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  • Idina Menzel: It took '8 seconds' to get over John Travolta gaffe

    Adele Dazeem, er, Idina Menzel, said that John Travolta's gaffe with her name "threw her" for a few seconds before she performed the Oscar-winning song "Let It Go" at this year's Academy Awards. But only for a few. "I heard it, I did," the 42-year-old...
  • Patton Oswalt tapped to host 2014 Independent Spirit Awards

    Patton Oswalt tapped to host 2014 Independent Spirit Awards
    Actor-comedian Patton Oswalt ("Ratatouille," "Big Fan") will host the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards, the nonprofit announced Tuesday. Film Independent, the organization which also produces the Los Angeles Film Festival, will hold the 29th annual...
  • 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' brings tougher hero to the table

    'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' brings tougher hero to the table
    Marvel's "Captain America" movie franchise got off to a slow start. Maybe it was the setting of the Captain's backstory, so long ago, before cell phones and the Internet. Maybe it was his good-guy persona, which came off as a cross between my Dad and...
  • Captain America Pulls Out All the Stops in New Sequel

    Captain America Pulls Out All the Stops in New Sequel
    Captain America is back and better than ever in the new chapter “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” The movie picks up right where "The Avengers" left off.  Steve Rogers, aka Captain America (Chris Evans, “The Fantastic Four”)...
  • TV This Week for Sept. 1 - 7: 'Luther' on BBC America

    TV This Week for Sept. 1 - 7: 'Luther' on BBC America
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 1 - 7, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   -------------------- SUNDAY Hilarity ensues when "TV's Funniest of the...
  • Autumn theater sneak peek: 50 shows for the next few months

    Autumn theater sneak peek: 50 shows for the next few months
    As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, the theater scene offers its own bountiful fall harvest. From heirlooms to hybrids, homegrown treats to intriguing imports, the list below highlights just a few of the toothsome possibilities on the...
  • First trailer for 'RoboCop' remake with Joel Kinnaman

    First trailer for 'RoboCop' remake with Joel Kinnaman
    Honestly, between the twerking controversy and the "Fifty Shades of Grey" casting uproar, sometimes it's a wonder anyone wants to do anything anymore, lest they incur the scornful wrath of the collective consciousness of the Internet. That...
  • Amid Obama presidency, films take major leap in facing race head-on

    TORONTO — Watching Steve McQueen's achingly brilliant "12 Years a Slave" at the Toronto International Film Festival, I was struck by many things. The film's artistry — script, performances, imagery — is significant. The movie is...
  • Vision of what speech foretold

    Vision of what speech foretold
    On April 3, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. gave a speech at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tenn. The speech, now known popularly as "I've Been to the Mountaintop," dealt specifically with a strike involving Memphis sanitation workers and, more broadly,...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mindy Project' on Fox

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mindy Project' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Dads Two college buddies (Giovanni...
  • 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.': Keeping Joss Whedon curse intact?

    'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.': Keeping Joss Whedon curse intact?
    To those who belong to the Joss Whedon cult, "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." is enough to cause some major anxiety right now.  ABC's new comics-inspired spy caper got off to a fine start during premiere week, but on Tuesday night, despite a hinted-...