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  • An early look at Oscar best picture contenders

    We can all agree that it's been a pretty great year for movies. But when it comes to this year's best picture Oscar race, that's probably where our accord ends. At the moment, the critically lauded historical drama "12 Years a Slave" and the equally...
  • 'Awkward Moment' battles 'Ride Along.' Henry Waxman retiring.

    'Awkward Moment' battles 'Ride Along.' Henry Waxman retiring.
    After the coffee. Before making my Super Bowl pick. The Skinny: I have not decided who to root for in Sunday's Super Bowl. It will literally be a game day decision. Send me who you think I should cheer on. Friday's roundup includes the weekend box...
  • TV Review: 'And the Oscar Goes to...'

    Turner Classic Movies provides so much enjoyment for film buffs one almost hates to identify its occasional shortcomings. But the channel's feature-length documentary to kick off its annual "31 Days of Oscar" showcase, "And the Oscar Goes to...," is one...
  • 'Ride Along,' 'Frozen' fend off 'That Awkward Moment' at box office

    Two very different buddy comedies vied for the No. 1 spot at the box office over the weekend. Ice Cube and Kevin Hart's tough-talking cop romp "Ride Along" outgunned former Disney-bred teen idol Zac Efron's "That Awkward Moment" to emerge victorious...
  • REVIEW: 'Labor Day' ★★

    REVIEW: 'Labor Day' ★&#9733
    The thesis of "Labor Day," taken from Joyce Maynard's novel, was summed up well by The Washington Post headline affixed to the Post's book review: "Sometimes it's okay to pick up a scary drifter." In the fictitious town of Holton Mills, N.H., 13-year-...
  • Kate Winslet In Talks to Star in John Hillcoat's 'Triple Nine' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Australian filmmaker John Hillcoat seems to have attracted a big name for his next project: Oscar-winner Kate Winslet. Sources confirm to Variety that the actress is in talks to join Hillcoat's upcoming crime thriller "Triple Nine." She would star...
  • What's the future for Michael Bay-produced 'Welcome to Yesterday'?

    What's the future for Michael Bay-produced 'Welcome to Yesterday'?
    Found-footage movies have had a mixed record lately, with the horror genre particularly taking its lumps. Can a movie with that conceit and a time-travel premise break the streak? We were all set to find out in a few weeks, on Feb. 28, exactly, with...
  • Reel Critics: A 'Labor'-ed day for Winslet

    Reel Critics: A 'Labor'-ed day for Winslet
    I never thought I would use the words "Kate Winslet" and "mediocre movie" in the same sentence. Then along came her new film "Labor Day," which lands between being not that bad but not that good either. Director and writer Jason Reitman has several...
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen Unite for 'Pulp Fiction' Live Read

    The Film Independent at LACMA Live Read presented Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" for the fifth installment of Jason Reitman's Live Read series. Guest director Evan Goldberg, co-writer of "This Is the End," led the live read with a surprise cast...
  • Hollywood Reacts to Harold Ramis' Death

    Harold Ramis, possibly best known for starring in "Ghostbusters" and "Stripes" and directing/writing "Caddyshack" and "Groundhog Day," died Monday at 69. POLL: What's Your Favorite Harold Ramis Movie? Given his status as a trailblazer, it's no...
  • ‘Divergent’: Ansel Elgort talks Caleb, ‘The Fault in Our Stars’

     
    “Divergent” is expected to be a blockbuster when it opens in theaters Friday, but for fans of the bestselling young […]...
  • Jason Bateman, Jason Reitman Honor Harold Ramis at Live Read of 'Groundhog Day'

    Film Independent at LACMA's Live Read performances are always special - cold recitations of classic screenplays, the readings are never rehearsed, recorded, or repeated. But Thursday night's live read of the existentialist comedy "Groundhog Day," directed...