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  • Unmourned: The Queen's English Society

    Suddenly, in Britain, of attenuated interest, the Queen's English Society. The organization of crotchet collectors was forty. After the failure of the society's much-ridiculed project for an Academy of English, will waned quickly. The Independent...
  • The truth about the War of 1812

    Now that the celebrations of the War of 1812 are under way, it seems that the Sun's message to its readers is clear: Enjoy the celebrations, and ignore the facts ("Commemorating the War of 1812," June 10). But while The Sun's eagerness to celebrate a...
  • Warners sends out a big, fat 'Harry' farewell

    Warners sends out a big, fat 'Harry' farewell
    "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" packs up a lot of troubles into its old kit bag of magic spells and evil ambitions — and the result is smiles, smiles, smiles. The supposedly last installment in Warner Bros.' big-screen "Harry Potter"...
  • Severna Park High gets the joke with improv troupe

    Severna Park High gets the joke with improv troupe
    The joke began simple enough: "One hundred eighty-five gorillas walk into a bar. The bartender says, 'Sorry, we don't serve your kind here.'" Members of the Severna Park High School Improv Team stood beneath bright lights, and one by one each stepped...
  • Get that London look in Baltimore

    Get that London look in Baltimore
    As nations battle it out for sports supremacy at the Olympics in London this summer, we can all acknowledge that when it comes to fashion, the Brits have us beat. Vivienne Westwood, Victoria Beckham, Burberry, Kate Moss, Kate Middleton, Twiggy, the...
  • There's good reason to celebrate the War of 1812

    Letter writer David Brandenburg argues that the causes and nature of the War of 1812 have been misrepresented in recent coverage of conflict's ("Sun readers aren't getting the truth about War of 1812," July 4). He asserts that it was an unjust war of...
  • War wasn't the answer in 1812, and it isn't today

    Letter writer David Brandenburg recently expressed an alternative view about a war that some call the "second war of American independence" ("The truth about the War of 1812," June 30). Mr. Brandenburg makes a number of interesting points that need a...
  • Enough with the 1812 revisionism

    David Brandenburg's letter, published in The Sun on July 4 ("The truth about the War of 1812"), shows the danger of amateur historians who take small facts and from them draw a revisionist fallacious interpretation of the American historical narrative....
  • Romney is dangerously naive on foreign policy

    Romney is dangerously naive on foreign policy
    Mitt Romney appears to have all the foreign-policy savvy of someone who once visited Euro Disney, and it's freaking me out. Not to say that President Barack Obama is any more knowledgeable on that front, but at least he seems aware of his limitations,...
  • Can sanity return from exile when it comes to Iran?

    Can sanity return from exile when it comes to Iran?
    Bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran ... Or as Mitt Romney put it, playing the irresponsible-lunatic game convincingly enough to become the leading Republican presidential candidate: "If we re-elect Barack Obama, Iran will have a nuclear weapon." The...
  • Will Murdoch scandal make us pull back from Brit tabloid values?

    Will Murdoch scandal make us pull back from Brit tabloid values?
    As the scandal that sunk Rupert Murdoch's News of the World continued to unfold last week, one of the questions that loomed was whether there would be any fallout on this side of the Atlantic. What most American analysts were wondering was whether...
  • You have to see this: surprising audition on 'Britain's Got Talent'

     
    I'd seen this posted in a few places, but always when I was without headphones. But just now I finally got a chance to check out this audition video from Britain's Got Talent. You know how it is: Frumpy lady......
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  • Sony Pictures executive Jeff Blake departing company after 22 years

    Sony Pictures executive Jeff Blake departing company after 22 years
    Sony Pictures Entertainment Vice Chairman Jeff Blake is departing the company after 22 years, making him the latest notable executive to leave the studio in the last year. Blake, 61, serves as the studio's chairman of worldwide marketing and...
  • Channing Tatum eyes new auteur project in Coen Bros' 'Hail, Caesar'

    Channing Tatum eyes new auteur project in Coen Bros' 'Hail, Caesar'
    Coming off the enthusiastic reception of the Bennett Miller-directed drama "Foxcatcher" at the Cannes Film Festival last month, Channing Tatum looks to be working toward his own version of a McConaissance. Like Matthew McConaughey, who made the leap...
  • ‘Stargate’: Roland Emmerich will direct first film in new trilogy

     
    Roland Emmerich is ready to revisit one of his chief successes. The popcorn filmmaker is partnering with longtime collaborator Dean […]...
  • Channing Tatum to play superhero Gambit, 'X-Men' producer says

    Channing Tatum to play superhero Gambit, 'X-Men' producer says
    Channing Tatum is the latest actor to join the ranks of the X-Men. The "22 Jump Street" star will portray the card-throwing Cajun mutant Gambit in an upcoming movie, producer Lauren Shuler Donner confirmed at the premiere of "X-Men: Days of Future Past"...
  • Channing Tatum: 'High-functioning ... alcoholic' on a major roll

    Channing Tatum: 'High-functioning ... alcoholic' on a major roll
    Channing Tatum, cover boy for the June issue of GQ, has opened up to the magazine about all sorts of his favorite things, from confetti cake to "The Biggest Loser" to sculpting to the promise of a smooch on the private parts from actor Jonah Hill. ...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'The Neighbors' on ABC

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'The Neighbors' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 16-22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Last Man Standing When Boyd (Flynn Morrison)...
  • MTV Movie Awards 2014: Complete list of winners and nominees

    MTV Movie Awards 2014: Complete list of winners and nominees
    Proving that maybe the tastes of MTV are not so different from those of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, three Oscar-nominated films -- "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle" and "The Wolf of Wall Street" -- are among the movie of the...
  • Paramount's 'Hercules' Follows Gladiator Glut Into Summer Box Office Arena

    Dwayne Johnson has helped boost the box office brawn of the "The Fast and the Furious" and "G.I. Joe" franchises, but his star power really will be put to the test when he toplines "Hercules" in July. While casting the action star formerly known as the...
  • For Hollywood's social media managers, tweeting is a living

    For Hollywood's social media managers, tweeting is a living
    NEW YORK — She knew they were waiting to hear from her — Channing Tatum's millions of fans. It had been more than an hour since LaQuishe Wright had posted a photo of the actor on his Twitter account, dressed in a suit "Headed to the...
  • Sony Pictures outlines budget cuts, trims film slate

    Sony Pictures outlines budget cuts, trims film slate
    Sony Pictures Entertainment, reeling from several box office disappointments and under assault from an activist shareholder, said at a Thursday morning meeting for investors that it would undergo a "significant shift" away from movies and toward the...
  • Sony Pictures eyes $100 million or more in cuts, hires Bain & Co.

    Sony Pictures eyes $100 million or more in cuts, hires Bain & Co.
    Sony Pictures Entertainment, under pressure from activist investor Daniel Loeb, is eyeing at least $100 million in budget cuts and has hired consultancy Bain & Co. to examine the studio's expenditures, according to a source with knowledge of the matter....
  • Michael De Luca Becomes President of Production at Columbia Pictures

    Aiming to bolster its executive ranks, Sony Pictures Entertainment has named veteran producer Michael De Luca to the post of president of production at Columbia Pictures after nine years in a first-look deal with the studio. De Luca will move into the...