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  • Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'A Country Christmas Story'

    Saturday Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'A Country Christmas Story'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 10 - 16, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Graham Norton Show Elton John, Judi...
  • 'Monsters University' debuts as top DVD/Blu-ray title

    'Monsters University' debuts as top DVD/Blu-ray title
    "Monsters University" was at the top of its class in its freshman week in the home entertainment market.  The hit prequel to the 2001 Pixar computer-animated family film "Monsters Inc." topped Rentrak's DVD and Blu-ray sales chart. This comes after...
  • John Goodman: A Force of Nature

    Most of America first came to know John Goodman as the blue-collar patriarch of the Midwestern family on "Roseanne." Playing the role of big-hearted, hard-working contractor Dan Connor on the ABC sitcom for eight seasons could have typecast him as TV dad...
  • Melissa Leo on John Goodman: A Great TV Marriage Lives On

    John Goodman is the "best movie husband" Melissa Leo ever had. After shooting the pilot for her HBO drama "Treme" in 2009, Leo returned to film the season order and found that Goodman had been cast as her college professor hubby, Creighton Bernette....
  • TV Picks: 'Alpha House,' 'Eagleheart,' JFK on TCM, Lincoln by wire

    TV Picks: 'Alpha House,' 'Eagleheart,' JFK on TCM, Lincoln by wire
    "Alpha House" (Amazon). Yonder comes the first fruit of Amazon Studios' semi-innovative pilot derby, upon which I reported and opined at length last spring — see here, here and here — marking its arrival as a producer of original streaming...
  • Review: Amazon's 'Betas'

    Anyone can get lucky once, but it's that second winner - "Breaking Bad," in AMC's case, or Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black" - that establishes a service as a genuine player. Amazon started promisingly with "Alpha House," and moving along the Greek...
  • Jimmy Fallon to Host 'Saturday Night Live'

    "Saturday Night Live" has set a dream team for its Dec. 21 broadcast, as "SNL" alum Jimmy Fallon returns to host for the second time since exiting the show in 2004, with musical guest Justin Timberlake. Paul Rudd is also scheduled to host the Peacock's...
  • Will Oscar's Foreign-Language Overhaul Make the Process Less Mysterious?

    Although there's no "Pardon Our Dust" sign adorning the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Wilshire Boulevard headquarters, even the casual observer will have noticed that the Academy has spent the past few years engaged in an extensive and...
  • Cinema Italian Style Celebrates Country's Deep Talent Pool

    If one wanted to make the case for both the historical importance and the continuing creative vitality of the Italian cinema, it would be tough to top the pairing Cinema Italian Style honorees Bernardo Bertolucci and Paolo Sorrentino. The two filmmakers...
  • Rome Film Fest Rebuilds, Adds Focus on China

    Former Venice Film Festival topper Marco Mueller (pictured) has finally gotten the chance to put his stamp on the Rome Film Fest this year. Technically, this is Mueller's second season atop the metropolitan festival, but last year, forced to pick out a...
  • Pirates Gain as Film Biz Burns in France

    It's been six months since former Canal Plus CEO Pierre Lescure, charged by the French government to conduct a study that would result in a new antipiracy strategy, released his report outlining the recommendations. But lawmakers, under President Francois...