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  • How Richard Marx's son ended up in a metal band

    How Richard Marx's son ended up in a metal band
    When the members of the Chicago-area heavy metal band For All I Am needed a new guitarist and backup singer for their group, known for its death-growl vocals and head-banging guitar riffs, they turned to 19-year-old Jesse Marx — youngest son of...
  • 'The Lone Ranger' is an expensive gamble for Walt Disney Studios

    In Walt Disney Studios' remake of "The Lone Ranger," the masked lawman and his loopy sidekick, Tonto, stop a runaway train, are beaten by bad guys and besieged by scorpions, and blow up a massive bridge with dynamite — all while trying to avenge the...
  • Paul Smith dies at 91; jazz pianist, arranger, composer

    Paul Smith dies at 91; jazz pianist, arranger, composer
    Paul Smith, a jazz pianist, arranger-composer and music director for stars such as Sammy Davis Jr., Anita O'Day, Mel Torme, Ella Fitzgerald, Doris Day, the Andrews Sisters, Sarah Vaughan and Rosemary Clooney, has died. He was 91. Smith died of heart...
  • Is a policy shift in the picture for Los Angeles murals?

     Is a policy shift in the picture for Los Angeles murals?
    Later this summer, following years of legal skirmishing and politicking, the Los Angeles City Council is expected to vote on whether to lift its decade-old ban on private-property murals. Some questions surrounding the proposed ordinance have been...
  • Review: 'Visitation Street' by Ivy Pochoda

    Review: 'Visitation Street' by Ivy Pochoda
    American crime fiction has a distinct genius for geography. In Richard Price's Dempsy, N.J., in "Samaritan" or "Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles," it is often the city as much as any single person that seems to bear responsibility for a murder. That...
  • 'The Lone Ranger': How will the flop affect its principals?

    “The Lone Ranger,” the Johnny Depp movie that sent reporters scurrying for euphemisms and filmgoers scurrying into other theaters over the holiday weekend, touched off a particularly rousing round of Monday-morning quarterbacking. Should...
  • Black and white lights up screens in 'Frances Ha,' 'Nebraska'

    Black and white lights up screens in 'Frances Ha,' 'Nebraska'
    When Hollywood began transitioning from black-and-white films in the early 1960s, the director Vincente Minnelli had a simple, dismissive reply to those who questioned the shift. "Color," he said, "can do anything that black-and-white can." A half-...
  • After 'Lone Ranger,' Disney may not be willing to take risks

    After 'Lone Ranger,' Disney may not be willing to take risks
    As Walt Disney Studio's "The Lone Ranger" limps off into the sunset after a bruising box-office encounter with the minions of "Despicable Me 2," it could be years before the studio gambles on a character unfamiliar to young moviegoers. The new take on...
  • In 'Oldboy' trailer, Spike Lee gets deliciously genre-y

    In 'Oldboy' trailer, Spike Lee gets deliciously genre-y
    Revenge tales don’t come more hard-boiled than Chan-wook Park’s “Old Boy.” Unless, perhaps, it’s Spike Lee’s “Oldboy,” the 2013 remake of the Cannes-decorated 2003 hit. At least that’s how it seems...
  • 'Sharknado' creators speak about Syfy's buzzy B movie

    'Sharknado' creators speak about Syfy's buzzy B movie
    On Friday, the world – or at least the Internet – was still reeling in the wake of “Sharknado,” the cheesy Syfy original movie that everyone, or at least it seemed online, was watching Thursday night. Though its ratings were...
  • Steve Grand breaks out with 'All-American Boy'

    Steve Grand breaks out with 'All-American Boy'
    In a week Steve Grand went from being an unknown to the latest viral celebrity¬† after uploading his first music video, “All-American Boy,” to YouTube. The song, a country-tinged pop-rock ballad, could have easily gone unnoticed as just...