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  • Review: Reitman's 'Labor Day' is lovely but weighed down by the past

    Sometimes the past trips you up. It certainly does Frank, the escaped con played by Josh Brolin in Jason Reitman's new drama, "Labor Day." It definitely unravels Adele, the reclusive single mother Kate Winslet makes so fragile. It is already a defining...
  • TV This Week, Jan. 5-11: 'Justified' returns on FX

    TV This Week, Jan. 5-11: 'Justified' returns on FX
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 5 - 11, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SUNDAY A weeklong salute to a dearly...
  • IFC's 'The Spoils of Babylon' pokes fun at epic TV miniseries

    IFC's 'The Spoils of Babylon' pokes fun at epic TV miniseries
    "Shogun," "The Winds of War," "Game of Thrones" and "Under the Dome" are just a few titles in the library of highly regarded novels that have been adapted for television. And then there's "The Spoils of Babylon," the sprawling 22-hour miniseries with an...
  • Will '14 top '13 in TV land? Only time will tell

     Will '14 top '13 in TV land? Only time will tell
    In 2013, television got a lot of love from the appreciation societies, amateur and professional — some say it was the best TV year ever! (Notwithstanding the unprepossessing fall season.) Can 2014 do better? Will it be the fulfillment or the end...
  • TV Picks: 'Chasing Shackleton,' 'Spoils of Babylon,' sitcoms!

    TV Picks: 'Chasing Shackleton,' 'Spoils of Babylon,' sitcoms!
    "Chasing Shackleton" (PBS, Wednesdays). Complex in ways that were possibly not intended, this engrossing three-part documentary follows British adventurer Tim Jarvis as he seeks to re-create the perilous sea and land journey undertaken in 1916 by polar...
  • TV review: To the silly goes 'The Spoils of Babylon'

    TV review: To the silly goes 'The Spoils of Babylon'
    "The Spoils of Babylon" miniseries is "far superior to anything on television today," writer-producer-director-financier Eric Jonrosh says of his "masterpiece." The bloated blowhard played by Will Ferrell may be overstating things, but "The Spoils of...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Parks and Recreation' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 5 - 11, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The Big Bang Theory Penny (Kaley...
  • Review: 'The Spoils of Babylon' too retro for its own good

    It's difficult to know what the folks at Funny or Die were thinking when they created the miniseries spoof "The Spoils of Babylon" debuting Thursday on IFC. The all-star cast, which includes Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Tobey Maguire and Tim Robbins,...
  • Review: Many layers cover 'The Truth About Emanuel'

     Review: Many layers cover 'The Truth About Emanuel'
    "The Truth About Emanuel" isn't that she murdered her mother, as she claims in the film's opening voice-over — a literary monologue that strikes too coarse a tone for the psychological nuances to come. Rather, her mom died in childbirth, adding a...
  • Stars of fashion, film and art celebrate DVF's 'Journey of a Dress'

    Stars of fashion, film and art celebrate DVF's 'Journey of a Dress'
    Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos rubbing elbows with Raquel Welch. Gov. Jerry Brown and his wife standing mere feet away from Paris Hilton. Diane von Furstenberg's "Journey of a Dress" exhibition opening party Friday night at the May Co. Building in...
  • 12 Cable Shows That TCA Convinced Us to Watch

    The Television Critics Assn. press tour can be a long slog. But for TV geeks it has something of a noble purpose -- to promote the best and brightest coming from the major networks. These days the nets rely as much as the buzz that shows create among...