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  • Why 'Prisoners' Is Too Easy on the Subject of Torture

    (SPOILER ALERT: This piece reveals key details about the plot of "Prisoners.") Why is it so often the ambiguous, unresolved movie that generates controversy while the easy, complacent one gets a free pass? To wit: Why does "Prisoners," Denis Villeneuve's...
  • Review: 'Letters to Jackie' stands as a stirring tribute to JFK

     Review: 'Letters to Jackie' stands as a stirring tribute to JFK
    Brilliantly conceived and beautifully crafted, "Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy" may not only be one of the year's best documentaries but one of the year's finest overall films. The movie is based on readings of actual condolence...
  • ‘Ender’s Game’ TV spot features alien battle scenes in space

     
    A new TV spot for “Ender's Game” is light on dialogue but heavy on space battle action scenes. The one-minute […]...
  • Will Ferrell pretends to be Tom Hanks at Hammer Museum gala

    Will Ferrell pretends to be Tom Hanks at Hammer Museum gala
    The event: The Hammer Museum’s “Gala in the Garden” on Saturday night honoring playwright-screenwriter Tony Kushner and artist Robert Gober with tributes by Viola Davis of “The Help” and artist Charles Ray. The scene:...
  • Fort Lauderdale man's condolences featured in TLC's 'Letters to Jackie'

    Fort Lauderdale man's condolences featured in TLC's 'Letters to Jackie'
    TLC's "Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy" highlights 20 of the more than 800,000 condolence letters sent to the first lady following the 1963 death of her husband. One of those letter writers was Raymond A. Melder, of Fort Lauderdale....
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Castle' on ABC

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Castle' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 20 - 26, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES How I Met Your Mother Ted (Josh...
  • 'Walking Dead' Actor Joins James Brown Biopic 'Get on Up'

    "Walking Dead" and "Low Winter Sun" thesp Lennie James has joined the ensemble of the James Brown biopic "Get On Up," starring Chadwick Boseman. Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis are also on board with Tate Taylor directing. Pic follows Brown's rise...
  • Hollywood's New Leaders: 10 Assistants to Watch

    1. Trevor Burkins, 26 Communications coordinator, NBC Universal Cable Entertainment Group Previously an NBC page, with stints at "SNL" and assignments at NBC News and NBC Entertainment, Burkins got his start with Oprah Winfrey, pitching segment ideas;...
  • ‘Ender’s Game’: New video, Mondo poster spotlight sci-fi action

     
    The theatrical opening of “Ender's Game” is less than two weeks away, but in the meantime fans of the sci-fi […]...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Styled to Rock' on Bravo

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Styled to Rock' on Bravo
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 20 - 26, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The Carrie Diaries Lindsey Gort joins...
  • Film Review: 'Ender's Game'

    An anti-bullying allegory writ on the largest possible scale, "Ender's Game" frames an interstellar battle between mankind and pushy ant-like aliens, called Formics, in which Earth's fate hinges on a tiny group of military cadets, most of whom haven't...
  • Viola Davis, Julius Tennon Honor Hollywood's New Leaders and 10 Assistants to Watch

    Hollywood's New Leaders and 10 Assistants to Watch, along with their guests, mingled in the wide aisles of the Theory clothing boutique in West Hollywood on Oct. 24 at the Variety event celebrating the new generation of leadership in entertainment. The...