'Out of the Furnace'
    In his follow-up to the Oscar-winning "Crazy Heart," director and co-writer Scott Cooper again enlists an impressive cast in a story of people living on the fringes. Christian Bale plays an ex-convict released back into his Pennsylvania steel town and...
  • Film Review: An animated also-ran is also great

    Film Review: An animated also-ran is also great
    Nominated for this year's Animation Oscar, the excellent “Ernest & Celestine” was, sad to say, not the winner. It was a tough field — hey, there was a Miyazaki film in there too — and I have no unkind words for “Frozen,&...
  • Box Office: Liam Neeson's 'Non-Stop' Soars With $30 Mil, While 'Son of God' Earns Solid $26.5 Mil

    As an action star, Liam Neeson can do no wrong. The actor's latest pic, Universal's "Non-Stop," estimated $30 million in its opening frame, enough to beat Fox's overperformer "Son of God," with $26.5 million, and Warner Bros.' former box office champ...
  • 'Non-Stop' and 'Son of God' could challenge reign of 'Lego Movie'

    The latest Liam Neeson thriller and a New Testament retelling could finally knock over "The Lego Movie" during Oscar weekend as the 3-D animated hit continues to build on its big box office take.  "Lego Movie," the irreverent comedy from Warner Bros....
  • Review: 'Ernest & Celestine' a magical bonbon with painterly touch

    "Ernest & Celestine," the charming French-Belgium animated film and Oscar contender, is about a bear and a mouse whose artistic tendencies are forever getting them into trouble. Marked as outsiders by their respective societies, an unlikely friendship...
  • Movie review: 'Repentance,' an unforgivable waste of acting talent

    Movie review: 'Repentance,' an unforgivable waste of acting talent
    The ludicrous and bloody New Orleans melodrama "Repentance" offers the despairing sight of talented actors in full flounder. There's Forest Whitaker, as a basket-case divorcee and father who never got over his dead mother, stomping around with a mopey...
  • Bill Clinton, Stars Align for Unite4Humanity Gala

    Humanitarian org Unite4:Good teamed up with Variety for its first-ever Unite4:Humanity event honoring the philanthropic work of former president Bill Clinton, Robert De Niro, Selena Gomez, Alicia Keys, Philomena Lee, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Demi Lovato,...
  • Liam Neeson's 'Non-Stop' Battles 'Son of God' for Box Office Glory

    A pair of saviors battle for box office glory during Oscar weekend, with Universal's Liam Neeson action-hero pic "Non-Stop" expected to gross in the mid-$20 millions, ahead of Fox's Biblical drama "Son of God," tracking in the mid-to-high teens. "Non-...
  • Oscars 2014: Contender 'Ernest and Celestine' puts art back into animation

    Oscar's animated feature race is a clash of the major Hollywood studios this year, with Disney, Fox/DreamWorks and Universal/Illumination all contending. But one movie in the mix -- a French-Belgian production about the unlikely friendship between a mouse...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'King of the Nerds' on TBS

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'King of the Nerds' on TBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes   Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 23 - March 1, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Big Bang Theory Sheldon...