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  • 'Fruitvale' to 'Llewyn Davis': Small parts, huge performances

    'Fruitvale' to 'Llewyn Davis': Small parts, huge performances
    In a season of outstanding performances wrapped up in awards possibilities, the little gems can too easily be overlooked. So once again, it is time to appreciate some of the actors whose gifts have shone bright in big films this year, even if only for a...
  • 'Fruitvale Station' Bows Strong Amid Trayvon Martin Reaction

    The opening of "Fruitvale Station" on the same weekend as the Trayvon Martin trial concluded was certainly not planned on purpose. But the similarity of the two high-profile shootings was a potent reminder for the Weinstein Co. pickup, which scored the...
  • Kevin Costner Eyes 'Delivery' For Universal

    He may play Superman's dad in "Man of Steel," but people may start thinking Kevin Costner is super human if keeps adding more films to his ever-growing film slate. Costner is in negotiations to star in Universal's "Midnight Delivery," which Guillermo del...
  • Weinstein Co. uses social justice campaign to promote 'Fruitvale Station'

    The Weinstein Co. is no stranger to take-no-prisoners movie marketing campaigns. The independent studio’s promotional efforts are legendary in Hollywood, where it has pulled out all the stops to land Oscar wins for such films as “The Artist&...
  • 'Fruitvale Station': Variety Critics Weigh in on Coogler Film

    Note: Variety first reviewed "Fruitvale Station" at this year's Sundance Film Festival under its original title, "Fruitvale." In this week's 3View column, our top critics give Ryan Coogler's widely debated debut feature a second look. COOGLER'S FILM...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: "POV: High Tech, Low Life" on KOCE

    Monday's TV Highlights: "POV: High Tech, Low Life" on KOCE
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 21 - 27, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Bachelorette It's time for "The Men...
  • Film Review: 'Snowpiercer'

    Two decades into a second Ice Age, a few thousand human survivors live out their days aboard a state-of-the-art luxury train in "Snowpiercer," an enormously ambitious, visually stunning and richly satisfying futuristic epic from the gifted Korean genre...
  • '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...