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  • 'Red Band Society' EP says Fox drama not meant to be a downer

    'Red Band Society' EP says Fox drama not meant to be a downer
    In "Red Band Society," Fox's forthcoming coming-of-age drama, school lockers and hallway rivalries are traded in for IV bags and nurse supervision. The series is an adaptation of the popular Spanish series, "Polseres Vermelles." It follows the...
  • 'Red Band Society' Cast Talks Hospital Shows, On-Set Singalongs at L.A. Screening

    For "Red Band Society" scribe Margaret Nagle, setting her show in a children's hospital recalled some of her earliest childhood memories, a personal connection she shared with the guests who gathered for a pilot screening and Q&A at the Landmark Theater...
  • 'Snowpiercer' is killer train-sparring

    'Snowpiercer' is killer train-sparring
    ***1/2 (out of four) Though it sounds like a metal band, “Snowpiercer” is a riveting sci-fi adventure only a few steps down from “Dark City” or “Children of Men.” It pummels forward like the train on which the action...
  • Hurtling along in Bong Joon-ho's train movie 'Snowpiercer'

    Survival, when the odds are desperate, breeds a certain mania, a kill or be killed ethos that we've seen played out in countless post-apocalyptic movies. By their very nature, these are dark, depressing, violent affairs beset by plagues, pestilence and...
  • Kevin Costner wins another MPAA appeal; 'Black and White' gets a PG-13

    Kevin Costner wins another MPAA appeal; 'Black and White' gets a PG-13
    Kevin Costner is two-for-two. Six months after his football movie "Draft Day" won its appeal to the Motion Picture Assn. of America to overturn an initial R rating, Costner persuaded the organization to do the same for his upcoming drama "Black and White....
  • 'Transformers 4' vs. 'Snowpiercer': What Michael Bay and Bong Joon-ho Have in Common

    Two action movies opened in U.S. theaters this past weekend. One of them -- which you may not have heard of, thanks to the Weinstein Co.'s criminally nonexistent marketing campaign -- is "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho's marvelously imaginative dystopian...
  • 'Snowpiercer' director Bong Joon-ho conducts the sci-fi train his way

    'Snowpiercer' director Bong Joon-ho conducts the sci-fi train his way
    He has been referred to as Korea's version of Quentin Tarantino, with Quentin Tarantino himself recently likening him to Steven Spielberg. Now, with the ambitious sci-fi action film "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho makes his English-language debut and a bid...
  • Daniel Dae Kim Joins Summit's 'Insurgent' (EXCLUSIVE)

    "Lost" actor Daniel Dae Kim is set to board Summit's "The Divergent Series: Insurgent," the sequel to "Divergent" starring Shailene Woodley and Theo James. Octavia Spencer, Jonny Weston and Suki Waterhouse recently joined the cast, with Jai Courtney,...
  • Emmy Contenders Preview - Minor Roles Make for Major Impact

    These thesps make the most of limited screen time: Beau Bridges "The Millers" The oft-nominated, three-time Emmy winner says he jumped at the chance to join the cast of CBS' new hit comedy "The Millers" before even reading a script, "because of...
  • 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...