| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:45 AM
— In "Blue Is the Warmest Color," Adèle Exarchopoulos plays a French student who has an intensely passionate, excruciatingly painful relationship with an older woman (Léa Seydoux). Making the film, she says, was much the same.
"He changed my life,...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Toward the end of "American Hustle," the new film from comedy-drama laureate David O. Russell, a man describes his hard-won epiphany. "The art of survival," says the character, a con man played with toupee-ish shiftiness by Christian Bale, "is a story...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Jack Nicholson called them "Dernsies." At least, he did when referring to Bruce Dern, the "Nebraska" star who appeared in the 1971 film "Drive, He Said," which Nicholson directed. So what are "Dernsies"?
"It's not something I set out to do and not...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Movie review: 'Unbelievers' is a high-minded love fest between two deeply committed atheistic intellectuals and their rock star-like fan base.
'Unbelievers' is a high-minded love fest between two deeply committed atheistic intellectuals and their rock...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:30 AM
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Director Noah Baumbach's "Frances Ha" — co-written by star Greta Gerwig — is another story about an aging post-graduate who can no longer afford to be "fun," "free-...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 1:38 PM
David O. Russell unveiled the first six minutes of his latest movie, "American Hustle," during a career tribute at Hollywood's Egyptian Theatre on Friday night. And though technical issues with the sound forced the footage to be stopped and restarted,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Cate Blanchett glances around at the early evening crowd seated at the Beverly Hills Hotel's Polo Lounge, a mix of well-heeled regulars, rubbernecking out-of-towners and McCarthy salad devotees. The laid-back vibe doesn't quite jibe with Manhattan's Upper...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Did you feel sad when the Miley Cyrus-hosted episode of "Saturday Night Live" ended a few weeks ago, knowing that you probably wouldn’t get to see the singer twerk or stick her tongue out on the show for another season? Well, Christmas came early...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:00 AM
June Squibb was in a bit of shock when she first saw her performance as the tart-tongued wife of Bruce Dern's character in Alexander Payne's "Nebraska."
Squibb had encountered women like the controlling, outspoken Kate growing up in a small town in...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Tom Hiddleston had just spent six weeks living inside the melancholy mind-set of a vampire for a new Jim Jarmusch […]...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:00 AM
"I always feel like a vague failure in L.A.," said Greta Gerwig, sitting in a movie theater in the heart of Hollywood.
The actress, 30, had flown from her home in New York to partake in the Los Angeles Times' Young Hollywood round table at AFI Fest last...