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  • Summer cinema roundup — release dates through Labor Day

     
    We keep a running in-house tally of what's opening and when on the cinema scene, and a few times a year, I just dump the dates I have out on the blog here to give you an idea of what's opening, what it's about, and when. As May 6 is the more or less &#...
  • August at the movies in O-Town– some great titles sneaking in under the summer’s gun

     
    “Sarah's Key,” a superb Holocaust thriller starring Kristin Scott Thomas, may open as late as Sept. 2, I am now hearing. The release schedule is crowding up and when the only art theater in town gives up the whole summer to a couple of titles,...
  • Tuesday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 7 - 13 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Aug. 7 - 13 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Movie Review: 30 Minutes or Less

     
    It's great to see Jesse Eisenberg break out of his nebbish trap, just a bit, as a swaggering, sarcastic slacker in “30 Minutes or Less,” his latest collaboration with his “Zombieland” director. But it's sad to see that Danny...
  • Jesse Eisenberg, Aziz Ansari deliver their '30 Minutes or Less'

     
    Jesse Eisenberg and Aziz Ansari talk about their new movie "30 Minutes or Less" at the film's premiere in Hollywood on Monday night. Jesse Eisenberg diverges from his serious "Social Network" performance with the dark comedy of "30 Minute or Less."...
  • Movie Projector: 'Contagion' will prove deadly for 'The Help'

     
    At the box office this weekend, "Contagion" is expected to be the No. 1 film. "Warrior," about MMA fighting, will have a soft opening while "Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star" and "Creature" are expected to flop....
  • Wednesday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 4 - 10 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Sept. 4 - 10 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Movie Review: Bucky Larson, Born to be a Star

     
    Nick Swardson is the latest comic reclamation project to come out of Adam Sandler's Happy Madison production company. He's been given a star vehicle, “Bucky Larson: Born to be a Star,” a comedy about a farm country dimwit who discovers his...
  • Box Office: No. 1 'Contagion' kills off 'Warrior,' other new releases [Updated]

     
    "Contagion" knocked "The Help" out of the No. 1 spot at the box office this weekend. "Warrior," "Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star" and "Creature," the three other new films that opened this weekend, only sold a modest number of tickets....
  • The Weekend’s bombs — ‘Creature,’ ‘Bucky Larson’ but not Kevin Hart

     
    “Bucky Larson: Born to be a Star,” didn't make a star of Nick Swardson. And “Creature” didn't launch anybody's career horror. Both opened very poorly and neither will cover its costs (low low costs) theatrically. “Creature&#...
  • VOD Spotlight: “30 Minutes or Less” leaps from the “Black List” to the screen

     
    In the action-comedy 30 Minutes or Less, Nick (Jesse Eisenberg) is a small-town pizza delivery guy whose mundane life collides with the big plans of two wannabe criminal masterminds (Danny McBride and Nick Swardson). The volatile duo kidnaps Nick and...
  • 'Just Go With It'

    'Just Go With It'
    Adam Sandler teams amusingly with Jennifer Aniston in his latest box-office hit, as he plays a plastic surgeon who finds out just how problematic a lie can become. A tall tale he tells his new love interest (model Brooklyn Decker) escalates to the point...