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  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 18, 2018

    SNAPCHAT, VENUS AND SERENA'S DAD, GAMERGATE HORROR AND DRUDGE SCREENPLAYS TOP ANNUAL BLACK LIST

    The annual Black List ranking the film industry's most liked unproduced screenplays has named its 2018 class of honorees. Topping this...

    Ranked, Horror
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 18, 2018

    'BLACK PANTHER,' 'A STAR IS BORN,' 'ROMA' INCLUDED ON NINE OSCAR NOMINATIONS SHORTLISTS

    Providing some degree of clarity in an Oscar season that has thus far been fairly wide open, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...

    Oscars, Oscar, Documentary
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 17, 2018

    NETFLIX NABS CHANNING DUNGEY FOLLOWING HER EXIT FROM ABC

    Netflix has scored another high-profile studio hire by bringing aboard Channing Dungey, who stepped down as president of ABC Entertainment...

    Streamings, Entertainment, Streaming, Ranked
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 16, 2018

    PETE DAVIDSON MAKES A BRIEF APPEARANCE ON LAST NEW 'SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE' OF 2018

    Pete Davidson made a highly anticipated but brief appearance on "Saturday Night Live" after a troubling message posted to his Instagram...

  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 16, 2018

    'SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE' TOPS THE BOX OFFICE AS 'THE MULE' AND 'MORTAL ENGINES' LAND AMONG THE TOP FIVE

    After a slow two weeks for the movies, new wide releases dominated the top five at the box office, though this crop of newcomers pales...

    Release, Releases, Box Office
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 16, 2018

    INDIE FOCUS: AND THE TOP 10 FILMS OF THE YEAR ARE

    I'm Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. It's getting to be that time...

    Release, Releases
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 15, 2018

    HOW HISTORIAN JOHN GUY AND ‘HOUSE OF CARDS'S BEAU WILLIMON READ BETWEEN THE LINES OF HISTORY TO REWRITE ‘MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS' LEGACY

    For centuries, history had not been kind to Mary Stewart, Queen of Scots - a mistreatment that director Josie Rourke aimed to correct...

    Drama, History
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 15, 2018

    FRANK OZ, PAUL WILLIAMS AND DAVID GOELZ REMEMBER 'EMMET OTTER'S JUG-BAND CHRISTMAS,' THE JIM HENSON-DIRECTED MUPPET MUSICAL

    Emmet Otter is not the most famous Muppet in Jim Henson's universe of characters. But Hollywood will still embrace the occasional second...

    Hollywood, Music, Musical
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 15, 2018

    REVIEW: PETER JACKSON'S DOCUMENTARY 'THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD' BRINGS WWI FOOTAGE TO LIFE

    “They Shall Not Grow Old” is a tribute paid by the present to the past, and what a gorgeous gift it turns out to be. The past is the...

    Western, Reviews, Documentary, Review, Peter Jackson, War
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 15, 2018

    ANOTHER ACTRESS SUES HARVEY WEINSTEIN ALLEGING REPEATED HARASSMENT AND ASSAULT

    Another actress has sued Harvey Weinstein, claiming that the movie producer harassed and sexually assaulted her on several occasions...

    Festivals, Festival
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 14, 2018

    HOW PETER JACKSON AND HIS PROTÉGÉ CHRISTIAN RIVERS REVVED UP 'MORTAL ENGINES' FOR THE BIG SCREEN

    In 2015, Peter Jackson was feeling burned out - and you could hardly blame him. The New Zealand director had just finished work on...

    Peter Jackson, Fantasy
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 14, 2018

    'AQUAMAN' DIRECTOR JAMES WAN: 'I DIDN'T WANT TO MAKE A TRADITIONAL SUPERHERO MOVIE'

    Just 48 hours ago, James Wan says, he was climbing the steep and winding steps of the Great Wall of China - a relatively relaxing exercise...

    Superhero, Superheros
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 14, 2018

    LIVE STREAMER PATTI BEERS WAS BANNED FROM TWITTER EVEN AS SHE'S TURNING THE FILMMAKING OF RESISTANCE ON ITS HEAD

    The videos by live streamer Patti Beers vary in length from seconds to hours. Played back to back, however, they become one endless...

    Documentary
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 14, 2018

    LIVE STREAMER PATTI BEERS WAS BANNED FROM TWITTER EVEN AS SHE'S TURNING THE FILMMAKING OF RESISTANCE ON ITS HEAD

    Patti Beers got the streaming bug during the Occupy L.A movement and hasn't let up since, documenting acts of resistance on her cellphone...

    Streamings, Streaming
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 14, 2018

    REVIEWS: THE TRAGEDY OF 'AVICII,' LINDA THORSON AND STUART MARGOLIN ENLIVEN 'THE SECOND TIME AROUND' AND OTHER FILMS

    Levan Tsikurishvili spent four years behind the scenes shooting “Avicii: True Stories,” a documentary about Swedish DJ/producer Avicii...

    Reviews, Documentary, Review
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 13, 2018

    REVIEW: ‘MORTAL ENGINES,' A VISUAL MARVEL, IS HALF WONDERFUL, HALF MONOTONOUS

    “Mortal Engines” is such a visual marvel, such a dazzling, pictorially involving imagining of the future, it's a shame it's not completely...

    Reviews, Review, Serie, Oscar, Series, Oscars
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 13, 2018

    REVIEW: LARS VON TRIER'S 'THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT' IS MOSTLY EMPTY

    The idea of Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier's new “The House That Jack Built” is the most exciting thing about it. Can the notorious...

    Reviews, Review, International
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 13, 2018

    WATCH AN EXCLUSIVE TEASER FOR CINEMAX'S 'WARRIOR,' INSPIRED BY BRUCE LEE'S WRITINGS

    More than four decades ago, Hollywood told Bruce Lee it couldn't be done. In 2019, the late actor's vision of an Asian American hero...

    Serie, Series, Hollywood
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 13, 2018

    WATCH AN EXCLUSIVE TEASER FOR CINEMAX'S 'WARRIOR,' INSPIRED BY BRUCE LEE'S WRITINGS

    Executive producers Justin Lin , Shannon Lee , and creator Jonathan Tropper preview Cinemax's 2019 martial arts series "Warrior," inspired...

    Martial Arts, Series, Serie
  • By Los Angeles Times   -   Dec 13, 2018

    REVIEW: SANDRA BULLOCK MAKES THE CREEPY, DERIVATIVE 'BIRD BOX' WORTH A LOOK

    In Susanne Bier's “Bird Box,” an end-of-days freak-out starring Sandra Bullock, the world is overrun by an inexplicable menace with...

    Reviews, Sandra Bullock, Review