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  • Big Oil can't alter the facts of climate change

    Fifty years after Rachel Carson was attacked by industrial interests for writing "Silent Spring" ("'Silent Spring' echo still eloquent," Sept. 16), the players have changed but the game is still the same. Courageous climate scientists such as James...
  • HBO's 'Luck' series abruptly ends after death of third horse

    HBO's 'Luck' series abruptly ends after death of third horse
    HBO's horse-racing series Luck, starring Dustin Hoffman, came to an abrupt end Wednesday after the death of a third horse during filming earlier in the week. Here's the statement issued by HBO: It is with heartbreak that executive producers David...
  • With 'Jamesy Boy,' Annapolis brothers ready to take on Hollywood

    With 'Jamesy Boy,' Annapolis brothers ready to take on Hollywood
    Growing up in Annapolis, Tim and Trevor White were hardly inseparable. Each brother had his own set of friends and pursued his own interests: Trevor discovered a passion for film early on, while Tim seemed more adrift. But recently, a shared commitment...
  • A watershed for the Oscars

    At the Oscars next month, an unprecedented contest will unfold. Jamie Foxx, nominated in the best actor category for his role as Ray Charles in Ray, will be up against the highly regarded Don Cheadle from Hotel Rwanda. And for best supporting actor,...
  • Thee Oh Sees' John Dwyer knows how to make a scene

    Thee Oh Sees' John Dwyer knows how to make a scene
    On the latest album by Thee Oh Sees, “Putrifiers II” (In the Red), John Dwyer sings, produces and plays guitar, keyboards, flute, clarinet and just about everything else he could get his hands on. For more than a decade, his albums have...
  • LAPD radio signals + ambient music = a haunting collage

    LAPD radio signals + ambient music = a haunting collage
    The Montreal band Godspeed You! Black Emperor is famous for its collages of doomsaying street sermons and sad-eyed orchestrations. But the website You Are Listening to Los Angeles gives that formula a local and often spooky revamp.  The site pairs...
  • Cancer treatment speeded by genome superhighway: creator

    Cancer treatment speeded by genome superhighway: creator
    (Reuters) - A new supercomputer-based network will allow doctors to use genomic sequencing to speed cancer treatment and could increase survival chances for patients, its creator, billionaire healthcare businessman Dr. Patrick Soon Shiong, said on...
  • 'Sweeney' staggers in amid a hail of bullets and Cockney slang ★★★

    'Sweeney' staggers in amid a hail of bullets and Cockney slang ★★★
    Movie shootouts are often dazzling feats of marksmanship. Few filmmakers have the guts to show their version of "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" the way such gunfights actually go down — dozens of rounds, most missing the mark; pistols popping off,...
  • Guide to November 2012 TV premieres, finales, specials

    Guide to November 2012 TV premieres, finales, specials
    Are you ready for holiday specials? November's TV schedule is loaded with them. But we also gets the premieres of new series "Malibu Country," "Amores Verdaderos," "LOLwork" and "Wedding Band," just to name a few. The biggest premiere might be the Nov. 25...
  • Christopher Plummer Discusses His Oscar-Winning Turn in 'Beginners' and the Dark Side of Shakespeare

    Christopher Plummer Discusses His Oscar-Winning Turn in 'Beginners' and the Dark Side of Shakespeare
    Beginners Sept. 8, 7:30 p.m., $5-$10, Q&A with Christopher Plummer, hosted by Ira Joe Fisher, Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795, ridgefieldplayhouse.com.   For Christopher Plummer, the oldest actor to win an...
  • Oscars: How to find 'A Separation,' other foreign-language films

     
    Where to find foreign-language films in the running for Oscar...
  • HBO renews 'Luck'

     
    HBO renews horse racing drama "Luck." The second season of "Luck" will consist of 10 episodes and is lined up for a January 2013 premiere....