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  • Sarah Steele of 'The Country House' finds comfort in her characters

    Sarah Steele of 'The Country House' finds comfort in her characters
    "Who are you?" It's a line Scott Foley, playing TV star Michael Astor, delivers to Sarah Steele's teenage character Susie Keegan in the new Donald Margulies play "The Country House" at the Geffen Playhouse after Susie delivers a diatribe of truth: The...
  • Sundance Bed & Breakfast is close to perfect in Paso Robles, Calif.

    Our stay at the Sundance Bed & Breakfast in Paso Robles, Calif., was as close to perfect as I have ever experienced. Innkeeper Alma Ayon is also an incredible cook, serving up a wonderful three-course breakfast in addition to a lovely afternoon...
  • Michael Fassbender Has a Papier Mache Head for Music in 'Frank' Trailer

    The newly-released U.S. trailer for the Sundance hit "Frank" is as bizarre as one would expect for an oddball comedy about a musician who wears a papier mache head. Michael Fassbender hides behind a giant fake head for the entirety of the film. However,...
  • Film Review: 'Last Weekend'

    The lifestyles of the rich and petulant require a certain amount of critical distance to be relatable -- or even watchable -- to unaffiliated viewers. There's a bit of that perspective in "Last Weekend," albeit not nearly enough to make this Lake Tahoe-...
  • Netflix Flexes Muscles in Nonfiction and Docs Emmy Race

    Netflix wants to extend its award-winning streak to documentaries. "The original programming space was a big shift for us," says Lisa Nishimura, Netflix's vice president of original documentary and comedy. The success of "House of Cards," the positive...
  • In the mood for a weekend movie? Think small

    In the mood for a weekend movie? Think small
    When it comes to this weekend’s new movies, we have high hopes for Clint Eastwood’s “Jersey Boys,” but a little Frankie Valli goes a long way. This may be the weekend to consider a smaller screen for a film with no less ambition....
  • Rian Johnson boarding 'Star Wars' franchise as writer and director

    Rian Johnson boarding 'Star Wars' franchise as writer and director
    "Looper" writer-director Rian Johnson will write and direct "Star Wars: Episode VIII" and pen a treatment for Episode IX, a spokesperson for Johnson confirmed to The Times. Johnson, who broke out as a director at the Sundance Film Festival in 2005...
  • Cast of 'Dear White People' hopes the satire makes people think

    “Dear White People” may be a satire about race relations but cast members said they hope people walk away with more than just a few laughs. The film, which played at the recently concluded Los Angeles Film Festival, follows a group of...
  • Variety Picks 10 Comics to Watch for 2014

    The laff list is locked. Variety has chosen its 10 Comics to Watch for 2014. Selected by a team of Variety editors based on extensive polling of the professional comedy community -- those who scout, book, represent, produce and cast comics on a daily...
  • Watch: 'Love Is Strange' Trailer Starring John Lithgow, Alfred Molina

    "Love Is Strange," which stars John Lithgow and Alfred Molina, doesn't have the set up you'd expect for a film about a newlywed couple. Instead, the film is about a recently married same-sex couple adjusting to separate living situations. The modern-...
  • 20th Century Fox Acquires Rights to VICE Film 'Fishing Without Nets'

    VICE, the global youth media company and content creation studio, has agreed to a digital distribution deal with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment for its Sundance pic "Fishing Without Nets." VICE will also work with Alamo Drafthouse and TUGG for...
  • Aaron Swartz Documentary 'Internet's Own Boy' Set for June 27 Release

    FilmBuff and Participant Media have set a June 27 multiplatform release for "The Internet's Own Boy," the documentary on the late activist Aaron Swartz. Participant's television network Pivot will broacast the film later in 2014. The film is also...