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  • Octavia Spencer to Star in Fox's Steven Spielberg Drama 'Red Band Society'

    Octavia Spencer has nabbed the lead role in Fox's "Red Band Society," Variety has confirmed. Drama from ABC Studios and Amblin TV centers on a group of teens who meet as patients in the children's wing of a hospital. They become unlikely allies and...
  • Jada Pinkett Smith to Star in Fox's 'Gotham'

    Fox's Batman prequel has found another villain: Jada Pinkett Smith has been tapped to play "Gotham's" Fish Mooney, a sadistic gangster with street smarts and a short temper. Based on the DC Comics characters and penned by "The Mentalist's" Bruno Heller,...
  • 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' an honest coming-of-age tale

     'Blue Is the Warmest Color' an honest coming-of-age tale
    Blue Is the Warmest Color Criterion, $19.95; Blu-ray, $24.95 Available on VOD beginning Feb. 25 For all the controversy over the explicit sex in writer-director Abdellatif Kechiche's three-hour adaptation of Julie Maroh's graphic novel "Blue Is...
  • 'Nebraska'

    'Nebraska'
    Currently nominated for six Oscars - including best picture, actor (Bruce Dern), supporting actress (June Squibb) and director (Alexander Payne) - this superb comedy-drama, filmed in black and white, follows the odyssey of a father and son (Dern, Will...
  • '12 Years a Slave' Wins Best Feature at Spirit Awards

    "12 Years a Slave" has dominated the Independent Spirit Awards, winning best feature and four other awards including director for Steve McQueen, supporting actress for Lupita Nyong'o, screenplay for John Ridley. Matthew McConaughey won the best actor...
  • As Oscars Loom, Here's One Last Look at Some Great Shut-Outs

    The Spirit Awards wrapped this afternoon, a casual-atmosphere and frequently moving celebration of independent filmmaking. In some cases, the winners foreshadow Sunday's, but in many other instances, the Spirits honored some terrific work that was...
  • Smaller films making inroads with holiday movie audiences

    Smaller films making inroads with holiday movie audiences
    Over the holidays, most moviegoers have opted for big-budget, spectacle-heavy and family-friendly films at the box office. But while "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" and "Frozen" have been packing them in for weeks now, a few smaller, independent...
  • Irish Film and Television Academy Lines Up Stellar Guest List for Awards

    LONDON -- The Irish Film and Television Academy has announced that guests at its awards ceremony on April 5 will include Neil Jordan, Jim Sheridan, Steve Coogan, Will Forte, Jeremy Irons, Jack Huston and Colm Meaney. Nominees include Saoirse Ronan,...
  • Review: Charisma illuminates 'Run and Jump'

    Review: Charisma illuminates 'Run and Jump'
    In Alexander Payne's "Nebraska," comedian Will Forte surprised audiences by playing the straight man to Bruce Dern and June Squibb's slightly unhinged cranks. For his follow-up performance in director Steph Green's luminous and lovely "Run and Jump,"...
  • UCLA alum Will Forte feels sorry for undereducated USC fans Saturday

    UCLA alum Will Forte feels sorry for undereducated USC fans Saturday
    As I sat down to write this piece about the UCLA-USC rivalry from the UCLA perspective, I was given word that the L.A. Times had not yet found anyone from USC to write on their behalf.  This led me to two natural conclusions.  The first: the USC...
  • 2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April

    2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April
    The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Movie previews: A listing in the...
  • Fox to partner with Andy Samberg's' the Lonely Island rap group

    Fox to partner with Andy Samberg's' the Lonely Island rap group
    Fox Broadcasting is going into business with the Lonely Island, the hugely popular comedic rap band featuring Andy Samberg and childhood friends Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone. Fox announced the development deal Monday at the Television Critics Assn....