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A gay couple who have been together for almost four decades are separated - at least physically - by factors beyond their control in "Love Is Strange," the latest tender and meandering exploration of human relationships from indie darling Ira Sachs ("Keep the Lights On," ''Forty Shades of Blue").   Read More...
 
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'Tis clearly the season for exceedingly attractive young adults in mortal peril. Just two months ago, we had the charming Shailene Woodley as a teen cancer patient, fighting for time while learning about life and love in "The Fault in Our Stars." Last week, we had Aussie heartthrob Brenton Thwaites in "The Giver," risking his life for the sake of truth and memory.   Read More...
 
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The black-and-white of "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is a clue -- or, maybe, an announcement -- not to expect much in the way of subtlety. A bold and stylish serving of ultraviolence, "Dame" is in the same graphic novel-inspired boat as the first "Sin City" and, like it, features semi-big names playing tough guys and pretty ladies who kiss and, more often, kill each other.   Read More...
 
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The UCLA Film & Television Archive shines a light on 1940s-50s melodramas in its series "Exile Noir" running through September at the Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum.   Read More...
 
Comic-book movies run the gamut between stupidly dismal to exhilaratingly smart, like Christopher Nolan's "Dark Knight" films. The "Spider-Man" franchise has fallen somewhere in between. The first three by Sam Raimi - with Tobey Maguire as the superhero and Kirsten Dunst as his girlfriend Mary Jane - began promising enough, but by the third, any charm it had faded and the stories became leaden.   Read More...
 
Domhnall Gleeson is the face of "Frank." Not the head. That's fellow Irishman Michael Fassbender encased in the papier-mache, cartoon noggin throughout almost the entire movie. He's the musical genius of the title, leader and main composer of an art rock band so inaccessible that its name, The Soronprfbs, is the most commercial thing about it.   Read More...
 
The Television Academy announced today the return of the Emmys® Backstage LIVE! online show in conjunction with the 66th Emmy Awards telecast, which airs live coast-to-coast on Monday, August 25 at 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT on NBC. Backstage LIVE! is a free, all-access behind-the-scenes pass to the Emmys that will live stream simultaneously with the NBC broadcast on Emmys.com, NBC.com and Yahoo.com.   Read More...
 
Jamie Masada, the owner of the fabled Los Angeles-based comedy club the Laugh Factory, vividly remembers a warm exchange with comic Richard Jeni of the two sharing words of encouragement and gentle ribbing.   Read More...
 
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Moviegoers shelled out for "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," while Sylvester Stallone's action ensemble "The Expendables 3" was easily out-gunned in its weekend debut. Paramount Pictures' rebooted reptiles took in $28.4 million in the film's second weekend. That far surpassed the limp $16.2 million earned by Stallone's gang of aged but buff warriors.   Read More...
 
A grown man swings on an oversize jungle gym while another jumps head first off a building and tumbles onto a crash pad. In the background, the less experienced practice jumping over foam blocks and flipping into the air with the help of Olympic trampolines.   Read More...
 
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Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease and was sober at the time of his suicide, his wife said Thursday.   Read More...
 
NEW YORK Robin Williams' daughter has abandoned her online social media accounts in disgust following what she called "cruel and unnecessary" messages sent to her following her father's death.   Read More...
 
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Flowers were placed today on Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame amid an outpouring of sorrow for the comedian and Oscar-winning actor, who died of an apparent suicide at his Marin County home amid what his publicist called "severe depression."   Read More...
 
Flowers were placed today on Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame amid an outpouring of sorrow for the comedian and Oscar-winning actor, who died of an apparent suicide at his Marin County home amid what his publicist called "severe depression."   Read More...
 
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Robin Williams, the Academy Award winner and comic supernova whose explosions of pop culture riffs and impressions dazzled audiences for decades and made him a gleamy-eyed laureate for the Information Age, died Monday in an apparent suicide. He was 63.   Read More...
 
NoHo Arts District, CA - August 11, 2014 - Thirteen prestigious performers have been confirmed to present the honors at the 66th Emmy® Awards telecast, it was announced today by the program's Executive Producer Don Mischer.   Read More...
 
Counting Crows will combine some of its hits with new material from its forthcoming album, "Somewhere Under Wonderland," when the group makes its final stop on its recent worldwide tour.   Read More...
 
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"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" sliced off $65 million at the weekend box office. Paramount Pictures' comic-book adaptation featuring Megan Fox alongside computer-generated renditions of the pizza-eating, sewer-dwelling superheroes lunged into first place in its debut weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.   Read More...
 

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A 29-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to three months behind bars for illegally making more than $192,000 from confidential information tied to the Walt Disney Co.'s acquisition of Marvel Entertainment.   Read More...
 
 

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