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Samuel L. Jackson

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  • Suave yet with comic book energy, 'Kingsman' goes spying

    "Kingsman: The Secret Service," starring a natty Colin Firth, a newbie Taron Egerton and a naughty Samuel L. Jackson, is a dry, wry sendup of the 007 world, which is itself a sly, dry sendup of the spy game. Directed by "Kick-Ass" action specialist...
  • 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' wears out its welcome

    'Kingsman: The Secret Service' wears out its welcome
    It’s a weird feeling to think you’re enjoying a movie until, all of a sudden, you realize you’re not. That’s the major takeaway from “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” which starts a little cheeky but gradually becomes the...
  • Review: 'Kingsman: The Secret Service'

    Review: 'Kingsman: The Secret Service'
    Silly, sadistic and finally a little galling, "Kingsman: The Secret Service" answers the question: What would Colin Firth have been like if he'd played James Bond? With faint traces of boredom in his eyes, Firth portrays one of the crack gentlemen-spies...
  • Movie review: 'Kingsman' is all dressed up with no place to go

    There may be a good film buried inside "Kingsman: The Secret Service," a well-cast and sporadically entertaining but overly long, exceedingly violent and ultimately perplexing spin on the comic-book action movie. Based very loosely on a graphic novel,...
  • How a Safeway checker (who raps) got his break in video game biz

    How a Safeway checker (who raps) got his break in video game biz
    At the Safeway in the Oakland Hills, co-workers call checker Roberto McCoy "the Experience." Customers always remember him. He's worked here eight years, and he's usually smiling, bopping his head and mouthing rhymes. McCoy calls himself Visualeyes...
  • Mark Hamill: Actor talks ‘Kingsman’ cameo, ‘Star Wars’ anticipation

     
    Mark Hamill might not have a lot of screen time in director Matthew Vaughn's new film, “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” […]...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Sleepy Hollow' and more

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 8 - 14, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Celebrity Apprentice A special edition...
  • 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' offers its Savile Row looks to shoppers

    'Kingsman: The Secret Service' offers its Savile Row looks to shoppers
    Thanks to the disparate demands and varying production schedules of feature films and fashion design, by the time a movie hits the multiplex most of the attendant wearable merchandise falls into the "inspired by" category — reflecting but rarely...
  • 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. […]...
  • Captain Comics: 'Kingsman' graphic novel a world away from film

    "Kingsman: The Secret Service" will rise or fall on its own merits when it premieres Feb. 13. But its source material, the graphic novel "The Secret Service: Kingsman" ($12.99), is good enough and different enough that it's well worth your time either...
  • The Skywalker in Winter: Hamill dons an accent and explodes 'tastefully' in 'Kingsman'

    Mark Hamill is guarded, a little hesitant to talk. "I want to be very careful here, because I have no interest in getting back in the spotlight," he says. "I'm enjoying my 'elderly recluse' years." He's joking, of course. Because that's who he is The...