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  • 'Riddick': Vin Diesel splits skulls and critics in sci-fi sequel

    "Riddick" -- the third sci-fi film to star Vin Diesel as the interplanetary antihero of the same name -- arrives nine years after its predecessor, "The Chronicles of Riddick," and 13 years after the original, "Pitch Black." Unfortunately for Diesel and...
  • TIFF 2013: Ron Howard's curiosity leads to Jay Z, Formula One films

    TIFF 2013: Ron Howard's curiosity leads to Jay Z, Formula One films
    TORONTO -- Ron Howard and Jay Z aren't names you'd expect to find in the same sentence, much less people you'd figure would one day work together. But 10 days before the hip-hop artist's two-day Made in America music festival in Philadelphia over...
  • In House Theatre's rich, fantastical world, what is going on?

    In House Theatre's rich, fantastical world, what is going on?
    In the realm of high fantasy, complexity is a badge of honor. This has been true since the days of J.R.R. Tolkien, whose seminal works of the genre are neither brief nor monolithic reads, and you can even see it manifest in the HBO series "Game of...
  • Country Music Awards nominations announced

    Country Music Awards nominations announced
    (Reuters) - Singers Taylor Swift and newcomer Kacey Musgraves on Tuesday led the nominees for this year's Country Music Association awards, one of the genre's top prizes. Swift, 23, and Musgraves, 25, each scored six nominations, followed by husband-...
  • Jazz preview: Angel City festival offers another compelling snapshot

    Jazz preview: Angel City festival offers another compelling snapshot
    Any discussion of the L.A. jazz landscape for the fall begins with the Angel City Jazz Festival. A cross-pollinated cornucopia of forward-thinking presented by Angel City Arts, the Jazz Bakery and the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, the sixth-...
  • Album review: Kaskade's dreamy, orchestral 'Atmosphere'

    Album review: Kaskade's dreamy, orchestral 'Atmosphere'
    Since his most recent double-album “Fire & Ice,” Kaskade has become shorthand for the arrival of stadium-sized EDM shows in America. After a decade honing his pointedly emotional, populist sound, he was the first dance act to headline...
  • 'Insidious: Chapter 2' to spook 'The Family' at box office

    'Insidious: Chapter 2' to spook 'The Family' at box office
    A low-budget horror film will spook box-office rivals this weekend, continuing the genre's 2013 reign of terror at the multiplex. Driven by the interest of young males, the scary sequel "Insidious: Chapter 2" is set for a strong debut of $35 million,...
  • Is 'Insidious: Chapter 2' making good on 'Blair Witch's' promise?

    Is 'Insidious: Chapter 2' making good on 'Blair Witch's' promise?
    Revolutions never start when you think they will. In 1999, “The Blair Witch Project” took the film world by storm, becoming one of the hottest horror movies of all time. It was supposed to start a new wave of low-budget productions in the...
  • Auto-racing film 'Rush' takes another route with Niki Lauda's help

    Auto-racing film 'Rush' takes another route with Niki Lauda's help
    TORONTO — It was 37 years ago, but Niki Lauda recalls his brush with death as if it happened this morning. The Austrian Formula One driver had been in a ferocious nip-and-tuck battle for most of the season with his British rival James Hunt when...
  • Director Jim Mickle sinks teeth into 'We Are What We Are' remake

     Director Jim Mickle sinks teeth into 'We Are What We Are' remake
    The new film "We Are What We Are" is a horror-drama hybrid, a suspenseful tale of a tight-knit family struggling to hold itself together in the face of changing times and the dwindling of long-held traditions. Also, they eat people. Directed by Jim...
  • The cinematic 'murals' of Gabriel Figueroa

     The cinematic 'murals' of Gabriel Figueroa
    Aside from Mayan temples and Emiliano Zapata's mustachioed visage, perhaps nothing is more emblematic of Mexico's mysterious grandeur than the films of Gabriel Figueroa. In a career that consisted of more than 200 movies in multiple genres, made in...