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  • 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,...
  • '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...
  • “The Writers’ Room”: Jim Rash tackles TV’s biggest series in Sundance Channel talk show

     
    Television is often called a writer’s medium these days, but it’s rare that we actually get to see any writers onscreen. Sundance Channel and Jim Rash — along with Entertainment Weekly — are out to change that with The Writers&#...