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  • PASSINGS: Luis Avalos

     PASSINGS: Luis Avalos
    Luis Avalos Latino playwright, actor on 'The Electric Company.' Luis Avalos, 67, a Cuban American actor who had a regular role as Dr. Doolats on the 1970s public television children's series "The Electric Company" and later was active in Los Angeles'...
  • Jackson's rant highlights enduring issue of racial misinformation

     Jackson's rant highlights enduring issue of racial misinformation
    Being chased or attacked. Being nude in public. Dying. Drowning. Falling. Flunking a test. These calamities star in the classic nightmares that haunt our sleepy time under the sheets. I bet Sam Rubin gladly would have traded any of those nocturnal...
  • Review: 'JFK: A President Betrayed' examines his failures, successes

    Review: 'JFK: A President Betrayed' examines his failures, successes
    On the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination, "JFK: A President Betrayed" doesn't revisit what happened on that fateful day in Dallas. Instead, Cory Taylor's documentary examines the 35th president's failures and successes on the Cold War...
  • Oscars 2014: Does the telecast have to be a joke fest?

    Oscars 2014: Does the telecast have to be a joke fest?
    So Ellen DeGeneres is set to host the 86th Academy Awards next week. Nothing against her or, for that matter, Billy Crystal (who has hosted nine telecasts), Whoopi Goldberg (who has hosted four) or Steve Martin (who has done three), but when was it...
  • Samuel L. Jackson gets medieval on KTLA's Sam Rubin in live interview

    Samuel L. Jackson gets medieval on KTLA's Sam Rubin in live interview
    Among Samuel L. Jackson's most distinguishing, amusing and popular trademarks are his caustic, often foul-mouthed rants he has fired off in films such as "Pulp Fiction," "Jackie Brown" and "Snakes on a Plane." But when Jackson unleashed a vicious tirade...
  • With Nelson Mandela movie, the culmination of a winding trek

    With Nelson Mandela movie, the culmination of a winding trek
    Among the surprising things about the movie chronicling Nelson Mandela’s journey to freedom is that it began while he was still in prison.   Back in the late 1980s, South African movie producer Anant Singh started corresponding with the imprisoned...
  • Box office: A holiday for 'Best Man'

    Box office: A holiday for 'Best Man'
    It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas -- at least for moviegoers, that is. "The Best Man Holiday" unwrapped a No. 1 debut at the box office Friday night, narrowly edging out "Thor: The Dark World" for top honors heading into the weekend despite...
  • Laurence Fishburne laughs about being mistaken for Samuel L. Jackson

    Laurence Fishburne laughs about being mistaken for Samuel L. Jackson
    Apparently KTLA-TV's Sam Rubin isn't the first person to get Samuel L. Jackson and Laurence Fishburne mixed up. In an interview last April on "George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight," a talk show that airs weekdays on the CBC, Canada's public broadcaster,...
  • Bruce Dern set for career achievement honor at Palm Springs fest

    Bruce Dern will be the recipient of the Career Achievement Award at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival. Dern, who won best-actor honors at the Cannes Film Festival for Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" and is considered a likely...
  • Tea Leoni to Lead Morgan Freeman's Secretary of State CBS Drama Pilot

    Morgan Freeman's Revelations Entertainment has cast his "Deep Impact" costar Tea Leoni to play the Secretary of State in its CBS drama pilot, "Madam Secretary," the network announced today. The drama about a maverick female Secretary of State dealing...
  • Review: 'The Lego Movie' is a tall stack of subversive fun

    Review: 'The Lego Movie' is a tall stack of subversive fun
    "The Lego Movie" is a massive collision of subversive humor, hyper-kinetic energy, mind-jangling design, spinning colors and about 15 million Legos, no exaggeration. It is very tempting to use the movie's pounding pop anthem — "Everything Is...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Raising Hope' on Fox

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Raising Hope' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 2 - 8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES American Masters The new episode "Alice...