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  • ‘Divergent Series: Insurgent’ trailer features fire, action, Tris’ mom

     
    The first teaser for “The Divergent Series: Insurgent” is out, offering a glimpse of a reality-defying action scene featuring Shailene […]...
  • Gifts for the binge watcher: DVDs and Blu-Ray ideas for the holidays

    Gifts for the binge watcher: DVDs and Blu-Ray ideas for the holidays
    What to give that binge-watcher on your holiday list? Gifts of Blu-ray or DVDs will help fans catch up on the most-buzzed-about television programs these days. Consider: •"The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" is one of Ken Burns' best. The 14-...
  • Steven Spielberg to Shoot Scenes for 'St. James Place' in Poland: Report

    LONDON -- Steven Spielberg will shoot scenes for Cold War thriller "St. James Place," starring Tom Hanks, in Wroclaw, Poland in November, according to a report in Film New Europe. The pic is a U.S.-German co-production based on a script written by the...
  • Kevin Costner Drama 'Black and White' Sold to Relativity

    Relativity is in final negotiations to buy U.S. rights to Kevin Costner's racial drama "Black and White," a month after its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. A release date for the film has yet to be set. Costner produced and stars as an attorney...
  • Kristen Stewart: 'Twilight' 'took so much' but 'did not leave us empty'

    Kristen Stewart is finally making fond remarks about her experience on "The Twilight Saga" films. The actress, who skyrocketed to fame as the vampire franchise's lead character Bella Swan, reflected on the five-year experience with E! News, which...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Arrow' on KTLA

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Arrow' on KTLA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 5 - 11, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Arrow The crusade by his alter ego to...
  • "Get On Up: The James Brown Story"

    "Get On Up: The James Brown Story"
     James Brown was revolutionary in the world of music and innovative in the world of business. However, he often had to take matters into his own hands. A movie about him, "Get On Up," directed by Tate Taylor ("The Help"), depicts how the "Godfather of...
  • 'Get on Up' reaches for high concept instead of getting down

     'Get on Up' reaches for high concept instead of getting down
    At 2 hours and 18 minutes, the James Brown biopic "Get On Up" runs exactly two hours longer than the knockout YouTube clip of the real Mr. Dynamite performing up a storm in 1964's "The T.A.M.I. Show." It is not time well spent. Despite the linked...
  • TV This Week Sept. 7 - 13: 'Boardwalk Empire' on HBO

    TV This Week Sept. 7 - 13: 'Boardwalk Empire' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download (updated Sept. 9, 12:45 p.m.) TV listings for the week of Sept. 7 - 13, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY Once upon...
  • Which Toronto International Film Festival movies are Oscar material?

    The Toronto International Film Festival, which kicks off Thursday and runs through Sept. 14, is a key indicator not only of the upcoming fall movies but of the awards season. Eight of the last nine best picture Oscar winners built awards-season momentum...
  • James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up' to Open Zurich

    LONDON -- Tate Taylor's James Brown biopic "Get On Up" will open the Zurich Film Festival, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Taylor and Chadwick Boseman, who plays the singer, will be in Zurich to attend the premiere. The film, which...