| Jun 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Are you easily annoyed these days? Me too.
So, herewith, a brief sampling of the most annoying and shamelessly under-analyzed and under-reported incidents of recent weeks.
•Democratic silence as President Barack Obama follows and expands upon...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 1:58 PM
"Finding Nemo" (G). Re-release of the animated Disney film in which a fish searches the ocean blue to find his missing son. With Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres and Alexander Gould. TownMall Cinemas (11:50* a.m.)
"Frankenweenie" (PG). In this...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:04 AM
In the course of a going-out-of-business sale that has been dragging on at the Charles Village Video Americain for months, owner Barry Solan estimates he’s sold about two-thirds of his roughly 30,000-title inventory.
Each sale, he and his wife,...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 4:00 PM
"Dredd" (R). In the future, a tough cop serves as judge, jury and executioner. With Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby and Lena Headeya. TownMall Cinemas (1:50,4:50* p.m.)
"End of Watch" (R). Police partners form a close bond, and also share a...
| Jul 17, 2008
(C) The Dark Knight is a handsome, accomplished piece of work, but it drove me from absorption to excruciation within 20 minutes, and then it went on for two hours more. It's the standard-bearer for the school of comic-book movies that confuses...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:30 PM
MARRAKECH, Morocco -- The local industry started developing at a faster pace in the early 2000s with the creation of the Advance on Receipts, a selective financing mechanism modeled on a French program allowing producers to collect public funds, and the...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Kerry Washington is everywhere.
On the covers of magazines; live-tweeting her hit show, "Scandal," with her fans (who call themselves gladiators); hosting "Saturday Night Live"; and soon to be in ads for Neutrogena as the L.A.-based beauty company's new...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
NEW YORK — Steven Cintron kicks back on a small sofa a mere couple feet from his kitchen table. The breather from his construction job is welcome, even if cramped like everything else in New York City.
The couch doubles as a bed for his pit bull,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Early on in the excellent new indie drama "Sunlight Jr.," a thunderstorm turns the Florida sky a low-hanging gray. A car runs out of gas. A couple on their last dime are stranded — on the roadside and in lives as empty of promise as that tank.
| Nov 4, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 4-10 Grown Ups 2 After having moved his family from Hollywood back to his hometown, Lenny (Adam Sandler) and his buddies indulge in a wild day filled with old bullies, new bullies, schizo bus drivers, drunk cops on skis and...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:59 PM
When he arrived at one of Los Angeles' preeminent private high schools seven years ago, baseball coach Matt LaCour knew how to win. He had a CIF championship under his belt.
But the self-described "public school kid" was now at Harvard-Westlake School,...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:22 PM
While Hollywood gossip sites buzz about "Once Upon a Time's" Jamie Dornan replacing Charlie Hunnam of "Sons of Anarchy" as brooding billionaire sex master Christian Grey in the film version of "50 Shades of Grey," a kitsch-kink love fest plays out this...