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  • Nat Faxon on 'Married,' for better or worse

     Nat Faxon on 'Married,' for better or worse
    Nat Faxon is that rare breed of actor best known for his writing. Along with writing partner Jim Rash, whom Faxon met while part of the Groundlings comedy troupe, Faxon is otherwise known as the Oscar-winning writer behind the 2011 George Clooney-...
  • Jim Rash writes, directs, acts and hosts.

    Jim Rash writes, directs, acts and hosts.
    Oscar-winning screenwriter Jim Rash ("The Descendants") hosts Sundance Channel's series "The Writers' Room," a chatfest with scripters of such hit TV shows as "Game of Thrones," whose staff sits down with Rash on Monday. Rash also plays the energetic Dean...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Dakota Johnson cast as Anastasia Steele

    'Fifty Shades of Grey': Dakota Johnson cast as Anastasia Steele
    "Fifty Shades of Grey" novelist E.L. James announced Monday morning on Twitter that Dakota Johnson had won the coveted role as college graduate Anastasia Steele in the adaptation of her bestselling erotic novel. The role of Anastasia is the biggest to...
  • 'The Way Way Back'

    Following the acclaim - and the Oscar - they received for their script for "The Descendants," writer-directors Nat Faxon and Jim Rash earned critical kudos again for this comedy-drama centering around a youngster (Liam James) who feels out of place...
  • New Releases: Third time is charming in 'Before Midnight'

    Before Midnight Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $35.99 Available on VOD beginning Oct. 22 Outside of television and action-movie tentpoles, it's rare to see characters age and evolve on-screen the way that Ethan Hawke's Jesse and Julie Delpy's Céline have...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'New Girl' on Fox

     Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'New Girl' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 3 - 9, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES NCIS A family emergency forces Gibbs...
  • Critic's Choice: 'The Way, Way Back'

    Readers flooded me with emails over the weekend; they couldn't say enough about the new indie "The Way, Way Back." So I couldn't resist saying a bit more too. Don't miss one of this summer's pure pleasures. Written and directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash,...
  • 'The Spectacular Now' and other films coming of (a new) age

    'The Spectacular Now' and other films coming of (a new) age
    Director James Ponsoldt was 16 when he first saw Lloyd Dobler stand on Diane Court's front lawn and declare his love for the blue-eyed beauty who was both out of his class and out of his league. With the help of Peter Gabriel's lyrics and John Cusack's...
  • Reel Critics: 'Pacific Rim' pulpy but artful

    Reel Critics: 'Pacific Rim' pulpy but artful
    Sci-fi action films don't get much more basic than Monsters vs. Robots. The genre was first seen in those cheesy Japanese B-movies that began with the Godzilla series in 1954. But make no mistake, "Pacific Rim" delivers a first-class special-effects...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: "POV: High Tech, Low Life" on KOCE

    Monday's TV Highlights: "POV: High Tech, Low Life" on KOCE
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 21 - 27, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Bachelorette It's time for "The Men...
  • 'Way, Way Back' creators owe it all to the Groundlings

    'Way, Way Back' creators owe it all to the Groundlings
    Just two days into filming "The Way, Way Back," the delicate balance that first-time directors Nat Faxon and Jim Rash had carefully planned was already crumbling. Rain had forced them to change the schedule, pushing up the shooting of an indoor scene...