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  • Kevin Costner at AARP gala: 'Look at the clock' and go for it, boomers

    Kevin Costner at AARP gala: 'Look at the clock' and go for it, boomers
    Kevin Costner gave an inspiring acceptance speech and Rene Russo gave her first acceptance speech ever on Monday night at the 2015 AARP Movies for Grownups Awards Gala in Beverly Hills.  Costner first chided the audience, however, for "only paying half"...
  • 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-...
  • Watch Super Bowl trailers: ‘Jurassic World,’ ‘Furious 7,’ ‘Tomorrowland,’ more

     
    Hollywood studios are hoping prime ad time before and during the Super Bowl will pay off at the box office. […]...
  • Kevin Costner honored at AARP Movies for Grownups Awards Gala

    Kevin Costner honored at AARP Movies for Grownups Awards Gala
    The event: Child stars, octogenarians, actors, directors, producers and others spanning all ages packed the ballroom Monday at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel for the 2015 AARP Movies for Grownups Awards Gala. AARP provides information, advocacy and services...
  • Reel Critics: Not much shading in 'Black or White'

    Actor and producer Kevin Costner put up millions of his own money to finance his latest film, "Black or White." He also shares starring roles with fellow Oscar winner Octavia Spencer ("The Help"). Both are excellent as the opposing grandparents of a...
  • '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...
  • '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...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Americans' on FX

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Americans' on FX
    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 Secrets of the Dead The season premiere...
  • 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 (“...