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  • 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...
  • The life of Elizabeth Taylor. So, big, so blazing -- so underwritten!

    "LET me explain this. I take a step on the terrace. Where I was just a memory. I take another step -- a memory. Look! A shooting star. It's gone. Shot! It's a memory!" "You seem very wrought up, dear." So it went between Elizabeth Taylor and Noel Coward...
  • 'Monuments Men' Trailer: Join George Clooney and Friends' Search for Lost Art

    Thanks to Sony's new marketing campaign, you, too, can be a Monuments Man (or Woman). The latest promotional tool for the George Clooney film is a World War II newsreel-style trailer that serves as an actual campaign to help find missing art. Sony is...
  • Film Review: 'The Monuments Men'

    It's not only the great works of European art that have gone missing in "The Monuments Men"; the spark of writer-director-star George Clooney's filmmaking is absent, too. In adapting writer Robert M. Edsel's account of the men charged with protecting...
  • George Clooney on the Epic Battle to Make 'Monuments Men'

    The walls of his rustic chic home, tucked away on a quiet wooded street in Studio City, are graced with framed black-and-white photographs of gorgeous leading men from a bygone era: Cary Grant, Clark Gable, Gregory Peck and Paul Newman, among them. In his...
  • 'The Monuments Men' filmmakers faced monumental challenges

    George Clooney and Grant Heslov describe themselves as two of the least cynical people in Hollywood. But when the longtime collaborators looked back at their recent work, they realized the movies had an unshakable gloom: "The Ides of March," "Good Night,...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Big Bang Theory' on CBS

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Big Bang Theory' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 2 - 8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Big Bang Theory Penny and Leonard...
  • 'The Monuments Men' review: Reminder: Clooney isn't perfect

    'The Monuments Men' review: Reminder: Clooney isn't perfect
    ** (out of four) Boy, there's nothing as thrilling as searchers who arrive at their target and say, "Yep, there it is." That's all the excitement found in the dull "The Monuments Men," which suggests its interesting true story makes better fodder for...
  • 'The Lego Movie' likely to build a big audience

    "The Lego Movie" is expected to stack up plenty of cash in its box-office debut as it easily beats fellow new contenders "The Monuments Men" and "Vampire Academy."  The animated comedy based on the veteran toy brand could gross around $50 million in...
  • Reel Critics: Tune meanders in 'Llewyn Davis'

    Reel Critics: Tune meanders in 'Llewyn Davis'
    I've been a fan of the Coen Brothers' eccentric dark humor for many years. Their unique offbeat style is exemplified in noteworthy movies like "Fargo," "The Big Lebowski" and "No Country for Old Men." This time around, they target a much smaller...