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  • ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’: Olivia Munn joins cast of mutants as Psylocke

     
    Olivia Munn is joining the cast of “X-Men: Apocalypse” as the telepathic mutant Psylocke. Director Bryan Singer announced Munn's casting […]...
  • 'Birdman,' Linklater, other Oscars favorites win Spirit Awards

    'Birdman,' Linklater, other Oscars favorites win Spirit Awards
    Seeing a winners' list that includes "Birdman," Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, J.K. Simmons, Patricia Arquette and Richard Linklater, you might think you’re reading tomorrow’s news today. That’s because this year’s 30th...
  • 'Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter's' path winds through fact, legend, truth

    'Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter's' path winds through fact, legend, truth
    Truth, supposedly, is stranger than fiction — except when truth and fiction intertwine to create some wondrous, unpredictable hybrid. The film "Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter" is a fictional take on a true story that was initially distorted and...
  • Music Box Films back to business after Oscar win

    Music Box Films back to business after Oscar win
    Would you get on a plane to go to the Oscars if you hoped your film was about to win one? Most would get on that plane, which we'll call the Plane of Dreams, which flies over what the 1966 film "The Oscar" called the glass mountain called Success. But...
  • Make room for Indie Spirit Awards, Oscar's maverick cousin

    Make room for Indie Spirit Awards, Oscar's maverick cousin
    The Spirit Awards. The Independent Spirit Awards. The Indie Spirits. It's an awards show so casual-cool that organizers don't even much mind what you call it. The Film Independent Spirit Awards, as they are officially known to recognize the Los Angeles-...
  • Kristen Bell done having kids, acted like 'meth addict' after epidural

    Kristen Bell done having kids, acted like 'meth addict' after epidural
    Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are done having kids -- for now.  The perennially delightful "House of Lies" star, who'll co-host the Independent Spirit Awards with Fred Armisen on Saturday, took a little "vacation" to "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and dished...
  • TV This Week, Feb. 15-22: 'QI' on BBC America

    TV This Week, Feb. 15-22: 'QI' on BBC America
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 15 - 21, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY Basketball's best hold court in Madison...
  • Fred Armisen, Kristen Bell to host Film Independent Spirit Awards

    Fred Armisen, Kristen Bell to host Film Independent Spirit Awards
    The Film Independent Spirit Awards are doubling down on hosts this year, enlisting Fred Armisen and Kristen Bell to emcee the freewheeling beachside ceremony. The "Portlandia" co-creator and the "House of Lies" actress will preside over the first live...
  • Director Ana Lily Amirpour on Iranian vampires and weird SoCal towns

    Director Ana Lily Amirpour on Iranian vampires and weird SoCal towns
    A statuesque young man with family troubles. An abusive pimp with diabolical facial hair. And a lithe young vampire who wears a chador and rides a skateboard. All of these were set to a Sergio Leone-ish soundtrack, filmed in lush black-and-white...
  • Five actors who gave their all to smaller roles in 2014

    Five actors who gave their all to smaller roles in 2014
    Amid all the attention paid to lead and supporting actors and their award chances this time of year, it's time for The Envelope's annual look at a few of the performers who shined just as brightly in their far briefer moments onscreen. W. Earl Brown,...
  • 'Game of Thrones,' 'True Detective,' 'Transparent' lead WGA TV nominations

    'Game of Thrones,' 'True Detective,' 'Transparent' lead WGA TV nominations
    HBO's "Silicon Valley" and Amazon's "Transparent" were among the newbie standouts in this year's TV nominees for the Writers Guild Awards. Both shows earned noms for comedy series as well as for new series. "Transparent" made it a trifecta with a nom for...