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  • Critic's Choice: 'The Way, Way Back'

    Critic's Choice: 'The Way, Way Back'
    Readers flooded me with emails over the weekend; they couldn't say enough about the new indie "The Way, Way Back." So I couldn't resist saying a bit more too. Don't miss one of this summer's pure pleasures. Written and directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash,...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: "POV: High Tech, Low Life" on KOCE

    Monday's TV Highlights: "POV: High Tech, Low Life" on KOCE
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 21 - 27, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Bachelorette It's time for "The Men...
  • Summer Movie Sneaks complete list

     Summer Movie Sneaks complete list
    The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Sneaks list: In the...
  • 'The Spectacular Now' and other films coming of (a new) age

    'The Spectacular Now' and other films coming of (a new) age
    Director James Ponsoldt was 16 when he first saw Lloyd Dobler stand on Diane Court's front lawn and declare his love for the blue-eyed beauty who was both out of his class and out of his league. With the help of Peter Gabriel's lyrics and John Cusack's...
  • Reel Critics: 'Pacific Rim' pulpy but artful

    Reel Critics: 'Pacific Rim' pulpy but artful
    Sci-fi action films don't get much more basic than Monsters vs. Robots. The genre was first seen in those cheesy Japanese B-movies that began with the Godzilla series in 1954. But make no mistake, "Pacific Rim" delivers a first-class special-effects...
  • 'Way, Way Back' creators owe it all to the Groundlings

    'Way, Way Back' creators owe it all to the Groundlings
    Just two days into filming "The Way, Way Back," the delicate balance that first-time directors Nat Faxon and Jim Rash had carefully planned was already crumbling. Rain had forced them to change the schedule, pushing up the shooting of an indoor scene...
  • “The Writers’ Room”: Jim Rash tackles TV’s biggest series in Sundance Channel talk show

     
    Television is often called a writer’s medium these days, but it’s rare that we actually get to see any writers onscreen. Sundance Channel and Jim Rash — along with Entertainment Weekly — are out to change that with The Writers&#...
  • TCA: FX programming strategy to become more like HBO, serve older demo

     
    Brand matters and CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions John Landgraf is putting most of his focus on growing the FX brand through the launch of its new network FXX and the introduction of its new video on demand app FXNOW. At the Television Critics...
  • Video/Q&A: 'The Way, Way Back' writers/directors/co-stars Jim Rash & Nat Faxon

    Video/Q&A: 'The Way, Way Back' writers/directors/co-stars Jim Rash & Nat Faxon
    More than a year later, Nat Faxon hasn’t fully processed winning an Academy Award. “It still feels surreal and dreamlike,” says the former “Ben and Kate” star, whose work with Jim Rash (Dean Pelton on “Community&...
  • L.A. Film Festival closes with premiere of 'The Way, Way Back'

    The comedy "The Way, Way Back," which closed the Los Angeles Film Festival on Sunday, is a coming-of-age story based on events that really happened in the life of the film's co-writer and co-director, Jim Rash. The film, which played before a packed...
  • The way, way forward

    Evan Beamer, co-director of "In Security," had a brush with danger Friday. The Los Angeles resident almost backed into a Camaro after receiving a text telling him that his first feature film had been honored as an Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking...
  • An indie brings Nick Offerman back to the Chicago area

    An indie brings Nick Offerman back to the Chicago area
    Whenever I find myself in a bleak mood, a quick glance at the Ron Swanson Pyramid of Greatness usually does the trick. A near-perfect melding of minds between the "Parks and Recreation" writing staff and actor Nick Offerman, this visual guide on how to...