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Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan answered questions about their new independent film "Ruby Sparks" after a surprise screening at the Los Angeles Film Festival. The movie is the latest from the directing team behind "Little Miss Sunshine."
George Clooney is joining "August: Osage County" as a producer; Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts are already starring in the adaptation of the Broadway hit.
"Searching for Sugar Man" explores the story of a little-known Detroit-based singer-songwriter, Rodriguez, who was ‘bigger than the Rolling Stones’ in South Africa.
At the ripe age of 8, Louisiana native Quvenzhané Wallis is already becoming a world traveler. In the two years since she filmed her lead role in the mystical drama "Beasts of the Southern Wild," the elementary school student has ventured to Utah, the south of France and now Hollywood. Show More Summary
"Madagascar 3," starring Chris Rock, defeated Rock of Ages and That's My Boy at the box office this weekend; aloing with Avengers and Hunger Games, it is one of a handful of ilms to dominated the box office this weekend.
In this week's box office video report, Los Angeles Times entertainment writer Amy Kaufman talks about the failure of Tom Cruise's "Rock of Ages" and Adam Sandler's "That's My Boy."
The Shanghai International Film Festival kicked off Saturday night by honoring a native-son turned Hollywood producer, Mike Medavoy.
Focus Forward is a series of three-minute documentaries that shed a light on innovative individuals who are shaping the world through acts or inventions. The program boasts a roster of 30 international filmmakers and since its inception in September, nine of its films have been shown at festivals (five premiered at Sundance and four at Tribeca). Show More Summary
After wowing audiences at the Sundance Film Festival in January and Cannes in May, "Beasts of the Southern Wild" will have its first Southern California screening tonight at the L.A. Film Festival. "Beasts," as much a love letter toShow More Summary
Fifteen years ago, Jean-Jacques Annaud was demonized by the Chinese Communist Party for his film “Seven Years in Tibet.” A decade and a half on, the 68-year-old French director is being welcomed here with open arms. On Saturday, Annaud...Show More Summary
"Rock of Ages," adapted from the stage musical of the same name, is set amid the 1980s rock scene on the Sunset Strip — but it's also, to put it in contemporary terms, something of a mash-up, sampling songs from the era (by Bon Jovi, Pat Benatar, Foreigner), Broadway flourishes and Hollywood tropes (including a "Footloose"-style killjoy). Show More Summary
After a string of movies about narco gang wars and desperate migrants, the Los Angeles Film Festival is presenting a different side of Latin American cinema: Cuban zombies, Chilean family road trips, Buenos Aires Elvis impersonators and the flying bird men of Veracruz.
Lindsay Lohan was found unconscious in a Marina del Rey hotel Friday. She is currently shooting Elizabeth Taylor biopic "Liz & Dick" and recently wrecked her Porsche in a car accident near Santa Monica.
William Friedkin, who is serving as the guest director for this year’s Los Angeles Film Festival, will appear Friday for a Q&A and screening of “Killer Joe,” an adaptation of the play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts starring Matthew McConaughey, Gina Gershon, Emile Hirsch, Thomas Haden Church and Juno Temple.
Woody Allen's "To Rome With Love," starring Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Allen, opened the Los Angeles Film Festival. It has received mixed reviews
Christopher Nolan, director of "The Dark Knight Rises," will godfather and executive produce Wally Pfister's directorial debut; Nolan has worked with Pfister on movies such as "Memento" and "The Dark Knight."
The L.A. Film Festival, which begins with Allen’s “To Rome With Love” on Thursday night at downtown’s L.A. Live and runs through June 24, will feature more than half a dozen movies dealing with African American themes, two of which —...Show More Summary
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences introduces its new "Oscars Outdoors" screening series this Friday evening with the 1942 Oscar-winning romantic classic "Casablanca," followed by Walt Disney's seminal 1937 animated feature, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs'' Saturday evening.
Billy Crystal hosted the 2012 Oscars but did not get great reviews. Did critics give the Academy Awards and Crystal a fair shake?