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  • 'Tower Heist' review: "Ocean's Eleven" for Dummies

    'Tower Heist' review: "Ocean's Eleven" for Dummies
    ** (out of four) I support liking brie on your burger, but snooty businessman Arthur Shaw’s (Alan Alda) extravagance catches up to him when the FBI snags him for securities fraud. Since the stolen money includes the pensions of all the staff in...
  • 'Tower Heist' actually has its eyes on your wallet

    'Tower Heist' actually has its eyes on your wallet
    The thieves in "Tower Heist" may have a skyscraper-dwelling rich guy as their target, but the movie itself is reaching into your wallet. It's such a crassly commercial action-comedy that you won't be surprised to learn that its towering aspirations only...
  • 'The Exorcist' play to star Richard Chamberlain, Brooke Shields

    'The Exorcist' play to star Richard Chamberlain, Brooke Shields
    The power of Christ has compelled Richard Chamberlain and Brooke Shields to take two of the lead roles in a new stage version of William Peter Blatty's "The Exorcist," which is scheduled to open at the Geffen Playhouse on July 11. Chamberlain will play...
  • 'Wanderlust'

    'Wanderlust'
    Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd - teamed previously in "The Object of My Affection" - are reunited in this racy and amusing comedy from one of the producers best known for that formula these days, Judd Apatow. The stars play a suddenly unemployed...
  • 'QED' spends breezy day with mind of a scientist

    'QED' spends breezy day with mind of a scientist
    Long before Bill Nye the Science Guy hit the airwaves, Richard Feynman was the people's scientist. A shaggy-haired polymath whose interests ranged from drawing to drumming to dreaming of Tuva — that distant Russian republic renowned for its throat...
  • Robert Sean Leonard indulges his first love: Theater

    Robert Sean Leonard indulges his first love: Theater
    As 2013 begins, Robert Sean Leonard is the theater world's equivalent of a star athlete who's just completed his contract and become a free agent. There isn't a team that wouldn't want him; all he has to do is pick the best fit and sign. What's...
  • Being Groucho: He bet his life

    Being Groucho: He bet his life
    Twenty-five years of playing Groucho Marx means a lot of wisecracks, cigars and greasepaint for Frank Ferrante, who performs in West Palm Beach Friday and Saturday in "An Evening With Groucho." "I want it to be what audience members would have...
  • Allan Arbus dies at 95; played psychiatrist on 'MASH'

    As the wise, dryly humorous psychiatrist caring for shellshocked surgeons and troops in the hit television series "MASH," actor Allan Arbus was so convincing that at least one colleague assumed he had expertise in the medical specialty. In 1973, the...
  • ‘X-Files,’ ‘Andy Griffith Show,’ other hits celebrated in PBS’ ‘America in Primetime’

     
    Man of the House" goes from loving sitcom papas to mobsters and drug-making dads: Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner ("The Cosby Show"); David Chase ("The Sopranos"); Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad"); Ron Howard ("The Andy Griffith Show"); Carl Reiner and Dick...
  • Filmmakers behind George Plimpton documentary seek final funds in Kickstarter campaign

     
    A documentary about writer/editor George Plimpton, founder of the Paris Review and first-generation immersive journalist, is raising funds on Kickstarter....
  • Monday's Highlights: 'The Big C' on Showtime

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 11 - 17 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Sept. 11 - 17 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......