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  • Britain is Hollywood's home away from home

    Britain is Hollywood's home away from home
    LONDON — You really have to keep your eye on the British. Now they've stolen Brad Pitt. Pitt, part of a British-bound diaspora of U.S. actors, directors and studio executives, is spending his autumn riding in a Sherman tank around a muddy...
  • Paul Mantee, Star of 'Robinson Crusoe on Mars,' Dies at 82

    Paul Mantee, an actor with more than 120 credits on the IMDb who's probably best known for his role as Det. Al Carossa on "Cagney & Lacey" and as the star of cult film "Robinson Crusoe on Mars," has died. He was 82. Mantee was toiling in small, often...
  • 'The East,' 'Rush' voted most underappreciated movies of 2013

    'The East,' 'Rush' voted most underappreciated movies of 2013
    It grossed just $2.2 million at the U.S. box office, but "The East," the eco-thriller directed by Zal Batmanglij and starring Alexander Skarsgård and Brit Marling, topped The Times' fourth-annual poll for most underappreciated movie of the year, beating...
  • Producers Guild Taps Top 10 Movies for Zanuck Award

    Opting for a mix of specialty and studio titles, the Producers Guild of America has selected "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle," "Blue Jasmine," "Captain Phillips," "Dallas Buyers Club," "Gravity," "Her," "Nebraska," "Saving Mr. Banks" and "The Wolf of...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Grimm' on NBC

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Grimm' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 29, 2013 - Jan. 4, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Carrie Diaries In this...
  • Salinas Valley -- Steinbeck country -- celebrates the author

    Salinas Valley -- Steinbeck country -- celebrates the author
    The faces might be browner, the language might be different and the clothing is probably more colorful. But the bent backs and weary expressions found in the agricultural fields around Salinas, Calif., still evoke the same compassion and empathy that...
  • Awards Watch: 'Lone Survivor' Delivers K.O. Punch at AFI Fest

    "Lone Survivor" took another giant step in its awards push, as AFI Fest gave it a gala world premiere Tuesday at the TCL Chinese, followed by a reception. As reported here Oct. 31 ("Lone Survivor Bursts into Awards Race"), the film is a serious contender...
  • Oscars: Directors Ready to Rebound After Bombs Like 'Battleship'

    According to a Hollywood truism, you're only as good as your last project. So the awards buzz for this year's directors is doubly gratifying: Prizes are nice, but for some of these helmers, the 2013 films are a way to rebound -- or to remind the biz...
  • Daniel Brühl, the next pan-European Everyman

    Daniel Brühl, the next pan-European Everyman
    At this stage in his gracefully ascending career, Daniel Brühl has emerged as that rare yet sometimes undervalued cinematic bird, the problem solver. He's clearly made a name among directors as a can-do performer; it's hardly coincidence that he can...
  • Ron Howard Helps Canon Capture Creativity with Short Film Contest

    Most marketing campaigns for cameras either focus on the hardware or the random nature shot. With YouTube and other digital platforms creating a new generation of filmmaker, Canon has turned the lens on the kinds of films that can be made with its devices...
  • Recommendation App Qloo Raises $1.6 Mil from Investors Including Producer Tommy Thompson

    Startup Qloo, whose app provides personalized recommendations for TV, film and other categories, has raised $1.6 million in funding from angel investors including Tommy Thompson, founding partner of Cross Creek Pictures, the producer of "Black Swan" and...
  • VH1 to trace 'the hip-hopification of America'

    VH1 will look at hip-hop’s influence on culture with a four-part documentary, the network announced  Wednesday.   Based on Steve Stoute’s best-selling book, “The Tanning of America: How Hip-Hop Created a Culture That Rewrote the...