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  • The Groundlings: improving improv in L.A. for 40 years

    The Groundlings: improving improv in L.A. for 40 years
    It's raucous backstage at the Groundlings after a Tuesday evening improv show — red wine and buckets of salty snacks will do that to a roomful of comedians, as will having just killed it onstage. A fluffy border collie lumbers through the crowd,...
  • Chicago Critics Film Festival preview

    Chicago Critics Film Festival preview
    For the record: While I’m a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association, I did not program the CFCA-created Chicago Critics Film Festival, which takes over the Music Box through Thursday. I have, however, seen several of the movies on the...
  • Met Gala 2014: Lupita Nyong'o, Beyonce, Kimye and lots of couples!

    Ladies and gentleman, unleash your hoop skirts! Big ball gowns, super-long tailcoats and a return to formalwear were on full display at Monday night's Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute Gala in New York City. The Met Gala honored...
  • Rebel Wilson to report for duty in 'Private Benjamin' remake

    Rebel Wilson to report for duty in 'Private Benjamin' remake
    Ten-hut! Rebel Wilson is headed to boot camp. The "Pitch Perfect" comedian is set to star in a remake of the 1980 comedy "Private Benjamin" for New Line, according to a Tracking Board report. The original movie starred Goldie Hawn as a spoiled...
  • 'Despicable Me 2,' 'Fast & Furious 6' top DVD sales chart

    The sixth movie in the "Fast & Furious" series burned rubber in the home video market, but it couldn't top the minions of "Despicable Me 2."  The computer animated family comedy, the sequel to 2010's "Despicable Me" featuring the voices of Steve Carell ...
  • Review: Ben Stiller gives 'Walter Mitty' a smart, antic touch

    Review: Ben Stiller gives 'Walter Mitty' a smart, antic touch
    As a director and star trying to extend into new territory, Ben Stiller is his own best friend. With wild and crazy films like "Zoolander" and "Tropic Thunder" in his past, Stiller's taken a different turn in "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," but,...
  • No, dear

    No, dear
      In Ben Stiller's earnest but screwy go at "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," the actor-director takes the role of the daydreaming, "Yes, dear" fellow introduced in a wee but hardy 1939 James Thurber short story. Thurber sold it to the New Yorker,...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Major Crimes' on TNT

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Major Crimes' on TNT
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 29, 2013 - Jan. 4, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Nick News With Linda...
  • TV This Week, Jan. 5-11: 'Justified' returns on FX

    TV This Week, Jan. 5-11: 'Justified' returns on FX
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 5 - 11, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SUNDAY A weeklong salute to a dearly...
  • IFC's 'The Spoils of Babylon' pokes fun at epic TV miniseries

    IFC's 'The Spoils of Babylon' pokes fun at epic TV miniseries
    "Shogun," "The Winds of War," "Game of Thrones" and "Under the Dome" are just a few titles in the library of highly regarded novels that have been adapted for television. And then there's "The Spoils of Babylon," the sprawling 22-hour miniseries with an...
  • Will '14 top '13 in TV land? Only time will tell

     Will '14 top '13 in TV land? Only time will tell
    In 2013, television got a lot of love from the appreciation societies, amateur and professional — some say it was the best TV year ever! (Notwithstanding the unprepossessing fall season.) Can 2014 do better? Will it be the fulfillment or the end...