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  • 'Entourage' recap: Intervention time

     
    Well, it's all hit the fan in “Lose Yourself,” the last episode of “Entourage’s” penultimate season. And after that Nick Cassavetes stunt gone wrong, the dating of the porn star and all that smack and blow that had been snort...
  • Will Monty Python reunite for 'Absolutely Anything'?

     
    "Help! Help! I'm being repressed! There's not enough Monty Python in my life!" If that's been on your mind lately, help is tentatively on the way: Following Darren Aronofsky's Toronto International Film Festival-endorsed "Black Swan," Phoenix Pictures...
  • 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...
  • The Arts on TV: 'Catch Me If You Can,' David Garrett and Disney Hall's garden

     
    “Late Show With David Letterman” 11:35 p.m. Thursday, CBS: The Broadway cast of “Catch Me if You Can” performs. Movie: "Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl” (1982) 5:30 p.m. Friday, IFC: John Cleese, Graham Chapman....
  • Summer cinema roundup — release dates through Labor Day

     
    We keep a running in-house tally of what's opening and when on the cinema scene, and a few times a year, I just dump the dates I have out on the blog here to give you an idea of what's opening, what it's about, and when. As May 6 is the more or less &#...
  • Movie Review: Winnie the Pooh

     
    “Winnie the Pooh,” Disney’s latest film revival of A.A. Milne’s “willy, nilly, silly old bear,” is longer on charm than it is on laughs. Or length. But it’s a treat for children making their first trek to the...
  • Alex scores break-even victory

    The Alex Theatre has been given one of the most challenging roles to play in the arts these days — holding steady as the economy stumbles. "We pretty much broke even for the year," said Barry McComb, executive director of Glendale Arts, which...
  • 'Winnie the Pooh'

    'Winnie the Pooh'
    Hearkening back to the short subjects that first brought A.A, Milne's beloved characters to the screen, this animated Disney feature puts Pooh and his Hundred Acre Wood friends in familiar-feeling situations ... which is absolutely fine in this case. Not...
  • Chris Weitz Takes An Indie Turn; Plus Mockumentary Hijinks and a Pooh Reboot

    Chris Weitz Takes An Indie Turn; Plus Mockumentary Hijinks and a Pooh Reboot
    It's not such a stretch that Chris Weitz, who with his brother Paul made millions with American Pie and most recently has been helming effects-laden fantasies like The Golden Compass and Twilight: New Moon, would direct a low-budget movie about Mexican...