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  • Hollywood is looking to cash in on summer blockbusters

    Hollywood is looking to cash in on summer blockbusters
    Hollywood's studios have some good news as the summer movie season kicks into high gear: Business is up. The movie industry is on track to beat last year's box-office record. The Memorial Day weekend's blockbuster opening of "X-Men: Days of Future Past"...
  • 'Tammy' trailer: Melissa McCarthy runs rampant

    'Tammy' trailer: Melissa McCarthy runs rampant
    Melissa McCarthy is on the loose and up to no good in the new trailer for "Tammy," her upcoming comedy about a woman who experiences a particularly awful day and then hits the road with her hard-drinking grandmother, played by Susan Sarandon. The...
  • Emmys may be ready to give up the 'Modern Family' lock on comedy

    Emmys may be ready to give up the 'Modern Family' lock on comedy
    "Modern Family" has won the Emmy for comedy series four years running. The only show to take it five straight years? "Frasier." Should "Family" win again, we might need therapy. An early look at this year's comedy races. COMEDY SERIES "Modern Family"(...
  • Angelina Jolie, Emily Blunt, Shailene Woodley Break Up Summer Movie Boys Club

    Angelina Jolie, Emily Blunt and Shailene Woodley are muscling into the summer blockbuster boys club. For decades, popcorn films have usually been reserved for actors with XY chromosomes, but "Maleficent," "Edge of Tomorrow" and "The Fault in Our Stars"...
  • Dark humor, sarcasm and biting comedy punctuate 'Bad Words'

    Dark humor, sarcasm and biting comedy punctuate 'Bad Words'
    Sarcastic, sanctimonious, salacious, sly, slight and surprisingly sweet, the black comedy of "Bad Words," starring and directed by Jason Bateman, is high-minded, foul-mouthed good nonsense. I had wondered where Bateman's angry itch would take him next....
  • REVIEW: 'Bad Words' ★★★

    REVIEW: 'Bad Words' ★★&#9733
    Sarcastic, sanctimonious, salacious, sly, slight and surprisingly sweet, the black comedy of "Bad Words," starring and directed by Jason Bateman, is high-minded, foul-mouthed good nonsense. I had wondered where Bateman's angry itch would take him next....
  • TV This Week March 23 - 29: 'Psych' on USA

    TV This Week March 23 - 29: 'Psych' on USA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 23 - 29, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY "American Dream Builders" are tasked...
  • CinemaCon: Warner Bros. Intros 'Godzilla,' 'Jersey Boys,' Final 'Hobbit' in Mega-Presentation

    Less is rarely more in the major business. Warner Bros. rounded out the CinemaCon studio presentations with a lengthy bang, corralling filmmakers and stars to introduce the studio's 2014 slate for summer and beyond. Highlights included an exclusive...
  • CinemaCon 2014: Clint Eastwood keeps it old school with 'Jersey Boys'

    CinemaCon 2014: Clint Eastwood keeps it old school with 'Jersey Boys'
    LAS VEGAS -- By Thursday afternoon, exhibitors’ eyes were beginning to glaze over after days of watching movie clips. But Warner Bros., the last studio to put on a presentation for movie theater owners at the annual conference, came prepared to wake...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Zoe Gone' on Lifetime

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Zoe Gone' on Lifetime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 30 - April 5, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES When Calls the Heart As Bill Avery...
  • The jerk returns to the screen with mean mouth blazing

     The jerk returns to the screen with mean mouth blazing
    In his new rapid-fire spelling-bee comedy, "Bad Words," Jason Bateman opens his mouth in more ways than one. When a young Indian boy is talking too much, his 40-year-old spelling-bee contestant, Guy Trilby, tells the boy to "point his curry hole" in...
  • Kevin Kline-Dakota Fanning's 'Last of Robin Hood' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired U.S. rights to Errol Flynn bipoic "The Last of Robin Hood," starring Kevin Kline, Dakota Fanning and Susan Sarandon, for a fall release. "Robin Hood" is a Lifetime Films presentation in association with Killer Films...