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While most Americans will camp out in front of their televisions with seven-layer dip watching the Super Bowl this afternoon, a relative handful of teen girls is likely to head to the multiplex instead. Young female moviegoers pushed "Warm Bodies"...
Cold-blooded linebackers will knock down “Warm Bodies” at the box office this weekend, as the Super Bowl is expected to be a much bigger draw than the new zombie movie. Super Bowl weekend is traditionally one of the slowest of the year at the...
L.A. NOWMovie producer Joel Silver's purchase of the former U.S. post office in Venice has created a bit of a cliffhanger for local residents: How often, if ever, will they be able to view the beloved "Story of Venice" mural that has graced the building's...
Mention the phrase "Jewish sports legends" and you'll probably conjure up familiar suspects: Sandy Koufax, Mark Spitz, maybe that joke from "Airplane." You're more likely to omit Sidney Franklin, a matador from Brooklyn (real last name: Frumpkin), or...
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With the Republican National Convention set to kick off this week, an anti-Obama documentary did surprisingly well at the box office on one of the slowest moviegoing weekends of the year. The No. 1 film was still "The Expendables 2," which claimed the...
With the end of summer rapidly approaching, it seems there aren't many people who want to spend their final no school or work days at the movie theater. The four new pictures hitting multiplexes this weekend aren't generating much interest among...
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Culture MonsterThe on-again, off-again movie adaptation of "Gypsy," with Barbra Streisand in the lead, is officially on again. Universal announced Tuesday that the movie project is moving forward with "Downton Abbey" creator and writer Julian Fellowes coming on board to...
This much is clear: It's 1891, a year after their first adventure, and the great English detective and Dr. Watson are facing off with Professor Moriarty, a mysterious, peripheral character from their initial blockbuster. Ask the creative forces behind...
On a recent afternoon in the sun-filled kitchen at the back of Gjelina restaurant in Venice, chef Travis Lett mans an oven in which he's baking several loaves of golden-crusted bread. "I'm looking for good color, nice 'ears,'" Lett says, referring to...
The Morning Fix: Emmy winners and losers! Justice Department looks at what Comcast-NBC deal means for Internet. Time Warner Cable and Disney near dealCompany TownAfter the coffee. Before shaking off the hangover. Hot night for new comedies, same old story for dramas. The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards started off with a bang as host Jimmy Fallon led the cast of "Glee," Betty White, Tina......
Company TownOn what is traditionally the biggest moviegoing weekend of the New Year, Hollywood may still be playing in a minor key. With most people off work or school Monday, Presidents Day weekend is usually prosperous for the film studios. This......
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