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  • '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...
  • Six North Korea-themed movies that beat Rogen and Franco to the punch

    Six North Korea-themed movies that beat Rogen and Franco to the punch
    North Korea is rattling its saber over Seth Rogen and James Franco's upcoming comedy, "The Interview," about a plot to assassinate the country's real-life leader, Kim Jong Un. A spokesperson for the nation's Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the...
  • Delightful 'El Henry' is a multicultural mash-up

     Delightful 'El Henry' is a multicultural mash-up
    Location, location, location. The old real estate dictum apparently applies to the theater — at least to judge by the perfectly placed "El Henry," the latest in La Jolla Playhouse's site-specific Without Walls series. This lively, Chicano-...
  • To combat Netflix and 60� screens, now playing at cinema: Luxury

    No one tells moviegoers at Marcus Theatres in Oakdale, Minn., not to put their feet on the seats. In fact, patrons are encouraged to do so. The theater is one of a growing number to offer plush, roomy leather seats that let patrons recline into a...
  • Review: 'Maleficent' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Maleficent' ★&#9733 1/2
    The formula works. It worked with "Wicked" on stage and it worked with "Frozen" on film — tilting the storytelling prism so that a new angle on a well-known fairy tale appears in the light. The strategy depends on humanizing characters formerly...
  • Bob Hoskins, actor known as 'the Cockney Cagney,' dies at 71

    Bob Hoskins, a British actor whose powerful screen presence earned him a reputation as "the Cockney Cagney" and who, at 5 feet 6 and with a face he likened to a squashed cabbage, gave the short, bald men of the world a reason to swagger, has died. He...
  • Film Review: 'Iceman 3D'

    A remake of the 1989 kung fu fantasy "The Iceman Cometh," in which a Ming dynasty warrior time-travels to contempo Hong Kong, "Iceman 3D" is snowed under by f/x of variable quality, as well as a crucial lack of gut-busting martial arts. Theoretically, the...
  • 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...
  • 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...