LA Times Movie News
- 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' bombs: 5 things that went wrong
- "Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" couldn't find absolution at the multiplex over the weekend as the neo-noir sequel from Robert Rodriguez and Miller utterly bombed, grossing just $6.5 million in the U.S. and Canada, way down in eighth place.
- Richard Attenborough dies: 6 of the actor-director's memorable movies
- For many moviegoers, Richard Attenborough will be best remembered as an avuncular, white-bearded presence in films such as "Jurassic Park" and "Miracle on 34th Street." But the late British actor and director, who died Sunday at age 90, had a long and diverse career both in front of and...
- 'Love Is Strange' is strong at the art-house box office
- Titles from this year’s Sundance Film Festival found their audiences this weekend, whether in theaters or on VOD.
- Good fun is now a key plot point
- "Storytelling," Hanna Arendt once wrote, "reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it."
- Box office: 'Guardians' on top, 'If I Stay' 3rd, 'Sin City' crashes
- As the box office begins to slide from the blockbusters of summer to the prestige pictures of fall, theaters saw what at least one executive called a tough weekend as new releases fell short of predictions and “Guardians of the Galaxy” battled its way back to the No. 1 spot in its...
- AIDS drama 'Normal Heart' recalls days of 'gay plague'
- Plus, 'Blended,' 'All That Jazz,' 'Welcome Back, Kotter: The Complete Series'
Plus, 'Blended,' 'All That Jazz,' 'Welcome Back, Kotter: The Complete Series'
- Art Directors Guild spotlights Douglas Fairbanks and 'The Gaucho'
- One of Douglas Fairbanks' last and darkest swashbucklers, 1927's "The Gaucho," screens Sunday at the American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theatre with live music accompaniment by Cliff Retallick. Fairbanks plays an Argentine outlaw who dances a mean tango with newcomer Lupe Velez. His then wife,...
- Cinecon hopes you haven't heard of these films
- The Cinecon Classic Film Festival, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, is for the hard-core vintage-movie enthusiast who is willing to take a chance on films that haven't been seen in some cases since they were first released.
- Chris Pratt enters a new galaxy with his winning brand of acting
- You may not remember it, but there is actually a light moment in Kathryn Bigelow's political thriller "Zero Dark Thirty." It comes as a Navy SEAL team heads for the Pakistani compound where Osama bin Laden is thought to be hiding.
- 'The Prince' appears more like a pauper in the thriller department
- Another wish-fulfillment thriller scenario for overprotective dads, "The Prince" has taciturn auto mechanic Paul (Jason Patric) hotfooting it to New Orleans to hunt down his missing daughter (Gia Mantegna), presumed to be under the drugged sway of a dealer named the Pharmacy (Curtis "50 Cent"...