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  • List of films and release dates in summer 2012

    List of films and release dates in summer 2012
    May 4 The Avengers A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...
  • Emmys morning after: Was 'Boardwalk Empire' snubbed?

    Emmys morning after: Was 'Boardwalk Empire' snubbed?
    Everyone seems to be upset about the Emmys last night. And it's not just because of the bizarre inclusion of the singing Emmytones. It's what's being perceived as a big diss for HBO's "Boardwalk Empire." After winning a slew of technical awards at the...
  • REPORT: Russell Crowe to play Superman's father Jor-El in 'Man Of Steel'

    REPORT: Russell Crowe to play Superman's father Jor-El in 'Man Of Steel'
    It's the role Marlon Brando made famous in 1978's "Superman." Jor-El, the hero's father, has some pretty big shoes that need filling. "Man of Steel" producer Christopher Nolan and director Zach Snyder know that, and according to today's report from...
  • Around Town: Max von Sydow plays chess with death again

     
    One of international cinema’s most acclaimed actors, Max von Sydow, best known for his iconic work for director Ingmar Bergman, visits the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre on Monday evening....
  • Spirit Awards: Oscar preview as 'Descendants,' 'Artist' vie

     
    “The Artist” and “The Descendants” will be vying for the top prize at the Film Independent Spirit Awards, which will hand out trophies in 14 competitive categories in a relaxed beachside ceremony in Santa Monica Saturday. Also...
  • L.A. Critics name 'Descendants' best film, laud 'Tree of Life' too

     
    "The Descendants" was named best picture of the year Sunday by the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. Awards, but the group also showered praise on Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life." They named Malick best director, and his film runner-up for best picture....
  • L.A. Film Critics choose best actor, best actress winners

     
    The L.A. Film Critics Assn. is handing out its annual awards today. They've named their best actor and actress -- Michael Fassbender and Yun Jung-hee, along with several other awards....
  • ‘Man of Steel’ at Comic-Con: Can Superman still soar?

     
    It seems strange to ask — rude even — given Superman’s long history as a bulletproof champion of American pop ......
  • ‘Man of Steel’ trailers: Superman lonely at land, sea and air

     
    If the pair of teaser-trailers for Zack Snyder's “Man of Steel” are any indication, Henry Cavill's Superman will have a ......
  • Year in Review: Betsy Sharkey's best film picks of 2011

     
    This year, Los Angeles Times film critic Betsy Sharkey was drawn to certain themes as well as specific films. What follows are her favorites on both fronts....
  • 'Take Shelter,' 'The Artist' top contenders for Spirit Awards [Updated]

     
    Writer-director Jeff Nicols' apocalyptic drama "Take Shelter" and the black-and-white silent film "The Artist" emerged as top contenders for Film Independent's 2012 Spirit Awards Tuesday morning, earning five nominations each. Both films were nominated in...