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  • Allison Tolman gets big break on 'Fargo'

    Allison Tolman gets big break on 'Fargo'
    Though set within the same frigid landscape as the 1996 Coen Brothers movie, the new FX series "Fargo" is not so much an adaptation as it is a close cousin. Two episodes in, it has revealed itself to be a show larded with sight gags, stubborn Midwestern...
  • John Turturro blends art and mammon

    John Turturro blends art and mammon
    "Thank you. I try. Sometimes you succeed. Sometimes you don't. You never know." Over lunch downtown, John Turturro is taking a compliment, somewhat bashfully, regarding his hardy film and stage career, and in particular his performance (the first of his...
  • Oscar Notebook: Even in the obscure foreign language category, these two films are little known

     Oscar Notebook: Even in the obscure foreign language category, these two films are little known
    It's easy to feel a certain fatigue as awards season drags along, with even the most dedicated Oscar-ologists tiring of talking about the same boiled-down pool of a few films. So this may be just the time to turn to the lesser-known quarters of the...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman dies at 46; Oscar-winning actor

    Academy Award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the most acclaimed character actors and ambitious performers of his generation, was found dead of an apparent drug overdose inside his New York apartment on Sunday, police said. He was 46. A business...
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  • Review: 'Fading Gigolo' is funny, touching

    Perhaps at some point it will again be possible to write the name Woody Allen and go from there. But after a year marked by artistic highs and controversial lows for the filmmaker, it seems impossible. To address the elephant in the room, all you'll...
  • Reel Critics: A 'Grand' hotel, indeed

    Reel Critics: A 'Grand' hotel, indeed
    "The Grand Budapest Hotel" is a crazy roller-coaster ride of a movie with the promise of future cult status. The story masquerades as a parody of Eastern European culture and manners between the two world wars. But Wes Anderson's mile-a-minute plot...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Awkward' on MTV

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Awkward' on MTV
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 13 - 19, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Pioneers of Television Jerry Seinfeld, Bob...
  • Tilda Swinton on Why She Doesn't Consider Herself an Actor

    Tilda Swinton has always exuded an otherworldly aura. Maybe it's the pale, almost translucent skin that highlights her steely blue eyes. She speaks with such rabid intelligence that even a casual conversation sounds like it was scripted by Dorothy Parker....
  • 'Silver Linings Playbook' Producers Teaming at Levantine Films (EXCLUSIVE)

    Veteran producer Donna Gigliotti and development executive Renee Witt are teaming up at Levantine Films with plans to launch projects for the over-25 market. New York-based Levantine plans to develop, fully finance and produce commercially viable...
  • Hailee Steinfeld gaining experiences as she gains acting roles

     Hailee Steinfeld gaining experiences as she gains acting roles
    In the three years since earning an Oscar nomination at age 14 for her film debut in Joel and Ethan Coen's "True Grit," Hailee Steinfeld has had barely a moment to catch her breath. Last year, she tackled sci-fi ("Ender's Game) and Shakespearean tragedy...
  • Billy Bob Thornton says his 'Fargo' character is 'like an alligator'

    Billy Bob Thornton says his 'Fargo' character is 'like an alligator'
    Since his star-making turn nearly two decades ago as the mentally challenged Karl Childers in "Sling Blade," Billy Bob Thornton has been known for what may best be described as playing expressive eccentrics. There was a bad Santa, an astronaut farmer...