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  • John Landis' 'American Werewolf in London' gave horror comedy chops

    By 1980, John Landis had a string of successes under his belt — including "The Kentucky Fried Movie," "Animal House" and "The Blues Brothers" — but the writer-director had long been unable to get his script for "An American Werewolf in London"...
  • With her new album and L.A. acclaim, Former Runaway Joan Jett proves she never left

    With her new album and L.A. acclaim, Former Runaway Joan Jett proves she never left
    Don't call "Unvarnished," Joan Jett's first new album in seven years, a comeback: The queen of noise has been here for years. For an artist whose first band was laughed off as a novelty act and whose first solo album was rejected by a couple dozen labels,...
  • Swoon Reads seeks fresh young adult romances

    Swoon Reads seeks fresh young adult romances
    From "Sweet Valley High" to "Twilight," teen romances have long been popular off-the-shelf selections for young adult readers. Now, Swoon Reads, a new website maintained by Macmillan Children's Publishing at SwoonReads.com, is allowing bibliophiles to...
  • Amazon Publishing head Larry Kirshbaum to depart

    What does it mean when the high-powered head of an ambitious start-up publishing house leaves? That's what the publishing business is asking Friday after the news that Larry Kirschbaum will leave Amazon Publishing on Jan. 17, 2014. Kirschbaum, was...
  • 'Carrie': Why do horror remakes defy the genre's renaissance?

    Ten months into the moviegoing year, and many of the most lucrative surprises at the box office are cut of the horror cloth: “The Conjuring” ($137 million), “Insidious Chapter 2” ($81 million), “Mama” ($71 million)....
  • TV picks for Oct. 28 to Nov. 3: Pete Holmes, Charlie Brown & Atlanta housewives

    TV picks for Oct. 28 to Nov. 3: Pete Holmes, Charlie Brown & Atlanta housewives
    Here's a sampling of what's on TV during the week of Oct. 28 to Nov. 3. Monday, Oct. 28 Seduced and Abandoned 8 p.m. Monday, HBO This documentary takes us behind the scenes as filmmaker James Toback and Alec Baldwin try to get financing for a movie...
  • Album review: Arcade Fire blazes ahead on 'Reflektor'

    Album review: Arcade Fire blazes ahead on 'Reflektor'
    Arcade Fire has certainly found itself on a strange perch with its new album, "Reflektor." The last time the Montreal-based group made a record, "The Suburbs," it did so as an acclaimed indie band — not a Grammy album of the year-winning act on...
  • Giorgio Moroder, the granddaddy of DJs, is back for another spin

    Giorgio Moroder, the granddaddy of DJs, is back for another spin
    In his penthouse condo on the toniest block of Westwood, one of the world's biggest dance music producers kicks back at his dining room table in an all-black Armani ensemble. A spread of magazine covers, featuring the producer's face, stares up at him...
  • Marvin Gaye's family sues Robin Thicke over 'Blurred Lines'

    Marvin Gaye's family sues Robin Thicke over 'Blurred Lines'
    Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” will surely go down as one of the biggest songs of 2013. The slinky dance track was No. 1 for 12 weeks, sold more than 6 million copies and served as the soundtrack for one of the most deliciously...
  • 'Now You See Me': Let's remember the ultimate caper film 'Rififi'

    'Now You See Me': Let's remember the ultimate caper film 'Rififi'
    "Now You See Me," which opens Friday, is a caper thriller starring Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo and Oscar-winners Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine. The film is about an FBI agent and an Interpol detective on the hunt for a team of young illusionists...
  • 'New Girl' writer David Iserson on his funny YA novel 'Firecracker'

    David Iserson is used to writing for TV, with credits that include "United States of Tara," "Up All Night" and currently "New Girl"-- so he's become accustomed to all the ribbing that's built into the comedy environment. That's why the 35-year-old...