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  • In new 'Captain America,' Robert Redford comes in from the cold

    In new 'Captain America,' Robert Redford comes in from the cold
    [On Monday mornings, Movies Now will be looking at some aspect of the No. 1 movie over the weekend. This week: Robert Redford's homecoming in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier."] Robert Redford long ago transitioned from matinee idol to Hollywood...
  • Tribeca 2014: Courtney Cox, Joss Whedon to unveil new films at festival

    Tribeca 2014: Courtney Cox, Joss Whedon to unveil new films at festival
    The Tribeca Film Festival will feature a number of celebrities in front of and behind the camera when it kicks off its 13th edition next month. Chris Messina directs “Alex of Venice,” a marital drama that stars the filmmaker and Mary...
  • 12th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles announces lineup

    12th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles announces lineup
    Anurag Kashyup's "Ugly," Geetu Mohandas' "Liar's Dice" and Anup Singh's "Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost" are among the highlights of the 12th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, which takes place April 8-13 at the ArcLight Hollywood. The festival...
  • Kurt Russell's life as an actor plays out by his own rules

     Kurt Russell's life as an actor plays out by his own rules
    Someone once told Kurt Russell that his acting career "looks like it was handled by a drunk driver." And Russell's reply? "I said I can't deny that," he said, laughing. But the boyishly handsome 63-year-old Russell, whom most baby boomers first...
  • 'Blackfish's' director, now its 'steward,' finds it hard to move on

    'Blackfish's' director, now its 'steward,' finds it hard to move on
    SAN DIEGO — Gabriela Cowperthwaite looked out the window of a train at the ocean and the bros surfing and the fish taco stands whizzing by. "I'm antsy," she said, shifting in her seat. She checked her cellphone, which she had largely been ignoring...
  • Lena Dunham may quit acting; rails against women getting typecast

    Lena Dunham may quit acting; rails against women getting typecast
    Perhaps we'll be seeing less of Lena Dunham on screen in the future: The "Girls" talent says she might consider quitting acting to focus on some of her other work. But don't worry, she's not going far. "I don't know if I'm going to want to act...
  • The jerk returns to the screen with mean mouth blazing

     The jerk returns to the screen with mean mouth blazing
    In his new rapid-fire spelling-bee comedy, "Bad Words," Jason Bateman opens his mouth in more ways than one. When a young Indian boy is talking too much, his 40-year-old spelling-bee contestant, Guy Trilby, tells the boy to "point his curry hole" in...
  • Tech CEO pleads not guilty to assaulting actress

    Tech CEO pleads not guilty to assaulting actress
    The chief executive of San Diego tech company Entropic Communications Inc. has pleaded not guilty to assaulting an actress who appeared on the reality-TV show "Beverly Hills Nannies." Patrick Henry entered the plea before Judge Shauna Kerr during a...
  • 'Big Men' an excellent look at oil capitalism in West Africa

     'Big Men' an excellent look at oil capitalism in West Africa
    The documentary gods are smiling on us this week. One of the real knockout docs of 2013 is back in town. That would be "Big Men," an astonishing look inside the world of oil capitalism in the West African nations of Ghana and Nigeria. The film took...
  • Jackie Gaughan dies at 93; pioneer of Vegas casino industry

    Jackie Gaughan dies at 93; pioneer of Vegas casino industry
    Downtown Las Vegas knew him as the guy who wore wacky ties and kept his pockets stuffed with coupons for a free lunch at El Cortez Hotel and Casino. When he met someone new, he handed them a "fun book," as the vouchers are sometimes called, and introduced...
  • 'Case Against 8,' about overturn of Proposition 8, headed to theaters

    'Case Against 8,' about overturn of Proposition 8, headed to theaters
    Documentaries in this age of Netflix and VOD don't often get a theatrical release, but HBO is betting that “The Case Against 8,” its Sundance-decorated documentary about the legal battle to overturn Proposition 8, can buck the trend. The...