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  • 'Winnie the Pooh' review: Light, sweet and gooey, just like hunny--er, honey

    'Winnie the Pooh' review: Light, sweet and gooey, just like hunny--er, honey
    ***1/2 (out of four) I still don’t know what a Pooh is, or how Winnie the Pooh sustains on only honey. Yet the beloved (and illiterate) stuffed bear is back with all of his pals (Tigger, Piglet, Christopher Robin, and other names you remember now,...
  • 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...
  • Dining review: Larkin's in Eagle Rock has a southern soul

    Dining review: Larkin's in Eagle Rock has a southern soul
    Tucked on a corner in Eagle Rock, across a side street from a pink diner with its own towering billboard, the brown bungalow doesn't look like much. Its roof is beginning to tatter, there's nearly no parking, and the few tables outside are made from old...
  • The spread on `Spam'

    The spread on `Spam'
    IT'S a dark and crowded theater in New York. The curtain has only been up five minutes, and Steve Wynn, the billionaire owner of the Wynn Las Vegas hotel, leans in, grips my knee and whispers in my ear: "Eric," he says, "this will be great in Las Vegas."...
  • Rating the rising frontmen at Coachella

    Among other things, the three-day Coachella festival provided a prominent showcase for a handful of young singers whose profiles figure to get a major boost from their shows. Here's a look at a few whose faces and voices figure to be part of the scene for...
  • Miss Piggy's career highlights

    Miss Piggy's career highlights
    The gentle hearted loved Kermit. The kooky kids loved Animal. The aspiring cynics loved those two old guys who made fun of everyone, but we always loved Miss Piggy. She was alternately sweet and tough, glamorous but not afraid to muster a karate kick...
  • Tori Spelling's Westwood home for sale for $2,395,000

    Tori Spelling's Westwood home for sale for $2,395,000
    If Hollywood had true royalty, Tori Spelling -- the daughter of Candy Spelling and the late Hollywood producer Aaron Spelling -- would be its reigning princess. And the princess is switching castles. Spelling just bought a Tuscan-style villa in Encino...
  • Stars micro-blog their lives on Twitter

    NEW YORK (AP) - Celebrity can be an interesting thing when distilled to no more than 140 characters. As the micro-blogging platform Twitter.com has gone mainstream, an increasing number of celebrities have opened up accounts where they post messages -...
  • 'The Day the Earth Stood Still'

    In one eye and out the other, the sullen remake of "The Day the Earth Stood Still" airlifts certain story details straight from its source material. For example, the robot known as Gort resembles the metallic, helmet-headed being of the 1951 original,...
  • Movie review: The Pink Panther 2 -- 2 out of 5 stars

    Someday, we'll stroll through the Steve Martin Wing of The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, admiring his collection, and we'll appreciate what he had to do to pay for his Picassos, Seurats and Edward Hoppers. Until then, we endure the Cheaper by the...
  • 'The Pink Panther 2' stars Steve Martin, Jean Reno, Emily Mortimer

    Ten things I can tell you after seeing "The Pink Panther 2": 1. Nothing is harder and more elusive than successful slapstick onscreen. Nothing. 2. There's a reason "The Pink Panther" and "A Shot in the Dark" hold up. Those were the first two films...