| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Hiccup and Toothless the dragon are back in action in the latest trailer for "How to Train Your Dragon 2," the sequel to the popular 2010 animated pic.
Jay Baruchel returns as the voice of Hiccup, who's grown up quite a bit since audiences last saw him...
| May 13, 2014
| 2:20 PM
A pair of late-breaking, high-profile additions to the Los Angeles Film Festival have been announced: the animated fantasy-adventure "How to Train Your Dragon 2" and the buddy-cop comedy "22 Jump Street."
On June 9, two days before the festival proper...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The M Word
At a struggling Los Angeles TV station, a children's show actress leads her female colleagues as new management arrives from New York on a cost-cutting mission. With Tanna Frederick, Michael Imperioli and Gregory Harrison....
| Apr 29, 2014
Los Angeles Times’ Hero Complex Film Festival takes off into its fifth year with a phenomenal lineup of genre-defining fan favorites. The screenings and live Q&As with the film’s creators and stars will be hosted by The Times’ Hero...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Is Chicago having a big year at the movies or what? One of the spring's biggest films ("Divergent") was set here, filmed here and based on a book by a local author. Now two of summer's biggest movies, "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and "Jupiter...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Connie Britton has replaced Sharon Stone in Lionsgate's action comedy film "American Ultra," which recently began shooting in New Orleans.
Lionsgate acquired U.S. distribution rights in March for $7 million for "American Ultra," starring Kirsten...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Cannes Film Festival has announced its 2014 lineup, showcasing some 49 features from more than 28 countries, with a combination of high-profile awards hopefuls, Hollywood commercial plays and anticipated directorial debuts.
Here's a look at the...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:30 AM
If you think training Vikings to coexist with dragons sounds tough, try following up an iconic coming-of-age story within the halls of a publicly traded animation studio. The pressures to make a giant four-quadrant monstrosity must be enormous, and yet,...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Jay Baruchel was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on this date in 1982. He made his TV debut on an episode of "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" in 1995. This birthday guy is known for his roles in films such as "RoboCop," "The Sorcerer's...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Proving that maybe the tastes of MTV are not so different from those of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, three Oscar-nominated films -- "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle" and "The Wolf of Wall Street" -- are among the movie of the...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Art thief-turned-daredevil rider Crunch (Kurt Russell) — fresh from prison, having been burned by his weaselly partner-in-crime half-brother Nicky (Matt Dillon) — wants nothing more to do with heists. Yeah, right.
"The Art of the Steal" is...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Movie previews: A listing in the...