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  • TRAILER: 'Captain America: The Winter Solider'

    Marvel has released a new trailer for the upcoming "Captain America: The Winter Solider." Film stars Chris Evans in the title role and familiar Marvel movie stars such as Scarlett Johansson, Cobie Smulders and Samuel L. Jackson. The movie also marks...
  • '12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle' dominate Critic's Choice nods

    '12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle' dominate Critic's Choice nods
    Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" and David O. Russell's "American Hustle" dominated the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.'s 19th Critics' Choice Movie Award nominations on Monday morning. Both films, which also tied for the most Golden Globe nods last...
  • ‘Ant-Man’ casting: Paul Rudd to star as Hank Pym in Edgar Wright film

     
    Comedic actor Paul Rudd appears set to star in “Ant-Man,” Edgar Wright's 2015 comic book adventure for Marvel. Rudd is […]...
  • Justin Chang's Top 10 Films of 2013

    If James Franco's "Look at my shee-yit!" scene in "Spring Breakers" was one of 2013′s funniest movie moments, it was also perhaps the most emblematic of a year that, as many others have pointed out, was all but overrun by spectacles of consumerist...
  • Simon Pegg Joins Cast of Terry Jones' 'Absolutely Anything'

    LONDON -- Simon Pegg will lead the Terry Jones helmed comedy pic "Absolutely Anything." Pegg will play Neil Clarke, a disillusioned school teacher who suddenly finds he has magical powers, bestowed upon him by some aliens. The aliens will be voiced by...
  • Inside the L.A. Film Critics' Vote: 'Gravity,' 'Her' and the Ties That Bind

    The Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. has seen more than a few tie victories in recent years: The very first time I voted, in 2006, there was a lead-actor split between Forest Whitaker and Sacha Baron Cohen. In 2010, we awarded best director to David Fincher...
  • 'Mob City' on TNT fills a TV noir niche nicely

     'Mob City' on TNT fills a TV noir niche nicely
    Frank Darabont, whose last stab at television brought forth AMC's "The Walking Dead," from which he later departed under still-murky circumstances, has created a new series, "Mob City," for TNT. It is also, in its way, about the living dead, reviving as...
  • 'Mob City' recap: LAPD detective kills for love, not money

    'Mob City' recap: LAPD detective kills for love, not money
    There are many reasons to kill a man, such as for money or revenge, observes L.A. police Det. Joe Teague (Jon Bernthal). But Joe kills for love -- love for his sexy ex-wife Jasmine Fontaine (Alexa Davales), a good girl apparently gone bad. Killing for...
  • DVD Review: See 'The World's End' before it's too late

    DVD Review: See 'The World's End' before it's too late
    The year is almost over, and my favorite film so far is Edgar Wright's “The World's End,” his third feature collaboration with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. When it came out, I mentioned how much I looked forward to the home video release,...
  • TV review: 'Mob City' mines noir cliches to death

    TV review: 'Mob City' mines noir cliches to death
    Frank Darabont turned his love of old horror films into the hugely successful zombie thriller "The Walking Dead" before parting ways with AMC. In "Mob City" (8 p.m. CST Dec. 4, TNT; 1.5 stars out of 4) he shares his enthusiasm for film noir, but with...
  • TV Review: 'Mob City'

    Great-looking but dramatically flaccid, "Mob City" mines the same territory as "L.A. Confidential" and James Ellroy's noir thrillers, with hollow results. Loosely adapted by writer-director Frank Darabont from the nonfiction book "L.A. Noir," this...