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  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Mythbusters'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Mythbusters'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 5 - 11, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES MythBusters The new episode "Star...
  • Bucket!

     
    “It is time for the British people to have their say,” [British Prime Minister David] Cameron said, acknowledging that support for the EU is “wafer thin” in Britain....from the Toronto Star's coverage of Cameron's speech I can't...
  • Disney’s ‘Planes’: New photos, a ‘Top Gun’ reunion

     
    Not exactly a sequel, and not an entirely new franchise either, Disney's “Planes” is hoping to capitalize on the success ......
  • 'A Liar's Autobiography' of Graham Chapman: Insufferable and incomplete ★

    'A Liar's Autobiography' of Graham Chapman: Insufferable and incomplete ★
    The new film "A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman" attempts, in the spirit of the troupe itself, to tell the life story of the Python member who died in 1989. The film is credited to directors Bill Jones, Jeff...
  • Don't ban the bird: 10 reasons PBS is the [bleep]

    Don't ban the bird: 10 reasons PBS is the [bleep]
    Last night's presidential debate was a controversial one, as most modern political events tend to be these days. One of the biggest talkers coming out of the first debate was GOP contender Mitt Romney straight up admitting that he's going to cut PBS...
  • 'The Croods': Project's evolution unkind to animated cave dwellers ★★

    'The Croods': Project's evolution unkind to animated cave dwellers ★★
    It's "Ice Age" with humans and less ice. "The Croods" began life nearly a decade ago as "Crood Awakening," a collaboration of DreamWorks Animation and Aardman Studios, with a script co-written by John Cleese. Then Aardman, creators of the great Wallace...
  • PASSINGS: Russell Arms, David Kelly, Philip Kellogg

    Russell Arms Actor who started on 'Your Hit Parade' Russell Arms, 92, a singer and actor who was a regular vocalist on the popular TV musical program "Your Hit Parade" from 1952 to 1957, died Monday at his home in Hamilton, Ill., where he had retired...
  • 2011 Summer movies list

    2011 Summer movies list
    May 6 The Beaver A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
  • The films of 2011 — a pretty complete list

     
    Dates are changing, studios are firming up release plans, figuring out what will actually be finished in time for this or that target date, in some cases. Films will be picked up at Sundance and find their way into theaters. Documentaries will find a...
  • Bookstore of the week: Small World Books in Venice

     
    The owner of Small World Books and the Sidewalk Cafe in Venice, CA says she'll keep selling books as long as people buy hamburgers....
  • The Arts on TV: 'All About Eve' on TCM; Jason Alexander on 'The Artist Toolbox'

     
    “Movie: All About Eve” (1950) 5 p.m. Thursday, TCM; Bette Davis, Anne Baxter. A broadway star takes a young and seemingly naive aspiring actress under her wing. “The Artist Toolbox” 10 p.m. Friday, KVCR; American Ballet theater...
  • 'Game of Thrones' recap: Joffrey, prince of smackability

     
    A recap of HBO's "Game of Thrones," in which Joffrey Baratheon doesn't get slapped nearly enough...