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  • Review: 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' ★★

    Review: 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' ★★
    Films aren't so much born as worried into existence, and with some films the worrying — the concern that the audience won't get it, or get out for it, or make the required time commitment — never stops. Take, for example, "The...
  • New York Times Critic Blames Twitter for Shonda Rhimes Story Backlash

    The New York Times found itself in an Internet dust-up with uber producer Shonda Rhimes on Friday following the online publication of a story by TV critic Alessandra Stanley assessing Rhimes' smallscreen milieu. The story was taken to task by Rhimes...
  • 'Eleanor Rigby' disappears -- and I am confounded

    "THE GREATEST deception men suffer is from their own opinions," said Leonardo da Vinci. I WENT to a confounding movie last week, titled "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby." It stars a number of my favorite actors, including Jessica Chastain, James...
  • Quick takes on what's new for the fall TV season

    Quick takes on what's new for the fall TV season
    Fall comes. Not such a big deal as it was back before there were 27 TV seasons in a year and a thousand new shows starting every week, but there are still something like a million series premiering on 6 billion channels between now and the end of the...
  • My 10 favorite Philip Seymour Hoffman performances

    My 10 favorite Philip Seymour Hoffman performances
    Philip Seymour Hoffman was always one of my favorites. It always seemed to me that he didn't make bad movies, and I've always attributed that to a belief that Hoffman's talent elevated everyone around him. Like a lot of appreciators of film, upon...
  • 'Ender's Game'

    'Ender's Game'
    A youngster (Asa Butterfield, "Hugo") could be the last hope for humanity against an alien race in director-screenwriter Gavin Hood's visually cool adaptation of the Orson Scott Card sci-fi novel. Playing off his "Star Wars" past, Harrison Ford is fun...
  • TV This Week, May 4 - 10: '24: Live Another Day' on Fox

    TV This Week, May 4 - 10: '24: Live Another Day' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 4 - 10, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY All in all, Homer is just another brick in the...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Lewis Black: Old Yeller' on Epix

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Lewis Black: Old Yeller' on Epix
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 27 - May 3, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Kitchen Nightmares Chef Ramsay comes...
  • Lion King show to return in June at Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Lion King show to return in June at Disney's Animal Kingdom
    The Festival of the Lion King show will return to Disney's Animal Kingdom in June, along with the debut of Harambe Nights, the park's first-ever ticketed special event. The show, which was put on hiatus on Jan. 5, is relocating into the land of Africa...
  • Complete list of Summer Sneaks films

    APRIL 30 The M Word At a struggling Los Angeles TV station, a children's show actress leads her female colleagues as new management arrives from New York on a cost-cutting mission. With Tanna Frederick, Michael Imperioli and Gregory Harrison....
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' on ABC

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES NCIS McGee's (Sean Murray) girlfriend,...