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  • 'San Andreas' to Open a Week Early

    "San Andreas" will rumble a week early after the disaster film shifted from an early June to late May release date. The film centers on a rescue helicopter pilot (Dwayne Johnson) who is searching for his daughter in the aftermath of a devastating...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'The Millers' on CBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'The Millers' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 19 - 25, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Big Bang Theory After fighting about...
  • Box Office: Brad Pitt's 'Fury' Edges Out 'Book of Life,' 'Gone Girl'

    Brad Pitt and a squadron of up-and-coming actors held off "Gone Girl" at the multiplexes this weekend as "Fury" topped box office charts with a $23.5 million debut. Despite surrendering first place after two weeks wearing the crown, "Gone Girl" showed...
  • 'St. Vincent' wastes Murray and McCarthy

    'St. Vincent' wastes Murray and McCarthy
    ** (out of four) Lacking the originality and creative spark of musician St. Vincent, “St. Vincent” (which has nothing to do with the St. Vincent who performed on “SNL” earlier this year) takes the formula of stuff like “...
  • Bill Murray on 'St. Vincent,' Fame and the 'Virus' of Oscars Season

    For Bill Murray, the idea of attending Bill Murray Day sounded like punishment. So at last month's Toronto Film Festival, the comedian was having serious trepidation about the special day designated to showing his classic films "Ghostbusters," "Stripes"...
  • Toronto Film Festival: Bill Murray keeps up the stripped-down cool

    Toronto Film Festival: Bill Murray keeps up the stripped-down cool
    There's a scene late in Bill Murray's new dramatic comedy "St. Vincent" — so late, in fact, the credits are already rolling — that is seemingly innocuous, yet tells you a lot about Murray and this performance, and in fact Murray as a...
  • Hallelujah, 'St. Vincent' lets Bill Murray run amok

    Soaked in whiskey, dipped in brine, Bill Murray delivers a salty, acerbic, inebriated comic blast as the unlikeliest saint imaginable in "St. Vincent." The film, written and directed by Ted Melfi, is about paying homage to those overlooked and...
  • Who you gonna call? Dream-casting the new female 'Ghostbusters'

    Who you gonna call? Dream-casting the new female 'Ghostbusters'
    "Ghostbusters" fans were sent into a tizzy Wednesday when "Bridesmaids" director Paul Feig announced that he's rebooting the beloved action-comedy franchise about a crew of paranormal exterminators, with an all-new cast of female characters. The big...
  • Paul Feig Re-Teaming with 'Heat' Writer for Female-Centric 'Ghostbusters'

    Sony's female-led reboot of its "Ghostbusters" franchise is gaining momentum with "The Heat" writer Katie Dippold re-teaming with director Paul Feig. Feig confirmed the news Wednesday on Twitter: It's official. I'm making a new Ghostbusters & writing it...
  • Philadelphia Film Festival to present hours of pizazz

    Philadelphia Film Festival to present hours of pizazz
    If you're tired of overblown Hollywood blockbusters, check out the 23rd Philadelphia Film Festival, which offers a bonanza of fresh and exciting features and shorts from all over the world. Unreeling over 11 days at a handful of Philly venues, the...
  • Paul Feig confirms he'll make a female-led 'Ghostbusters' movie

    The long-awaited third movie in Sony's "Ghostbusters" franchise will update the paranormal exterminators with a cast of female characters, director Paul Feig announced Wednesday. On Twitter, Feig wrote, "It's official. I'm making a new Ghostbusters &...