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  • Reel Critics: All parts fit in 'Lego Movie'

    Reel Critics: All parts fit in 'Lego Movie'
    Never has there been a movie with a list of characters that includes Abraham Lincoln, Shakespeare, Shaquille O'Neal, Michelangelo, Gandalf, Cleopatra, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, evil business tycoons, pirate captains, SWAT teams, a...
  • TV This Week, Feb. 16 - 22: 'Inside the Actors Studio'

    TV This Week, Feb. 16 - 22: 'Inside the Actors Studio'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here. --------------------...
  • Film Review: 'Bottled Up'

    A terminally quirky indie dramedy, "Bottled Up" risks trivializing prescription drug abuse in service of a trite middle-age romance. Fine actors including topliner Melissa Leo can't disguise the fundamentally weak material of writer-director Enid...
  • 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

    'Inside Llewyn Davis'
    Filmmaking siblings Joel and Ethan Coen ("Fargo," "No Country for Old Men") again earned wide acclaim for their portrait of a fictional early-1960s folk singer, superbly played by Oscar Isaac. While he may lack social graces, Llewyn Davis has undeniable...
  • New releases: Coens' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' a rich look at folk scene

    New releases: Coens' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' a rich look at folk scene
    Inside Llewyn Davis Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $35.99 Available on VOD beginning Tuesday Joel and Ethan Coen use the pre-Bob Dylan Greenwich Village folk scene as a jumping-off point for a black comedy about obsolescence, but unlike earlier, similar...
  • 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...
  • Review: 'Inside Llewyn Davis' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Inside Llewyn Davis' ★★&#9733 1/2
    "Inside Llewyn Davis" takes place in winter 1961, just before Bob Dylan makes the scene. The scene is the Greenwich Village folk music universe, a few finite blocks of an island that, in the hands of cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel, looks and feels like a...
  • From page to screen and back again

    From page to screen and back again
    The memoir "12 Years A Slave" was published in 1853, a year after Harriet Beecher Stowe's classic, "Uncle Tom's Cabin." Now Solomon Northup's personal narrative is a bestseller — 161 years after it first came out — through a tie-in to the...
  • George Clooney's 'The Monuments Men' pushed to 2014

    George Clooney's 'The Monuments Men' pushed to 2014
    George Clooney's World War II drama "The Monuments Men" will not arrive in theaters this year as planned because the film's visual effects could not be completed in time, the actor and director said. The tale of a ragtag band of art historians, museum...
  • Suspected Nazi-looted art found in Germany mirrors 'Monuments Men' plot

    Suspected Nazi-looted art found in Germany mirrors 'Monuments Men' plot
    Movies occasionally grow a little more topical due to current events -- earlier this year, coverage of Trayvon Martin’s killing and the George Zimmerman trial made conversations about  “Fruitvale,” a drama about the fatal shooting of a...
  • 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...
  • Amazon takes aim at Netflix, other rivals with 'Betas,' 'Alpha House'

    Amazon takes aim at Netflix, other rivals with 'Betas,' 'Alpha House'
    Will you go Prime? That's a question of increasing importance for Amazon Studios as its second original television series, "Betas," gets underway. The show, which premiered last month and continues to roll out new episodes on Fridays, is about a group...