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  • Five reasons to see '12 Years a Slave,' starring Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Five reasons to see '12 Years a Slave,' starring Chiwetel Ejiofor
    Director Steve McQueen's third feature, "Twelve Years a Slave," screened for the first time Friday evening at the Telluride Film Festival with reviews so strong that its inclusion in this year's Oscar race appears inevitable. While extremely brutal for...
  • 'Rush' and 'Prisoners' make their case to academy members

    'Rush' and 'Prisoners' make their case to academy members
    "What's the deal with all these movies," one academy member asked me over the weekend. "All of a sudden, there are just so many of them, and they're all supposed to be really, really good." You could almost forgive his astonishment, awakening as he...
  • Review: 'Rush' is a good ride, but not a great one

    If the elegant cars of Formula One racing are thoroughbreds, "Rush," the new film set in that world, is more of a mixed breed. When screenwriter Peter Morgan candidly calls this "a British independent film directed by a Hollywood director," he is...
  • Composers help tell the story and set the scene

    When a movie has little dialogue and even fewer sound effects, what keeps the audience tethered emotionally to the story? And how can a film seamlessly blend the idea of death and a child's wide-eyed wonderment? Through its music, of course. Here are four...
  • Movie award predictions in animated feature and craft categories

    Movie award predictions in animated feature and craft categories
    A handful of movies — "The Great Gatsby," "Gravity" and "12 Years a Slave" — are poised to dominate the craft categories, while Disney's "Frozen" seems like the front-runner set to win animated feature and original song. Here's how the races...
  • Trust factor keeps film teams together

    Here's how director Peter Berg ("Lone Survivor") and art director Tom Duffield bonded professionally: They got kidnapped. The duo, who would go on to work together on three films (including the upcoming "Lone Survivor"), were scouting locations in the...
  • '12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' lead Golden Globes nominations

    '12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' lead Golden Globes nominations
    Slavery drama "12 Years a Slave" and 1970s con-artist caper "American Hustle" led the Golden Globe Awards nominations announced on Thursday with seven nods each, fortifying their frontrunner positions ahead of the Oscars. In the coveted best drama...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Back in the Game' on ABC

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Back in the Game' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 8 - 14, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Middle When Axl (Charlie McDermott)...
  • NEA helps fund the SoCal premiere of opera 'The Death of Klinghoffer'

    NEA helps fund the SoCal premiere of opera 'The Death of Klinghoffer'
    The National Endowment for the Arts is helping to fund the Southern California premiere of John Adams' controversial opera "The Death of Klinghoffer," 23 years after it was first performed. The $25,000 grant to the adventurous Long Beach Opera for its...
  • Review: 'North America,' Discovery Channel's 7-part nature series

    Review: 'North America,' Discovery Channel's 7-part nature series
    Oh, nature, so near and yet so far: the thing we live in and deny, worship and destroy. The nagging conscience of our modern dystopian times! It is spiritually useful to be reminded that there is a world of animals that -- for the moment, at least --...
  • Academy receives first dose of '12 Years a Slave's' 'tough medicine'

    Academy receives first dose of '12 Years a Slave's' 'tough medicine'
    It wowed festival-goers and film critics at Telluride. It was declared the best picture Oscar winner in Toronto. Madonna "visibly teared up" at Tuesday's New York Film Festival screening, even though she apparently spent a fair amount of time texting...