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  • 'Prisoners': Does weekend box-office winner show a new hybrid way?

    'Prisoners': Does weekend box-office winner show a new hybrid way?
    “Prisoners” is either the most exceptional piece of conventional filmmaking in Hollywood or the most conventional piece of exceptional filmmaking.   If that spins your head faster than a Geno Smith scramble, it should. The movie, which won...
  • Hugh Jackman's 'Prisoners' a gripping thriller, reviews say

    Hugh Jackman's 'Prisoners' a gripping thriller, reviews say
    With the big-budget spectacles of summer behind us and the dramas of awards season on the horizon, French Canadian director Denis Villeneuve, a foreign-language Oscar nominee for 2010's "Incendies," returns with another dark, weighty film: "Prisoners."...
  • Box Office: Sony's 'Cloudy' Sequel Takes a Bigger Bite Stateside With $35 Million

    While Sony's live-action line-up struggled this summer, the studio's animated films -- including hybrid movie "The Smurfs 2" -- have fared better, with "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2" being the latest example, grossing a solid $35 million...
  • DirecTV Pacts with Indie Film House A24 for Early-Release VOD Titles

    DirecTV is officially in the film biz: The satcaster is teaming with indie studio A24 to jointly acquire films for U.S. distribution, with DirecTV getting rights to offer the films on-demand 30 days prior to theatrical release. Initially, DirecTV is...
  • Why 'Prisoners' Is Too Easy on the Subject of Torture

    (SPOILER ALERT: This piece reveals key details about the plot of "Prisoners.") Why is it so often the ambiguous, unresolved movie that generates controversy while the easy, complacent one gets a free pass? To wit: Why does "Prisoners," Denis Villeneuve's...
  • Interwiew: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal Talk 'Prisoners,' Next Career Moves (VIDEO)

    Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal aren't afraid of the dark. The duo recently sat with Variety to discuss their intense new thriller "Prisoners," which premiered Friday night at the Toronto Film Festival. Director Denis Villeneuve's new feature, from...
  • 'Queen Latifah Show' averages 1.8 million viewers in first week

    'Queen Latifah Show' averages 1.8 million viewers in first week
    It was a good week to be the queen. Queen Latifah's new talk show averaged 1.8 million viewers an episode during its premiere week, according to Nielsen ratings data. The hour-long talk and variety show, which debuted on Sept. 16, got off to a solid...
  • 'Mad Men' Actor Kevin Rahm Joins Jake Gyllenhaal Pic 'Nightcrawler'

    Best known for his role as Ted on "Mad Men," Kevin Rahm is moving from the world of advertising to journalism in the indie thriller "Nightcrawler" starring Jake Gyllenhaal. Bill Paxton also stars, with Dan Gilroy directing. Story follows a driven...
  • This 'n' that -- Alec Baldwin ... 'Breaking Bad' ... Chita Rivera and 'Gravity'

    "IT WAS impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much." -- Yogi Berra IDLE/IDOL THOUGHTS! Don't let yourself miss the premiere bow of my pal Alec Baldwin as a host of his own show on MSNBC tomorrow tonight! The promo ads where...
  • Universal Options 'On the Job' For Baltasar Kormakur and Scott Stuber (EXCLUSIVE)

    Universal Pictures has optioned the rights to crime thriller "On the Job," with Baltasar Kormakur on board to write and direct and Scott Stuber on board to produce. Kormakur will also produce for his RVK Studios while Stuber will produce through his...
  • Mayweather-Alvarez fight brings in $150 million in PPV buys

    The Floyd Mayweather-Saul "Canelo" Alvarez championship fight was a knock-out for Showtime. The fight, which Mayweather won by decision, took in almost $150 million in pay-per-view revenue. That tops the $136 million that Mayweather's 2007 defeat of...
  • Friday TV Highlights: 'The Watsons Go to Birmingham' on Hallmark

    Friday TV Highlights: 'The Watsons Go to Birmingham' on Hallmark
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Last Man Standing Tim Allen's family...