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  • Film Review: 'Song of the Sea'

    In a worthy follow-up to "The Secret of Kells" (a surprise nominee for the 2010 animated feature Oscar), Moore applies his dazzling hand-drawn style to another tale inspired by Irish legend, only this time, he spins the magic-infused yarn against a...
  • Film Review: 'Hector and the Search for Happiness' a slow, empty quest

    Film Review: 'Hector and the Search for Happiness' a slow, empty quest
    In "Hector and the Search for Happiness," Hector (Simon Pegg) is a psychiatrist with a touch of Walter Mitty in him. He daydreams about being a WWI pilot, but other than the need for this little indulgence in childhood fancy, he seems to have an ideal...
  • Film Review: 'Adult Beginners'

    Career setbacks, marital woes, the bonds of family and the challenges of child rearing make for familiar but sturdy entertainment in "Adult Beginners," a warmly appealing dramedy about two grown-up siblings who reconnect at an uneasy moment in their...
  • Broad Green Pictures Nabs North American Rights to 'Eden'

    "Eden," a chronicle of the rise of the electronic dance movement in Paris, will bust a move on this side of the Atlantic. Broad Green Pictures (BGP) has nabbed North American distribution rights to the film following its world premiere at the Toronto...
  • Any way you slice it, 'Boxtrolls' is an unwieldy visual feast

      Any way you slice it, 'Boxtrolls' is an unwieldy visual feast
    Many intriguing unlovelies are found in "The Boxtrolls," a new 3-D animated fable that lifts liberally from the sketches and dark sensibility of Alan Snow's creepy-good children's novel "Here Be Monsters." A rich voice cast adds oomph, led by a...
  • 'Mrs. Doubtfire' Sequel in the Works

    Fox 2000 has tapped "Elf" scribe David Berenbaum to write a sequel to the 1993 comedy hit "Mrs. Doubtfire," with Robin Williams attached to reprise his starring role and Chris Columbus to return as director. The original movie, which was based on the...
  • 'Cuban Fury': exclusive clip with Nick Frost and Rashida Jones

    'Cuban Fury': exclusive clip with Nick Frost and Rashida Jones
    In the British dance-off rom-com "Cuban Fury," Nick Frost plays a man who was a champion salsa dancer as a young boy who gave it up. Now an adult office drone, when a new boss arrives from America in the form of Rashida Jones, he is smitten. When he...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (April 7-11, 2014)

    Rio 2 (20th Century Fox) A rather misleading title is just one reason to be slightly suspicious of "Rio 2" an eye-popping, ear-tickling animated sequel that labors to fold a cheeky family sitcom, an earnest environmental primer, an exotic jungle tour, a...
  • CANNES: Australian Comedy, 'A Few Best Men' Gets Sequel

    Dean Craig is to direct "A Few Less Men," the sequel to Australian comedy hit "A Few Best Men." Craig previously wrote the 2011 original Stephan Elliott-directed film (pictured) and has also scripted the new picture. Kevin Bishop, Kris Marshall and...
  • TV This Week, May 18-24: 'Labyrinth,' 'The Maya Rudolph Show' and more

    TV This Week, May 18-24: 'Labyrinth,' 'The Maya Rudolph Show' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 18 - 24, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Chris Martin and company perform new songs and...
  • CANNES: Simon Pegg-Monty Python's 'Absolutely Anything' Scores Strong Sales (EXCLUSIVE)

    "Absolutely Anything," a sci-fi farce combining Simon Pegg and Kate Beckinsale with members of Monty Python's Flying Circus, has racked up strong sales at Cannes. The film, currently in post-production with Terry Jones directing, has been sold by GFM...