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  • Oscar race up in air as 'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' '12 Years' log wins

    When Oscar nominations were announced last week, "Gravity" and "American Hustle" led the field, each winning 10. "12 Years a Slave" was right behind them with nine nominations. Then "Hustle" won the Screen Actors Guild Award for ensemble last Saturday,...
  • Give 'Saving Mr. Banks' -- and movies like it -- a break

    Give 'Saving Mr. Banks' -- and movies like it -- a break
    The Italians have a phrase, si non è vero è ben trovato, which roughly translates as, "If it isn't true, it ought to be." If only the critics who decry the inaccuracies to be found in recent movies could take that attitude. Whether dealing with outer...
  • 'The Hobbit 2' bests 'Anchorman 2' at the box office

    The highly anticipated, hotly promoted "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" fell significantly short of its box-office expectations, failing to wrest the No. 1 spot from Warner Bros.' "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," which pulled in $31.5 million....
  • Entertainment execs ask lawmakers to bolster state film tax credit

    Entertainment execs ask lawmakers to bolster state film tax credit
    A group of entertainment industry executives and labor leaders called on state lawmakers to beef up California's film incentives -- or risk losing a homegrown industry to rivals. At a state committee hearing held at SAG-AFTRA headquarters in Los Angeles,...
  • Rachel Marsden: Yes, Canada has spies, too

    PARIS -- From the same people who brought you the "National Security Agency Spies on Foreigners" shocker, we now have the "Canada Is Secretly Devious" spectacle. Apparently it's a shock for some people -- namely, journalist Glenn Greenwald, the buddy of...
  • Why Reality-Based Films are Flooding the Oscar Race

    The line between fiction and reality keeps getting blurrier. So it's little surprise that there are twice as many reality-based films currently vying for awards attention as last year, when one of those, "Argo," took home the best picture Oscar. Even...
  • October Awards Buzz: What's on Top and What's Not

    Awards-watchers were positively drunk with excitement during the Venice-Telluride-Toronto fests, but a month later, everybody has started to sober up as additional contenders are being screened. Entering the conversation in a big way are Warner Bros.'...
  • Pawlikowski's 'Ida' Wins London Film Festival

    LONDON - Pawel Pawlikowski's "Ida" won best film at the 57th BFI London Film Festival at an awards ceremony Saturday in London. The pic follows a Roman Catholic novice nun in Poland as she tries to find out what happened to her parents during the Nazi...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Argo' on HBO

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Argo' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 8 - 14, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES A Healthy You & Carol Alt  This new...
  • Film Review: 'Saving Mr. Banks'

    Somewhere, Uncle Walt is smiling. The Mouse House impresario's protracted courtship of novelist P.L. Travers to secure the film rights to her "Mary Poppins" has all the makings of an irresistible backstage tale, and it's been brought to the screen with...
  • Smiling Through Clenched Teeth: Why the Biz Bothers With the Hollywood Film Awards

    Any writer will tell you that dialog is important, but the crucial element is subtext. And so it is with the Hollywood Film Awards. Every year, Oscar contenders go in droves to the event, usually making wisecracks, but often they don't even know why they'...