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  • 'Nebraska': Alexander Payne on putting comedic actors in dramas

    'Nebraska': Alexander Payne on putting comedic actors in dramas
    Audiences acquainted with the "Saturday Night Live" character MacGruber — a bumbling special-ops agent who rather consistently fails to save the day — might be surprised to see the man who portrays him, Will Forte, co-starring in Alexander...
  • 'All Is Lost,' 'Gravity,' 'Nebraska' go big with small casts

    'All Is Lost,' 'Gravity,' 'Nebraska' go big with small casts
    At some point during the filming of "All Is Lost," writer-director J.C. Chandor and his star (and sole cast member) Robert Redford were getting a little sick of one another. As the only actor on set, Redford had no one to commune with beyond the crew, and...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Comet of the Century' on PBS

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Comet of the Century' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 17 - 23, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Comet of the Century PBS launches an...
  • '12 Years a Slave' receives seven Spirit Award nominations

    '12 Years a Slave' receives seven Spirit Award nominations
    Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave," the acclaimed, unflinching look at the brutality of slavery in America, earned the most nominations Tuesday for the 29th Film Independent Spirit Awards. The film received seven nominations, including best picture,...
  • '12 Years a Slave' leads Film Independent Spirit Award noms

    '12 Years a Slave' leads Film Independent Spirit Award noms
    Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave," the acclaimed, unflinching look at the brutality of slavery in America, earned the most nominations Tuesday for the 29th Film Independent Spirit Awards. The film received seven nominations including, best picture,...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mindy Project' on Fox

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mindy Project' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 1 - 7, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Mother of All Talent This unscripted...
  • Spirit Award noms a timely stamp of approval for deserving films

    Spirit Award noms a timely stamp of approval for deserving films
    "12 Years a Slave," which led the way Tuesday in Spirit Award nominations, has been screening for film academy members since its strong debut earlier this fall at the Telluride and Toronto film festivals. Despite a wealth of opportunities, many Oscar...
  • June Squibb knows her 'Nebraska' character well

    June Squibb knows her 'Nebraska' character well
    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...
  • 'Nebraska': Bruce Dern, movie deliver in a big way, critics say

    'Nebraska': Bruce Dern, movie deliver in a big way, critics say
    It's never too late to deliver a career performance. That would seem to be one of the lessons of Alexander Payne's new road drama "Nebraska," about a crotchety old father (Bruce Dern) who drags his adult son (Will Forte) on a Midwestern journey to collect...
  • 'Nebraska's' small-town beginnings

    'Nebraska's' small-town beginnings
    NORFOLK, Neb. — One night last year, Rachel Liester was waitressing at a restaurant near this rural town when she received an unusual request. A director was preparing to shoot a movie nearby, and her ticking off of the specials made her...
  • Golden Globes nominations: Sally Hawkins in, Oprah out

    Golden Globes nominations: Sally Hawkins in, Oprah out
    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...