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  • Toronto Film Review: 'The F Word'

    The underlying sweetness of director Michael Dowse's 2011 hockey comedy "Goon" was a mere warm-up act for the full-on charm offensive of "The F Word." Had it centered around a less naturally engaging duo than Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan, this...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Dom Hemingway'

    If the point of prison is to reform, then the experience hasn't done Dom Hemingway much good. Judging by Jude Law's opening monologue -- a long, colorful ode to his macho character's manhood, delivered under highly ironic circumstances -- the hot-headed...
  • 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-...
  • '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,...
  • Film Review: 'Insidious: Chapter 2′

    With his last helping of old-fashioned ooga booga, "The Conjuring," still scaring up business in a few hundred theaters, James Wan returns with two more hours of seat-clenching scares in "Insidious: Chapter 2," a modestly scaled and highly pleasurable...
  • Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke sue to protect 'Blurred Lines'

    Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have made no secret of the fact that their massive summer hit “Blurred Lines” is influenced by the classic Marvin Gaye song “Got to Give it Up.” Now they are suing to protect themselves from...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Horns'

    Shot a stone's throw from "The Twilight Saga" and aimed at roughly the same crowd (more teens, fewer moms), "Horns" presents a slightly edgier, yet harder-to-love supernatural romance, giving Daniel Radcliffe demonic powers that his emo character can...
  • Toronto: Singing A Robust 'Song' As Solid Sales Highlight Festival

    The 38th Toronto Intl. Film Festival will end Sunday on a robust note with more than two dozen deals completed. Both "Bad Words" and "Can a Song Save Your Life?" (pictured above) sold for $7 million -- prices that were double last year's top sale at...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Five Examples of Why You Should Stick to the Supernatural When Making a Horror Movie

    When it comes to the horror genre and box office potential, the biggest truism is that it's all about the movie. Horror films, in particular, have some of the most fervent fans, which can make for an impressive opening weekend box office that lead to...