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  • 'Too Cute!' downsizes its format but with same results

     'Too Cute!' downsizes its format but with same results
    Television program advisories usually warn viewers about the presence of nudity, adult language or content and violence. But there is one series on Animal Planet with a unique advisory: "The following program contains material that is just too cute....
  • Nat Faxon on 'Married,' for better or worse

     Nat Faxon on 'Married,' for better or worse
    Nat Faxon is that rare breed of actor best known for his writing. Along with writing partner Jim Rash, whom Faxon met while part of the Groundlings comedy troupe, Faxon is otherwise known as the Oscar-winning writer behind the 2011 George Clooney-...
  • 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'? Nothing new in this web

    The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $45.99 Available on VOD on Tuesday Director Marc Webb's 2012 revamp of Sony's "Spider-Man" franchise introduced a well-cast Andrew Garfield as the hero — and an equally apt Emma Stone as his love...
  • Warner reacquaints audiences with Joe E. Brown

     Warner reacquaints audiences with Joe E. Brown
    Though he's best known these days as the millionaire momma's boy Osgood Fielding III in Billy Wilder's 1959 classic "Some Like It Hot," comic actor Joe E. Brown was one of Warner Brothers' top stars in the 1930s. The former circus performer, semi-pro...
  • German emigres' effect on U.S. cinema saluted

     German emigres' effect on U.S. cinema saluted
    The United States was a relatively provincial country in the 1930s, and the films coming out of Hollywood reflected this lack of sophistication, even though it was the glamorous center of the movie production world. But the intellectual atmosphere began...
  • Summer eating in Chicago

    Summer eating in Chicago
    After a frigid and snowy winter — that lasted what, six months? — it appears that summer is finally here. Which makes it time for my annual Summer Eating List. Patterned after the summer reading lists that haunted my school-age summers, this...
  • Heroic tale of 'The Admiral: Roaring Currents' is a hit in South Korea

    Heroic tale of 'The Admiral: Roaring Currents' is a hit in South Korea
    SEOUL — Since April, when hundreds of high school students lost their lives in the sinking of the Sewol ferry, South Korea has been a nation in shock and mourning. The country prides itself on having risen from postwar poverty, and many have asked...
  • 'Jealousy' a Garrel family endeavor to create art from loss

    It seems like the stuff of deep, twisted psychodrama, a father casting a son to play a variation of his grandfather. Yet in the new film "Jealousy," such dynamics give way to something equal parts gentle and powerful, diffuse and insightful, in its...
  • Review: An imperfect premiere from Bolcom at Grant Park

    Review: An imperfect premiere from Bolcom at Grant Park
    The final pair of concerts of the Grant Park Music Festival's 80th season this weekend features a world premiere of a commission from this year's composer in residence that could not have been what anybody expected. It's in the category of Concerto...
  • Alamo Drafthouse Cinema plans downtown L.A. theater

    Alamo Drafthouse Cinema plans downtown L.A. theater
    Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, the quirky Austin-based theater chain known for its beer and food service, is expanding into downtown Los Angeles. The cinema chain, which specializes in independent and repertory films, will open its first L.A. theater at 7th...
  • 'The Giver' takes on more action, but something's missing

    If it does little else, the movie version of Lois Lowry's "The Giver" restores that prize-winning young adult novel's pride of place as the elegant progenitor of dystopian follow-ups like "The Hunger Games" and "Divergent." Unfortunately, little else is...