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  • Review: 'Los Angeles Plays Itself' ★★★★

    Review: 'Los Angeles Plays Itself' ★★★★
    Thom Andersen's beautiful, mordant 2003 cine-essay, "Los Angeles Plays Itself," screens at the Music Box Theatre for one night next week, Wednesday. It's finally coming to cable and home-viewing formats at the end of the month, 11 long years after its premiere, but the big screen really is the ideal way to soak up Andersen's inspired ruminations about his city as a filming location and as a repository for other filmmakers' daydreams and nightmares.
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Hoover High produced an infamous graduate

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Hoover High produced an infamous graduate
    On March 28, Glendale High School will rename its auditorium the John Wayne Performing Arts Center in honor of its most well-known alumnus. This led me to wonder if Hoover High had any famous graduates of its own who may qualify for naming rights for its...

    Harry Morgan dies at 96; star of TV's 'MASH'

    Harry Morgan dies at 96; star of TV's 'MASH'
    Emmy Award-winning actor Harry Morgan, who played the crusty yet sympathetic Col. Sherman T. Potter in the sitcom "MASH" and the hard-nosed LAPD Officer Bill Gannon in the television drama "Dragnet," died Wednesday. He was 96. Morgan died at his home...

    If you look in L.A., plenty of noir is still there

    If you look in L.A., plenty of noir is still there
    LOS ANGELES — It was a dank, rain-sodden Raymond Chandler kind of morning, as if some omnipotent auteur had rung up the studio and ordered a classic film noir sky. Cumulonimbus clouds the color of a snub-nosed revolver hovered with ominous intent,...

    Jack Jones dies at 86; former longtime Los Angeles Times reporter

    Jack Jones dies at 86; former longtime Los Angeles Times reporter
    Jack Jones, a longtime Los Angeles Times reporter who was part of a team that shared the 1966 Pulitzer Prize for the newspaper's coverage of the Watts riots and their aftermath, has died. He was 86. Jones, who retired in 1989, died of lung disease...