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  • Video/Q&A: 'The Way, Way Back' writers/directors/co-stars Jim Rash & Nat Faxon

    Video/Q&A: 'The Way, Way Back' writers/directors/co-stars Jim Rash & Nat Faxon
    More than a year later, Nat Faxon hasn’t fully processed winning an Academy Award. “It still feels surreal and dreamlike,” says the former “Ben and Kate” star, whose work with Jim Rash (Dean Pelton on “Community&...
  • An indie brings Nick Offerman back to the Chicago area

    An indie brings Nick Offerman back to the Chicago area
    Whenever I find myself in a bleak mood, a quick glance at the Ron Swanson Pyramid of Greatness usually does the trick. A near-perfect melding of minds between the "Parks and Recreation" writing staff and actor Nick Offerman, this visual guide on how to...
  • 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...
  • Summer Movie Sneaks complete list

    The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Sneaks list: In the...
  • The way, way forward

    Evan Beamer, co-director of "In Security," had a brush with danger Friday. The Los Angeles resident almost backed into a Camaro after receiving a text telling him that his first feature film had been honored as an Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking...
  • 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...
  • Movie review: 'The Way, Way Back' has a sweet side and a sting

    Movie review: 'The Way, Way Back' has a sweet side and a sting
    To begin talking about the new indie film "The Way, Way Back," I want to go way, way back. Praise for the movie's excellent cast, anchored by Sam Rockwell, Toni Collette, Steve Carell, Allison Janney and teenage rock Liam James, will come later. As good...
  • 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,...