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Mark Olsen

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  • Troubled '47 Ronin' may be headed for a box office reckoning

    In "47 Ronin," Keanu Reeves portrays the leader of a band of ronin — masterless samurai in 18th-century Japan who must suffer the indignity of having no one to lead them in battle. Turns out that plot line provides an apt metaphor for the period 3-D sci-fi epic's problem-plagued odyssey to the screen.
  • Live Chat: John Sayles talks 'Go for Sisters' on Friday

    Live Chat: John Sayles talks 'Go for Sisters' on Friday
    Filmmaker John Sayles will be talking about his new film, "Go for Sisters," in a live chat Friday at noon Pacific time with Times staff writer Mark Olsen. Sayles can answer your questions too; use the hashtag #AskLATimes on Twitter now and during the...

    Sequel to 'It's a Wonderful Life' announced, Internet scoffs

    Nothing unites the people of the Internet quite like hatin' on something together. So the press release Monday afternoon announcing a sequel to the beloved holiday classic "It's a Wonderful Life" was met with the sort of overwhelming derision that...

    Extended cut of 'The Counselor' settles its case

    Ridley Scott's recent film "The Counselor" certainly looked on the surface like something that would need no help in becoming a hit, with Michael Fassbender, Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt, Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem starring in a high-gloss tale of a...

    Horror cinema: A valentine to genre favorites from two admirers

    At this time of year the cinematic conversation usually is centered on Oscar front-runners, or the best titles that screened […]