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  • History is set for 'Iceman Cometh,' even as its future still is unsure

    History is set for 'Iceman Cometh,' even as its future still is unsure
    On Sunday, the iceman goeth. Unless you happen to be Nathan Lane's long-lost great-uncle from Tipperary, or come with your own pot of gold, good luck getting a ticket. At press time, it was not yet clear whether Robert Falls' Goodman Theatre production...
  • List of films and release dates in summer 2012

    List of films and release dates in summer 2012
    May 4 The Avengers A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...
  • Fall Sneaks list

    Fall Sneaks list
    SEPT. 9 All's Faire in Love A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
  • REPORT: Russell Crowe to play Superman's father Jor-El in 'Man Of Steel'

    REPORT: Russell Crowe to play Superman's father Jor-El in 'Man Of Steel'
    It's the role Marlon Brando made famous in 1978's "Superman." Jor-El, the hero's father, has some pretty big shoes that need filling. "Man of Steel" producer Christopher Nolan and director Zach Snyder know that, and according to today's report from...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • ‘Man of Steel’ at Comic-Con: Can Superman still soar?

     
    It seems strange to ask — rude even — given Superman’s long history as a bulletproof champion of American pop ......
  • ‘Man of Steel’ trailers: Superman lonely at land, sea and air

     
    If the pair of teaser-trailers for Zack Snyder's “Man of Steel” are any indication, Henry Cavill's Superman will have a ......
  • 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....
  • '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...