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  • Hugh Jackman performs at benefit for film and TV charity

    Hugh Jackman performs at benefit for film and TV charity
    Actor Hugh Jackman brought his one-man stage show to Los Angeles' Dolby Theater on Saturday in a benefit and live auction that raised $1.85 million for the Motion Picture & Television Fund. The "X-Men" star performed his critically acclaimed one-man...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'NCIS' on CBS

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'NCIS' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 13 - 19, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES 30 for 30 This new episode recall...
  • Review: Diablo Cody's vision is far from 'Paradise'

    Review: Diablo Cody's vision is far from 'Paradise'
    For her first stint in the director's chair, "Juno" screenwriter Diablo Cody has concocted a modern-day "Alice Through the Looking Glass," with none of the danger or wit. "Paradise" follows a home-schooled, Jesus-loving Montana lass who loses her faith...
  • 'Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor' gets two-night run in theaters

    'Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor' gets two-night run in theaters
    The big "Doctor Who" 50th anniversary celebration will happen worldwide at the same time, but in case it comes at an inconvenient time, a second night has been added. "Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor" will screen on TV and in select movie theaters...
  • TV Picks: 'The Returned,' 'The Graduates,' Welles' 'War,' 'Dracula'

    TV Picks: 'The Returned,' 'The Graduates,' Welles' 'War,' 'Dracula'
    "The Returned" (Sundance Channel, Thursdays). A French miniseries in eight parts, based on a 2004 film of the same French name ("Les Revenants") but a different English one ("They Came Back"). The word "zombie" is often mentioned in press for the series,...
  • How ad industry's youth obsession is wrecking the TV business

    How ad industry's youth obsession is wrecking the TV business
    "Why does the TV business hate people over 50?" That's one of the most common questions I get asked by viewers. This is not an idle query. The TV industry, like much of corporate America, chases youth. That pursuit has a major impact on programming....
  • Review: 'Fruitvale Station' an incendiary portrait of a life cut short

    Review: 'Fruitvale Station' an incendiary portrait of a life cut short
    Made with assurance and deep emotion, "Fruitvale Station" is more than a remarkable directing debut for 26-year-old Ryan Coogler. It's an outstanding film by any standard. Featuring a leap-to-stardom performance by Michael B. Jordan, "Fruitvale's"...
  • 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&...
  • 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...
  • 'The Wolverine' to break big-budget box office dry spell

    '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...
  • Berenice Bejo talks about 'The Past' and how she got there

    Berenice Bejo talks about 'The Past' and how she got there
    CANNES, France - For her work in "The Past," as a divorcing Paris mother caught in a web of deceptions, Berenice Bejo won the best actress award at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. The movie opens in Chicago Friday; Iranian writer-director Asghar Farhadi'...