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  • Review: 'The Equalizer' ★★

    Review: 'The Equalizer' ★★
    Based loosely on the 1985-1989 television series, on which Edward Woodward never stuck garden shears in an enemy's throat and never, ever stabbed anyone through the neck with a corkscrew, "The Equalizer" smells like a hit. But I wish it had one completely...
  • Box Office: 'The Equalizer' Debuts to Smashing $35 Million

    Denzel Washington and "The Equalizer" were number one with a bullet this weekend, as the revenge thriller picked up an impressive $35 million across 3,234 locations. That figure gave it a comfortable lead over the weekend's other new wide release,...
  • Box Office: Denzel Washington's 'The Equalizer' Scores With $36 Million Debut

    Denzel Washington still has plenty of firepower at the box office as his latest action film "The Equalizer" looks to be heading to an opening weekend in the $35-$37 million range. With $12.6 million on Friday from 3,236 locations, the Sony release is...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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'sTVMovies -------------------- SERIES Grey's Anatomy The hit drama set in a...
  • 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...
  • Reel Critics: 'November' the same old month

    Roger Donaldson's credentials for directing spy thrillers goes back to "No Way Out" in 1987. "The Recruit" and "The Bank Job" are among his other fast-paced action films. In "The November Man," his professional skills add the tension necessary to...
  • Toronto: Chris Evans on How 'Captain America' Helped Him Become a Director

    Chris Evans has been at the Toronto International Film Festival three times, but never as a filmmaker. He's admits that he's nervous to unveil his directorial debut in which he also stars, "Before We Go," next week. "As an actor, you play a small piece of...