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  • 'Snowpiercer' is sci-fi with a satiric bite to it

    "Snowpiercer" is a veritable United Nations of sci-fi films. Directed by the Korean Bong Joon-Ho ("The Host"), based on a French graphic novel and with a cast built around Captain America (Chris Evans), Oscar winner Octavia Spencer, Tilda Swinton, Jamie...
  • 'Transformers 4' vs. 'Snowpiercer': What Michael Bay and Bong Joon-ho Have in Common

    Two action movies opened in U.S. theaters this past weekend. One of them -- which you may not have heard of, thanks to the Weinstein Co.'s criminally nonexistent marketing campaign -- is "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho's marvelously imaginative dystopian...
  • Batman 75: Warner Bros. VIP Studio Tour unveils ‘The Batman Exhibit’

     
    What does it feel like to flip on the Bat-signal? Or stand toe-to-toe with Christian Bale's Batsuit? And what does […]...
  • Saturn Awards: ‘Gravity,’ ‘Iron Man 3,’ ‘Her,’ ‘Walking Dead’ win big

     
    Accepting “The Walking Dead's” prize for best syndicated/cable television series, executive producer Scott Gimple, surrounded by cast members past and […]...
  • Review: 'Earth to Echo' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Earth to Echo' ★&#9733 1/2
    "Earth to Echo" is an engagingly unassuming "E.T." knockoff, a kids movie that serves up a similar alien-with-kids story in a "Blair Witch"/ "Paranormal" shaky-cam package. Disney produced it, but then sold it to Relativity. Cast with cute, likable...
  • To combat Netflix and 60� screens, now playing at cinema: Luxury

    No one tells moviegoers at Marcus Theatres in Oakdale, Minn., not to put their feet on the seats. In fact, patrons are encouraged to do so. The theater is one of a growing number to offer plush, roomy leather seats that let patrons recline into a...
  • Anthony Goldschmidt dies at 71; designed memorable movie posters

    Anthony Goldschmidt dies at 71; designed memorable movie posters
    When E.T., the extraterrestrial, and his human chum Elliott reached across the cosmos to share a luminous touch of the fingertips, Anthony Goldschmidt was the unseen hand that brought them together. Goldschmidt also was on the job when Thelma and Louise...
  • Box office: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' thrives in $100M debut

    “Transformers: Age of Extinction” is in no need of WD-40 for its box-office joints. Paramount’s 3-D tent pole, the fourth in the Michael Bay-directed franchise, simultaneously topped the domestic box office over the weekend and took top...
  • 'E.T.' imitation is a passable form of flattery in 'Earth to Echo'

    "Earth to Echo" is an engagingly unassuming "E.T." knockoff, a kids' movie that serves up a similar alien-with-kids story in "Blair Witch"/ "Paranormal" shaky cam package. It's been more than 30 years since "E.T. the Extraterrestrial," so why not?...
  • Good Bad Taste: 10 Godzilla films to check out next

    Good Bad Taste: 10 Godzilla films to check out next
    With a new Godzilla film hitting theaters this weekend, it can be tempting to seek out some of the classic films to catch up on all the monster action you've missed. But with 28 films -- 29 if you count Roland Emmerich’s 1998 American remake -- it...
  • Film Review: 'Drones'

    "Drones" is a middling real-time thriller that chronicles a fictive crisis for two Air Force personnel, who find themselves at loggerheads when they spot an apparent terrorist thousands of miles away on surveillance video. Should they annihilate him...
  • TV This Week June 22 - 28: 'Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs'

    TV This Week June 22 - 28: 'Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 22 - 28, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Live from Beverly Hills — but...