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  • Oscars 2015: Backstage antics run the gamut at Academy Awards

    Oscars 2015: Backstage antics run the gamut at Academy Awards
    As the Oscars unfolded, backstage was a place for nerves, prayers and fashion emergencies. "Big wins tonight, brother!" John Legend said to Alejandro G. Inarritu, after Inarritu accepted the best picture Oscar for "Birdman." Inarritu lingered...
  • Oscars 2015: Neil Patrick Harris' magic trick conjures up a shrug

    Oscars 2015: Neil Patrick Harris' magic trick conjures up a shrug
    Moments after kicking off this year's Oscars show with an ambitious song-and-dance number about the magic of movies, host Neil Patrick Harris offered up some prestidigitation of his own. Unveiling a briefcase locked in a clear acrylic box, the emcee...
  • 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-...
  • 'American Sniper' tops box office, may set Super Bowl weekend record

    'American Sniper' tops box office, may set Super Bowl weekend record
    "American Sniper" scored big again at the box office with an estimated $31.9 million -- a number that, if it holds up, will set a record for Super Bowl weekend. "Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour" had held the Super Bowl...
  • 'American Sniper' continues Friday box office lead

    There is no stopping “American Sniper,” as the film took the top spot in the Friday box office for the third week in a row. The Clint Eastwood-directed war drama pulled in another $10 million and is expected to reign the entire Super Bowl...
  • ‘Insurgent’: See interactive character posters for ‘Divergent’ sequel

     
    Five new character posters for “Insurgent” offer an interactive look at key figures in the upcoming sequel to “Divergent.” The […]...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'The Friars Club Roast of Terry Bradshaw'

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'The Friars Club Roast of Terry Bradshaw'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 25 - 31, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Constantine Students conducting...
  • 'American Sniper' expected to dominate box office again

    'American Sniper' expected to dominate box office again
    Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" is expected to tackle three box office newcomers over the Super Bowl Weekend. The war drama could be No. 1 for the third weekend in a row and add $35 million to $40 million, according to people familiar with pre-...
  • 'Black or White' lacks definition

    'Black or White' lacks definition
    If nothing else, “Black or White” represents the rare movie about race that takes place in the present. Unfortunately, it’s questionable what “Black or White” has to say, and if conversations among viewers after seeing...
  • ‘Insurgent’ video features stunts, new factions, mysterious box

     
    A new featurette for “Insurgent” is out, offering fans of the Shailene Woodley-starring dystopian tale a behind-the-scenes look at new […]...
  • Kevin Costner and Anthony Mackie explore race and family with 'Black or White'

    Kevin Costner and Anthony Mackie explore race and family with 'Black or White'
    Seconds after sitting down at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, Kevin Costner picks up a pillow and tries to hit me with it. This is unexpected. Also unexpected, of course, is Costner’s recent resurgence, going from an ‘80s/’90s icon (“...