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Hero Complex - movies, comics, fanboy fare - latimes.comAfter traveling 352 million miles, NASA‘s Curiosity rover is rolling into history amid the rust-colored ridges of Mars. But pop culture and the arts ......
In the late '80s a thunderbolt of inspiration struck Jack Valenti, longtime chief of the Motion Picture Assn. of America: What if his organization got rid of the X rating, besmirched by years of misappropriation by hard-core exploitation films, and...
Show TrackerWhen a TV series crams horse beheadings, frozen zombies, dragons, sword fighting and naked prostitutes into nearly every episode, it’s hard for a single actor to make a grand impact. But actress Carice van Houten has done precisely that in the...
24 FramesI’ve heard lots of talk in the past few years that movie stars don’t really matter anymore. But nothing made the point in such dramatic fashion as the reaction I got from 11 teenagers after they watched the trailer for “Total Recall,...
24 FramesGary Ross will not direct "Catching Fire," the sequel to "The Hunger Games." Can finding a new director on the sequel work?...
Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of July 3 - 9 in PDF format TV listings for the week of July 3 - 9 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
Culture MonsterDance movies are officially cool again thanks to "Black Swan," the nightmarish thriller starring Natalie Portman that is set in the world of New York's classical ballet. The Darren Aronofsky film has been racking up award nominations while proving to........
The Big PictureIt would be hard to find many people who've been fans of Jim Cameron longer than I have. Way, way back in the 1980s, when I was a young rock writer at the L.A. Times, the studios were putting out......
The Big PictureWhen it comes to giving great interviews, there aren't many filmmakers who can hold a candle to Werner Herzog and Paul Verhoeven, who make most American directors sound like the Katzenjammer Kids. The last time I talked to Verhoeven, the......
Who knows how these things happen? Josh Brolin made his film debut in "The Goonies" and subsequently appeared in films for such directors as Woody Allen, David O. Russell, Paul Verhoeven and Guillermo del Toro, well on his way to a respectable but low-key...
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You know what "Star Wars" is about? I mean, really about? Vietnam. It's a critical allegory of the war: The Rebels are the scrappy Viet Cong, hastily assembled, devoted and relentless; the Empire is the American military, tripped up by an enemy using...
Rialto, Studiocanal partner on U.S. distribution: Rialto Pictures will handle over 2,000 titles in the French media company's library.VarietyRialto Pictures has signed a three-year agreement with Studiocanal to handle the U.S. theatrical distribution of over 2,000 international titles owned by the French media company. Rialto has already begun releasing titles under the new deal, including a...
Tags: Movies, Entertainment, John Schlesinger, Sam Raimi, Oliver Stone
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