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  • Film Review: 'Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq'

    "Afternoon of a Faun," Nancy Buirski's documentary on famed '50s prima ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq, has a lot going for it: extraordinary footage of the exquisite dancer in signature roles created for her by master choreographers George Balanchine and...
  • Film Review: 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty'

    Sometimes daydreams do come true. At least, that's what the Goldwyn family must be feeling now that their long-delayed "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" update finally exists, smarter and less screwball than previous attempts at the material have been....
  • Trailer: 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

    CBS Films has released a new trailer for the upcoming Coen brothers film, "Inside Llewyn Davis." Oscar Isaac stars in the story of an aspiring folk musician in 1960s Greenwich Village. Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund, F. Murray Abraham...
  • George Clooney Saves Masterpieces In 'Monuments Men' Trailer

    George Clooney, Matt Damon and Cate Blanchett are plotting the salvation of artistic masterpieces in "The Monuments Men" in a new trailer, two months before the offbeat WWII drama opens Dec. 18. "You want to go into a war zone and tell our boys what they...
  • TV Review: 'Dancing on the Edge'

    The buzz surrounding Chiwetel Ejiofor's performance in "12 Years a Slave" should throw a bit of heat toward "Dancing on the Edge," the five-part Starz miniseries in which he stars. Yet this handsome and interesting period piece -- focusing on black jazz...
  • 'Dancing on the Edge' TV review: Jazz Age elegance

    'Dancing on the Edge' TV review: Jazz Age elegance
    Chiwetel Ejiofor is having a moment. The British actor is getting Oscar buzz for the film "12 Years a Slave," which RedEye movie critic Matt Pais has given a rare 4-star review. He's also a big reason to watch the five-part miniseries "Dancing on the...
  • TV Picks: 'Dancing on the Edge,' 'Clash,' 'Birthday Boys,' 'Nashville'

    TV Picks: 'Dancing on the Edge,' 'Clash,' 'Birthday Boys,' 'Nashville'
    "Dancing on the Edge" (Starz, Saturdays). Stephen Poliakoff ("The Lost Prince") wrote and directed this early-1930s period piece set at the intersection of jazz and aristocracy. Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Louis Lester, a black British jazz genius whose career...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The White Queen' on Starz

     Saturday's TV Highlights: 'The White Queen' on Starz
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 20 - 26, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The White Queen In failing health...
  • Jacqueline Bisset remains timeless and in demand

    Jacqueline Bisset remains timeless and in demand
    Early in her career, Jacqueline Bisset discovered that she didn't need to be in every shot of a movie. Bisset came to that realization while making Jerry Paris' underrated 1970 drama "The Grasshopper," which cast her  as a wide-eyed teenager from...
  • A Documentary About the Life and Music of Doc Pomus Plays at The Avon Theatre

    A Documentary About the Life and Music of Doc Pomus Plays at The Avon Theatre
    It’s one of the enduring mysteries of pop music. How something so slight and disposable, a three-minute tune — songs written about fleeting and often trivial teenage emotions — can still somehow be so long-lasting and deep. Doc Pomus,...
  • 'Monsters University'

    'Monsters University'
    Disney-Pixar's prequel to the animated hit "Monsters, Inc." revisits the amusing teamwork of Billy Crystal and John Goodman, cast again as the voices of Mike and Sulley, the creatures who meet here at the title college. When their rivalry gets them...
  • Joan Baez, Patti Smith, Carey Mulligan, Oscar Isaac Celebrate the Music of 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

    "The Great Folk Scare" is how the late singer-songwriter Dave Van Ronk jokingly referred to the 1960s American folk music revival. But there was nothing to fear Sept. 29 at Manhattan's Town Hall, where a who's-who of folkies past and present gathered to...