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  • 'Her' Named Best Film of the Year By National Board of Review

    "Her" nabbed the National Board of Review's award for best film, and also scored the director award for helmer Spike Jonze. Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" took home acting trophies for lead Bruce Dern and supporting thesp Will Forte, while actress kudos...
  • 'Prisoners'

    A big image shift for Hugh Jackman is a highlight of this intense melodrama. After his young daughter and a friend vanish, a likely suspect (Paul Dano) is released from police custody for lack of evidence ... prompting the desperate dad to conduct his own...
  • JFK assassination 50th anniversary TV programming

     
    50 years ago this month — on Nov. 22, 1963 — President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas by Lee Harvey Oswald (himself later shot and killed by Jack Ruby). The JFK assassination caused political, social and emotional upheavals...
  • Box Office: 'Ender's Game' Deploys for $27 Million Weekend

    Kicking off what will be a busy month for Lionsgate, as well as for teens and 20somethings, Summit's YA-adaptation "Ender's Game" opens nationwide Friday at 3,407 domestic locations, tracking to gross in the mid-to-high $20 millions. Expected to land...
  • Playing to save the world in 'Ender's Game' ★★ 1/2

    Playing to save the world in 'Ender's Game' ★&#9733 1/2
    In step with its sensitive, tactically brilliant 12-year-old hero, "Ender's Game" is a bit of a tweener, neither triumph nor disaster, a war-games fantasy with a use-by date of Nov. 22, when the new "Hunger Games" movie comes out. Its central action...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Castle' on ABC

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Castle' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 20 - 26, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES How I Met Your Mother Ted (Josh...
  • 'Walking Dead' Actor Joins James Brown Biopic 'Get on Up'

    "Walking Dead" and "Low Winter Sun" thesp Lennie James has joined the ensemble of the James Brown biopic "Get On Up," starring Chadwick Boseman. Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis are also on board with Tate Taylor directing. Pic follows Brown's rise...
  • Hollywood's New Leaders: 10 Assistants to Watch

    1. Trevor Burkins, 26 Communications coordinator, NBC Universal Cable Entertainment Group Previously an NBC page, with stints at "SNL" and assignments at NBC News and NBC Entertainment, Burkins got his start with Oprah Winfrey, pitching segment ideas;...
  • ‘Ender’s Game’: New video, Mondo poster spotlight sci-fi action

     
    The theatrical opening of “Ender's Game” is less than two weeks away, but in the meantime fans of the sci-fi […]...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Styled to Rock' on Bravo

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Styled to Rock' on Bravo
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 20 - 26, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The Carrie Diaries Lindsey Gort joins...
  • Film Review: 'Ender's Game'

    An anti-bullying allegory writ on the largest possible scale, "Ender's Game" frames an interstellar battle between mankind and pushy ant-like aliens, called Formics, in which Earth's fate hinges on a tiny group of military cadets, most of whom haven't...