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  • Amazon's Latest Bid to Digitize Hollywood: A Free Screenwriter's Virtual Corkboard

    Amazon Studios has launched a new screenplay-writing tool that lets scribes create and track projects in the "cloud," hoping it's a carrot to funnel more TV and movie projects into its open-source maw. How many screenwriters actually find any use in...
  • Palm Springs Film Fest Opens With 'Belle'; Complete Program Announced

    "Belle," directed by Amma Asante, will open the Palm Springs Film Fest on Jan. 3 while Roger Michell's "Le Week-End" is the closing night film on Jan. 12. The desert fest will screen 77 premieres for a total of 187 films from 60 countries. "This year'...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • New releases: 'Monsters University' is loaded with great jokes

     New releases: 'Monsters University' is loaded with great jokes
    Monsters University Disney/Buena Vista, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99/$45.99/$49.99 Available on VOD beginning Tuesday "Monsters, Inc." always has been one of the most underrated of Pixar's animated features, not getting enough credit for its zippy pace,...
  • 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...
  • Review: Amazon's 'Betas'

    Anyone can get lucky once, but it's that second winner - "Breaking Bad," in AMC's case, or Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black" - that establishes a service as a genuine player. Amazon started promisingly with "Alpha House," and moving along the Greek...
  • 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...