| Nov 17, 2013
| 2:30 PM
For a black-and-white road-trip comedy set in the Heartland, Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" was never a guaranteed winning lottery ticket -- but the popularity of the prolific director, coupled with a buzzed-about performance from Bruce Dern, gave the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:55 PM
It's the letter everyone's received. The one that gets your attention by saying you've won a million dollars but is actually all about selling magazine subscriptions. But what if someone truly believed they'd won that million? And what if that...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Audiences acquainted with the "Saturday Night Live" character MacGruber — a bumbling special-ops agent who rather consistently fails to save the day — might be surprised to see the man who portrays him, Will Forte, co-starring in Alexander...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
At some point during the filming of "All Is Lost," writer-director J.C. Chandor and his star (and sole cast member) Robert Redford were getting a little sick of one another. As the only actor on set, Redford had no one to commune with beyond the crew, and...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Following his critically acclaimed performance in Alexander Payne's "Nebraska," Bruce Dern will be feted with the career achievement award at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala. The ceremony will be held Jan. 4 at the...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:10 PM
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
The Herculean task of any sequel is repeating the experience of the original film, or improving on it. That’s nigh on impossible due to the simple fact that you only get to take the viewing...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Thanks to the likes of "Ice Age," most animated features rely on a general wash of sarcasm-based meanness atop sequences of hammering, photo-realistically rendered peril. Throw in a rote message of friendship and a reminder of the importance of family...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Bruce Dern runs.
Almost every day.
He has run most of his life. A track star at New Trier Township High School in Winnetka in the late 1950s, he tried out for the Olympic team in 1956 (but finished ninth in his division). On camera, though, Dern,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 17 - 23, 2013 in PDF format
This week's TV Movies
Comet of the Century PBS launches an...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Alexander Payne doesn't want audiences to watch the color version of his black-and-white film "Nebraska."
The director told the Canadian Press that he felt pressured by distributor Paramount Vantage to cut an alternate version of the dramedy in order...
| Nov 21, 2013
The small and medium towns in the Midwest and the Great Plains region aren't so different from any other part — rural, urban or in between — of the United States. Half the people don't talk much, while the other half chatter to fill the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:30 AM
In 2010, Stephen Dorff found himself on the industry's hot list after starring in Sofia Coppola's "Somewhere," a meditative drama about a Hollywood actor and his lonely daughter. Dorff recalls a stream of offers from a fickle business that he's been...