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  • 'The Giver' is a brain drain

    'The Giver' is a brain drain
    *1/2 (out of four) For anyone who didn’t read Lois Lowry’s novel “The Giver” in junior high (that includes me), the big-screen adaptation will make you much more upset with “Divergent.” What a freakin’ ripoff...
  • Harvey Weinstein Sets Broadway Timeline for 'Finding Neverland'

    "Finding Neverland," the movie-to-musical adaptation produced by Harvey Weinstein, has penciled in a Broadway schedule, with the production aiming to begin performances in New York in March. The show will open in one of the nine Main Stem theaters...
  • Box Office: 'Expendables 3′ Tries to Out Gun 'Let's Be Cops'

    It's survival of the fittest this weekend at the crowded late summer box office. For now, it looks like there's enough gas left in the tank for the geriatric action heroes of "The Expendables 3" to outflank the rising comic stars of "Let's Be Cops"...
  • 'The Giver' Author Lois Lowry Thinks 'Dystopian Fiction Is Passé'

    Lois Lowry might just be the godmother of dystopian YA fiction. The author of over 40 books is best known for her 1993 novel "The Giver," a story set in a utopian society where people no longer feel pain. But a sinister side is revealed when Jonas, a...
  • Robin Williams: 'Comedy Cyclone' Burst Out of 1970s L.A. Club Scene

    Robin Williams honed his zany, rapid-fire comedic persona in the hothouse environment of Los Angeles comedy clubs in the mid- to late-1970s. Even in an scene that nurtured such notables as David Letterman, Andy Kaufman, Jay Leno, Richard Lewis, Sam...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef' on Fox

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 3 - 9, 2014 in PDF format This week'sTVMovies -------------------- SERIES Running Wild With Bear Grylls Channing Tatum...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Jonah From Tonga' on HBO

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Jonah From Tonga' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 3 - 9, 2014 in PDF format This week'sTVMovies -------------------- SERIES Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the...
  • Sci-fi hit 'The Giver' reaches the big screen

    Sci-fi hit 'The Giver' reaches the big screen
    It’s taken nearly 20 years to get “The Giver” — a popular science-fiction Young Adult novel and winner of the 1994 Newbery Medal — to the big screen. “I’m glad it happened while I was still alive,” 77-year-...
  • Hounsou raises his profile by playing a heavy in blockbuster 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

    ORLANDO Growing up, first in Benin in West Africa and later in France, Djimon Hounsou had "no experience of comic books. I only came to them much later in life." So it wasn't as if the two-time Oscar nominee was on the lookout for a role in a big comic...
  • 'Cats,' 'Porgy,' Gaga in PBS fall festival

    'Cats,' 'Porgy,' Gaga in PBS fall festival
    This fall, PBS will keep Friday nights hopping with Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Matthew McConaughey, Jeff Bridges, Nathan Lane, Michael Feinstein, Emma Thompson, "Sweeney Todd," "Porgy and Bess" and "Cats." The PBS Arts Fall Festival will offer 11 weekly...
  • Jeff Bridges Saluted by AARP for His End-Hunger Work

    At a Spago luncheon on Friday, the conversation touched upon moviegoing demographics, the new film "The Giver" and the importance of branding -- but the key talking point was solutions to hunger. AARP threw the event to honor Jeff Bridges, the cover...