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  • Wedgwood marks peg age, and often, value

    Q: Any info on value for this Wedgwood basalt tea set left to me by a relative? If it is valuable, I want to sell. A: First, let's clue readers on Wedgwood basalt. Most know about the company's dinnerware and colored Jasper wares with white applied...
  • 5 favorite yuletide cultural monuments: a canonical list

    5 favorite yuletide cultural monuments: a canonical list
    A personal list, for sharing. You won't find the movies "It's a Wonderful Life" or "A Christmas Story," neither of which I've ever been able to sit through, on this short list. The first I find hopelessly saccharine. As for the second, though as a boy I...
  • Peter O'Toole: The chronic actor

    Seamus Peter O'Toole was an alcoholic and actor but, thankfully, not in that order. He would win worldwide recognition after he played the title role in David Lean's magnificent "Lawrence of Arabia," which was not only a grand spectacle but historically...
  • Film Review: 'They Are the Dogs'

    A clever idea flies off the rails pretty quickly in Hicham Lasri's unsubtle and uneasy meld of satire and political commentary, "They Are the Dogs." Expectations run high at the energetic start, when an apathetic journalist covering protests in Casablanca...
  • Grab your dancing shoes and wallet for a night at the notorious Flamingo

    Grab your dancing shoes and wallet for a night at the notorious Flamingo
    If I had that time-traveling car from the movie "Back to the Future," the prospect of a New Year's Eve in Orlando's past inspires plenty of fantasy destinations, from a big-band dance at the Coliseum to dinner at Freddie's Steak House. But there's one...
  • Dubai Announces Muhr Arab Feature Films Lineup

    ROME - The Dubai International Film Festival has announced the lineup of its Muhr Arab feature film section which will focus on "Arab citizens and their condition after the momentous changes that have recently taken place in their respective countries,"...
  • Score One for Movie Maestros: Audiences Grow for Film-Music Concerts

    On a Friday night last month at UCLA's Royce Hall, British conductor John Wilson led a 97-piece orchestra and 36-voice choir in two hours of selections from classic MGM musicals. By the end of the performance, an invitation-only crowd of 1,000 industry...
  • Review: Christian Zacharias uneven with L.A. Philharmonic

    Review: Christian Zacharias uneven with L.A. Philharmonic
    After Christian Zacharias had conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic in plush, punchy, skillfully proportioned yet not always stirring performances of works by Stravinsky, Bach, Schubert and Schumann, I turned to the Marx Brothers. Groucho had answers for...
  • Hicham Lasri: 'It Won't be Long Before the Arab World Decisively Rises Up Against the Status Quo'

    Hot on the heels of the success of 2012's "The End," Hicham Lasri weaves another post-war tale with apocalyptic undertones in "They Are the Dogs." The sophomore feature comes to its home fest of Marrakech after making the festival rounds at Cannes,...
  • Morocco Still a Hot Destination for Foreign Producers

    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...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Yes, Virginia' on CBS

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Yes, Virginia' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 1 - 7, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Carrie Diaries Weaver (Chris Wood)...
  • 'Pi' Star Sean Gullette Talks About Making 'Traitors' in Morocco and His Sophomore Project

    A Boston native living between Tangier and New York, Sean Gullette, the star of Darren Aronofsky's "Pi," made a bold directorial debut with "Traitors," a suspense-packed thriller starring promising newcomer Chaimae Ben Acha as the leader of a punk rock...