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  • Angelina Jolie, Emily Blunt, Shailene Woodley Break Up Summer Movie Boys Club

    Angelina Jolie, Emily Blunt and Shailene Woodley are muscling into the summer blockbuster boys club. For decades, popcorn films have usually been reserved for actors with XY chromosomes, but "Maleficent," "Edge of Tomorrow" and "The Fault in Our Stars"...
  • TV This Week June 22 - 28: 'Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs'

    TV This Week June 22 - 28: 'Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 22 - 28, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Live from Beverly Hills — but...
  • 'No Tears for the Dead' sheds blood at story's expense

     'No Tears for the Dead' sheds blood at story's expense
    In "No Tears for the Dead," so much blood is shed — by so many — over one little flash drive that you'd think world dominance was at stake instead of a load of ill-gotten cash. But that's the way this hectic Korean crime drama rolls in the...
  • New on DVD: 'The Lego Movie,' 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

    New DVD releases are built for pure entertainment. "The Lego Movie" Grade A-minus: An average Lego construction worker has the power to save the world. Directors/writers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have taken the colorful children's toy and put...
  • On Theater: A 'Little Shop' of merriment

    On Theater: A 'Little Shop' of merriment
    Citizens beware! That bloodthirsty, carnivorous plant has taken root again, this time in Costa Mesa. And it's hungry! Specifically, the horticultural horror is being housed at the Costa Mesa Playhouse, where a revival of "Little Shop of Horrors" is in...
  • Movies Stars are an Endangered Species as Actors Struggle to Stay Relevant

    Summer blockbusters make studios happy, but they make stars nervous. That's because a lizard is the real star of "Godzilla," not an actor. And in franchises like "Captain America," "Spider-Man" or "X-Men," the superhero is the brand, while the casts...
  • L.A. Film Festival kicks off with sci-fi thriller 'Snowpiercer'

    L.A. Film Festival kicks off with sci-fi thriller 'Snowpiercer'
    L.A. Kings fans may have crowded downtown bars for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final Wednesday night, but hundreds flocked to nearby L.A. Live to kick off the 20th Los Angeles Film Festival with their own icy spectacle: the sci-fi thriller “...
  • 'The Human Race' is an eerie, violent sci-fi survival tale

    'The Human Race' is an eerie, violent sci-fi survival tale
    Despite visual and thematic echoes from many other sci-fi thrillers — the "Hunger Games" movies, the Japanese action hit "Battle Royale," even David Cronenberg's "Scanners" — writer-director Paul Hough's low-budget, high-energy "The Human...
  • Film Review: 'The Boy and the World'

    A simple, universal parable played out in boldly imaginative (though not particularly high-tech) design terms, Brazilian animator Ale Abreu's second feature, "The Boy and the World," is an enchanting visual treat. Though programmed mainly in family-film...
  • 'Lone Survivor' Debuts on Home Video Sales Chart at No. 1

    School's out - and the parade of hot new theatricals that enjoyed success at the box office earlier this year has officially begun. No wonder, then, that the three top-selling discs during the week ending June 8 are all new releases: Universal Studios'...
  • Juck Somsaman: Why the Asian Pacific Animation Scene Is Booming

    One of the key narratives at the Annecy festival's International Animation Film Market (MIFA) is the burgeoning attendance of participants from Asia. Variety spoke to Juck Somsaman from Thailand's The Monk Studios, whose "Duck Fight: Fist of the Feather"...