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Elizabeth Banks

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  • 'The Lego Movie' likely to build a big audience

    'The Lego Movie' likely to build a big audience
    "The Lego Movie" is expected to stack up plenty of cash in its box-office debut as it easily beats fellow new contenders "The Monuments Men" and "Vampire Academy."  The animated comedy based on the veteran toy brand could gross around $50 million in...
  • Review: 'The Lego Movie' is a tall stack of subversive fun

    Review: 'The Lego Movie' is a tall stack of subversive fun
    "The Lego Movie" is a massive collision of subversive humor, hyper-kinetic energy, mind-jangling design, spinning colors and about 15 million Legos, no exaggeration. It is very tempting to use the movie's pounding pop anthem — "Everything Is...
  • 'The Lego Movie': Building a postmodern, tongue-in-cheek toy film

     'The Lego Movie': Building a postmodern, tongue-in-cheek toy film
    Early in the development of "The Lego Movie," Jill Wilfert, the executive who oversees Lego's licensing efforts in Southern California, had a question for her bosses at company headquarters in Denmark: Can we have a character die? "It wasn't something...
  • Many moving parts snap into place in 'The Lego Movie'

    Many moving parts snap into place in 'The Lego Movie'
    With Batman, Gandalf and Luke Skywalker all making appearances — and, of course, with constant references to the titular toy — "The Lego Movie" may be one of the biggest brand barrages Hollywood has unleashed on the American filmgoing public...
  • Jimmy Kimmel draws biggest weekly audience since moving time slots

    Jimmy Kimmel draws biggest weekly audience since moving time slots
    No viral prank here. Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel is posting his best numbers since his time slot move put him in head-to-head competition with Jay Leno and David Letterman.  For the week of Nov. 18, the latest for which numbers are available, ABC's...
  • 2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April

    2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April
    The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Movie previews: A listing in the...
  • ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Hobbit,’ ‘Hunger Games,’ Batfleck: 2013 in review

     
    2013 was a superb year for fans of genre entertainment. Major comic book heroes celebrated milestone anniversaries, as did “Doctor […]...
  • ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ final trailer: Katniss enters the arena

     
    The final trailer for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” has debuted, showing Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen coming into her […]...
  • Breeders' Cup Classic produces improbable story

    Breeders' Cup Classic produces improbable story
    The best story won Saturday's $5-million Breeders' Cup horse race. They call this one the Classic, and this time, it really was. But more for who won, than how or why. About 5:55 p.m. at Santa Anita, with just a hint of sunlight still reflecting off...
  • ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’: Francis Lawrence adapts to Panem life

     
    The color wasn’t finished. The visual effects were not complete. The score, temporary. Yet those details seemed to be of […]...
  • Jennifer Lawrence wears Dior and pixie cut to 'Hunger Games' premiere

    Jennifer Lawrence wears Dior and pixie cut to 'Hunger Games' premiere
    Jennifer Lawrence wore Dior -- and her new pixie cut -- to the world premiere of  "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" in London on Monday. Elizabeth Banks wore a stunning Jason Wu ball gown with cutouts. [Hollywood Life] Their co-star Jena Malone was...