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  • Review: 'Letters to Jackie' stands as a stirring tribute to JFK

    Brilliantly conceived and beautifully crafted, "Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy" may not only be one of the year's best documentaries but one of the year's finest overall films. The movie is based on readings of actual condolence...
  • ‘Ender’s Game’ TV spot features alien battle scenes in space

     
    A new TV spot for “Ender's Game” is light on dialogue but heavy on space battle action scenes. The one-minute […]...
  • Will Ferrell pretends to be Tom Hanks at Hammer Museum gala

    Will Ferrell pretends to be Tom Hanks at Hammer Museum gala
    The event: The Hammer Museum’s “Gala in the Garden” on Saturday night honoring playwright-screenwriter Tony Kushner and artist Robert Gober with tributes by Viola Davis of “The Help” and artist Charles Ray. The scene:...
  • 'Rush' and 'Prisoners' make their case to academy members

    'Rush' and 'Prisoners' make their case to academy members
    "What's the deal with all these movies," one academy member asked me over the weekend. "All of a sudden, there are just so many of them, and they're all supposed to be really, really good." You could almost forgive his astonishment, awakening as he...
  • Zurich Film Fest Fetes Harrison Ford

    Harrison Ford is set to receive a Golden Eye for Lifetime Achievement at the Zurich Film Festival in Switzerland. Ford, who is doing promotion for scfi auctioneer "Enders' Game" across Europe, will attend the Oct. 4 award ceremony, which will be followed...
  • 'Prisoners' y 'Out in the Dark'

    'Prisoners' y 'Out in the Dark'
    Prisoners * * * 1/2 El director canadiense Denis Villeneuve debuta en Hollywood reafirmando el talento que hace un par de años le depararon atención mundial cuando su filme Incendies fue nominado al Oscar extranjero. Villeneuve se arriesga a nadar...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Valerie's Story: A Meredith Vieira Special'

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------     SERIES The Million Second Quiz The big-...
  • After 'Prisoners,' Should Hugh Jackman Retire from Wolverine?

    "Prisoners," the new Warner Bros. thriller starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal, is a movie that Alfred Hitchcock would have made if he were channeling David Fincher. Director Denis Villeneueve casts Jackman as a dad overcome with grief when his...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal's 'Nightcrawler' Gets California Incentive (EXCLUSIVE)

    Jake Gyllenhaal's thriller "Nightcrawler" is receiving a $2.3 million allocation from the California Film Tax Credit program after moving off the waiting list. The film, which also stars Bill Paxton and Rene Russo, was not one of the 31 projects...
  • Movie review: 'Prisoners' is captivating and relentless

    Like the kidnapping at the tortured heart of "Prisoners," once this chilling thriller about a parent's worst nightmare grabs you, it refuses to let go. Even if the film wasn't coming out just months after the May rescue of three kidnapped women in...
  • In the hands of a vengeful dad in 'Prisoners' ★★ ★

    Classy trash, "Prisoners" opens with a scene of holy sacrifice, the first of many violent acts sanctified as virtuous — necessary — by an increasingly grotesque narrative. In the Pennsylvania woods, a carpenter played by Hugh Jackman guides...