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  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    AMERICAN SNIPER 3 stars. Bradley Cooper delivers a powerful turn as Chris Kyle, the real-life Navy SEAL credited with the most kills of any sniper in U.S. military history. Clint Eastwood directs this taut Iraq War-era drama, although the sequences with...
  • Amazon streams its way to a leading TV role

    Amazon streams its way to a leading TV role
    It's been an epic week for Amazon, Maura Pfefferman and streaming TV. Two Golden Globes for "Transparent," a daring dramedy starring Jeffrey Tambor on a gender-changing journey from Mort to Maura Pfefferman, got the ball rolling at the televised...
  • 'The Gambler' comes up short by failing to go all in

    A remake of the 1974 film of the same name, "The Gambler" stars Mark Wahlberg as a man who charts a course of self-destruction aiming to reset his life by losing everything, having found life as a college literature professor born to a wealthy family...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Call the Midwife Holiday Special' and more

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 21 - 27, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SPECIALS Yule Log Holiday music accompanies images...
  • 'Hobbit' to prevail for 2nd weekend as 'Interview' rolls out

    'Hobbit' to prevail for 2nd weekend as 'Interview' rolls out
    The final installment of the "Hobbit" franchise is likely to top the box office again over the four-day Christmas weekend. "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" is expected to add $50 million to its current $107.9 million domestic haul,...
  • Review: 'The Gambler'

    Review: 'The Gambler'
    Mark Wahlberg takes on his most ambitious acting job ever in "The Gambler," a gritty remake of a 1974 film that starred James Caan. And the new gambler doesn't embarrass himself. Playing a college professor addicted to losing, digging a deeper and...
  • 'Hobbit' dominates weekend; 'Interview' pulls in over $15 million on VOD

    'Hobbit' dominates weekend; 'Interview' pulls in over $15 million on VOD
    It was the most wonderful time of the year for the box office. Though the box office total is still down about 5% from last year, three new films, the final “Hobbit” installment and limited-release awards contenders helped give the...
  • Estrenos de Cine: 'American Sniper' y 'The Gambler'

    Estrenos de Cine: 'American Sniper' y 'The Gambler'
    American Sniper * * ½ Entre la decena de películas rodadas sobre la participación de Estados Unidos en la Guerra de Irak, este filme dirigido por Clint Eastwood no aporta nada nuevo. El cineasta retrata la gloria y ocaso de Chris Kile, temible...
  • Rudolph marks 50th anniversary

    Rudolph marks 50th anniversary
    During the holidays, television makes room for old favorites who defy the medium's fixation on age. Just look at Rudolph. "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" marks its 50th anniversary at 8 p.m. Tuesday on CBS. Fans get to hear narrator Burl Ives tell...
  • John Goodman juror describes 2-1/2-week sequestration

    Julie Carlson said being cut off from the world and kept under heavy guard 200 miles from home as a juror in John Goodman's DUI manslaughter retrial was like nothing she's ever experienced. The 62-year-old retired insurance agent was one of 10...
  • 'The Gambler' trailer: Mark Wahlberg pushes his luck

    In a film titled "The Gambler," it should come as no surprise that Mark Wahlberg's lead character is a guy who likes to roll the dice. But as a newly released trailer indicates, he's less interested in playing with stacks of bills than he is with his...