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  • The secret to Harry Potter's success

    The secret to Harry Potter's success
    At a screening in Columbia, a 16-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl emerged from "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" blissed-out but also fighting because he wouldn't kiss her during the movie — he didn't want to miss a single second...
  • Movie review: 'The Next Three Days'

    Movie review: 'The Next Three Days'
    Paul Haggis is back to his tricky script tricks with the thoroughly engrossing prison break thriller "The Next Three Days." He foreshadows, hides details, delays his "reveals" and does a pretty good job of keeping us guessing, even if we remember the 2003...
  • Film Review: 'The Purge: Anarchy'

    The title may imply heightened scope and stakes, but only the premise is out of order in "The Purge: Anarchy," a swiftly delivered, surprise-free sequel to 2013′s economical sleeper hit. Moving out of the home and into the streets, writer-helmer...
  • Selena Gomez And A Slew Of A-List Stars To Attend Italy's Ischia Global Fest

    ROME - Selena Gomez, Jessica Chastain, Freida Pinto, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Omar Sy, Sullivan Stapleton, Leo Howard, and Lena Headey are among expected attendees at Italy's Ischia Global Film and Music Festival, the informal event on the Italo isle in the...
  • 'Third Person' is emotional finger-painting

    'Third Person' is emotional finger-painting
    *1/2 (out of four) The twist in “Third Person” isn’t a shock; it’s an inevitability—the groan-worthy culmination to a story that folds in on itself instead of expanding. Sure, the consuming nature of grief and pain are...
  • Paul Haggis' 'Third Person' reflects his first-person concerns

    Paul Haggis' 'Third Person' reflects his first-person concerns
    Paul Haggis' characters twist in torment. Denial is their armor, cruelty their weapon. They skitter through plotlines, deceiving, tricking and spooling out acidic self-reflection, such as the remark an adulterous writer mumbles about his protagonist on...
  • The literary films of summer 2014

    The literary films of summer 2014
    Book-loving moviegoers saw the summer of 2014 get off to a great start with the adaptation of John Green's young adult novel "The Fault in Our Stars," which topped the box office during its opening weekend earlier this month. The success of "The Fault...
  • Jason Bateman's 'Longest Week' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Gravitas Ventures has acquired all U.S. rights to the indie comedy "The Longest Week," starring Jenny Slate, Olivia Wilde, Billy Crudup and Jason Bateman. It's the feature directing debut of Peter Glanz and is based on his short film "A Relationship in...
  • 'Third Person' at the mercy of a mix of emotions, stories

     'Third Person' at the mercy of a mix of emotions, stories
    "Third Person," the latest interlocking puzzle from Paul Haggis, is about love. But it's not a soft and fuzzy sort of love. As Leona Lewis put it in the pop hit a few years ago, it's the "you cut me open and I keep bleeding, keep keep bleeding" sort....
  • Olivia Wilde, David O. Russell, Lee Daniels Celebrate Ghetto Film School's Spring Benefit

    Olivia Wilde, helmers David O. Russell and Lee Daniels converged at The Standard Biergarten June 18 to support the Ghetto Film School's 10th annual spring benefit, during which several aspiring young filmmakers are presented with scholarships to further...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Defiance' on Syfy

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Defiance' on Syfy
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 8 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Black Box In this new episode Dr. Black and Dr....
  • Box Office: 'Think Like a Man Too' Crashing the Party With $32 Mil Bow

    "Think Like a Man Too" is eyeing first place at the weekend box office, but in order to snare its prize, the Sony Pictures/Screen Gems comedy must hold off two other well-received sequels, "22 Jump Street" and "How to Train Your Dragon 2." Currently, the...