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  • 'Liz & Dick' romance fizzles in graceless biopic

    'Liz & Dick' romance fizzles in graceless biopic
    An epic love story, like a good horror movie, relies more on possibility than actuality. Surprise and anticipation, of what is to come and what it might mean, are what draw viewers in, binding them in fetters of pleasure and pain. Subtlety and nuance...
  • TV Picks: 'Toy Story of Terror,' '56 Up,' 'Reign,' 'Burton & Taylor'

    TV Picks: 'Toy Story of Terror,' '56 Up,' 'Reign,' 'Burton & Taylor'
    "Toy Story of Terror" (ABC, Wednesday). And so the three-headed holiday season begins, with a Halloween special wrought from the "Toy Story" franchise -- a franchise, it hurts my brain to realize, that is nearly 20 years old. No expense, horses or...
  • PASSINGS: Jay Robinson dies at 83; gained brief fame as Caligula in 'The Robe'

    PASSINGS: Jay Robinson dies at 83; gained brief fame as Caligula in 'The Robe'
    Jay Robinson, 83, a character actor who had a burst of fame after his film debut as Caligula in the 1953 biblical epic "The Robe" but saw his career take a downturn following his arrest for drug possession, died Friday at his home in Sherman Oaks, said...
  • Hollywood Film Festival shines a spotlight on L.A.

    Hollywood Film Festival shines a spotlight on L.A.
    This post has been corrected. See below for details. The Hollywood Film Festival is in a tough spot with its mid-October dates falling between the Toronto International Film Festival and L.A.'s own AFI Fest in November. To distinguish itself, the...
  • The cinematic 'murals' of Gabriel Figueroa

     The cinematic 'murals' of Gabriel Figueroa
    Aside from Mayan temples and Emiliano Zapata's mustachioed visage, perhaps nothing is more emblematic of Mexico's mysterious grandeur than the films of Gabriel Figueroa. In a career that consisted of more than 200 movies in multiple genres, made in...
  • Fall fashions are going emerald green

    Fall fashions are going emerald green
    Emerald green is the color of money, envy, blackjack tables, Oz and a little bauble that Richard Burton gave to Elizabeth Taylor. This lush, lively and vibrant shade is also the 2013 Pantone color of the year (sorry, Tangerine Tango, but we’re...
  • Venice Film Festival: Tom Hardy wows in taut, minimalist 'Locke'

    Venice Film Festival: Tom Hardy wows in taut, minimalist 'Locke'
    British actor Tom Hardy, best known as Batman’s nemesis Bane in “The Dark Knight Rises,” wowed audiences Monday at the Venice International Film Festival in Steven Knight’s taut “Locke,” which was shown out of...
  • TV This Week: August 18 - 24: 'Life of Pi' on HBO

    TV This Week: August 18 - 24: 'Life of Pi' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 18 - 24, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY Find out "Whodunnit?" on this...
  • Tracy Letts shines at Tony Awards, generates heat in Hollywood

    Tracy Letts shines at Tony Awards, generates heat in Hollywood
    NEW YORK -- The Tony Awards shone a spotlight Sunday night on an accomplished actor with a film pedigree who this season anchored a stage drama about love and death. No, not Tom Hanks -- yeah, he was nominated too -- but Tracy Letts, who became the...
  • 'Much Ado About Nothing': Fun facts about Shakespeare on film

    'Much Ado About Nothing': Fun facts about Shakespeare on film
    With Joss Whedon's contemporary take on Shakespeare's romantic comedy "Much Ado About Nothing" winning the hearts of most critics and earning a tidy $183,000 in just five theaters in its opening weekend, it's the perfect time to brush up on your...
  • New releases: 'Lore' tests a teen girl in postwar Germany

    New releases: 'Lore' tests a teen girl in postwar Germany
    Lore Music Box, $29.95; Blu-ray, $34.95 Available on VOD May 28. Australian writer-director Cate Shortland garnered international attention with her 2004 debut feature, "Somersault," about a teen runaway discovering the power of her sexuality....