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  • Roger Ebert Fractures Hip Dancing, His Wife Jokes

    Roger Ebert Fractures Hip Dancing, His Wife Jokes
    We're not quite sure if Roger Ebert's dance moves would earn the film critic two thumbs up. "Roger in hospital with hip fracture (tricky disco dance moves) but he is doing well, asking for computer, will probably tweet," his wife Chaz tweeted on...
  • Film critic Roger Ebert hospitalized with a broken hip

     
    Film critic Roger Ebert has been hospitalized with a fractured hip, but he and his wife both tweeted positive messages within hours....
  • Gaming grows up: A video game revolution

    Gaming grows up: A video game revolution
    The video game is 40. Its exact birthday is arguable. Cultural historians likely would date its origins further back, roughly a decade or two; prototypes of arcade games flourished in university computer labs in the 1950s. But “Pong,” the...
  • City Lights: Five generations in a photo

    City Lights: Five generations in a photo
    I remember my great-grandmother a little. She was nearly 100 when I saw her in the nursing home, and my mind retains a sketchy image of a white-haired woman who remained seated and stared bemused at the G.I. Joe toy that I brought to show her. I was 7 or...
  • ‘Prince of Darkness’ John Carpenter honored at Screamfest

     
    Often, when John Carpenter's name is mentioned, it's in the context of landmark genre fare like “Halloween,” “Escape From New ......
  • Was “Halloween III” the “American Horror Story: Asylum” of its day?

     
    As American Horror Story: Asylum gets under way tonight, with a well-earned sense of excitement and anticipation — I've seen the first two episodes, they rock — I can't help but think of Halloween III. Might seem odd, until you consider the...
  • Living in dangerous times

    Living in dangerous times
    The prospect of interviewing Don DeLillo produces a certain anxiety. DeLillo, one of the most heralded American novelists of the past 40 years, has a reputation for being inaccessible, emotionally and otherwise. While by no means a recluse like J.D....
  • Best Bets: Art

    Best Bets: Art
    The Art of Video Games, Oct. 24-Jan. 13, 2013: Can the virtual worlds summoned by video game designers be considered art? Unless you’re Roger Ebert, the answer’s yes, as the new show, “The Art of Video Games,” will argue when it...
  • The art of home

    The art of home
    The secret to Dutes Miller and Stan Shellabarger's home is hidden in plain sight. Maybe it's tucked between the layers of blankets the artists have stacked in the closet. Or the restaurant's-worth of dishware filling the cupboards. Perhaps it's writ large...
  • Michael Clarke Duncan Funeral: Hanks, Leno Honor the Actor

    Michael Clarke Duncan Funeral: Hanks, Leno Honor the Actor
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Actor Michael Clarke Duncan was laid to rest in a private funeral service on Monday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Tom Hanks, Jay Leno, Holly Robinson Peete, Loretta Devine and Stevie Wonder were among the celebrities who helped...
  • Tony Scott dies at 68; a film career in retrospective

    Tony Scott dies at 68; a film career in retrospective
    Director-producer Tony Scott, who apparently committed suicide Sunday in San Pedro at age 68, left behind a lengthy filmography. One of the first directors to make the transition from commercials to features, he helmed movies including "Top Gun,”...
  • City Lights: Thoughts on gunmen, victims and the media that reports them

    City Lights: Thoughts on gunmen, victims and the media that reports them
    It's rare that I remember a magazine cover a decade and a half later, but one that has stuck in my mind — and not in a good way — is the issue of Time from the week after the Columbine High School massacre. Anyone from the class of 1998,...