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  • Today's film characters may be unlikable, but they're not unworthy

    These days, it seems as if the collective voice of moviegoers echoes the Taylor Swift lament "Why you gotta be so mean?" And for once they're not talking about me or my fellow critics. The discontent and, in some cases, the disdain is directed at some...
  • Video/interview: 'Inside Llewyn Davis' star Oscar Isaac

    Video/interview: 'Inside Llewyn Davis' star Oscar Isaac
    Asked to choose if great songwriting or great performance ability is more important for a musician, "Inside Llewyn Davis" star Oscar Isaac hesitates, wavers, then decides. "I'd say definitely songwriting. Because if you perform a [bleepy] song, then just...
  • Toronto Film Critics Love 'Llewyn Davis'

    Joel and Ethan Coen's "Inside Llewyn Davis" has been named best picture of 2013 by the Toronto Film Critics Association, which also bestowed its best actor award on Oscar Isaac, who plays a struggling folksinger navigating Greenwich Village circa 1961...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Rodeo Girls' on A&E

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Rodeo Girls' on A&E
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 15 - 21, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The X Factor The season finale features...
  • 'Fruitvale' to 'Llewyn Davis': Small parts, huge performances

    'Fruitvale' to 'Llewyn Davis': Small parts, huge performances
    In a season of outstanding performances wrapped up in awards possibilities, the little gems can too easily be overlooked. So once again, it is time to appreciate some of the actors whose gifts have shone bright in big films this year, even if only for a...
  • Best of 2013: Betsy Sharkey picks 'Gravity,' 'American Hustle'

    Best of 2013: Betsy Sharkey picks 'Gravity,' 'American Hustle'
    In this time when news is disseminated ever more quickly, we asked our critics to list the best of culture in 2013 in tweet form: 1. "Gravity:" A perfect marriage of art and technology, Alfonso Cuarón's film and Sandra Bullock's performance, out of this...
  • Best of 2013: Kenneth Turan picks 'Captain Phillips,' 'Frances Ha'

    Best of 2013: Kenneth Turan picks 'Captain Phillips,' 'Frances Ha'
    An unusually strong year with numerous candidates combined with a draconian ukase mandating that choices fit in Twitter format (O brave new world!) have led me to a number of extreme stratagems. First, I am limiting my 10-best list to English-language...
  • Palm Springs Film Fest Opens With 'Belle'; Complete Program Announced

    "Belle," directed by Amma Asante, will open the Palm Springs Film Fest on Jan. 3 while Roger Michell's "Le Week-End" is the closing night film on Jan. 12. The desert fest will screen 77 premieres for a total of 187 films from 60 countries. "This year'...
  • Helena Bonham Carter Joins Carey Mulligan in 'Suffragette' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Helena Bonham Carter is in talks to co-star with Carey Mulligan in the period piece "Suffragette." Pathe Films and Film4 are co-financing the film and Sarah Gavron is directing. Based on true events, the story revolves around the foot soldiers of the...
  • Awards Season Defined by the Sweet Smell of Excess

    Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street," the last major Oscar hopeful to be screened for the media, is an appropriate capper, because the tragicomic film is about excess -- and everything about this year's awards season has been excessive: the...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Hollywood Game Night' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 22 - 28, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Sing-Off The three remaining groups...