| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:00 AM
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....
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
About eight years ago, Tilda Swinton received a call from her director pal Jim Jarmusch on New Year's Eve, saying, "Hey man, let's make a vampire movie."
"I would make any movie that Jim would propose to me, frankly," Swinton said on Wednesday night...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Southern Italy's “pizzica taranta” tradition began centuries ago as therapy for the victim of a particular kind of deadly spider bite, and gradually evolved into a kind of hours-long musical exorcism, a psychic healing for depression and fear....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Two films from the Toronto International Film Festival -- Kelly Reichardt's "Night Moves" and Mike Myers' "Supermensch" -- have landed distribution deals.
Distributor Cinedigm announced Friday that it had picked up North American rights to the...
| Apr 28, 2013
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...
| May 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
AMC's "The Killing," about the grisly murder of young Rosie Larsen, was pronounced dead at the end of a troubled two-season run that included declining ratings amid a revolt by once-supportive critics and fans over what they perceived to be the failed...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Each week Times TV critic Mary McNamara offers her viewing picks for the coming week:
"Revolution": NBC recently renewed its out-went-the-lights drama, so the first-season finale will not be any kind of definitive end to the woes of a world in which the...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:15 AM
After watching 2011's series premiere of “The Killing,” it seemed like everyone was a suspect in the death of Rosie Larsen.
But after viewing Sunday’s two-hour Season 3 premiere, it seems like nobody is a suspect in the new case....
| May 31, 2013
| 4:45 PM
"The Killing," whose third season (but only its second case) begins Sunday on AMC, is the story of actors Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman and the characters they play, Seattle police detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder. She is small and he is tall;...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 9:51 AM
NEW YORK — Does Woody Allen have regrets?
His new film, "Blue Jasmine," amplifies the air of concentrated self-examination that has long been a hallmark of his work. Though marked by buoyant moments of wry humor, the film is devastating in its...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Amanda Seyfried isn't coy when it comes to her sexuality now that she's officially on the promotion path for her biopic "Lovelace."
The 27-year-old actress, who plays "Deep Throat" porn star Linda Lovelace in the upcoming film, happily shed her pristine...