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Updated: September 22, 2014 10:11:16 AM PDT
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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...
 
Simon Pegg has a pile of movie posters in front of him. The English actor looks them over and seems happy that "the big yellow area" will make them easier to sign.   Read More...
 
Three-time Golden Globe® Award-winner George Clooney will be honored with the 2015 Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 72nd Annual Golden Globe® Awards   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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Richard Kiel, the towering actor best known for portraying steel-toothed villain Jaws in a pair of James Bond films, has died. He was 74.   Read More...
 
Bargain Hunter: 'The Lone Ranger' is subject of next 'Meet the Family' speaker series event at Warner Bros. on Sept. 10   Read More...
 
"The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby" is such a complicated tale of true love lost that it takes three movies to tell it.   Read More...
 
"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...
 
Independent Film Festival 3 days of screenings, parties & artist programs that celebrates independent filmmaking. *Films competing in narrative feature, documentary & short film categories will be eligible for Jury and Audience awards in which winners will have the opportunity to screen their film for industry professionals working in international film production & distribution.   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...
 
BERLIN (AP) - Swiss artist H.R. Giger, who designed the creature in Ridley Scott's sci-fi horror classic "Alien," has died at age 74 from injuries suffered in a fall, his museum said Tuesday. Sandra Mivelaz, administrator of the H.R. Giger museum in Gruyeres, western Switzerland, told The Associated Press that Giger died in a hospital on Monday.   Read More...
 
 
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