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September 6, 2013 | By Mark Olsen
Honestly, between the twerking controversy and the "Fifty Shades of Grey" casting uproar, sometimes it's a wonder anyone wants to do anything anymore, lest they incur the scornful wrath of the collective consciousness of the Internet. That intersection between man and machine is explicitly explored in the first trailer from the upcoming remake of "Robocop. " Starring Joel Kinnaman in the role played by Peter Weller in the 1987 original, the new film puts a drone-era twist on the original's story of a wounded man encased in a robotic outfit in hopes of becoming the ultimate tool of law enforcement.
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April 24, 2014 | By Patrick Kevin Day
"The Killing," the cop series that wouldn't stay dead, will return for its final season on Netflix on Aug. 1. For those who remain skeptical, this is really the end. The series, which began on AMC in 2011, stars Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman as Seattle homicide detectives whose lives play second fiddle to their all-consuming murder investigations that span entire seasons.  "The Killing" was canceled after its second season, but Fox Television...
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ENTERTAINMENT
February 13, 2014 | By Inkoo Kang
Despite its status as a world leader in social equality, Sweden clings to a racial and class hierarchy in which one-percenter bankers profit from drug deals and bloodshed at the lower rungs of society - at least that was the critique that made the 2012 thriller "Easy Money" such a stylish and indignant affair. Striving business student J.W. (Joel Kinnaman) ricocheted between the jet-setting "aristos" and the criminal underclass to engineer a money-laundering scheme. The new "Easy Money: Hard to Kill" picks up a few years after the events of the original film.
BUSINESS
February 14, 2014 | By Charles Fleming
The remake of the 1980s thriller "RoboCop" roars into theaters this weekend, and the title character roars into action on a motorcycle. Except he doesn't roar. The filmmakers behind the MGM remake were determined that the futuristic robocycle underneath their RoboCop be authentic. So it's electric. VIDEO: The Can Am Spyder RSS Production designer Martin Whist, working closely with director Jose Padilha, started with a Kawasaki Z-1000. They stripped it down to the frame, extended the swing arm to increase the overall length of the bike, and clad it with a fiberglass-like shell.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 31, 2013 | By Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times Television Critic
"The Killing," whose third season (but only its second case) begins Sunday on AMC, is the story of actors Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman and the characters they play, Seattle police detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder. She is small and he is tall; she's tight, he's loose. Like Scully and Mulder, they call each other by their surnames. Everything else, as compelling as it might be - and it can be very compelling - is decoration on that central fact and relationship. When Enos-Linden and Kinnaman-Holder are apart, we are to some degree marking time, counting the measures, until we see them together.
BUSINESS
February 14, 2014 | By Charles Fleming
The remake of the 1980s thriller "RoboCop" roars into theaters this weekend, and the title character roars into action on a motorcycle. Except he doesn't roar. The filmmakers behind the MGM remake were determined that the futuristic robocycle underneath their RoboCop be authentic. So it's electric. VIDEO: The Can Am Spyder RSS Production designer Martin Whist, working closely with director Jose Padilha, started with a Kawasaki Z-1000. They stripped it down to the frame, extended the swing arm to increase the overall length of the bike, and clad it with a fiberglass-like shell.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 9, 2012 | By Ben Fritz
A remake of the sci-fi action movie "Robocop" that doesn't start production until September and won't hit theaters until August 2013 has already kicked off its marketing campaign online. A new website for the film's fictional corporation Omnicorp launched over the weekend and immediately went viral. It features a fake sales video that serves as a teaser trailer of sorts for the picture, showing the company's ability to make a variety of high-tech law enforcement products, including the RC-2000, "where human resources meets robotic engineering.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 13, 2014 | By Ryan Faughnder
Two 1980s remakes, "RoboCop" and "About Last Night," are poised to beat rival Valentine's Day fare at the box office, but neither is likely to knock down last week's massive chart-topper "The Lego Movie. " The irreverent toy-based comedy should best all the newcomers with about $45 million in revenue from Friday through Presidents Day Monday. It opened last weekend with a massive $69 million -- the biggest debut of the year so far.  With "About Last Night," from Sony's Screen Gems label, comedian Kevin Hart will try to follow up on the success of his recent hit "Ride Along," which partnered him again with William Packer, the producer behind those two movies and Hart's "Think Like a Man. "  PHOTOS: Biggest box office flops of 2013 "About Last Night" is expected to gross $25 million or more through Monday, according to those who have seen pre-release audience surveys.  Hart demonstrated his pull with filmgoers in January when Universal Pictures' "Ride Along," which co-stars Ice Cube, earned a robust $41.5 million over in its first three days in release.
NEWS
June 3, 2013 | By Blake Hennon
After watching 2011's series premiere of “The Killing,” it seemed like everyone was a suspect in the death of Rosie Larsen. But after viewing Sunday's two-hour Season 3 premiere, it seems like nobody  is a suspect in the new case. So some things have changed as the once-canceled AMC show returns: Most of the characters from the first two seasons spent trying to track down Rosie Larsen's killer are gone. And where that investigation reached the top-floor halls of power in Seattle, this season stalks the seedy depths of that city's social strata.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 20, 2012 | By Robert Lloyd
(There will be spoilers.) AMC's "The Killing" ended its second and possibly final season Sunday night. Ratings were down this year -- some viewers defected over what they considered to be an irritating/uncalled-for/unfair cliffhanger where a solution had been expected; others had already grown tired of its rat-maze of dead ends and diversions -- and whatever might happen in the future to police detective partners Sarah Linden and Stephen...
ENTERTAINMENT
February 13, 2014 | By Inkoo Kang
Despite its status as a world leader in social equality, Sweden clings to a racial and class hierarchy in which one-percenter bankers profit from drug deals and bloodshed at the lower rungs of society - at least that was the critique that made the 2012 thriller "Easy Money" such a stylish and indignant affair. Striving business student J.W. (Joel Kinnaman) ricocheted between the jet-setting "aristos" and the criminal underclass to engineer a money-laundering scheme. The new "Easy Money: Hard to Kill" picks up a few years after the events of the original film.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 13, 2014 | By Ryan Faughnder
Two 1980s remakes, "RoboCop" and "About Last Night," are poised to beat rival Valentine's Day fare at the box office, but neither is likely to knock down last week's massive chart-topper "The Lego Movie. " The irreverent toy-based comedy should best all the newcomers with about $45 million in revenue from Friday through Presidents Day Monday. It opened last weekend with a massive $69 million -- the biggest debut of the year so far.  With "About Last Night," from Sony's Screen Gems label, comedian Kevin Hart will try to follow up on the success of his recent hit "Ride Along," which partnered him again with William Packer, the producer behind those two movies and Hart's "Think Like a Man. "  PHOTOS: Biggest box office flops of 2013 "About Last Night" is expected to gross $25 million or more through Monday, according to those who have seen pre-release audience surveys.  Hart demonstrated his pull with filmgoers in January when Universal Pictures' "Ride Along," which co-stars Ice Cube, earned a robust $41.5 million over in its first three days in release.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 6, 2013 | By Mark Olsen
Honestly, between the twerking controversy and the "Fifty Shades of Grey" casting uproar, sometimes it's a wonder anyone wants to do anything anymore, lest they incur the scornful wrath of the collective consciousness of the Internet. That intersection between man and machine is explicitly explored in the first trailer from the upcoming remake of "Robocop. " Starring Joel Kinnaman in the role played by Peter Weller in the 1987 original, the new film puts a drone-era twist on the original's story of a wounded man encased in a robotic outfit in hopes of becoming the ultimate tool of law enforcement.
NEWS
June 3, 2013 | By Blake Hennon
After watching 2011's series premiere of “The Killing,” it seemed like everyone was a suspect in the death of Rosie Larsen. But after viewing Sunday's two-hour Season 3 premiere, it seems like nobody  is a suspect in the new case. So some things have changed as the once-canceled AMC show returns: Most of the characters from the first two seasons spent trying to track down Rosie Larsen's killer are gone. And where that investigation reached the top-floor halls of power in Seattle, this season stalks the seedy depths of that city's social strata.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 31, 2013 | By Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times Television Critic
"The Killing," whose third season (but only its second case) begins Sunday on AMC, is the story of actors Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman and the characters they play, Seattle police detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder. She is small and he is tall; she's tight, he's loose. Like Scully and Mulder, they call each other by their surnames. Everything else, as compelling as it might be - and it can be very compelling - is decoration on that central fact and relationship. When Enos-Linden and Kinnaman-Holder are apart, we are to some degree marking time, counting the measures, until we see them together.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 30, 2013 | By Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times Television Critic
"The Killing "(AMC, Sundays). That "The Killing" would return was not at all clear at the end of its previous season; viewers grumbled that two seasons was too long to follow a case that in the context of the series took only as many days to resolve as there were episodes. (It did create a kind of temporal cognitive dissonance, to be sure; and yet I was even more of a fan in the series' second season than during its first.) Beyond the crime the title requires, and first and foremost, "The Killing" concerns two troubled, fatefully entwined detectives -- Mireille Enos as Sarah Linden, who cares too much, and Joel Kinnaman as Stephen Holder, who also cares too much -- working in a Seattle so wet and rainy as to suggest a city less of the Pacific Northwest than the post-apocalypse.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 30, 2013 | By Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times Television Critic
"The Killing "(AMC, Sundays). That "The Killing" would return was not at all clear at the end of its previous season; viewers grumbled that two seasons was too long to follow a case that in the context of the series took only as many days to resolve as there were episodes. (It did create a kind of temporal cognitive dissonance, to be sure; and yet I was even more of a fan in the series' second season than during its first.) Beyond the crime the title requires, and first and foremost, "The Killing" concerns two troubled, fatefully entwined detectives -- Mireille Enos as Sarah Linden, who cares too much, and Joel Kinnaman as Stephen Holder, who also cares too much -- working in a Seattle so wet and rainy as to suggest a city less of the Pacific Northwest than the post-apocalypse.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 24, 2013 | By Greg Braxton, Los Angeles Times
AMC's "The Killing," about the grisly murder of young Rosie Larsen, was pronounced dead at the end of a troubled two-season run that included declining ratings amid a revolt by once-supportive critics and fans over what they perceived to be the failed promise to end the first season by revealing the identity of the killer. But despite its cancellation, "The Killing" did not rest in peace. The faithful, including some network executives and creator/executive producer Veena Sud, always held out a glimmer of hope that the series, which earned high praise for its moody tension and the performance of leads Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman, might somehow be resurrected.
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