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Maggie Gyllenhaal

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  • Fall movie season is here

    As far as Hollywood is concerned, summer is in the rearview mirror. Fall movie season arrived Tuesday and will stretch into November when it gives way to holiday films including "Into the Woods" from director Rob Marshall. As always, dates are subject to...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'I Am Divine' on Showtime

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'I Am Divine' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 31 - Sept. 6, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Hollywood Scandals The twisted tale of...
  • Review: 'Frank' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Frank' ★★&#9733 1/2
    An extraordinarily well-sustained one-joke movie, Lenny Abrahamson's "Frank" has no earthly reason to function beyond the 10-minute point. And yet there it is: a functioning, funny, weirdly touching fable of artistic angst and aspiration, a meditation...
  • 'Frank' has genius obscured

    'Frank' has genius obscured
    **1/2 (out of four) Anyone who raises an eyebrow at Kanye West performing shows in a mask may elevate their entire face at the title character of “Frank.” Played by Michael Fassbender, he spends all of his time wearing a giant, fake head that...
  • Emmys fashion envy? Here's how to get a red-carpet-worthy look

    Emmys fashion envy? Here's how to get a red-carpet-worthy look
    For mere mortals, it's hard to watch events like the prime-time Emmys — coming up Aug. 25 — without wondering if it would ever be possible to look as pulled together as the stars. After all, who has the resources of these celebrated women?...
  • 'Frank' gave Fassbender a big head

    "It was the maddest thing I'd ever read," Michael Fassbender says of the screenplay for "Frank, in which an aloof, avant-garde rock singer spends his entire waking life (perhaps his sleeping life, too) encased in a big, cartoonish, papier-mche head. "The...
  • 'Frank' an offbeat dive through the looking glass of creativity

     'Frank' an offbeat dive through the looking glass of creativity
    Odd, offbeat, somehow endearing, the bleakly comic "Frank" has its own kind of charm as well as some pointed, poignant things to say about the mysterious nature of creativity, where it comes from and where it might all go. With the ability to be true to...
  • Michael Fassbender's big head in 'Frank,' a counterpoint in TMZ era

    Michael Fassbender's big head in 'Frank,' a counterpoint in TMZ era
    Modern movie stardom is dependent on many things, but perhaps none more so than well-known, good-looking faces appearing in new films. So what would make a high-profile actor decide to spend most of a movie wearing a cartoon face that renders him...
  • Corrections and clarifications for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

    In Monday's A+E section, a headline incorrectly referred to actress Maggie Gyllenhaal as an Oscar winner. She was a nominee. The Tribune regrets the error.
  • Bleakly funny and touching, 'Frank' hits the right notes

    Llewyn Davis, the struggling folk singer at the center of "Inside Llewyn Davis," had a cat that he didn't particularly want. Frank, the struggling avant-garde rocker at the heart of the movie bearing his name, has a giant papier-mache head that he can't...
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal says she had to grow up for 'The Honorable Woman'

    Maggie Gyllenhaal says she had to grow up for 'The Honorable Woman'
    In "The Honorable Woman," an eight-part miniseries airing on SundanceTV, Maggie Gyllenhaal stars as Baroness Nessa Stein, a British Israeli heiress whose life is inextricably bound up in one of humanity's most enduring conflicts. As a child, Nessa...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Aug. 11-15, 2014)

    The Expendables 3 (Lionsgate) In the moviegoer's hierarchy of needs, a PG-13 "Expendables" is about as essential as a Joel Schumacher remake of "Tokyo Story." Or, to put it in terms more appropriate to its target audience: You need "The Expendables 3"...