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  • William Eubank used ingenuity — and begging — to get 'The Signal' made

    William Eubank used ingenuity — and begging — to get 'The Signal' made
    Strenuous spoiler avoidance has been maintained in most stories about "The Signal" since its premiere to ecstatic praise at the Sundance Film Festival in January. Even descriptions of the movie's genre and tone are less than straightforward. "The...
  • Watch: Foo Fighters Docuseries 'Sonic Highways' Gets Teaser

    Foo Fighters fans have a lot to look forward to this year: the band's 20th anniversary, their upcoming eighth studio album and, now, an HBO docuseries. HBO released the first teaser for the Foo Fighters/Dave Grohl docuseries and revealed its title,...
  • 'Obvious Child' star Jenny Slate and writer-director Gillian Robespierre on bodily surprises

    'Obvious Child' star Jenny Slate and writer-director Gillian Robespierre on bodily surprises
    Among the many great things about “Obvious Child” is the fact that it should finally stop anyone from lazily referring to star Jenny Slate as the person who dropped an F-bomb on her first episode of her only year on “SNL.” Yeah,...
  • Kristen Wiig to Make Directorial Debut on Buddy Comedy

    Kristen Wiig will star in and direct her first movie, a comedy she's co-writing with "Bridesmaids" partner Annie Mumolo, for Tom Rothman's TriStar Prods. Details of the project are being kept under wraps beyond that Wiig and Mumolo will play best friends...
  • 'Obvious Child' is star-making and splendid

    'Obvious Child' is star-making and splendid
    ***1/2 (out of four) Seriously: Jenny Slate has arrived. In the wonderful “Obvious Child,” she’s funny, vulnerable, endearing and specific—an odd character who feels real because the person playing her makes her real. It’s...
  • Visuals outshine plotline in stylish sci-fi head trip

    Exceedingly stylish and ultimately quite silly, "The Signal" is a sci-fi head trip better appreciated for the journey than the destination. The less audiences know going in, the more intrigued they'll be by the story's not entirely predictable twists...
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  • AMC Networks To Revamp WE tv In Quest For Broader Viewership

    AMC Networks is mindful that its We network has a predominantly female audience. But the company also recognizes there's a broader crowd that might turn to the outlet if served the right fare. Since 2001, when then-owner Cablevision Systems launched "WE:...
  • TV This Week June 1 -7: 'Enough Said' on HBO

     TV This Week June 1 -7: 'Enough Said' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 1 - 7, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY The hunt is on for a Bigfoot-like creature...
  • 'Halt and Catch Fire' dives into '80s tech war with AMC flair

     'Halt and Catch Fire' dives into '80s tech war with AMC flair
    The adventures of three visionaries at a mid-level Texas computer company as they attempt to get a piece of the personal computer action during the 1980s does not sound like the stuff of great television. But then neither did the story of a Madison...
  • New Europe Picks Up Karlovy Vary Festival Pair

    New Europe Film Sales has picked up two pics slated to make their world premieres at the Karlovy Vary film festival: "Rocks in My Pockets," by Signe Baumane, and "Kebab & Horoscope," from Grzegorz Jaroszuk. "Rocks" is the first animated feature to...
  • 'The Case Against 8' filmmakers were there as the case was made

    'The Case Against 8' filmmakers were there as the case was made
    A documentary telling the story of a landmark Supreme Court trial typically depends on archival photos, legal documents and interviews with historians or, with some luck, participants long after the trial itself. Not so with "The Case Against 8." The...