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  • Toronto Film Festival: Aubrey Plaza & Hal Hartley aim for 'Ned Rifle'

    Toronto Film Festival: Aubrey Plaza & Hal Hartley aim for 'Ned Rifle'
    Many of the filmmakers who emerged from the wave of American independent filmmaking of the late 1980s and early '90s, such as Richard Linklater, Quentin Tarantino, Jim Jarmusch and Steven Soderbergh, have remained active.  Filmmaker Hal Hartley was once...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Ned Rifle'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Still Hal Hartley's best and most popular film, 1997's "Henry Fool" seemed the beginning of a new phase; unfortunately, the phase turned out to be a dismaying long slide from that artistic and commercial peak, one not...
  • Toronto: Fortissimo Shoots Hal Hartley's 'Ned Rifle,' 'Theeb'

    Hong Kong and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films has picked up international sales rights to Hal Hartley's comedy drama "Ned Rifle" and to Middle Eastern action film "Theeb." "Ned Rifle," is the final instalment in Hartley's dysfunctional family trilogy...
  • TV Review: 'The Lottery'

    Bringing together elements also found in CBS' "Extant" - life conception, science fiction and the threat of human extinction - Lifetime's "The Lottery" is more political thriller than anything else, a series that does little to establish its place or time...
  • TV This Week July 20 - 26: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

    TV This Week July 20 - 26: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 20 - 26, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY Warren Beatty, Joe Montana and others...
  • 'The Lottery' gambles on a global fertility crisis

     'The Lottery' gambles on a global fertility crisis
    "The Lottery," a new series premiering Sunday on Lifetime, takes place in the near future — 2025, if you're counting — six years into a global sterility pandemic. (It's more of an omnidemic, actually — no one can get pregnant.) As in...
  • 'Homeland' recap: A shooting to protect a covert op

    'Homeland' recap: A shooting to protect a covert op
    “A Red Wheelbarrow,” the latest installment of Showtime’s “Homeland,” refers to a cryptic text message sent by case officer Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) as she closes in on the CIA headquarters bomber. Was Carrie...
  • 'Homeland' recap: Iranian spymaster forced to work for CIA

    'Homeland' recap: Iranian spymaster forced to work for CIA
    "Gerontion," Episode 307 of Showtime's "Homeland," refers to a T.S. Eliot poem about an elderly man molded by events of the previous century. Similarly, acting CIA Director Saul Berenson (Mandy Patinkin) and Iranian deputy intelligence chief Majid Javadi...
  • Aubrey Plaza Joins Hal Hartley's 'Ned Rifle' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Aubrey Plaza will play the lead female role in Hal Hartley's long-planned dark comedy "Ned Rifle." Production is scheduled to begin in April in New York City. Plaza will play Susan, the long lost flame of Henry Fool in the third and final chapter of...
  • REVIEW: 'Sabotage' ★★

    REVIEW: 'Sabotage' ★&#9733
    There's a weird, bashful moment in "Sabotage" when Olivia Williams, atypically cast as a tough Atlanta police detective, is drawn like a moth to the flame of Arnold Schwarzenegger's lips. It's a quick bit, cut off with comical abruptness before director...
  • 'Homeland' recap: Carrie working undercover; Dana dating a killer?

    'Homeland' recap: Carrie working undercover; Dana dating a killer?
    In a major plot twist, the “Game On” episode of Showtime’s “Homeland” reveals that case officer Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) is working undercover to expose the key terrorist behind the CIA headquarters bombing. For the...