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  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: 'My Jam' night

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap: 'My Jam' night
    Tonight, the stars chose their favorite songs. So we start the show with head judge Len Goodman dancing to his jam, "Come Dance with Me." I've been waiting years to see Len dance, YAY!  He's off the floor almost immediately, though, so my dreams are...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Glena' on Showtime

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Glena' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 21 - 27, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Grey's Anatomy The hit drama set in a...
  • Review: 'A Terrible Beauty' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'A Terrible Beauty' ★★★ 1/2
    "A Terrible Beauty," its title taken from a famous poem by W.B. Yeats and premiering at 8 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Siskel Film Center, is a docudrama of extraordinary power. It is about bullets flying and bodies falling, but it will capture...
  • All things being 'Equalizer,' art elevates film's brutality

    All things being 'Equalizer,' art elevates film's brutality
    When star Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua collaborated on 2001's "Training Day," the film won Washington an Oscar and changed the trajectory of his career. Now comes Act 2, "The Equalizer," a tense thriller that also has more on its mind than...
  • Documentary 'Maidan' polarizes participants in Ukraine revolution

     Documentary 'Maidan' polarizes participants in Ukraine revolution
    Watching dramas or comedies in the cities where they were shot is a fairly common experience. But it's not often one views a film about a revolution just blocks from where the uprising happened. That surreal situation has been playing out over the...
  • I love 'Hercules' and Dwayne Johnson ... and I don't care who knows it!

    "A TRUE hero isn't measured by the size of his strength, but by the size of his heart." -- Zeus, from Disney's "Hercules" I HAVE A LOT of friends who are scandalized that I wrote here about how much I loved the new IMAX film "Hercules." Well, I decided...
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy': Marvel's space opera gets stellar reviews

    With names like Star-Lord, Groot and Drax the Destroyer, the motley band of heroes at the center of Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" don't have near the name recognition of, say, Iron Man or Captain America — but don't brand them the B-team just...
  • Watch Kevin Spacey in Full Villain Mode in New 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Story Trailer

    With Activision starting to take pre-orders for "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare," the videogame publisher has released a new story mode trailer for the military game that sets up the latest installment of the franchise the way any major Hollywood actioner...
  • Toronto: Samuel L. Jackson's Action Movie 'Big Game' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has acquired U.S. rights to action-adventure "Big Game," starring Samuel L. Jackson as the president of the United States. EuropaCorp paid $4 million for the rights to "Big Game," which premiered in the Midnight Madness section of...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2′

    The market is open for another round of trading in "Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2," director Johnnie To's sequel to his hit 2011 romantic comedy about a handful of Hong Kong One Percenters who swap romantic allegiances with the same manic brio with which...
  • Western Director Andrew V. McLaglen Dies at 94

    Director Andrew V. McLaglen, best known for his work on Westerns including John Wayne's "McLintock!" and James Stewart's "Shenandoah," has died at the age of 94. According to the Journal of the San Juan Islands, McLaglen died on Saturday, Aug. 30 at his...