| Aug 20, 2008
| 3:36 PM
Nothing in director Paul W.S. Anderson's schlock drawer—not "Mortal Kombat," not "Event Horizon," not "Resident Evil," not "Alien vs. Predator"—prepares you for the peppy, good-time nastiness that is "Death Race." It's a loose remake of "Death...
| Aug 25, 2008
FROM THE time he was a schoolboy, John Kobal was in love with Hollywood. He longed to become a part of it, and eventually he did -- by befriending faded movie stars and forgotten photographers, enchanting them with his sincerity and his hungry memory, and...
| Sep 9, 2008
The diminutive man, aided by a cane and a courtroom deputy, hobbled to the witness stand Monday to tell Broward County jurors how he was "hit with a full baseball bat" on the nape of the neck, forehead and arm nearly three years ago.
"I saw two guys,"...
| Nov 3, 2008
This stretch, a crossed-leg sit with a block, targets the muscles around your hip joints, which get tight from everyday activities such as walking, stair-climbing or prolonged sitting. Remember to relax and breathe deeply while performing this move.
| Nov 9, 2008
Anti-aging creams, peels, injections and lifts are among the costly steps many of us consider while dancing the tumultuous tango of aging. But what if we could take care of our faces the way we take care of our bodies, toning through exercise and...
| Apr 15, 2008
| 4:16 PM
By Steve Lopez Los Angeles Times Columnist
Escaping the heat in a hotter clime
In a glass house above Malibu, Charlie Bonner is getting set to split for Cabo when the phone rings.
Charlie Bonner went to the closet and shoved his wife's...
| Apr 19, 2008
By Art Winslow
In his brief history-cum-memoir of the American infantry in Europe late in World War II, "The Boys' Crusade" (titled for the youthfulness of the soldiers), historian Paul Fussell outlines a situation in which the Allied ground army grew...
| Apr 22, 2008
The good news: this "Dancing with the Stars" results show had less taped filler segments. The bad news: it seemed to have more Samantha Harris interviews. Mute button, thou art my friend.
During the recap of last night, Shannon was in tears after being...
| Apr 24, 2008
MAGGIE Q wasn't supposed to play the brief but memorable role of Tina in Swiss director Marcel Langenegger's debut feature, "Deception."
The Hawaiian native auditioned for the starring role -- the femme fatale who leads lonely, innocent Ewan McGregor...
| May 3, 2008
By Darin Strauss
The daunting thing, of course, is the word itself. You hear "genius," you picture Wile E. Coyote, tinkering alone in the sierras, cobbling together the rocket-powered cycle on which he will catch only trouble.
| Jul 30, 2007
HER front brain is telling her he's trouble. Look at the facts, it says. He's never made a commitment, he drinks too much, he can't hold down a job.
But her middle brain won't listen. Man, it swoons, he looks great in those jeans, his black hair curls...
| May 21, 2008
Jeff Deck and Benjamin Herson have not wasted their lives.
They fight a losing battle, an unyielding tide of misplaced apostrophes and poor spelling. But still, they fight. Why, you ask. Because, they say. Because, they must.
For the last three months,...