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  • AFI Fest: Clint Eastwood's 'American Sniper' battles for spotlight

    "American Sniper" had a tough act to follow Tuesday night at AFI Fest. Clint Eastwood's latest film was announced this week as the festival's secret screening just as "Selma" director Ava DuVernay decided to preview her entire Martin Luther King Jr....
  • Homeless advocate faces mayor on TV, braces for Wednesday run-in with police

    Homeless advocate faces mayor on TV, braces for Wednesday run-in with police
    By moving his regular feeding program from a downtown city park to a nearby church, 90-year-old activist Arnold Abbott dodged a confrontation with police Sunday after being cited twice last week for violating a new city ordinance that outlaws such events....
  • TV Picks: Merv, 'Newsroom,' 'Last Patrol,' 'Worricker,' 'Poirot'

    TV Picks: Merv, 'Newsroom,' 'Last Patrol,' 'Worricker,' 'Poirot'
    "The Merv Griffin Show, 1962-1986" (MPI Home Video). Even for many of us who remember the genuine article, the image of talk show host Merv Griffin is inextricably mixed up with the impression Rick Moranis unleashed on "SCTV": "Oooo, we'llberightback."...
  • Watch: First Trailer for Oprah Winfrey's MLK Biopic 'Selma'

    David Oyelowo looks almost unrecognizable as he steps into the shoes of Martin Luther King Jr. in the first trailer for "Selma." The emotional trailer finds the legendary civil rights activist challenging President Lyndon B. Johnson (Tom Wilkinson),...
  • At the AFI Fest in Los Angeles, a world of ideas come calling

    At the AFI Fest in Los Angeles, a world of ideas come calling
    "A Most Violent Year," written and directed by J.C. Chandor, stars Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac in an explosive story of a couple struggling to grow their heating oil business that is part crime saga, part domestic drama. It's very much a New York...
  • Oscar Goes Global With Its 4 Governors Awards Recipients

    On Saturday evening, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will bestow three Honorary Oscars, and one Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. The reception will be held at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland. In just a few years, the...
  • 'Selma's' Ava DuVernay walks in King's footsteps

     'Selma's' Ava DuVernay walks in King's footsteps
     When director Ava DuVernay was making her new film, "Selma," about the 1965 civil rights marches in Alabama, she found herself in an odd position: re-creating the charged events in the very locations where they took place. To add to the surrealness,...
  • Understanding the narcissists among us

    Understanding the narcissists among us
    You're so vain, I bet you think this story's about you — don't you. Don't you? We're paraphrasing Carly Simon's iconic song because it perfectly describes a narcissist. Vanity, entitlement and lack of empathy are the main traits you'll find...
  • 'Masters of Sex' recap: Bill's secret action has unintended results

    'Masters of Sex' recap: Bill's secret action has unintended results
    Distraught that an upcoming CBS program won’t do justice to his human sexuality study, Dr. William Masters (Michael Sheen) secretly sabotages the documentary on the Season 2 finale of Showtime’s “Masters of Sex.” In Episode 212,...
  • CRA set to host job fair

    CRA set to host job fair
    Pompano Beach's Community Redevelopment Agency Business Resource Center is hosting a job fair for local job seekers. The fair will feature about 20 companies from a variety of industries seeking local applicants to fill full-time, part-time, and...
  • For longtime Montgomery resident, chief's gesture 'spoke volumes'

    Mary Ellen Noone recalls those bleak years in the back of the bus, when her pride would desert her as her parents warned about blacks "knowing their place." On rainy days, as she and her mother, Geraldine Bailey, waited for a public bus, the sodden...