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  • TV This Week, Dec. 14-20: 'Ascension' and more

    TV This Week, Dec. 14-20: 'Ascension' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 14 - 20, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY Be his guest: "Modern Family's" Jesse...
  • What's opening in theaters next week

    Opening Wednesday The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (PG-13): If you managed to slog through the first two installments of Peter Jackson's bloated trilogy based on the J.R.R. Tolkien novel, you'll be happy to know this one pays off big-time &#...
  • Robin Williams and other famous Disney voices no longer with us

    Robin Williams and other famous Disney voices no longer with us
    Robin Williams' suicide was without a doubt one of the most shocking deaths of 2014. The actor was known for many roles, but Disney fans will always remember him as the voice of Genie in "Aladdin." Shortly after his death on Aug. 11, the Academy of...
  • A look at this month's upcoming movies

    December can be a delightful month for movie lovers, because it often brings the best of both worlds — mainstream blockbuster hits that will pack multiplexes, and smaller films with outstanding performances that are arriving in time for Academy...
  • Mike Nichols' theater legacy: Laughter and tears with equal genius

    Mike Nichols' theater legacy: Laughter and tears with equal genius
    Whenever Mike Nichols worked in the theater, it was inevitably an event, the focal point of the season — the show you simply had to get tickets to or be left in the conversational cold. When he directed “Waiting for Godot” with Steve...
  • Mike Nichols' incisive, touching films got personal

    Mike Nichols' incisive, touching films got personal
    When I watch the films of Mike Nichols, I see my children, my parents, family, friends, foes, life in all of its complexity. I see me. "The Graduate," "Heartburn," "Catch-22," "Silkwood" ... those are some of my favorite Nichols films. But what stays...
  • Allentown's Tim Heidecker in new Robin Williams film

    Allentown's Tim Heidecker in new Robin Williams film
    Allentown native Tim Heidecker is having a great year. He recently finished up a successful tour with comedy partner Eric Wareheim and completed "Entertainment," a 2015 movie about a washed-up comedian (Gregg Turkington) attempting to revive his career...
  • Bill Cosby: Will we ever feel the same about him?

    Bill Cosby: Will we ever feel the same about him?
    When asked about recent allegations against Bill Cosby, Chris Rock fell into what for him is an unusual position. He was at a loss for words. "I don't know what to say," he told New York magazine. "What do you say? I hope it's not true. That's all you...
  • New on DVD: 'The Hundred-Foot Journey,' 'Cantinflas,' 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' and more

    This week's new DVD releases are full of food, fun and fighting. "The Hundred-Foot Journey," Grade B: An Indian family launches a restaurant across the street from a popular French restaurant. Helen Mirren stars. Director Lasse Hallstrom has put...
  • 15 new films you'll want to see this December

    Nazis! Ghouls! Orcs! Kim Jong-un! Creepy hunters with sexist leers! What would the holiday movie season be without them? It's the rush to the finish line, and the start of serious campaigning for awards season kudos, as 15-odd titles make their way to...
  • Four ways Bob Hope conquered the entertainment world

    Bob Hope was a consummate entertainer — a pioneering comedian who navigated an ever-changing media landscape, endured for decades and still found time to entertain thousands of troops in far-flung locales. Eleven years after his death, Hope still...