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  • Oscars 2014: With Seth MacFarlane out, who should host? [poll]

    Oscars 2014: With Seth MacFarlane out, who should host? [poll]
    If not Seth, who? With Seth MacFarlane's tweeted announcement  that he would not be returning as host of the Academy Awards after his controversial but highly rated turn earlier this year, the question becomes "Who next?" Producers Craig Zadan and...
  • Walter Hill, New Orleans: together again

    Walter Hill, New Orleans: together again
    In the 1970s and early '80s, a Walter Hill movie had a very good chance of being very good. And very different from the previous Walter Hill movie. In Hill's directorial feature debut "Hard Times" (1975), Charles Bronson plays a taciturn bare-knuckle...
  • Paging Dr. Tracy Morgan

    Paging Dr. Tracy Morgan
    Don't typecast comedian Tracy Morgan. Yes, he's controversial, and sure, he's known for making a fool of himself on screen and off. But the "30 Rock" star says his reputation in the media is unfair. "I'm always misunderstood. People read into...
  • Funny Money Movies at New Haven Public Library Dec. 29 and Jan. 26

    New Haven Free Public Library has the right attitude about Christmas-season capitalist impulses: make merry with them. The library sent around an email titled “Economic Policy Explored in Films at New Haven Public Library. The missive begins:...
  • Movie review: 'How Sweet It Is' squanders good talent

    Movie review: 'How Sweet It Is' squanders good talent
    "Look at me now, people wonder how I got into this game," croons Joe Piscopo in Brian Herzlinger's mindless musical comedy "How Sweet It Is." It's a valid question: Piscopo — one of the two break-out stars in the 1980s class of "Saturday Night Live"...
  • 'Alpha' leads Amazon's pilot pack

    'Alpha' leads Amazon's pilot pack
    Not content to just sell us books, lawn implements, baseball bats, printers, devices to read books on, bar tools, printer paper, used printers, ink cartridges, used ink cartridges and automobile floor mats — did I miss anything? — Amazon is...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Great Performances' on PBS

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Great Performances' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 28 - May 4, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Fashion Star In this new episode...
  • Flip Wilson: The Persistence of Geraldine Jones

    Flip Wilson: The Persistence of Geraldine Jones
    In Sunday's Calendar (and online here), I review "Flip: The Inside Story of TV's First Black Superstar," a worthwhile new biography of the late comedian by Kevin Cook ("The Last Headbangers," "Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything"). The...
  • Academy rehires Craig Zadan and Neil Meron to produce 2014 Oscars

    Academy rehires Craig Zadan and Neil Meron to produce 2014 Oscars
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has hired Craig Zadan and Neil Meron for an encore performance as Oscar producers, retaining them for the 2014 broadcast after this year's show garnered solid ratings. The move is unusual because the job...
  • A place to get away from 'The Office'

    A place to get away from 'The Office'
    Should they need to get away from "The Office" from time to time, actor John Krasinski and his movie star wife, Emily Blunt, have bought a country home in Ojai for $2.15 million. Once the site of the Ojai Foothills Hotel, the 5-acre-plus property centers...
  • Guide to November 2012 TV premieres, finales, specials

    Guide to November 2012 TV premieres, finales, specials
    Are you ready for holiday specials? November's TV schedule is loaded with them. But we also gets the premieres of new series "Malibu Country," "Amores Verdaderos," "LOLwork" and "Wedding Band," just to name a few. The biggest premiere might be the Nov. 25...
  • 'American Idol' host Ryan Seacrest picks a buyer

    'American Idol' host Ryan Seacrest picks a buyer
    Although it took almost two seasons of "American Idol" for Ryan Seacrest to select a buyer, the singing competition show host has sold his gated Hollywood Hills West estate for $11 million. He bought the property from two-time Academy Award-winning...