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  • Film academy marks 90th year of 'Safety Last,' Hollywood sign

    Back in 1923, silent-film clown Harold Lloyd had one of his greatest successes with "Safety Last," which features the iconic sequence of him dangling off a clock on a high-rise in downtown Los Angeles. That same year, the symbol of moviemaking — the...
  • A can-do canine helps dress up a second career for Burbank costume supervisor

    A can-do canine helps dress up a second career for Burbank costume supervisor
    A Hollywood film may start as the singular vision of a director or screenwriter, but it takes a well-oiled machine to transform even the simplest of stories onto the big screen. A cast, crew and studio staff that can number into the hundreds all have...
  • Ben Affleck's Batman: Good casting call? [Poll]

    Ben Affleck's Batman: Good casting call? [Poll]
    Given that Ben Affleck will never, ever cite “Daredevil” as his favorite movie experience (even though he worked with his future wife, Jennifer Garner), the news that the Oscar-winning “Argo” filmmaker will soon play the Caped...
  • Ben Affleck's plans before he dons Batman's cape

    Ben Affleck's plans before he dons Batman's cape
    With the news heard 'round the world that the Oscar-winning Ben Affleck will fill the boots of Christian Bale by playing Batman in a film due in 2015, it's possible that we've all forgotten that Affleck was very effectively nurturing a fruitful post-"...
  • TV This Week for Sept. 1 - 7: 'Luther' on BBC America

    TV This Week for Sept. 1 - 7: 'Luther' on BBC America
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 1 - 7, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   -------------------- SUNDAY Hilarity ensues when "TV's Funniest of the...
  • Telluride Film Festival dedicated to Roger Ebert

    Telluride Film Festival dedicated to Roger Ebert
    The Telluride Film Festival announced Thursday morning that this year's edition of the annual Colorado mountainside event will be dedicated, in part, to Roger Ebert. The celebrated movie critic and media personality was a long-time fixture at the festival...
  • Jason Reitman's 'Labor Day' premieres at Telluride Film Festival

    Jason Reitman's 'Labor Day' premieres at Telluride Film Festival
    Writer-director Jason Reitman continues his tradition of debuting his films at the Telluride Film Festival with the screening Thursday of his latest, the drama "Labor Day," starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin. Based on the novel by Joyce Maynard,...
  • 'Gravity,' '12 Years a Slave' build buzz heading into Toronto

    'Gravity,' '12 Years a Slave' build buzz heading into Toronto
    Telluride's over, and the Venice Film Festival is past its midpoint. Judging from reports, we can safely declare a couple of things: 1. You'd better learn how to spell and pronounce the name Chiwetel Ejiofor, the British actor who plays the free black...
  • TIFF 2013: Charting promise, potential pitfalls of contenders

    To find an Oscar best picture winner that didn’t play at the Toronto International Film Festival, you have to go back to 2006 and Martin Scorsese’s “The Departed.” (The last three winners — “Argo,” “The...
  • Play the Toronto film festival? It's an exacting calculation

    Play the Toronto film festival? It's an exacting calculation
    TORONTO--To most movie fans, the Toronto International Film Festival that kicks off Thursday is simply a showcase for many of the fall's most anticipated titles. But to the studios and filmmakers exhibiting these films, it represents something more...
  • 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...