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  • PASSINGS: Wilfried Martens

    Wilfried Martens, 77, the resilient Belgian prime minister who led nine governments and deepened Belgium's integration in the European Union, died Wednesday at his home in Lokeren, in East Flanders. A family statement confirming his death did not...
  • Chinese film mogul Run Run Shaw dies at 106

    Hong Kong film magnate Run Run Shaw, who built the Shaw Bros. studio into the largest in Asia in the 1960s and ’70s, popularized the kung fu genre around the world and later became a major philanthropist, died Tuesday at 106. Shaw’s studio...
  • Oddmakers like Dodgers to win World Series, but is that a good thing?

    Oddmakers like Dodgers to win World Series, but is that a good thing?
    Despite a hole in the infield and a depleted bench, the Dodgers already have the makeup of a playoff team. And with pitching a key factor in postseason success, it's not surprising that bookies are listing the Clayton Kershaw-led Dodgers as favorites to...
  • Review: Skrillex, Nero and more at Hard Day of the Dead

    Review: Skrillex, Nero and more at Hard Day of the Dead
    Sometimes, it’s OK to throw the same festival twice. Dance-music fans scanning the lineup at Saturday’s Hard Day of the Dead  festival at L.A. State Historic Park north of downtown might be forgiven for thinking they’d raved themselves...
  • New releases: Joss Whedon's take on 'Much Ado About Nothing'

    New releases: Joss Whedon's take on 'Much Ado About Nothing'
    "Much Ado About Nothing" Available on VOD beginning Tuesday The degree to which viewers connect with Joss Whedon's modern-dress adaptation may depend on how familiar they are with Whedon's TV shows "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Angel," "Dollhouse"...
  • Film Review: 'Boss'

    The deafening Bollywood action comedy "Boss," directed in broad, heavy strokes by Anthony D'Souza ("Blue"), is a relentless hard-sell star vehicle, a two-and-half hour string of sledgehammer fighting and dancing sequences. In the end, it is little more...
  • Angelina Jolie, a less conventional Forbes chart-topper

    Angelina Jolie, a less conventional Forbes chart-topper
    In case you were unaware, Angelina Jolie is famous. Like, really famous. So in one sense it's perfectly logical that she would top the most recent Forbes list for highest-paid actresses, with earnings of $33 million over the last year, according to a...
  • 'Guns' in sure hands ★★ 1/2

    'Guns' in sure hands ★★ 1/2
    Taken from a graphic novel, "2 Guns" has this much in common with Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine": They're both about characters hung out to dry. Also, the stars in both films lend panache and a sense of purpose to familiar-seeming material. Beyond that...
  • A Moms Mabley doc, a sci-fi parody and more at the Black Harvest Film Fest

     A Moms Mabley doc, a sci-fi parody and more at the Black Harvest Film Fest
    A highlight of this year's Black Harvest Film Festival (which begins this weekend and continues throughout the month) will likely be an early look at one of the most anticipated documentaries of the year: "Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley." A long-...
  • ‘Superman/Batman’: Who should play Dark Knight in ‘Man of Steel’ sequel?

     
    In Zack Snyder's upcoming Superman/Batman movie, Henry Cavill is reprising his “Man of Steel” role. But who will play the […]...
  • 'Percy Jackson' sequel aims to appease gods of the box office

     'Percy Jackson' sequel aims to appease gods of the box office
    When "Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief" came out in 2010, it was met with angry fans and disappointed critics. Moviegoers were upset that the story veered from the bestselling novel by author Rick Riordan, and critics deemed the Christopher Columbus-...
  • UFC Star Ronda Rousey Gears Up for 'Fast & Furious 7′ (EXCLUSIVE)

    In the first major casting for the next installment of the "Fast & Furious" franchise, Ultimate Fighting Champion Ronda Rousey is ready to take her talents to the big screen landing a supporting role in "Fast & Furious 7." Rousey has just started...