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  • TV Picks: 'Dancing on the Edge,' 'Clash,' 'Birthday Boys,' 'Nashville'

    TV Picks: 'Dancing on the Edge,' 'Clash,' 'Birthday Boys,' 'Nashville'
    "Dancing on the Edge" (Starz, Saturdays). Stephen Poliakoff ("The Lost Prince") wrote and directed this early-1930s period piece set at the intersection of jazz and aristocracy. Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Louis Lester, a black British jazz genius whose career...
  • Stranded cinema: 'Captain Phillips,' 'Gravity' rediscover a genre

    When Tom Hanks released "Cast Away" in 2000, he was all alone in more ways than one. Playing a man stuck for years on a remote island, the Oscar winner was helping to bring back a genre, the so-called stranded film, that hadn't had a major entry in...
  • Bob Odenkirk, Ben Stiller bring L.A. sketch group Birthday Boys to IFC

    Bob Odenkirk, Ben Stiller bring L.A. sketch group Birthday Boys to IFC
    Bob Odenkirk and David Cross gave voice to several alternative comics from the Los Angeles performing scene on their “Mr. Show with Bob and David,” which ran on HBO for three years in the mid-'90s. Sarah Silverman, Paul F. Tompkins, Mary...
  • Patton Oswalt to Host Spirit Awards

    Patton Oswalt will host the 29th annual Independent Spirit Awards. The 2014 ceremony, honoring the best in independent film, will take place on March 1 in Santa Monica with the broadcast airing that evening at 10 p.m. ET/PT on IFC. Nominations will be...
  • Les Arcs Fest Incubates Arthouse Films With Commercial Potential

    As the market for European pure-play arthouse films continues to shrink, the fifth edition of Les Arcs European Film Festival's Arc 1950 Co-production Village will turn the spotlight on projects with mainstream appeal, while also opening up financing...
  • Homegrown Films Are Winning Over Tough British Critics

    Have British critics gone soft for local films? On Dec. 8, the U.K. film biz gathers at the British Independent Film Awards to toast the year's achievements, and Blighty's film reviewers will be among those cheering. Wind the clock back 10 or so years,...
  • 'Captain Phillips' Helmer Paul Greengrass Talks His Evolution

    "Lucky" is a word that crops up repeatedly in an interview with Paul Greengrass. More than once, the 58-year-old Briton interrupts his own train of thought to express his general gratitude for the way his career has turned out. "The opportunities I've...
  • FremantleMedia Pacts with YouTube Network StyleHaul for Original Series

    FremantleMedia North America and StyleHaul, a YouTube network focused on fashion and beauty, inked a multiyear development deal covering multiple scripted and unscripted original series. Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed. The pact...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Killer Contact' on Syfy

     Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Killer Contact' on Syfy
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 1 - 7, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES On the Table With Eric Ripert The chef...
  • That make-or-break scene

    That make-or-break scene
    There is usually one scene in the making of a film — either during shooting or sometimes later in the editing bay — that brings the story together, sets the tone or bonds the director with his crew. Sometimes that moment is the focal point...
  • Dubai Film Festival Kicks Off Tenth Edition with Palestinian drama 'Omar'

    DUBAI - The 10th Dubai Film Festival kicked off Friday with Palestinian helmer Hany Abu Assad's powerful drama "Omar," about violence in the West Bank, a clear signal of the event's ongoing commitment to Arab cinema though Hollywood is also well-...
  • Legendary TV Lands Ben Stiller's Red Hour Films in First Major Producing Pact

    Legendary Television and Digital has brokered a multi-year deal with Ben Stiller and Stuart Cornfeld's Red Hour Films to develop and produce exclusive content for both TV and digital platforms. Pact is the first major deal for Bruce Rosenblum, the former...