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  • 'Man of Steel' takes in nearly $6 million in China opening

    Warner Bros.' "Man of Steel" made its debut in China on Thursday and took in about $5.9 million at the box office. That puts the 3-D film from director Zack Snyder on track to far outpace the last "Superman" picture's run in China. "Superman Returns,"...
  • TMI: 'Man of Steel' needs less talk from Jor-El

    I have a theory for what is causing "Man of Steel's" faster-than-expected slide at the box office: Jor-El. Around the fifth time Russell Crowe materializes as Jor, the long-dead father of Clark Kent, a.k.a. Kal-El, a.k.a. Superman, I wanted to scream....
  • 'Man of Steel,' 'White House Down' heroes fight terrorism

    Think you can escape the world's troubles by heading to the multiplex this summer? Think again. Terrorist schemes have a starring role in the season's action movies, triggering an assortment of mayhem — collapsing skyscrapers, spaceships...
  • Animal safety representative monitors their welfare during filming of movies, TV

     Animal safety representative monitors their welfare during filming of movies, TV
    When he's on a film set, Ken Gold sees himself as the sole advocate for the health and welfare of one part of the cast that can't speak for itself: the animals. Gold, who is based in Chicago, has worked for the past 11 years as an American Humane...
  • PASSINGS: Leroy 'Sugarfoot' Bonner, Lloyd Phillips, Donald F. Hornig

    Leroy 'Sugarfoot' Bonner Lead singer and guitarist for Ohio Players Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner, 69, lead singer and guitarist for the Ohio Players, a band that fused rock, soul and funk for a string of R&B hits in the 1970s, died Saturday in a Dayton...
  • 'Mr. Selfridge': The man who invented retail therapy

    'Mr. Selfridge': The man who invented retail therapy
    Until recently, the Vera Wang bridal shop in Singapore imposed a non-refundable $482 fee to try on dresses. And last month a health food retailer in Australia posted this notice on its door: “As of the first of February, this store will be...
  • New Releases: A crackling visit with 'Frances Ha'

     New Releases: A crackling visit with 'Frances Ha'
    Frances Ha Criterion Blu-ray, $39.95 Available on VOD beginning Nov. 12 Director Noah Baumbach's "Frances Ha" — co-written by star Greta Gerwig — is another story about an aging post-graduate who can no longer afford to be "fun," "free-...
  • Yahoo searches for 'Tom Ford' spike -- is Jay Z the reason?

    Yahoo searches for 'Tom Ford' spike -- is Jay Z the reason?
    Today comes word from the folks over at Yahoo that searches for the name "Tom Ford" have spiked 155% in the last month and that the search engine's queries for the fashion designer's name are up ninefold in 2013 compared with the same time last year. In...
  • TV This Week: Aug. 25 - 31: 'Masterpiece Mystery: Silk' on PBS

    TV This Week: Aug. 25 - 31: 'Masterpiece Mystery: Silk' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 25 - 31, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY No stars, just folks who happen to...
  • Affleck to play Batman in 'Man of Steel' sequel

    Affleck to play Batman in 'Man of Steel' sequel
    Ben Affleck will don Batman's cape and cowl.     Warner Bros. announced Thursday that the 41-year-old actor-director will star as a new incarnation of the Dark Knight in a film bringing Batman and Superman together. The studio says Affleck will star...
  • Ben Affleck's Batman: Good casting call? [Poll]

    Ben Affleck's Batman: Good casting call? [Poll]
    Given that Ben Affleck will never, ever cite “Daredevil” as his favorite movie experience (even though he worked with his future wife, Jennifer Garner), the news that the Oscar-winning “Argo” filmmaker will soon play the Caped...