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  • James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up' Gets First Trailer

    Universal is promising plenty of funk, singing, dancing and pathos with the first trailer for "Get On Up," the James Brown biopic set for U.S. release on Aug. 1. "42" star Chadwick Boseman (pictured) portrays the Godfather of Soul in the film that...
  • Jennifer Lopez: Where I am now, 'there are no rules' for love

    Jennifer Lopez: Where I am now, 'there are no rules' for love
    Jennifer Lopez is still proudly boasting about her moniker "Jenny from the Block." As the InStyle magazine cover girl for April, the "American Idol" judge defended her title, insisting that's who she really is. "It's funny when people say 'Jenny...
  • Debbie Allen, Stephen Hartke to mentor YoungArts fellows in L.A.

    Debbie Allen, Stephen Hartke to mentor YoungArts fellows in L.A.
    That crackle in the air? Could be widespread arts mentoring sweeping across Los Angeles this week.   On Tuesday, the National YoungArts Foundation kicks off its 2014 YoungArts Los Angeles program. Through March 23, 100 Southern California emerging...
  • What's next for Lupita Nyong'o?

    "THERAPY proves that sexual desire leads us awry. The erotic life is ashamed, conflicted, awkward, embarrassed, uncertain. "The way to survive psychically is to find people to love. But in order to feel safe enough with other people, most of us feel we...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' on ABC

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES NCIS McGee's (Sean Murray) girlfriend,...
  • 'Sesame Street's' L.A. trip is a chance for stars to meet legends

    'Sesame Street's' L.A. trip is a chance for stars to meet legends
    On a soundstage in the heart of Hollywood this week, a chicken was giving directions to Mindy Kaling. The chicken, perched on the shoulder of "The Mindy Project" star, squawked off a couple of instructions to the crew, then muttered, "My mom would be so...
  • Jackson's rant highlights enduring issue of racial misinformation

     Jackson's rant highlights enduring issue of racial misinformation
    Being chased or attacked. Being nude in public. Dying. Drowning. Falling. Flunking a test. These calamities star in the classic nightmares that haunt our sleepy time under the sheets. I bet Sam Rubin gladly would have traded any of those nocturnal...
  • My 10 favorite Philip Seymour Hoffman performances

    My 10 favorite Philip Seymour Hoffman performances
    Philip Seymour Hoffman was always one of my favorites. It always seemed to me that he didn't make bad movies, and I've always attributed that to a belief that Hoffman's talent elevated everyone around him. Like a lot of appreciators of film, upon...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal and Hugh Jackman: Pals for life after 'Prisoners'

     Jake Gyllenhaal and Hugh Jackman: Pals for life after 'Prisoners'
    NEW YORK — The twisty, suspenseful "Prisoners" is full of thrills, but none more enduring than the way stars Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal ignite against one another. This particular feat of casting leaves audiences wondering why it hasn't...
  • Musician biopics can score, but often languish in development

    Musician biopics can score, but often languish in development
    Music biopics often seem ubiquitous, but it's not always easy to drum up movies about famous tune-smiths. Take Don Cheadle's in-the-making movie about the jazz trumpet player and composer Miles Davis, which he's been trying to get started for years....
  • Hailee Steinfeld: Emma Stone introduced her to pal Taylor Swift

    Hailee Steinfeld and Taylor Swift are besties? Apparently! And it turns out "The Amazing Spider-Man" star Emma Stone introduced them.  "We met, oh my gosh, like three years ago through our mutual friend Emma Stone," Steinfeld told E! on Wednesday at the...
  • Did the long-delayed 'Prisoners' just enter the awards race?

    Did the long-delayed 'Prisoners' just enter the awards race?
    It's been a long road to the big screen for Aaron Guzikowski's script "Prisoners," which landed on the "Black List" of the best unproduced screenplays of the year, back in 2009. After seeing a slew of leading men (such as Mark Wahlberg and Leonardo...