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  • 'Barely Lethal' kicks teen angst over the head with weak spy tale

    At one point in "Barely Lethal," a perky teenage special ops agent played by "True Grit's" Hailee Steinfeld binge-watches "Mean Girls," "Clueless," some John Hughes movies and other titles from the teen canon in a kind of anthropological study of high...
  • Lynn Shelton follows her own direction in 'Laggies'

    Lynn Shelton follows her own direction in 'Laggies'
    Her first day on the Seattle set of the comedy "Laggies," Keira Knightley noticed something unusual about her director, Lynn Shelton: She knew all the grips' names. "Most directors are like generals or dictators, because it is like an army that's...
  • Emma Watson's feminist film career

    Emma Watson's feminist film career
    Emma Watson has been making headlines since uttering the F-word — feminism — at the U.N. several days ago. The 24-year-old actress and recently appointed U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador gave a rousing 13-minute speech about gender equality at...
  • In 'Blue Jasmine,' a message about fashion consumption

    In 'Blue Jasmine,' a message about fashion consumption
    Hermes, Chanel, Missoni, Louis Vuitton. The number of recognizable designer clothes and accessories in Woody Allen's new film "Blue Jasmine" is astounding. And appropriate, considering the story is about a Ruth Madoff-type, fallen socialite named...
  • Emma Watson talks about acting 'paralysis' after 'Harry Potter'

    Emma Watson talks about acting 'paralysis' after 'Harry Potter'
    You may have noticed that "Harry Potter" star Emma Watson has taken un-Hermione Granger-like roles as of late.  That's after the 23-year-old stopped acting altogether for a bit and briefly enrolled at Brown University in 2009, then dropped out before...
  • 'Night Moves' marks Kelly Reichardt's take on action-thriller

     'Night Moves' marks Kelly Reichardt's take on action-thriller
    Kelly Reichardt calls it "a thriller with a small t." Her newest film, "Night Moves," has its North American premiere Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival following its world premiere a little over a week ago at the Venice Film Festival....
  • TIFF 2013: A24 to get 'Under the Skin' with Scarlett Johansson

    TIFF 2013: A24 to get 'Under the Skin' with Scarlett Johansson
    One of the most talked-about pictures during the fall festival trifecta of Telluride, Venice and Toronto, Jonathan Glazer's "Under the Skin" has been acquired by distributor A24. The company plans to release the film, starring Scarlett Johansson, next...
  • 'Behind the Candelabra': An unblinking look at Liberace and his young lover

    'Behind the Candelabra': An unblinking look at Liberace and his young lover
    Behind the Candelabra HBO, $19.97; Blu-ray, $24.99 One of the best movies Steven Soderbergh has made in years, the HBO telepic "Behind The Candelabra" stars Matt Damon as Scott Thorson, a dog-trainer who in the late '70s became the romantic partner of...
  • 'Fast & Furious 6,' Emma Watson biggest hits of summer social media

    'Fast & Furious 6,' Emma Watson biggest hits of summer social media
    What movies and stars did best in the world of social media this summer?  "Iron Man 3" may have been the season's box office champion, but it looks like the latest installment in the "Fast & Furious" franchise drove off with the biggest Facebook...
  • Rachel Bilson: 'The Bling Ring' sends the wrong message to teens

    Rachel Bilson: 'The Bling Ring' sends the wrong message to teens
    Four years ago, Rachel Bilson's Los Feliz home was broken into on six occasions by the Bling Ring. The gaggle of San Fernando Valley youths stole designer shoes, clothing and purses, as well as jewelry bequeathed to her by her mother and grandmother....
  • 'Wolf of Wall Street's' excess, corruption hit a nerve

    'Wolf of Wall Street's' excess, corruption hit a nerve
    Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" hit at the end of 2013 like a contraption that is part stun gun and part paintball, jolting audiences and critics with its brash splatter of sex, drugs, greed and the amorality of wanton excess. Just under...