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  • Video/Q&A: 'The Cabin in the Woods' director/co-writer Drew Goddard

    Video/Q&A: 'The Cabin in the Woods' director/co-writer Drew Goddard
    Stop what you’re doing, horror movie directors, “The Cabin in the Woods” director/co-writer Drew Goddard isn’t buying. “I can tell when a group of characters are supposed to be friends but don’t care about each other....
  • 'Texas Killing Fields' review: What do you think is going to happen there?

    'Texas Killing Fields' review: What do you think is going to happen there?
    * (out of four) Little Texas City, Texas, is mostly populated with pimps, underage prostitutes and other shady characters, including a tattooed thug (Jason Clarke) who’s usually just referred to as “the white guy.” So it’s no...
  • Will Cuccinelli sue the EPA to stop Chesapeake Bay restoration?

    Will Cuccinelli sue the EPA to stop Chesapeake Bay restoration?
    UPDATE: A House of Delegates subcommittee on Jan. 26 recommended tabling the resolution, which, in Richmond parlance, is a polite way of dismissing the idea.   A House resolution (HJ 129) asks Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to “explore a...
  • HBO hopes for a winner with 'Luck'

    After bringing the worlds of late 19th-century South Dakota gold miners and 21st-century Southern California surfers to HBO, David Milch follows up "Deadwood" and "John From Cincinnati" with a multilayered, multifaceted portrait of the world of...
  • HBO's 'Luck' trots at first, but gallops to finish

    HBO's 'Luck' trots at first, but gallops to finish
    In horse-racing terms, HBO's new drama "Luck" breaks poorly. If you don't know what the heck I'm talking about, get used to it. "Luck" (8 p.m. Jan. 29, HBO; 3 stars) is a sometimes confusing yet fascinating study of the colorful characters—the...
  • Oscar nominees take a look back with 'New Nostalgia'

    Oscar nominees take a look back with 'New Nostalgia'
    A couple of years ago, Bruce Sheridan, chair of the film program at Columbia College, noticed a curious thing happening. A few of the film majors who interned on the Chicago production of "The Dark Knight" had started making their student films and, as...
  • Cuccinelli's demand for climate scientists' emails goes to court Thursday

    Cuccinelli's demand for climate scientists' emails goes to court Thursday
    The Virginia Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday regarding state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s demand for the of emails of a former University of Virginia climate scientist. Cuccinelli has said he is investigating whether...
  • 'This Side of Paradise' at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

    'This Side of Paradise' at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
    A1991 photograph by John Humble shows Selma Avenue at Vine Street as a jumbled, architecturally constructed Hollywood landscape of office buildings, stores, asphalt and advertising billboards. Dominating the center is Angelyne, the cosmetically...
  • This town is rated noir

    NOIR is the indigenous Los Angeles form: It was created here, it grew up here and from here it spread, not only as a genre but as a way of looking at life, character and fate. As a framing lens, it's now so powerful that it seems not only to be a strategy...
  • For author, a new chapter

    For author, a new chapter
    If Anne Rice can sell 100 million copies of her books, she should have no trouble with her residence in Rancho Mirage, recently listed for $3.3 million. Built in 1995, the immaculate home has a formal dining room and living room designed for...
  • Robert Prosky dies at 77; stage, TV and film actor appeared in 'Hill Street Blues'

    Robert Prosky dies at 77; stage, TV and film actor appeared in 'Hill Street Blues'
    Robert Prosky, a character actor with hundreds of film, TV and stage credits, and whose roles included an avuncular sergeant on the NBC police drama "Hill Street Blues" and a desperate real estate salesman in David Mamet's play "Glengarry Glen Ross,"...
  • L.A.: Life that art can't imitate

    So Reggie the alligator already has escaped once from his cell at the Los Angeles Zoo. Mark my words: No prison will hold him. He will escape again and steal a Ferrari Enzo. This is what makes writing wild fiction about Los Angeles so hard. L.A. just...