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  • Review: 'Monuments Men' talks big but lacks artful direction

    Earnest and well-intentioned but ultimately inert, "The Monuments Men" talks a better game than it can deliver. Inspired by true tales of World War II derring-do, it can't decide what kind of a film it wants to be and so ends up failing across a fairly...
  • 'Monuments Men' steals $550,000 Thursday night

    George Clooney's World War II art heist film advanced into theaters Thursday night with a studio-estimated $550,000 in ticket sales from showings starting at 7 p.m. "Monuments Men," a Sony Pictures and 20th Century Fox co-production that cost $70...
  • George Clooney's 'Monuments Men' no work of art, reviews say

    On paper, "The Monuments Men" has a lot going for it, including a starry cast led by director and co-writer George Clooney and a remarkable true story -- about a group of soldiers on a mission to protect priceless works of art in World War II Europe -- as...
  • 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...
  • Today's film characters may be unlikable, but they're not unworthy

    These days, it seems as if the collective voice of moviegoers echoes the Taylor Swift lament "Why you gotta be so mean?" And for once they're not talking about me or my fellow critics. The discontent and, in some cases, the disdain is directed at some...
  • Amazon Is Plotting Free TV and Music-Video Streaming Service. But Stocked with What?

    Amazon.com is reportedly cooking up a new free, ad-supported video service -- with TV shows and music videos -- to complement its subscription VOD offering. But it isn't clear what content might be available through it, which would be the major factor...
  • Wrigley Field 100th anniversary: Top pop culture moments

    Wrigley Field 100th anniversary: Top pop culture moments
    Swinging one leg and the rest of his body out over thousands of Wrigley Field fans while nervous handlers in the broadcast booth gasped, actor Cuba Gooding Jr. howled "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" with abandon before revving up the crowd further with a...
  • Amazon greenlights 'Bosch,' 'The After,' more; renews 'Alpha House'

    Amazon greenlights 'Bosch,' 'The After,' more; renews 'Alpha House'
    New series from "The X-Files" creator Chris Carter, popular mystery author Michael Connelly and actor-writer Jason Schwartzman are on their way to your computer, mobile devices and home TV. Amazon has given the green light to six series produced for the...