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  • Live review: Ryan Bingham and the Dead Horses at the El Rey Theatre

     
    Credit “Crazy Heart.” Last year Bingham won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for “The Weary Kind,” his theme song from the Jeff Bridges film about a washed-up country star. That Hollywood attention has greatly expanded Bingham’s following, as...
  • Saturday's Highlights: 'Must Love Cats' on Animal Planet

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 13 - 19 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 3 - 19 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Tonight's music pick: Swans @ El Rey

     
    The 2010s might be remembered as the decade of chillwave, glo-fi, hipsters and blog buzz, but Swans’ Michael Gira is having none of it. After last year’s surprise resurrection of his seminal post-punk band from a 13 year hiatus, Gira went...
  • Handicapping the Nobel Prize in literature: a guide

     
    Who is Assia Djebar and why is she considered among the top contenders for the Nobel Prize in literature? This handy guide can help....
  • Book Review: 'The Sisters Brothers' by Patrick deWitt

    Book Review: 'The Sisters Brothers' by Patrick deWitt
    The Sisters Brothers A Novel Patrick deWitt Ecco: 336 pp., $24.99 If Cormac McCarthy had a sense of humor, he might have concocted a story like Patrick deWitt's bloody, darkly funny western "The Sisters Brothers." It's 1851, and Eli and Charlie...
  • Book review: 'The Border Lords' by T. Jefferson Parker

    Book review: 'The Border Lords' by T. Jefferson Parker
    When it comes to the crime-based fiction that long has played such an important role in the literary life of Los Angeles, we're living through what amounts to a golden age. The dark ecstasies of James Ellroy, Michael Connelly's artful probing of the...
  • Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones spar in 'Sunset Limited'

    "The Sunset Limited" is drama stripped bare, with two actors in their prime tackling life's major issues. As such, it needs to be incredibly strong. And HBO's movie, airing Saturday, Feb. 12, is. Why are we here? Is there a God? Is life worth living?...
  • 'The Sunset Limited'

    'The Sunset Limited'
    As director, Oscar winner Tommy Lee Jones casts another excellent actor - Samuel L. Jackson - opposite him in this intense two-person drama, an adaptation of a novel by Cormac McCarthy ("No Country for Old Men") first shown on HBO. Jones plays a...
  • Kevin Van Valkenburg: A fond farewell to The Sun and its readers

    Kevin Van Valkenburg: A fond farewell to The Sun and its readers
    In the Spring of 2000, I was winding down my senior year at the University of Montana. And though I couldn't put the feeling into words, each day, I wandered around my hometown of Missoula feeling directionless. I had no plans after graduation. I had been...
  • Can TSA change make Obama a shoe-in?

    Can TSA change make Obama a shoe-in?
    With unemployment high, consumer confidence battered and the general outlook as grim as a Cormac McCarthy novel, Barack Obama may have virtually no chance of victory in 2012. Or so I thought until his Homeland Security chief, Janet Napolitano, offered a...
  • 15 to play

    Thank you, "Mass Effect 3." The year's first blockbuster has whet our appetites for an incredible slate of high-end releases and potential sleeper hits due in the coming months. And "Game Cache," b's new gaming blog, will be all over them. We'll be...