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  • New releases: 'Pacific Rim,' 'The Heat,' 'A Hijacking' and more

    A Hijacking Magnolia, $26.98; Blu-ray, $29.98 Available on VOD beginning Oct. 15 The Tom Hanks hijacking-at-sea thriller "Captain Phillips" is sure to be one of the year's most talked-about films, but cinephiles also should check out director Tobias...
  • Mindy Kaling's cool with her Elle magazine cover, 'ya pervs'

    Mindy Kaling's cool with her Elle magazine cover, 'ya pervs'
    Mindy Kaling has slammed the lid down on the brouhaha surrounding her Elle magazine cover, one of four shots featuring different ladies for the mag's Women in TV Issue. And she's done it by being funny, which makes it even better.  "I love my...
  • Dance review: Viver Brasil turns up the heat at Ford Amphiteatre

    Dance review: Viver Brasil turns up the heat at Ford Amphiteatre
    Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock aren’t the only ones packing heat.  L.A.-based Viver Brasil scorched the Ford Amphitheatre on Saturday with its hybrid moves that mix Bahian Candomblé (white magic) folklorico and modern dance.  Founded and...
  • Disney's 'Planes' takes flight as best-selling DVD and Blu-ray title

    Disney's 'Planes' takes flight as best-selling DVD and Blu-ray title
    Disney's 3-D animated summer movie "Planes" appears to have some lift as a home entertainment title, soaring to the top of Rentrak's DVD and Blu-ray sales chart in its first week in release. Featuring the voice of comedian Dane Cook, the "Cars"...
  • Emmys 2013 winners, losers: “Breaking Bad,” “Modern Family” win top awards

     
    Two words that best sum up Emmys 2013: “Breaking Sad.” It was three hours filled with tributes to fallen stars, odd reminders of 50-year-old national tragedies and a victory lap for AMC's much-loved but little-awarded drama Breaking Bad....
  • Will it be the 'Late Show' with Neil Patrick Harris?!

    WE WON'T bother to start with a quote today but with some choice gossip that doesn't need any help. I ask -- isn't CBS grooming the appealing Neil Patrick Harris to take over when David Letterman leaves his post? You know Neil. He has starred for six...
  • In praise of older women -- Hollywood gets on board with maturity

    "I AM NOT twenty-ish. I am not thirty-ish. Three months ago I was 40 years old. Forty. 4-0. That slipped out. I hadn't quite made up my mind to admit it. Now I suddenly feel as if I've taken all my clothes off." So said Bette Davis in 1950's "All About...
  • Catherine Hardwicke: Despite 'Twilight' Success, It Hasn't Been an Easy Road

    When Catherine Hardwicke, the brash darling of indie films like "Thirteen," landed the job to direct the adaptation of 2008's "Twilight," it was an important crack in Hollywood's glass ceiling. The first chapter of the vampire saga went on to gross nearly...
  • TV review: 'Super Fun Night' and Rebel Wilson are still weighed down

    TV review: 'Super Fun Night' and Rebel Wilson are still weighed down
    We've come a long way, maybe, since Camryn Manheim made her famous "this is for all the fat girls" acceptance speech at the 1998 Emmys after winning for her portrayal of Ellenor Frutt in "The Practice." Since then, Brooke Elliott won critical praise for...
  • Reese Witherspoon poses for Elle, Trisha Yearwood for O

    Reese Witherspoon poses for Elle, Trisha Yearwood for O
    Reese Witherspoon is on the cover of Elle's November Women in Hollywood edition, which is scheduled to hit newsstands on Oct. 22. Inside Witherspoon, Penelope Cruz, Melissa McCarthy and Shailene Woodley wear Versace, the Row, Marina Rinaldi and Calvin...
  • On Demand DVD New Releases Oct. 14-20

     
    On Demand DVD New Releases Oct. 14-20 Not too Many Big-name titles debuting this week, but there's still plenty on offer: The Heat Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy star in this buddy cop comedy about an uptight FBI agent who must partner with a...
  • 'The Heat'

    'The Heat'
    Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy merge their comedic styles as seemingly mismatched law enforcers in writer Katie Dippold's action comedy that reteams McCarthy with her "Bridesmaids" director, Paul Feig. The action isn't shortchanged as Bullock plays...