| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:53 PM
TORONTO -- Spike Jonze finished principal photography on his upcoming tale of technological love, "Her," 14 months ago and he's been working on it ever since, tinkering, shooting new scenes, a "relentless process" that he says he's gone through on every...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
TORONTO--To most movie fans, the Toronto International Film Festival that kicks off Thursday is simply a showcase for many of the fall's most anticipated titles.
But to the studios and filmmakers exhibiting these films, it represents something more...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 1:10 PM
'Inherent Vice,' a star-studded film from director Paul Thomas Anderson, has started production in Los Angeles.
The Warner Bros. crime drama, adapted from a Thomas Pynchon novel, is set in L.A. in the late 1960s.
The movie, expected to be released...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:10 PM
If you can find Paul Thomas Anderson, then you've found the set of "Inherent Vice," the first Thomas Pynchon novel ever to be made into a film.
Anderson is currently filming on the streets of Los Angeles. The L.A. Times blog Company Town reports that...
| May 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
CANNES, France — For the better part of two decades, director James Gray has been making textured dramas about people, often immigrants and their children, who experience all manner of frustration and struggle.
It prepared him well for the...
| May 20, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Bad news for those of you eagerly anticipating "We Saw Your Boobs: Part Two." Seth MacFarlane will not reprise his role as the host of the Academy Awards next March, the comedian announced on his Twitter account Monday.
"Traumatized critics exhale: I'...
| May 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Now that Seth MacFarlane has tweeted that he simply can't find the time to host the Oscars again, is it too early to say: "Tina Fey, come on down!"
"I think that's too hard," Fey tells The Times over the phone, when asked if she'd take the job. "Too...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:00 AM
A trio of splashy, late entries to the Los Angeles Film Festival were announced Wednesday: the mega-budget summer movies “Man of Steel” and “Monsters University,” as well as an in-person discussion with indie auteur Spike Jonze...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Paul Thomas Anderson is getting back to work, according to /film. The director of "The Master," "There Will Be Blood," "Punch Drunk Love" "Magnolia" and "Boogie Nights" is beginning to film his adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's novel "Inherent Vice."
| May 4, 2013
| 7:00 AM
This story has been updated. See note below.
Amanda Demme isn't who she used to be. And that's probably a good thing. Just ask her.
She'll tell you she's been in hiding for six years, casting off the pretensions that came with life as a famous (and...
| Nov 9, 2012
Thanksgiving was fast approaching, and the holiday blockbusters were about to start. But I still hadn't seen any of the big fall movies. How was I ever going to catch up?
If I failed to make up the deficit, I wouldn't be able to outguess Roger Ebert in...