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  • Telluride: From 'Birdman' to 'Mommy,' Festival Soars Above the Fray

    JUSTIN CHANG: How was your Telluride, Scott? Mine was terrific -- though I should note that I don't really have a frame of reference, being a first-timer at this annual mountainside mecca for movie lovers. Still, I'm happy to report that just about...
  • A 'quieter' Telluride film fest still draws talk with 'Birdman,' more

     A 'quieter' Telluride film fest still draws talk with 'Birdman,' more
    About 650 people poured out of a theater into a stand of birch trees under a star-filled sky, then started talking, texting and tweeting about "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)." The genre-defying film, which stars Michael Keaton as a...
  • On Movies: Looking north, to Toronto Film Festival

    Is Reese Witherspoon this year's Matthew McConaughey? That is, a familiar face from formula-froth rom-coms and packaged studio product who opts to return to the kind of smaller-budget, character-driven fare that launched said career, and who uses the...
  • Ticket alert: Maroon 5 at BB&T Center Feb. 24

    Ticket alert: Maroon 5 at BB&T Center Feb. 24
    Platinum-selling, Grammy-winning rockers Maroon 5, led by pop-culture ubiquity Adam Levine, will bring the world tour supporting  their cleverly titled fifth album, “V,” to the BB&T Center in Sunrise on Feb. 24. Tickets, ranging from $25....
  • Battling biographies head to Toronto to win awards season hearts

    By Mary Milliken LOS ANGELES, Sept 2 (Reuters) - As a first-time film director, television comedian Jon Stewart pleads ignorance about the workings of the movie industry. But as he heads to the Toronto International Film Festival this week, he shares...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Fidel Castro Tapes' and more

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Fidel Castro Tapes' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 31 - Sept. 6, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Rizzoli & Isles In the season finale,...
  • First trailer for Jon Stewart's Iranian political drama 'Rosewater'

    First trailer for Jon Stewart's Iranian political drama 'Rosewater'
    It takes four walls to imprison a person's body, but the spirit is another matter. Such is the drama at the heart of "Rosewater," Jon Stewart's fact-based political movie about journalist Maziar Bahari's 118-day ordeal in an Iranian jail. A newly...
  • Telluride Film Festival to screen 'Birdman,' 'Rosewater,' 'Wild'

    Telluride Film Festival to screen 'Birdman,' 'Rosewater,' 'Wild'
    When Hollywood wants to shout about a movie, it travels to Cannes or Toronto. When it wants to launch a few well placed whispers, it journeys to an isolated box canyon in southwestern Colorado. For the last 41 years, that’s been the home of the...
  • Preview: Schedule of the Biggest Film Festivals This Fall

    Aug. 21-Sept. 1 Montreal World Festival Celebrating its 38th year with a distinctly Gallic flavor, MWFF will open with "We Love You, You Bastard," from French director -- and longtime festival supporter -- Claude Lelouch. Montreal closes with a tribute to...
  • Telluride vs. Toronto: The Battle for Oscar Supremacy

    Healthy, even heated competition between film festivals is nothing new. Cannes was founded in the late '30s as the French response to Venice. In recent years, Shanghai has felt the heat from the government-backed Beijing, while both SXSW and Tribeca...
  • Latenight Hosts Colbert, Fallon, Kimmel Sign On to Present at Emmy Awards

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The 66th Emmy Awards ceremony has added to its list of presenters, with latenight names signing on for the telecast. Host Seth Meyers announced Tuesday morning via Twitter that his latenight contemporaries Stephen Colbert,...