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  • Batman Backlash: Ben Affleck Has Nothing on Michael Keaton

    Comic-book fans have an understandable fear of not being taken seriously, particularly when it comes to a signature character like Batman, who has been subjected to no end of camp treatment and abuse (sorry, Adam West) through the years. Still, the...
  • Toronto: Toni Collette Starrer 'Lucky Them' Finds Winning Team

    "Lucky Them," the latest from "Eden" helmer Megan Griffiths, charmed auds and potential buyers at its world premiere in Toronto Friday night, thanks to its breezy banter and the appealing, oddball pairing of Toni Collette -- as a whiskey-drinking rock...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Lucky Them'

    The journey proves as rewarding as the destination in "Lucky Them," a low-key charmer starring Toni Collette as a rock critic searching for the musician who mysteriously vanished 10 years earlier, abandoning her and his many fans. That may sound like a...
  • 'Love, Marilyn' -- HBO presents an unusual look at the star

    "SO, HOW did you get all these big stars to participate in this documentary?" I asked Liz Garbus, the director of "Love, Marilyn," which appears on HBO June 17. Garbus replied, "One word -- Marilyn! Every person I approached wanted in, as soon as they...
  • Ron Howard provides the big 'Rush' at the movies as summer ends

    "EXCUSE ME, please. But could you keep it down?" "Oh, sure." Ten minutes later: "I'm so sorry, but honestly, your chatter is distracting me." "Gee, I didn't realize." This civilized exchange was conducted during the opening 20 minutes of the new Ron...
  • Monroe Is Back for More in HBO's 'Love, Marilyn'

    As ubiquitous as Marilyn Monroe was at one time, her true person remains a sort of puzzle that the public must put together. And enigmas abounded at a party June 12 held in New York to celebrate the debut of a new doc about her, "Love, Marilyn," set to...
  • Tony Awards 2013, 'Kinky Boots' takes best musical title

    The Tonys live... 8:22 p.m.: "Kinky Boots" was named best new musical, bringing its awards haul to six, the most of any production at the 67th annual Tony Awards. The musical, based on the 2005 British movie about a drag queen who saves a shoe factory,...
  • TV review: Tears, truths in 'The Big C: Hereafter'

    TV review: Tears, truths in 'The Big C: Hereafter'
    "The Big C" was never going to surprise us with a happy ending. Even though the hard-hitting drama often was lighthearted as it charted high-school teacher Cathy Jamison's battle with stage IV melanoma, it never gave us false hope as her condition...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Revolution' on NBC

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Revolution' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 5 - 11, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Brain Games Your brain is being...
  • Elle Fanning roots Sally Potter's new movie, 'Ginger and Rosa'

    Elle Fanning roots Sally Potter's new movie, 'Ginger and Rosa'
    TELLURIDE, Colo. -- The new film “Ginger and Rosa” by English filmmaker Sally Potter screened Friday night at the Telluride Film Festival high in the mountains of Colorado. A tale drawn in no small part from Potter’s own life, the...
  • 'Ginger & Rosa' a showcase for Elle Fanning ★★★

    'Ginger & Rosa' a showcase for Elle Fanning ★★★
    As the ampersand between their names indicates, "Ginger & Rosa" are inseparable, pals since birth, best friends for as long as anyone can remember. At least until now. It's 1962 in London, and 17-year-old old Rosa worries about finding true love, "the...
  • 'Who's your daddy?' gets amusing answer in 'Starbuck' ★★★

    'Who's your daddy?' gets amusing answer in 'Starbuck' ★★★
    "Starbuck" is a big, fat French-Canadian hug of a movie, a sperm-donations-gone-wrong farce that manages the occasional belly laugh but also offers moving takes on parenthood, family and what it means to grow up. David Wozniak (Patrick Huard) makes...