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  • MTV Movie Awards 2014: Complete list of winners and nominees

    Proving that maybe the tastes of MTV are not so different from those of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, three Oscar-nominated films -- "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle" and "The Wolf of Wall Street" -- are among the movie of the...
  • TV This Week, March 2 - 8: 'The Trip to Bountiful' on Lifetime

    TV This Week, March 2 - 8: 'The Trip to Bountiful' on Lifetime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 2-8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   -------------------- SUNDAY See famous folks in all their finery in "On...
  • 'Purge' Sequel Titled 'The Purge: Anarchy,' Gets Teaser Trailer

    Universal has chosen "The Purge: Anarchy" as the title its sequel "The Purge," and unveiled its firs trailer. The sequel, with the James DeMonaco returning to write and direct, was shooting earlier this year in Los Angeles. Jason Blum of Blumhouse is...
  • '80s TV series 'Jem and the Holograms' gets big-screen treatment

    '80s TV series 'Jem and the Holograms' gets big-screen treatment
    About five weeks before they began filming "Jem and the Holograms" in Los Angeles, producers of the movie took an unusual step by Hollywood standards. They announced plans to revive the 1980s cult TV series in a video to their fans posted on the...
  • 'The Purge 2′ Perking Up Los Angeles Production

    Production of Universal's "The Purge 2" -- which is due to receive a California film tax credit -- has perked up feature fim production in Los Angeles during the first month of the year. The sequel, with the James DeMonaco returning to write and direct,...
  • Jason Blum: How to succeed in the microbudget movie business

    Jason Blum: How to succeed in the microbudget movie business
    A couple years ago the agent-turned-producer Gavin Polone ("Zombieland") detailed just how excessive movie star perks can be. Not only are actors paid a salary, he noted in a piece for Vulture, but add-ons often include private jet travel and luxury...
  • 'The Purge' goes on a Twitter binge

    Much has been made this spring of the triumph of movies that don't contain much star power over the films that do. This weekend, that will likely happen again as "The Purge," a low-budget ($3 million) futuristic horror pic starring Ethan Hawke and...
  • 'The Purge' easily beats Vaughn-Wilson's 'Internship' for No. 1

    "The Internship" got bossed around at the box office this weekend, as the film starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn appealed to far fewer moviegoers than the low-budget thriller "The Purge." Made on a micro-budget of just $3 million, "The Purge"...
  • 'The Purge' trounces 'The Internship.' Cable show kicks off in D.C.

    'The Purge' trounces 'The Internship.' Cable show kicks off in D.C.
    After the coffee. Before heading into humid downtown D.C. for cable fun. The Skinny: Made the mistake of standing still in a backyard in suburban D.C. on Sunday afternoon, and the mosquitoes ate me up. Lesson learned. I'll be drenched in Off next time....
  • 'The Purge' and the low-budget genre revolution

    'The Purge' and the low-budget genre revolution
    Back in 2010, shortly after Paramount Pictures’ "Paranormal Activity" became a mega-hit on a micro-budget, executives at the studio decided to launch a label dedicated to making more movies of this kind.   InSurge, as it was known, would produce...
  • Ethan Hawke to take on 'Macbeth' at Lincoln Center

    Ethan Hawke to take on 'Macbeth' at Lincoln Center
    Ethan Hawke has a taste for the macabre. More specifically: “Macbeth.” The actor will star as the king of Scotland in the Shakespeare tragedy at Lincoln Center this winter. Jack O'Brien, whom Hawke worked with on 2006/2007’s "The Coast...