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  • Jonathan Lethem talks to Jacket Copy about pot, virtual worlds and 'Chronic City'

     
    Jonathan Lethem, bestselling author of "The Fortress of Solitude" and "Motherless Brooklyn," comes to the L.A. Central Library on Tuesday night -- although there are no more tickets available, last-minute seats often open up at the ALOUD series. He'll be....
  • 'To Have or Have Not' matinee at LACMA

     
    At some point in time, movies were shot on film, projected on screens and didn't cost $14 to attend. Take a trip to yesteryear with LACMA's Tuesday Matinee program, which offers classics like Howard Hawks' "To Have and Have Not," screened for the merry...
  • 'Fables' writer Bill Willingham finds a happy ending despite 'that damned Shrek'

     
    BILL WILLINGHAM INTERVIEW: PART 1 Over the last decade, one of the most consistently compelling comic-book runs has been writer Bill Willingham's "Fables," an intricate tapestry that weaves together familiar characters from fables, fairy tables,...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Santa Barbara filmfest report | Mark Harris on 'Oscar campaign' | Emmys could be live nationwide

     
    • Steve Pond is aces at summing up the goings on so far at the 25th edition of the Santa Barbara filmfest. "Two dozen nominees, with 30 nominations between them, have either already shown up or will participating in the 10-day festival, which began last...
  • Jeff Dowd on Jeff Bridges: A unique American icon

     
    Jeff Dowd is an indie film producer and promoter who is known to one and all as the Dude, having served in large part as the inspiration for Jeff Bridges' immortal Dude character in the Coen brothers' "The Big Lebowski."......
  • Can 'The Thing' remake help stop Universal's losing streak?

     
    Will there ever be light at the end of the tunnel? That's what everyone has to be asking at Universal Pictures, where the studio has been struggling for a year to dig itself out from the accumulated rubble of an......
  • Even Faulkner had a day job

     
    Sure, William Faulkner is one of the most iconic writers of the 20th century. He won the Nobel Prize for literature. And was a mailman. When Faulkner accepted the Nobel in 1950, he said, "I feel that this award was......
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Secret Life' wraps its season

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 21 - 27 in PDF format This week's TV Movies WEDDING DAY: Mark Derwin and Molly Ringwald in the season finale of 'The Secret Life of the American Teenager'......
  • Have suitcase, will fly: 'Iron Man 2' has cool new armor in the bag

     
    "IRON MAN 2" COUNTDOWN: 11 DAYS Tony Stark breaks all the rules (even the one that says superheroes must keep a secret identity), and he always seems to come out on top -- that's why we love him. But now......
  • Theater review: 'LA Noir Unscripted' at Theatre Asylum

     
    While filming “The Big Sleep,” Howard Hawks asked author Raymond Chandler who killed a certain victim. Chandler’s famous response: He had no idea. Hard-boiled plots can get lost in their own fog, a danger that bedevils “LA Noir Unscripted,” the....
  • The painful gestation of 'Procreation,' Justin Tanner's new play

     
    The director David Schweizer is rehearsing the large cast of “Procreation,” Justin Tanner’s new play about, guess what, a hilariously dysfunctional, lower-middle-class clan in a nondescript suburb of Los Angeles. This milieu has been Tanner’s rich...
  • 75 achievements Oscar forgot

    When the Oscar nominations come out Tuesday, there are bound to be cries of injustice -- and in many cases, those charges will have merit. Can anyone really defend the exclusion from the Oscar nominee list in various years of movies such as "Some Like...