LA Times Movie News
- 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' trailer: Jennifer Lawrence in action star mode
- Toronto Film Festival closes with a whimper
- While a handful of individual performances were memorable, the movies themselves were less so in 2014.
While a handful of individual performances were memorable, the movies themselves were less so in 2014.
- Toronto Film Festival: 'Imitation Game' wins people's choice award
- “The Imitation Game” has won the Grolsch People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival, cementing its status as an Oscar-season front runner.
- Box office: 'No Good Deed' at No. 1 with $24.5 million
- “No Good Deed” swam past “Dolphin Tale 2” this weekend, as both films gave the box office a much-needed boost after a summer slump.
- 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' offers action and commentary
- New this week on disc and VOD are 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier,' 'Godzilla,' 'The Fault in Our Stars' and 'Eraserhead.'
New this week on disc and VOD are 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier,' 'Godzilla,' 'The Fault in Our Stars' and 'Eraserhead.'
- NBC music series 'The Midnight Special' boogies on to DVD
- Before they wanted their MTV, rock and pop music fans grooved to NBC's "The Midnight Special," the 1972-81 music series created by Burt Sugarman that aired Fridays at 1 a.m. Wolfman Jack was the announcer and frequent guest host for the show that featured the hottest acts from the era, such...
- Charles Martin Smith, from Toad to dolphins
- Charles Martin Smith, who gained stardom as Terry the Toad in 1973's 'American Graffiti,' is back behind the camera for 'Dolphin Tale 2.'
Charles Martin Smith, who gained stardom as Terry the Toad in 1973's 'American Graffiti,' is back behind the camera for 'Dolphin Tale 2.'
- After 'Downton Abbey' tux, Dan Stevens tries on modern American roles
- It's been almost two years since Dan Stevens' beloved "Downton Abbey" character, Matthew Crawley, met with an untimely end, and some die-hard fans of the PBS costume drama still may not quite be over it. But for the 31-year-old British actor, Crawley's tragic death marked a kind of rebirth...
- Best picture Oscar race remains muddled after Toronto film festival
- Two years ago, Toronto International Film Festival audiences fell in love with Jennifer Lawrence in "Silver Linings Playbook" and loudly cheered all the Canadian references (natives don't pronounce the second T in Toronto) in Ben Affleck's crowd-pleasing "Argo." Then last year, "Gravity"...
- Antoine Fuqua, Denzel Washington reteam for 'The Equalizer'
- A pair of 50-pound dumbbells rested on the ground outside of Antoine Fuqua's trailer on the set of "The Equalizer," which was filming at an abandoned Lowe's hardware store several miles outside of Boston.