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  • Jon Favreau's 'Chef' Serves Up First Trailer

    Warning: do not watch this trailer if you're hungry. Jon Favreau's newest movie, "Chef," has whet audiences' appetites with its first official trailer. Premiering at the SXSW Film Festival last month, "Chef" stars Favreau (who also wrote and directed)...
  • TV Review: 'Fargo'

    As bracing as the snowy vistas in the movie on which it is based, FX's "Fargo" quickly establishes itself as its own property, possessing the tone and style of the rightly admired Coen brothers classic, but pursuing a new tawdry true-crime tale, albeit in...
  • TV This Week, April 13-19: 'Orphan Black' on BBC America

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 13 - 19, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY An all-day salute to the late Mickey Rooney...
  • Hoo boy, 'Fargo' works on TV

    Hoo boy, 'Fargo' works on TV
    Lorne Malvo, Billy Bob Thornton's sinister hitman in "Fargo" (9 p.m. April 15, FX; 3.5 stars out of 4), doesn't have doubts. He doesn't ask himself the question posed on a poster in the FX series' first episode: "What if you're right and everyone else...
  • Review: 'Fargo' blazes a dark new trail on TV

    The Coen brothers' 1996 comedy-noir masterpiece "Fargo" wasn't so much a movie as it was a cultural event — you remember where you were when you first saw it. That endless yet claustrophobic snow scape, the anxious narcissism of William H. Macy's...
  • Billy Bob Thornton says his 'Fargo' character is 'like an alligator'

    Billy Bob Thornton says his 'Fargo' character is 'like an alligator'
    Since his star-making turn nearly two decades ago as the mentally challenged Karl Childers in "Sling Blade," Billy Bob Thornton has been known for what may best be described as playing expressive eccentrics. There was a bad Santa, an astronaut farmer...
  • Johnny Depp's Action Comedy 'Mortdecai' Set for Feb. 6 Release

    Lionsgate has dated Johnny Depp's action comedy "Mortdecai" for a Feb. 6, 2015, U.S. release. It will open against Warner Bros.' Liam Neeson-actioner "Run All Night" and Universal's long-stalled "Seventh Son," starring Jeff Bridges as a medieval wizard....
  • 'Chef,' 'Veronica Mars' film set to premiere at South by Southwest

    'Chef,' 'Veronica Mars' film set to premiere at South by Southwest
    Jon Favreau’s restaurant comedy “Chef,” Rob Thomas’ crowd-funded “Veronica Mars” movie and a documentary about zombies in film and popular culture will premiere at the 21st edition of the South by Southwest Film...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'Chef'

    Foodies who feasted on "Big Night," "Babette's Feast" and "Eat Drink Man Woman" may flock to "Chef," a lightweight but high-calorie confection in which the actors often run the risk of being upstaged by all manner of scrumptious-looking cuisine. Written...
  • U.K.'s Channel 4 Picks Up 'Fargo' Series

    LONDON -- Channel 4 has acquired the U.K. premiere broadcast rights to "Fargo," the 10-part television series inspired by the Coen brothers' film. It will air in the spring. The series is an original adaptation by scribe Noah Hawley ("Bones," "The...
  • Aubrey Plaza Joins Hal Hartley's 'Ned Rifle' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Aubrey Plaza will play the lead female role in Hal Hartley's long-planned dark comedy "Ned Rifle." Production is scheduled to begin in April in New York City. Plaza will play Susan, the long lost flame of Henry Fool in the third and final chapter of...
  • SXSW Full Lineup Includes Seth Rogen and Zac Efron's 'Neighbors'

    The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival has announced its full features lineup, including a new episodic section highlighting the influence of smallscreen programming. Five films will headline SXSW, including Universal's work-in-progress...