| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Movie previews: A listing in the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:20 PM
The Golden Globes showdown for supporting actress includes four names familiar to those who tuned into the Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations Wednesday — Lupita Nyong'o for "12 Years a Slave," June Squibb for "Nebraska," Jennifer Lawrence for...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:41 AM
The Steve McQueen period drama "12 Years A Slave" swept through the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, taking five prizes, including feature, director, supporting female, screenplay and cinematography. Cate Blanchett and Matthew McConaughey won...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 7:59 AM
As I sat down to write this piece about the UCLA-USC rivalry from the UCLA perspective, I was given word that the L.A. Times had not yet found anyone from USC to write on their behalf. This led me to two natural conclusions. The first: the USC...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 3:19 PM
NEW YORK — Since it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival last May, "Nebraska" has had a strange ride. The Alexander Payne father-son road-trip dramedy was greeted on the Croisette with an enthusiastic public screening but some mixed reviews....
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Sometimes a movie calls for a movie star — an outsized personality who won't be overshadowed by spectacular effects or a sweeping epic. And sometimes, as in the case of Alexander Payne's father-son road drama "Nebraska," a movie requires something...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:33 AM
British actor-singer Noel Harrison, best known for his recording of the Oscar-winning ballad "The Windmills of Your Mind" and as secret agent Mark Slate in NBC's 1960s TV series "The Girl from U.N.C.L.E," died Saturday night at the age of 79....
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Having made a number of films set in the Midwest before venturing further afield — California, Hawaii, Paris — director Alexander Payne returns to his roots with "Nebraska," a new drama set in (and named after) his home state.
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Will Forte is the kind of person who's going to find something to be anxious about no matter the circumstances.
So when the former "Saturday Night Live" cast member found himself unexpectedly cast in Alexander Payne's new seriocomic road-trip movie,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6
A Case of You
A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
What is it about the Oscars that lends itself to so much premature ... speculation?
Whether it's declaring the best picture race over and done (Congratulations, "12 Years a Slave!" Your Oscar's in the mail!), surveying the awards-season landscape months...