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  • 'Snowpiercer' Animated Short Establishes World of Sci-Fi Thriller

    Weeks before the post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller "Snowpiercer" bows in South Korea early next month, an animated prequel has been released online that sets the stage of what happens in the film, directed by Bong Joon-ho ("The Host"). Film takes place...
  • 'The Wolverine' to break big-budget box office dry spell

    This post has been updated. See below for details. Known for his healing powers, "The Wolverine" will try to bring big-budget summer movies back to life at the box office this weekend. The 3-D sequel from 20th Century Fox is expected to start off with...
  • Tracy Letts' 'Killer Joe' Preps to Slay Broadway

    Producer Jeffrey Richards will reteam with scribe-actor Tracy Letts and helmer Pam MacKinnon to bring Letts' 1993 play "Killer Joe" to Broadway for a production aiming to hit the boards sometime in 2014. The trio behind the project makes the brewing show...
  • TCA: Chuck Lorre, Anna Faris Recall Showbiz Hurdles with 'Mom' Cast

    Though Chuck Lorre currently reigns as the unofficial king of sitcom, he admitted during the TCA session for forthcoming CBS comedy "Mom" that his new show sprang from a desire to finish something the decorated scribe had "tried and failed to do on...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 2 - 8, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- TV HIGHLIGHTS SERIES Orphan Black Sarah...
  • Oscars 2013 red carpet: Shades of pale

    Oscars 2013 red carpet: Shades of pale
    This is like an Oscars flashback with all the Armani, Harry Winston and Veronica Lake waves on the red carpet Sunday. Then, there was a Sharon Stone-Gap turtleneck moment, when Helen Hunt revealed she’s wearing a navy blue dress from cheap chic...
  • 'Smashed'

    A young couple, played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Emmy winner Aaron Paul ("Breaking Bad"), struggle to get a handle on their drinking in this well-played drama honored at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. The wife has an especially hard time making...
  • 'Bling Ring's' Sofia Coppola to be honored at Crystal + Lucy Awards

    'Bling Ring's' Sofia Coppola to be honored at Crystal + Lucy Awards
    Oscar-winning writer-director Sofia Coppola, whose latest film "The Bling Ring" screened at the Cannes and opens June 14 stateside, is this year's winner of the Crystal + Lucy Awards' Dorothy Arzner Directors Award. The award is named after the...
  • Cannes 2013: For Octavia Spencer, a new stop with 'Fruitvale Station'

    CANNES, France -- You’d expect a savvy pro such as Octavia Spencer to have dropped in on the Cannes Film Festival once or twice over the years. But there she was on Thursday afternoon, taking it all in like a wide-eyed tourist. “First...
  • Cannes 2013: For 'Blue Ruin' helmer, a new path to career-building

    Cannes 2013: For 'Blue Ruin' helmer, a new path to career-building
    CANNES, France--Most of the attention at the Cannes Film Festival this week centers on the big names--Nicolas Refn, Alexander Payne, James Gray. But the springtime cinema gathering can sometimes makes room for someone a little different. Someone, say,...
  • Cannes 2013: 'Salinger,' 'Osage County' among Weinstein hopefuls

    Cannes 2013: 'Salinger,' 'Osage County' among Weinstein hopefuls
    Cannes, France--With award-season hits such as “The Silver Linings Playbook” and “Django Unchained,” the Weinstein Co. had a small but potent slate in the latter half of 2012. On Friday evening at the Cannes Film Festival, the...