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  • Film Review: 'Hector and the Search for Happiness'

    Happiness means steering clear of "Hector and the Search for Happiness." A supremely irritating marriage of picture-postcard exoticism and motivational uplift, this misguided comedy-drama tells the story of a British therapist who upends his comfortable...
  • Toronto Film Festival Adds Sandler's 'Cobbler,' Wiig's 'Welcome to Me,' Schwarzenegger's 'Maggie' and More

    The Toronto International Film Festival added more than 100 features to its 2014 slate today, with pics starring Dustin Hoffman, Kristen Wiig, Benicio del Toro, Diane Keaton, John Travolta, Keira Knightley, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Connelly and Arnold...
  • With age, the wisdom of staging 'Lear' becomes less clear

     With age, the wisdom of staging 'Lear' becomes less clear
    Now that baby boomers are reaching their seniority, it's no surprise that there has been a rush on "King Lear." Graying actors of a certain magnitude want their crack at the greatest role left for them while graying audiences are drawn to a subject (the...
  • Filming Of 3 2014 Stratford Fest Productions Launches International Media Project

    The 2014 Stratford Festival productions of Shakespeare's "King Lear," "King John," and "Antony and Cleopatra" are being filmed in Stratford, Ont., early this fall for features that will be distributed in Canadian, U.S. and international cinemas in the...
  • Toronto: John Travolta's 'The Forger' Bought for U.S. Distribution

    Saban Films has acquired U.S. rights to John Travolta's art-heist drama "The Forger" two days before its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. It's the third major acquisition for the five-month-old distributor, which bought Robert Duvall's "The...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Forger'

    John Travolta is a copyist of great paintings forced to pull one dangerous last deception in "The Forger," a soft-centered crime meller that proves notably short on suspense, and marred by sentimentality that feels distinctly secondhand. Nothing feels...
  • Bradley Cooper in 'The Elephant Man': A dream role for a heartthrob

    It has become something of a theater tradition to cast a good-looking young man in the role of John Merrick, the horribly deformed protagonist of "The Elephant Man." The role, which requires the actor to be shirtless for a good period of time, is a...
  • January 2014 TV premieres, finales, movies, specials

    January 2014 TV premieres, finales, movies, specials
    Hopefully you've all had or are still having a great holiday break, but after New Year's Day things start getting back to normal, and TV is no exception. Your regularly scheduled programming is about to return. So if you're wondering when your favorite...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Grimm' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 29, 2013 - Jan. 4, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Carrie Diaries In this...
  • 'Citizen Kane' suit fetches $110,000 at Dec. 21 auction

    'Citizen Kane' suit fetches $110,000 at Dec. 21 auction
    A three-piece suit worn by Orson Welles as Charles Foster Kane in the final scene of "Citizen Kane" sold for $132,000 at a Hollywood memorabilia auction last month, according to representatives for the Calabasas-based Profiles in History auction house....
  • L.A. theater openings, Jan. 19-26: 'Let's Misbehave' opens

    L.A. theater openings, Jan. 19-26: 'Let's Misbehave' opens
    "The Book of Mormon" is back at the Pantages, Segerstrom's Off Center Festival gets underway down in the O.C., and the musical "Let's Misbehave" sings the praises, and the songs, of Cole Porter. Don’t Leave It All to Your Children L.A. premiere of...