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Michael Shannon

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  • Orlando gets ‘Take Shelter’ Nov. 4, ‘Skin I Live In’ Nov. 11, ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’ Nov. 18

     
    An update for the folks who have been asking about the Cannes award winner indie “Take Shelter,” starring Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Shea Whigham and Ray McKinnon, and “The Skin I Live In,” the latest teaming of Pedro...
  • Movie Review: Take Shelter

     
    In days of old, they might have thought Curtis a prophet of doom, or possessed by the Devil. But since he's a modern working class Joe, drilling test holes for a contracting firm, these dreams Curtis is having provoke a modern response. Is he seeing the...
  • Reviews — mixed to positive for ‘Tower Heist’ and ‘Harold & Kumar’

     
    Well, knock me over with a feather. That's how surprised I am at the fact that more reviewers didn't enjoy “Tower Heist” and that more weren't bored and generally unamused by “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas.” One is a caper...
  • With George Clooney et al, lead actor Oscar race is up for grabs

     
    Oscar races: A look at the lead actor race for the Oscars, which includes George Clooney, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gary Oldman and more....
  • George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio in tight Oscar race

     
    George Clooney seems to be solidly holding on to a lead actor Oscar nomination slot (and is the leading candidate for the win at the moment). But "The Artist's" Jean Dujardin, a leading French actor, is climbing in popularity as well. And with Leonardo...
  • 'Take Shelter,' 'The Artist' top contenders for Spirit Awards [Updated]

     
    Writer-director Jeff Nicols' apocalyptic drama "Take Shelter" and the black-and-white silent film "The Artist" emerged as top contenders for Film Independent's 2012 Spirit Awards Tuesday morning, earning five nominations each. Both films were nominated in...
  • L.A. Critics name 'Descendants' best film, laud 'Tree of Life' too

     
    "The Descendants" was named best picture of the year Sunday by the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. Awards, but the group also showered praise on Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life." They named Malick best director, and his film runner-up for best picture....
  • L.A. Film Critics choose best actor, best actress winners

     
    The L.A. Film Critics Assn. is handing out its annual awards today. They've named their best actor and actress -- Michael Fassbender and Yun Jung-hee, along with several other awards....
  • Year in Review: Betsy Sharkey's best film picks of 2011

     
    This year, Los Angeles Times film critic Betsy Sharkey was drawn to certain themes as well as specific films. What follows are her favorites on both fronts....
  • Around Town: Max von Sydow plays chess with death again

     
    One of international cinema’s most acclaimed actors, Max von Sydow, best known for his iconic work for director Ingmar Bergman, visits the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre on Monday evening....
  • Spirit Awards: Oscar preview as 'Descendants,' 'Artist' vie

     
    “The Artist” and “The Descendants” will be vying for the top prize at the Film Independent Spirit Awards, which will hand out trophies in 14 competitive categories in a relaxed beachside ceremony in Santa Monica Saturday. Also...
  • Shea Whigham joins the cast of ‘The Silver Linings Playbook’

     
    I caught up this morning with Lake Mary native Shea Whigham, who is on perhaps the hottest streak of his acting career, with a co-starring role in “Boardwalk Empire,” a scene-stealing turn in “The Lincoln Lawyer” and brilliant...