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  • Documentaries that take you for a walk in their shoes

    Documentaries that take you for a walk in their shoes
    While many of this year's feature documentary Oscar contenders focus on an inattentive (or worse) government, some are notable for their intimate portrayals of an individual. Kimberley Roberts, whose home-video footage of Hurricane Katrina forms the heart...
  • Oscar snubs and surprises

    Oscar snubs and surprises
    THE shocker Tuesday wasn't that Oscar winners Tommy Lee Jones and Cate Blanchett were once again in the running for Academy Awards. In a year marked by more than a few out-of-left field honorees and a handful of notable omissions, however, the films...
  • 'All in This Tea'

    'All in This Tea'
    Like the drink whose virtues it describes, the documentary "All in This Tea" is brisk and agreeable, a handcrafted ode to the brew that is the beverage of choice where the Chinese, among many others, are concerned. Doing the brewing this time is...
  • Time 100: World's most influential

     
    by Mark Silva Sure, President Barack Obama made the list. But so did Michelle Obama. And Bernie Madoff, the billionaire king of Ponzi. Rush Limbaugh, too, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and... "the founders of Twitter.'' Sarah Palin's on the list.......
  • Clash of Titans: Michael Moore vs. Manohla Dargis

     
    No American film critic wields a poison pen quite like the New York Times' Manohla Dargis, who is a brilliant stylist and savvy critical thinker even if she can often be counted on to fall in love with films that......
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: Kelly's a diva on VH1

     
    'VH1 DIVAS': Kelly Clarkson is slated to perform on the concert special at 9 p.m. on VH1. SERIES NYC: Inside Out: This new series debuts with a look at the transportation systems of the Big Apple (7 p.m. Discovery). Survivor:......
  • 2009 AFI Fest: See a film on them, for free!

     
    This year the AFI Fest presented by Audi is free to the public for the first time. Complimentary tickets are available from the website starting today. Taking place at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, the gala will be headquartered across the street at the...
  • 'Bad Lieutenant' is on its own

     
    Abel Ferrara’s 1992 “Bad Lieutenant” is an unlikely candidate for a remake: more successful critically than commercially, it never developed a notable cult following, possibly because it’s so unpleasant that even its biggest fans ar...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Hit docs left off Oscars long list | Crazy journey for 'Crazy Heart' | 'Lost' returns Feb. 2

     
    • Only 15 of the 89 feature-length documentaries eligible made it onto the academy's long list that will now be winnowed down to a final five by members of the documentary branch. Among those widely distributed docs that failed to make the cut were...
  • 'New Moon' drives second-biggest weekend ever for movie industry

     
    Summit Entertainment had the kind of opening studio executives dream about this weekend, but it's hard to find anyone in the movie business who's not smiling. Although Summit's "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" opened to a massive $140.7 million in......
  • Favorite nonfiction of 2009 from the L.A. Times

     
    There are 25 books in the list of the L.A. Times' 2009 nonfiction favorites. The books include a story of the search for the painter Tiepolo, the tapes of a president, communities in disaster, crows, Columbine, corruption and California, and......
  • 'Tron Legacy' and 'Sorceror's Apprentice' images reveal tech and magic

     
    Early images from one highly anticipated film ("Tron Legacy"), and one somewhat anticipated film ("The Sorcerer's Apprentice") were introduced today, and both look eye-poppingly interesting. Light cycles! Nice. There are more images from "Tron" and...