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  • Oscar-nominated short films in Pasadena, Westwood

    Oscar-nominated short films in Pasadena, Westwood
    As is often the case, the field of live-action shorts competing for the Oscar is thinner in quality than that of the animated shorts but still of interest. “The 2007 Academy Award Nominated Short Films — Live Action” features five films,...
  • South Side nightmare

    By Paul Goat Allen Calumet City By Charlie Newton Touchstone, $14 paper Charlie Newton's debut novel, "Calumet City," a neo-noir crime thriller set predominantly in and around Chicago, is the literary equivalent of speeding down an amusement park...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: Dwight goes undercover on 'The Office.'

     
    SURVEILLANCE: Dwight (Rainn Wilson) goes undercover to investigate a suspicious workers' comp claim on a new episode of 'The Office' at 9 p.m. on NBC. Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 20 - 26 in......
  • Elmore Leonard to receive lifetime achievement award from PEN USA

     
    Elmore Leonard will receive PEN USA's lifetime achievement award at a December ceremony, the organization announced today. Leonard is the author of 43 novels; his most recent, "Road Dogs," was an L.A. Times bestseller. His fiction -- with swift prose........
  • FX orders two new drama series, adds one to cast of 'Damages'

     
    FX has ordered two new drama series, 'Terriers' and 'Lights Out,' for premiere next year. The light drama 'Terriers' stars Donal Logue and Michael Ramond-James as a former cop and his best friend who are endeavoring to start their own......
  • FX's 'Lawman' shoots locally

     
    The new FX TV show 'Lawman,' about a U.S. marshal, is set in Kentucky. But the series, produced by Sony Pictures Television, will begin shooting on Wednesday -- thousands of miles away from the Bluegrass State. The drama, which stars......
  • PEN Center USA awards fete Elmore Leonard

     
    The PEN Center USA literary awards, held Wednesday night at the Beverly Hills Hotel, made for an odd intersection of worlds. Book people are somewhat less glamorous than movie people -- more glasses, lower heels, generally less camera-ready -- but......
  • Forgotten treasures of the last century, from 25 writers

     
    In 1999, the L.A. Times asked dozens of writers to look back at the prior century and share books they considered lost treasures -- books they loved that had slipped out of sight. Although the authors were formidable -- including......
  • Sunday's TV Highlights: The 'Cranford' saga continues

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 27 - Jan. 2, in PDF format This week's TV Movies A QUIET VILLAGE: In advance of the highly anticipated sequel, Judi Dench and Michael Gambon star in a......
  • TCA Press Tour: Timothy Olyphant says 'Justified' is a 'different animal' from 'Deadwood'

     
    Don't let the cowboy hats and gunfights fool you: FX's newest drama "Justified" isn't a classic western. In the crime drama, Timothy Olyphant plays Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, a modern-day lawman with a 19th century-style of justice. The role......
  • Festival of Books: author Tod Goldberg

     
    Tod Goldberg runs the UC Riverside Palm Desert MFA program in creative writing and has a new, serious collection of short stories, "Other Resort Cities." Neither of those achievements goes anywhere toward explaining how funny he is in person, but......
  • FX picks up 'Justified' for a second season

     
    Wanted: A second season of FX’s freshman drama “Justified.” The cable network announced Monday that the Western drama, starring Timothy Olyphant, will return for a second season with a 13-episode order. “We are very excited about th...