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'Selma' crafts an intimate portrait of the civil rights movement

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

New Releases, Selma, Ava DuVernay, David Oyelowo, Last Five Years, Richard LaGravenese, Anna Kendrick, Mr. Turner, Mike Leigh, Timothy Spall, Winter Sleep, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Black or White, Black Sea, Fifty Shades of Grey, Goodfellas, Lost River, Mad Max

Get a kick out of 'Frank Sinatra: 5-Film Collection,' coming to Blu-ray

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment celebrates the Chairman of the Board's centenary with the release Tuesday of "Frank Sinatra: 5-Film Collection" on Blu-ray.

Fandor's Fix gives female directors a vital platform

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

Lynn Hershman Leeson, Lynne Sachs and Nina Menkes are American independent, experimental filmmakers who have been making movies for three decades. Their films have been showcased at international festivals, and they've won numerous awards.

Three women in 'Hot Pursuit' of laughs -- and audience and respect

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

Behind Reese Witherspoon's back, Sofia Vergara was lowering her eyelids in a mock, come hither stare. "You can really tell what Sofia is passionate about," Witherspoon said, earnestly attempting to make a point about Vergara's strong personal brand.

'Cars can't fly' (Yes, they can! See: 'Furious 7'!) and other falsehoods

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

As chairman of the Movie Truth Police Council, I am pleased to announce an exciting new phase in our mission of combating movie misinformation. We will no longer limit ourselves to films based on true stories — historical dramas, biopics, Woody Allen movies in which Woody or a Woody stand-in hits...

Jack Black is game for anything -- except vanity

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

Jack Black gets some of his best ideas in the middle of the night.

Kristen Wiig is fearless in reality TV-jabbing 'Welcome to Me'

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

"Welcome to Me," starring Kristen Wiig, is weirdly off center yet strangely in sync with the times.

Graphic 'Hyena' is an old-school gangster tale

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

"Hyena" feels like a throwback to the tough-as-nails British gangster flicks of the 1970s: The unrepentant crooked cop at the film's center seems redeemable only relative to the merciless criminals who cross him and the weaselly colleagues who frame him.

In penetrating 'Far From Men,' Camus meets the western

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

The prospect of Viggo Mortensen speaking fluent French (and some Arabic) in a foreign-language film based on a short story by Albert Camus reset as a classic western might not sound like a can't-miss proposition.

'Cas & Dylan' is terminal despite great practitioners of acting

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

There's a full tank of clichés for the mismatched-strangers road movie "Cas

'Far from the Madding Crowd' a bare-bones stab at love, desire

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

Why is the allure of the bad boy so powerful that even some of the most secure of females can't seem to resist?

'Any Day' hits viewers over the head with its cliches

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

A decent cast faces an uphill battle of Sisyphean proportions in "Any Day," a cliché-ridden, heavy-handed redemptive drama written and directed by Rustam Branaman.

'Days of Grace' director Everardo Gout shines light on violence in Mexico

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

The kidnappers were often ghetto boys, some as young as 14, waving big guns in small hands and demanding ransoms ranging from millions of dollars to 2 quarts of milk, a dozen eggs, sugar and a sack of rice. They slipped through alleys like ragged spirits, dodging dogs and counting bullets in a...

'Outrageous Sophie Tucker' opens 10th L.A. Jewish Film Festival

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

The 10th edition of the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival opens Thursday evening with the L.A. premiere of "The Outrageous Sophie Tucker," a new documentary produced by Susan and Lloyd Ecker about the risqué comedian, singer and actress known as the Last of the Red Hot Mamas.

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