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  • Rediscovering a Laurel High coach and Irish pizza pub's 'leprechaun'

    Rediscovering a Laurel High coach and Irish pizza pub's 'leprechaun'
    Occasionally this column takes a look at what happened to a person or thing that was a memorable part of Laurel's past. This month it looks at two Laurel icons from the late 1960s and early 1970s. Laurel High coach set the standard Laurel High...
  • 'The Help' gets a big boost from Viola Davis

    'The Help' gets a big boost from Viola Davis
    A face can make a movie work. As a black maid employed by a white family in Mississippi in 1963, Viola Davis has such a quietly intense face that it says all that needs to be said in "The Help." Having grown up under Jim Crow laws, this maid named...
  • Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival 2012: Here are 27 reasons to love it

    Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival 2012: Here are 27 reasons to love it
    Last year’s Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival opened with a gamble: a little-known French film with no box-office stars that was not only shot in black-and-white, but came with another layer of anachronistic provocation. It was a silent...
  • Gordon Stoker dies at 88; sang with group backing Elvis Presley

    Gordon Stoker, the lead tenor in the Jordanaires vocal group that backed Elvis Presley, died Wednesday at his home in Brentwood, Tenn., after a lengthy illness, his son, Alan, told the Associated Press. He was 88. Stoker joined the Jordanaires in 1950,...
  • Dethrone the homecoming royalty tradition

     
    Because the good-looking, well-liked kids crave even more validation than they get simply by walking through the halls, many high schools hold elections about this time every fall to name a homecoming king and queen. Some students take this ritual......
  • ‘Carrie’ trailer: Chloe Grace Moretz ready for bloody revenge

     
    It was one of the early roles that launched Sissy Spacek's Hollywood career — now Chloe Grace Moretz appears ready ......
  • DVD Review: A worthwhile look at 'Badlands'

    DVD Review: A worthwhile look at 'Badlands'
    Terence Malick had already sold a couple of screenplays when his feature directorial debut, "Badlands" (1973), created an art-house sensation. Inspired by the story of 19-year-old Charlie Starkweather and 14-year-old Caril Ann Fugate, it told a tale...
  • Robert Duvall sees his friend Horton Foote in the Southern style of 'Get Low'

    Robert Duvall sees his friend Horton Foote in the Southern style of 'Get Low'
    Here's some high praise for the script of "Get Low": Star Robert Duvall compares it to the work of his dear, departed friend, the distinguished playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote. "Individualizing, particularizing a place, a Southern theme, but yet...
  • Movie review: 'Country Strong'

    Movie review: 'Country Strong'
    There is a down-home comfort saturating "Country Strong," in that "somebody done somebody wrong song" way, that almost carries you through when its music-drenched melodrama gets predictable. Which is pretty much as soon as the fragile, still-in-rehab...
  • Around Town: Edgar Wright shows his stuff and aliens attack

     
    Aki Kaurismaki films, a 1950s sci-fi double feature and a program curated by Edgar Wright are among this week’s film highlights....
  • Oscars by the Numbers

     
    Surprising stats from the most famous awards show of them all...
  • Thursday’s Highlights: 'Breaking Pointe' on KTLA

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 27 - June 2 in PDF format TV listings for the week of May 27 - June 2 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies......