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'Django Unchained': Teaser trailer serves up revenge with style

The teaser trailer for "Django Unchained" has been released, offering a first glimpse of Quentin Tarantino's upcoming film about a freed slave-turned-bounty hunter (Jamie Foxx) trying to save his wife from a vicious plantation owner (Leonardo DiCaprio).

Which Ray Bradbury title merits a 21st century film? [Poll]

Do "The Illustrated Man," "The Martian Chronicles" or "Dandelion Wine" merit a new film? Ray Bradbury's stories were often turned into movies or TV shows.

Ray Bradbury was a huge influence on the film world too

Ray Bradbury, who died Wednesday at the age of 91, was a huge influence on the film world with science-fiction work such as The illustrated Man, The Martian Chronicles and Fahrenheit 451.

Despite new film role, Jane Fonda says she was 'never a hippie'

Now 74 and in her self-described “third act,” Jane Fonda is clear-eyed, focused, fit, relaxed — and busier than ever. Her new film, “Peace, Love & Misunderstanding,” opens Friday in limited release, with Fonda playing an aging Woodstock hippie named Grace. Show More Summary

Coming soon: Stage versions of Oscar favorites?

Once, the movie-turned-musical, has garnered eleven Tony nominations. it is the first of several serious movies to make the trip to the stage, including Far from Heaven and The Bridges of Madison County.

'Catching Fire' producer to fans: Finnick field remains wide open

Nina Jacobson says rumors that Garrett Hedlund or Armie Hammer will play Finnick Odair in "Catching Fire" are "so not true."

Kirk Douglas on the blacklist: Why Hollywood showed so little courage

I fumbled for an answer, caught off guard by his directness. “That’s OK,” he said. “You probably haven’t talked to a 95-year-old author either, have you?”

Nobody does it better: Celebrating 50 years of James Bond films

It's a Bond, James Bond, weekend in Los Angeles. As the 007 film franchise turns 50, there will be screenings at the American Cinematheque's Egyptian and Aero Theatres, and at LACMA, which also has the exhibition "... Is James Bond....

Kristen Stewart's 'Snow White' debuts with $56.3 million [Video]

In her weekly box office video report, Los Angeles Times staff writer Amy Kaufman discusses the opening of "Snow White and the Huntsman."

Look East Korean film fest: 'Poetry,' 'The Host' in 3-D top lineup

The first annual "Look East: Korean Film Festival," which takes place at Grauman's Chinese Theater on June 23-24, announced its line-up Monday.

'Perks of Being a Wallflower' trailer: Teenage angst on grand display

Trailer for the film adaptation of the cult novel "Perks of Being a Wallflower" debuts.

Five lessons from the success of Kristen Stewart's 'Snow White'

Snow White and the Huntsman, starring Kristen Stewart and Chris Hemsworth, turned out respectable box office as it opened in theaters to decent reviews this weekend.

MTV Movie Awards 2012: 'The Dark Knight Rises' makes its case

The Dark Knight Rises, Twilight: Breaking Dawn and the new Adam Sandler movie That's My Boy were all promoted at the 2012 MTV Movie Awards from the Gibson Amphitheatre Sunday night

Richard Dawson's movie moment in 'Running Man'

Richard Dawson: "Family Feud" host and "Match Game" panelist Richard Dawson, who passed away Saturday at 79, put his wry game-show prowess to use on the big screen in the 1987 hit "The Running Man."

Obama campaign ad to air during MTV Movie Awards

The Obama campaign's first national TV ad will air Sunday during the MTV Movie Awards, in a sign that campaign strategists see the youth vote as crucial to winning the president's re-election in November.

'Snow White's' Kristen Stewart still wants new 'East of Eden' pic

"Snow White and the Huntsman" star Kristen Stewart, who has long said she loves "East of Eden," wants a new film version of the John Steinbeck classic. KStew made the comments in an interview with Garrett Hedlund, her costar in "On the Road."

Alan Horn: Can Disney's new boss reinvent the studio?

The arrival of Alan Horn, who was unceremoniously pushed out of his Warners job in April 2011, is a game changer for Disney. It’s a sign that Iger, who has spent the last several years hiring (and then firing) untested executive talent,...Show More Summary

'Snow White and the Huntsman' is a tale darkly told, critics say

"Snow White and the Huntsman" brings a spooky shroud of dread to the Grimm fairy tale, and the resulting film is polarizing critics. Many praise the film's visuals, but a significant portion also find the narrative uneven and overstuffed.

Hong Kong's Johnnie To turns lens from gangsters to bankers

Johnnie To's “Life Without Principle,” newly available on DVD and video on demand, is a thriller of real-world problems set against the multi-faceted fallout of a financial collapse.

With Kings in Stanley Cup Final, which hockey movie rules? [Poll]

With the Los Angeles Kings in the Stanley Cup finals, which hockey movie is the best of all time? "Slap Shot"? "Miracle"? "Goon"? Tell us in our poll.

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