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Updated: October 01, 2014 11:21:53 AM PDT
Our movie guys, Rob Lowman and Bob Strauss, went to see the highly anticipated "Gone Girl." Lowman had read Gillian Flynn's best-selling source novel beforehand; Strauss encountered the story for the first time on screen.   Read More...
 
The Midnight Mission held its Golden Heart Awards Gala - commemorating its 100-year anniversary- last night (Sept 30th) at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel.   Read More...
 
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Former actress Amanda Bynes was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence of a drug, authorities said Monday. Bynes, 28, was approached by a California Highway Patrol officer after she stopped her car in the middle of a Van Nuys intersection around 4 a.m. The former child star was determined to be under the influence of an unidentified drug ...   Read More...
 
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"Transformers: Age of Extinction" is supposedly a reboot of the franchise. Gone is Shia LaBeouf, who starred in the first three films. Mark Wahlberg is now the guy in giant robot battles. For something that started out as what seemed merely a fad in kids' toys, the simplistic mythology behind the story has grown mind-numbingly complicated -   Read More...
 
A half-dozen companies will soon be able to use drones in movie and television production, thanks to exemptions granted Thursday by the Federal Aviation Administration.   Read More...
 
Fans of the horror genre will get an eyeful at Beyond Fest's lineup of gory, grisly and scary movies showing Sept. 25-Oct. 4 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.   Read More...
 
Antoine Fuqua knows some guys. A former Navy SEAL. An MMA fighter. An undercover cop who's done some, um, jobs overseas. And Fuqua also knows Denzel Washington. He directed Washington to a Best Actor Oscar, in fact, in the 2001 dirty cop thriller "Training Day."   Read More...
 
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The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate. The 20th Century Fox release easily outpaced the $13.1 million debut of Liam Neeson's hardboiled private eye thriller "A Walk Among the Tombstones" ...   Read More...
 
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"This is Where I Leave You" is a big, broad dysfunctional family comedy, sort of a "Parenthood" pushed into R-rated "Adulthood" territory. Jonathan Tropper has turned his novel into a script that becomes the quintessential Shawn "Date Night"/"The Internship" Levy comedy - funny, occasionally touching, sometimes grating, always obvious.   Read More...
 
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"It's a nice feeling to know so many people still want to come and see this old Jew on stage." - Jerry Lewis -- We didn't really think the King of Comedy would go gently into the night, did we? That the Nutty Professor would just fade away after 83 years of making us laugh? Forget it. This is Jerry Lewis we're talking about.   Read More...
 
A lot of actresses wanted the title role of "Gone Girl" (Oct. 3), David Fincher's anticipated adaptation of Gillian Flynn's best-selling novel, but Rosamund Pike got the job.   Read More...
 
Public libraries have long been the resource for free leisure entertainment with their inventories of books, CDs, magazines, newspapers and videos. But it might come as a surprise to the non-reading public that most library systems, including Los Angeles, Burbank, Glendale and Los Angeles County, have been screening classic and newer movies in their community rooms for years.   Read More...
 
Cantinflas (2014)

The untold story of Mexico's greatest and most beloved comedy film star of all time, from his humble origins on the small stage to the bright lights of Hollywood.

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"Frontera" is a mystery with a social conscience. Set along the Arizona-Mexico border, the film examines immigration issues, racism and the law while its principals seek the truth about the death of a beloved American.   Read More...
 
What's better than good movies and delicious food for a date night?   Read More...
 
Despite its flawless superhero pedigree, there's always been apprehension about "Guardians of the Galaxy."   Read More...
 
The Batmobile made its first appearance in Detective Comics No. 27, the first Batman story; it originally was a simple red convertible with no special features. The vehicles went through many changes over the years in the comics, adding batlike designs and accessories.   Read More...
 
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NEW YORK - Eli Wallach, the raspy-voiced character actor who starred in dozens of movies and Broadway plays over a remarkable and enduring career and earned film immortality as a conniving, quick-on-the-draw bandit in the classic Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly," has died. He was 98.   Read More...
 
How many times can you kill Tom Cruise? Not literally, but in the case of Emily Blunt's character Rita in "Edge of Tomorrow," the toughened war hero gets to dispatch Cruise's character   Read More...
 
Summer is the time to bust out of the cineplex for a special screening at a uniquely L.A. venue. Catch a Western on an Old West movie set, see a summer classic atop a downtown parking structure, or a Hollywood classic in a cemetary for movie stars. Or, beat the heat by seeing family film "Frozen" at one of the more than 20 community parks.   Read More...
 
 
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